Architecture Stories

Ma Yansong on his MAD Tiananmen Square forest

The MAD Architect looks back on his scheme for Beijing and wonders whether he could improve Western cities Ma Yansong on his MAD Tiananmen Square forest

How this rural retreat mimics its environment

Look what happens when contemporary architecture meets splendid isolation via our book Elemental Living How this rural retreat mimics its environment

When Mies went wild in the country

Our new book Elemental Living looks at the great modernist’s bucolic getaway project, the Farnsworth House When Mies went wild in the country

Herzog & de Meuron mix art and science at the RCA

Discover how a Phaidon author is helping the Swiss practice rework the Royal College of Art Campus Herzog & de Meuron mix art and science at the RCA

Snøhetta help Saudis see the future

Could this new building enable one of the world's biggest oil states to find its place once the wells run dry? Snøhetta help Saudis see the future

Zaha Hadid and the first wooden football stadium

Architects reveal plans for a 5,000 capacity new home for British eco-friendly side Forest Green Rovers Zaha Hadid and the first wooden football stadium

T Magazine’s Elemental Living weekend getaway

The NY Times style mag offered a virtual weekend escape via Instagram and our book Elemental Living T Magazine’s Elemental Living weekend getaway

John Pawson turns bunker into ancient art gallery

This Berlin bunker might appear rather brutal but it's now home to some rarefied East Asian art and furnishings John Pawson turns bunker into ancient art gallery

Could Trump's wall become a Luis Barragán tribute?

That's certainly the proposal from Mexican architects who've painted the candidate's border barrier Barragán pink Could Trump's wall become a Luis Barragán tribute?

Will this LA house be in Blade Runner 2049?

This Frank Lloyd Wright building doubled as Deckard's apartment in the first film. Could it make the sequel? Will this LA house be in Blade Runner 2049?

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