5 buildings making power production look good

Latest Phaidon Atlas Editors' Focus looks at power plants that please the eye
5 buildings making power production look good

This library shows how beautiful bricks can be

A young Finnish practice used an old building material to construct the country's biggest university library
This library shows how beautiful bricks can be

Where will Obama read his Phaidon books?

Snøhetta, Allied Works and Mos Architects battle it out for presidential library seal of approval in Hawaii
Where will Obama read his Phaidon books?

Take a look at the new wave of Mexican architecture

From funerary bunkers to wineries, the latest Atlas Focus offers sharp insight into some innovative buildings
Take a look at the new wave of Mexican architecture

Rocks and plants festoon new Tapei Tower

'Housing project is a fusion between local nature and primitive rocks,' says architect Fernando Menis
Rocks and plants festoon new Tapei Tower

A surprisingly natural form inspired this hospital

Two Australian practices ditched the tower-and-podium model to create this great new Brisbane paediatrics facility
A surprisingly natural form inspired this hospital

Zaha Hadid makes a splash on Copacabana Beach

Architect's Casa Atlântica sees her squeezing spine like apartment building into Burle Marx Promenade
Zaha Hadid makes a splash on Copacabana Beach

Sou Fujimoto strikes the right note again

The Japanese architect has won an anonymous competition to design the House of Hungarian Music in Budapest
Sou Fujimoto strikes the right note again

Is this the smartest railway ticket office ever?

Designed to look like a jewel, the greenest building in Sweden breaks ground in the new year
Is this the smartest railway ticket office ever?

Gary Nader's Latin American Art Museum unveiled

FR-EE's irregularly stacked floor plates will each accommodate around 25 of the collector's sculptures
Gary Nader's Latin American Art Museum unveiled

Photographer commissions 'Dracula castle' in Seoul

Does Seoul's SangSang Museum capture the spirit of the famous vampire, as Moon Hoon architects intended?
Photographer commissions 'Dracula castle' in Seoul

The 2015 Serpentine Pavilion architects in 3 works

Want to know about SelgasCano, who'll be doing next year's Serpentine Pavilion? Let the Phaidon Atlas guide you
The 2015 Serpentine Pavilion architects in 3 works

Would you live in this Japanese underwater city?

The Shimizu Corporation believes its Ocean Spiral proposal could overcome key urban challenges
Would you live in this Japanese underwater city?

Andean volcano gets high tech viewing platform

Smart architectural intervention gives viewers the sensation of flight
Andean volcano gets high tech viewing platform

Have you seen Cornell's bright new Gates Hall?

Take a look at this - another beautiful academic building from Morphosis, the firm behind 41 Cooper Square
Have you seen Cornell's bright new Gates Hall?

One thing not to miss in Amsterdam

Set in a 20's greenhouse De Kas is one of many highlights in our newly released Wallpaper* City Guide app
One thing not to miss in Amsterdam

Desert Modern Style celebrated in Palm Springs

New Architecture and Design Center housed in Marmol Radziner-restored E. Stewart Williams building
Desert Modern Style celebrated in Palm Springs

An Athens Modernist icon is reborn

Having languished for years, Greece's Doxiadis Building gets a sympathetic makeover and a new name
An Athens Modernist icon is reborn

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