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'

Sacred Stories: The GKD Crematorium

Learn how an Indian practice adapted ancient burial practices to suit one of the country's fastest growing cities
Sacred Stories: The GKD Crematorium

Peter Zumthor's tourism designs for an old zinc mine

The Swiss architect and Pritzker laureate works industrial-style buildings into Norway's Allmannajuvet gorge
Peter Zumthor's tourism designs for an old zinc mine

Three libraries that are changing our cities

As this latest Phaidon Atlas Focus shows, a change in book lending has also altered our urban environment
Three libraries that are changing our cities

Sacred Stories - LJG Synagogue

How the Dutch practice SeARCH created what's only the second synagogue in the Netherlands since WWII
Sacred Stories - LJG Synagogue

Brutalist icons go from concrete to cardboard

We love brutalist architecture so the thought of erecting some on our desk pleases us #SorryWorkMates
Brutalist icons go from concrete to cardboard

Inside OMA's Super Theater

OMA's Inge Goudsmit explains how Taiwan's theatrical history led the team to push the limits of this new space
Inside OMA's Super Theater

Sacred Stories - Prayer and Meditation Pavilion

How Studio Tamassociati accommodated two ancient religions in one striking, contemporary place of worship
Sacred Stories - Prayer and Meditation Pavilion

Sacred Stories - Bruder Klaus Field Chapel

How did Pritzker laureate Peter Zumthor come to build this tiny, rural chapel? Our book, Sacred Spaces, explains
Sacred Stories - Bruder Klaus Field Chapel

Coop Himmelb(l)au's Flying Garden Tower

The Austrian practice designed this centrepiece tower for Frankfurt’s new airport
Coop Himmelb(l)au's Flying Garden Tower

Will this sci-fi city get off the ground?

Suspended over a quarry, Asymptote's Hunan eco city boasts hi-tech transport and robot-delivered takeouts
Will this sci-fi city get off the ground?

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

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