May 2020: What to read this month

Citizen Magazine

Selected by our team at Caro, here are the top magazines and books to get your teeth into this month:

Citizen Magazine
The second edition of Citizen Magazine is now available to download for free! This edition showcases proposals to transform the contemporary city, discusses the potential for co-ordinated collective action against both COVID-19 and climate change, and explores the power of capital and ethical investment to transform citizens’ lives. Incisive criticism and commentary is complemented by specially commissioned photography by Freddie Ardley, original poetry by Lionheart, and illustrations by Thomas Demand. ⁠

Models: The Third Dimension of Science
This book looks back at the history of the model, from wooden ships and plastic molecules to monuments in cork and mathematics in plaster, casts of diseases and habitat dioramas. Hopwood draws inspiration from Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, sculptor of the Crystal Palace Dinosaurs.

Álvaro Siza: Built and Unbuilt Works
Portugese publisher AMAG has released a new double edition magazine focusing on the work of Álvaro Siza. The editions feature 10 built works selected by Álvaro Siza and all his unbuilt work compiled and written by José Manuel Pedreirinho. Essays by Tony Fretton, Manuel Aires Mateus, Antonio Choupina and Marc Rampulla. Preview it online now.