Architecture Stories

George Lucas goes MAD for Star Wars museum

Following the unveiling of two new museum proposals, we look at what drew the director towards MAD Architects George Lucas goes MAD for Star Wars museum

A high-rise for Africa's slums

Nigerian designer Olalekan Jeyifous envisions a multi-storey dystopia for Lagos’s poorest citizens A high-rise for Africa's slums

Have fun at Annabelle Selldorf’s YMCA

Reworked by Selldorf Architects the YMCA where Warhol was once a member is on the market for $14.5m Have fun at Annabelle Selldorf’s YMCA

MAD's glowing home for China's leading orchestra

China Philharmonic Orchestra has just revealed its brilliant new Beijing concert hall designed by MAD Architects MAD's glowing home for China's leading orchestra

How Aussie builders could save this Brutalist gem

Sydney's construction unions ban their members from knocking down architecturally important Sirius building How Aussie builders could save this Brutalist gem

Steven Holl autographs his new Queens library!

Architect joins community leaders at the topping out ceremony for Hunters Point Community Library, NY Steven Holl autographs his new Queens library!

A kiln-style museum for porcelain's ancient home

The history of porcelain will be told in this extraordinary fired-earth structure destined for north-eastern China A kiln-style museum for porcelain's ancient home

Could Atlanta build a High Line over this highway?

City planners hope to bring this linear park to a newly built space above a busy city freeway Could Atlanta build a High Line over this highway?

Could we shrink, curve or sink NYC's Bus Terminal?

We all know the Port Authority Bus Terminal is a little broken -opinions differ however, on how best it might be fixed Could we shrink, curve or sink NYC's Bus Terminal?

A giant cube will take shape on WTC site

Take a look at these newly unveiled designs for lower Manhattan's next arts venue - courtesy of ex-OMA architects A giant cube will take shape on WTC site

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