Recent Articles

The latest example of the Guggenheim effect?
Arquipélago - Contemporary Arts Centre in the Azores hopes to draw in an international art and architecture crowd
Published: Monday, 2 March 2015
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
Published: Friday, 27 February 2015
Who fancies a bit of African Modernism?
The Vitra Design Museum's new exhibition examines the striking buildings that arose after African independence
Published: Tuesday, 24 February 2015
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?

Published: Thursday, 19 February 2015
Sacred Stories: The GKD Crematorium
Learn how an Indian practice adapted ancient burial practices to suit one of the country's fastest growing cities
Published: Wednesday, 18 February 2015
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
Published: Tuesday, 17 February 2015
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
Published: Wednesday, 11 February 2015
Sacred Stories - LJG Synagogue
How the Dutch practice SeARCH created what's only the second synagogue in the Netherlands since WWII
Published: Tuesday, 10 February 2015
Brutalist icons go from concrete to cardboard
We love brutalist architecture so the thought of erecting some on our desk pleases us #SorryWorkMates
Published: Tuesday, 10 February 2015
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
Published: Monday, 9 February 2015
Sacred Stories - Prayer and Meditation Pavilion
How Studio Tamassociati accommodated two ancient religions in one striking, contemporary place of worship
Published: Friday, 6 February 2015
Sacred Stories - Bruder Klaus Field Chapel
How did Pritzker laureate Peter Zumthor come to build this tiny, rural chapel? Our book, Sacred Spaces, explains
Published: Thursday, 5 February 2015
Coop Himmelb(l)au's Flying Garden Tower
The Austrian practice designed this centrepiece tower for Frankfurt’s new airport
Published: Thursday, 29 January 2015