Architecture Stories

JFK airport gets a $10 billion upgrade

Could a huge cash injection turn this 68-year-old entry point into the kind of airport New York deserves? JFK airport gets a $10 billion upgrade

Elemental Living - Down Under

Resembling an ancient settlement and built using rammed earth and local crushed rock, Earth House comprises a series of living and sleeping spaces, all connected by a corridor the architect calls the 'disappearing street' Elemental Living - Down Under

Steven Holl’s wave-like library for Malawi

The brilliant US architect brings his contemplative building design skills to one of the poorest areas of Africa Steven Holl’s wave-like library for Malawi

BIG to rebrand the Nordic countries

Bjarke Ingels’ practice joins Area9, Ole Lund Creative and Mensch in an ambitious rebrand of the region BIG to rebrand the Nordic countries

MAD's Fake Hills solve real world problems

Our new book shows how this coastal block draws on the local geography to bring nature into its residents’ lives MAD's Fake Hills solve real world problems

MAD's twisted home for traditional wooden art

Our new book describes how MAD architects created a polished steel home for a wood museum MAD's twisted home for traditional wooden art

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

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