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Why is the USA staging a postcard show in Venice?
Find out why the US Pavilion at the 2016 Architecture Biennale is focusing on just one troubled city - Detroit
Published: Thursday, 26 May 2016
Sou Fujimoto's sensible building with a silly name
The Japanese architect has designed Potato Head's latest outpost in Hong Kong
Published: Wednesday, 25 May 2016
Who will save Breuer's Brutalist Atlanta library?
Some see this building as the Whitney of the South. So why is the city so keen to demolish this masterwork?
Published: Tuesday, 24 May 2016
How the Met Breuer went back to the future
Could the Met's restoration of this fifty-year old building point the way for contemporary art gallery architecture?
Published: Wednesday, 18 May 2016
Coop Himmelb(l)au creates two museums in one
The Austrian practice has designed two co-joined museums for Shenzhen - one for art, the other for architecture
Published: Wednesday, 18 May 2016
Take a look at Zaha Hadid's incredible paintings
The late Pritzker laureate's unrealised painterly plans go on display at a career retrospective in Venice this month
Published: Tuesday, 17 May 2016
Brutalist car park becomes a wooden skyscraper
Well it's one way to turn a much loved but outdated 20th century relic into a 21st century apartment complex. . .
Published: Tuesday, 17 May 2016
How the trees shaped Steven Holl’s latest building
Architect's drawings reveal how he used the canopies of Pennsylvania's trees to guide the form of this arts building
Published: Thursday, 12 May 2016
Annabelle Selldorf's grand designs
Find out how the NY architect built the new Steinway Hall inside the old Center of International Photography
Published: Monday, 9 May 2016
New Sou Fujimoto book explains how he did this!
The balconies on the architect’s L’arbre Blanc building in Montpelier have confounded everyone – until now
Published: Wednesday, 4 May 2016
Annabelle Selldorf hits the right note in NYC
Iconic artists, gallerists and curators all dropped in to the contemporary architect’s recent Phaidon book launch
Published: Wednesday, 4 May 2016
Could this Dubai tower become the world’s tallest?
The Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava hopes his structure will top the Burj Khalifa once it is completed
Published: Tuesday, 19 April 2016
Will this wooden supertall rise above London?
The world’s tallest timber structure has been proposed for the iconic brutalist Barbican estate
Published: Monday, 18 April 2016


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