Brendan McGetrick
Recent works and current obsessions


Global Grad Show

Global Grad Show is an annual exhibition of graduate projects from the world’s leading design and technology schools, held each November as part of Dubai Design Week.

Fair Enough

Fair Enough is an exhibition presented in the Russian pavilion at the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale.

Unnamed Design

Unnamed Design is an exhibition created as part of the 2011 Gwangju Design Biennale.

Who is Architecture?

Who is Architecture? is a book based on my 2009 interview series for Domus China magazine.

Urban China: Work in Progress

Urban China: Work in Progress (Timezone 8, 2009) is a book drawn from the pages of Urban China (城市中国), the PRC’s finest archi-socio-geo-politico-historical magazine.


Becoming (Ivory Press/Timezone 8, 2008) is a book of Ai Weiwei’s photos of the construction of Beijing Airport Terminal 3.

Dubai Next

Dubai Next is a newspaper that was distributed as a supplement to the Gulf News and as the catalog of the Dubai Next exhibition at the Vitra Campus in Switzerland.

MAD Dinner

MAD Dinner (Actar, 2008) is a book that reviews the work of the Beijing-based design studio MAD from 2002-2008.

桌志/Eat Up

桌志/Eat Up is an ongoing experiment to create the first (as far as I know) work in a new medium – the table cloth-magazine.


UNIT is a research and design project that explores the connections between China and the outside world.


Content (Taschen, 2004) is a book that reviews the work of Rem Koolhaas’s design office AMO-OMA from 1997-2004.