Architecture Stories

How Sottsass and Scarpa pushed back against modernism

A new ceramics exhibition sheds light on the ways these two Italians subtly rejected modernism’s restraints How Sottsass and Scarpa pushed back against modernism

A Carlo Scarpa guide to Venice

Heading to La Serenissima for the art? Great! But don't forget to take a look at the city's architecture too A Carlo Scarpa guide to Venice

Happy 100th birthday I.M. Pei!

The Chinese-American architect hits the century today - here are 5 of his best buildings Happy 100th birthday I.M. Pei!

Annabelle Selldorf shows us her new London gallery

Architect says she has added 'minor interventions' to an 18th century London house for Thaddaeus Ropac Annabelle Selldorf shows us her new London gallery

In Production - Ornament Is Crime

Architecture & Design Editor Virginia McLeod gives us a sneak peek at a book about to leave our shelves for yours In Production - Ornament Is Crime

Diller Scofidio + Renfro make a roof from jeans

The US architectural practice repurposes 300 pairs of denim strides for 2017's Milan Design Week Diller Scofidio + Renfro make a roof from jeans

Did Warhol inspire Peter Marino’s biker look?

The leather-clad archistar expresses his admiration for Andy’s fright wig in 60 Minutes interview Did Warhol inspire Peter Marino’s biker look?

Understand Edwin Lutyens in 5 buildings

The British architect was born on this day 29 March in 1869 - this is how to get his subtle buildings Understand Edwin Lutyens in 5 buildings

Anyone got $15 million for this Sottsass Silicon Valley home?

Built for IDEO's David Kelley, the entire dwelling was laid out in an Italian gym; the furniture was built to scale, dissembled, shipped to the US, and rebuilt by Italian craftsmen - sadly, the great book on the table is not included! Anyone got $15 million for this Sottsass Silicon Valley home?

A new home for the Hollywood sign?

Hirsuta's winning competition design could rival landmark LA residences by John Lautner and Frank Gehry A new home for the Hollywood sign?

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