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What was Louis Kahn working on, the day he died?
The architect died at Penn Station on this day in 1974, when his briefcase was opened it contained these sketches
Published: Tuesday, 17 March 2015
Michael Graves RIP
One of the influential 'New York Five' architects and designer of the postmodern Blue Bird Kettle dies at 80
Published: Friday, 13 March 2015
What's Bjarke Ingels done to the skyscraper?
Danish firm's wedge-shaped blocks fit into modest city plot and boast plenty of room at the top
Published: Thursday, 12 March 2015
This year's Pritzker Prize winner on last year's
Shortly before his death this week, Frei Otto outlined his admiration for Shigeru Ban - this is what he told us
Published: Wednesday, 11 March 2015
Bricks are beautiful at this boutique hotel
Bangkok firm Onion creates remarkably modern hotel from remarkably ancient man-made building material
Published: Tuesday, 10 March 2015
Sacred Stories: The Buddhist Meditation Centre
How a group of Dutch Buddhists came to meditate in a thirteen-bedroom mansard barn in rural Europe
Published: Monday, 9 March 2015
Heatherwick and BIG design Google’s moveable HQ
The European architects have designed a complex that can be reconfigured to suit the firm's changing needs

Published: Thursday, 5 March 2015
Paris gets a concrete wave right beside Euro Disney
Paris architect Jean-Philippe Pargade uses bridge-building technology to create undulating academic facility
Published: Wednesday, 4 March 2015
Five buildings bringing brick back
How one of the oldest materials is being worked into contemporary architecture in some very surprising ways
Published: Tuesday, 3 March 2015
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

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