Why would an architect burn a wooden building?

The Phaidon Atlas focuses on an ancient Japanese preservation technique employed by contemporary architects
Why would an architect burn a wooden building?

Shoshanna's off to Japan and she's got a great guide!

The series four finale of Girls last night had a host of surprises - not least the inclusion of our Wallpaper* City Guide
Shoshanna's off to Japan and she's got a great guide!

Hiroshi Sugimoto creates his own museum

After his criticism of museums by OMA and Libeskind the photographer is designing his own coastal art complex
Hiroshi Sugimoto creates his own museum

One thing not to miss in Paris

Spring has sprung and with it comes a new Wallpaper* City Guide, packed with cool things to see and do
One thing not to miss in Paris

Why Heatherwick's hub is made for modern learning

The British designer hopes this towering new university facility in Singapore will encourage impromptu exchanges
Why Heatherwick's hub is made for modern learning

What was Louis Kahn working on, the day he died?

The architect died at Penn Station on this day in 1974, when his briefcase was opened it contained these sketches
What was Louis Kahn working on, the day he died?

Michael Graves RIP

One of the influential 'New York Five' architects and designer of the postmodern Blue Bird Kettle dies at 80
Michael Graves RIP

What's Bjarke Ingels done to the skyscraper?

Danish firm's wedge-shaped blocks fit into modest city plot and boast plenty of room at the top
What's Bjarke Ingels done to the skyscraper?

This year's Pritzker Prize winner on last year's

Shortly before his death this week, Frei Otto outlined his admiration for Shigeru Ban - this is what he told us
This year's Pritzker Prize winner on last year's

Bricks are beautiful at this boutique hotel

Bangkok firm Onion creates remarkably modern hotel from remarkably ancient man-made building material
Bricks are beautiful at this boutique hotel

Sacred Stories: The Buddhist Meditation Centre

How a group of Dutch Buddhists came to meditate in a thirteen-bedroom mansard barn in rural Europe
Sacred Stories: The Buddhist Meditation Centre

Heatherwick and BIG design Google’s moveable HQ

The European architects have designed a complex that can be reconfigured to suit the firm's changing needs
Heatherwick and BIG design Google’s moveable HQ

Paris gets a concrete wave right beside Euro Disney

Paris architect Jean-Philippe Pargade uses bridge-building technology to create undulating academic facility
Paris gets a concrete wave right beside Euro Disney

Five buildings bringing brick back

How one of the oldest materials is being worked into contemporary architecture in some very surprising ways
Five buildings bringing brick back

The latest example of the Guggenheim effect?

Arquipélago - Contemporary Arts Centre in the Azores hopes to draw in an international art and architecture crowd
The latest example of the Guggenheim effect?

Ancient river inspires Taipei's stunning new museum

KRIS YAO|ARTECH says its New Taipei City Museum of Art draws inspiration from the site's natural environment
Ancient river inspires Taipei's stunning new museum

Who fancies a bit of African Modernism?

The Vitra Design Museum's new exhibition examines the striking buildings that arose after African independence
Who fancies a bit of African Modernism?

Playmobil create a Bauhaus-inspired 'mansion'

Is the German toy firm trying to court big kids with a play house inspired by another great Teutonic institution?
Playmobil create a Bauhaus-inspired 'mansion'

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