Recent Articles

The story behind Mies van der Rohe's name changes
With his numerous name changes he joined a roll call of avant-garde artists intent on reinventing themselves
Published: Monday, 21 July 2014
The most experimental buildings in the Phaidon Atlas
The latest Phaidon Atlas focus is on buildings that push the limits of inspiration, technology and technique
Published: Friday, 18 July 2014
Moshe Safdie's tropical airport complex
Can Moshe Safdie and Associates Project Jewel turn Singapore’s Changi Airport into a genuine tourist attraction?
Published: Friday, 18 July 2014
Carlo Scarpa’s surprisingly traditional legacy
The architect’s work might still look modern, yet as a new Venetian show makes clear, Scarpa built on traditions
Published: Thursday, 17 July 2014
Could this propeller-shaped airport get airborne?
Bangkok practice offers land-locked Niger a sleek transport hub based on an antique aeronautical design
Published: Thursday, 17 July 2014
How Louis Kahn's drawings changed his architecture
New show and Phaidon monograph show how drawings from Egypt influenced use of form, light and shape
Published: Monday, 14 July 2014
Have you seen BIG’s new Washington maze?
'I had anxiety attacks that it was going to be too easy,' says Bjarke Ingels, 'but it’s actually pretty confusing'
Published: Monday, 14 July 2014
Tadao Ando's new gallery puts the landscape on show
The Pritzker laureate says his new Clark Visitor Center allows art and nature to be enjoyed simultaneously
Published: Friday, 11 July 2014
Five buildings that will help you work smarter
Our new Phaidon Atlas focus looks at how architects are helping us break away from the desk and cubicle model
Published: Wednesday, 9 July 2014
Kengo Kuma rolls out the barrel in Tokyo
Kayanoya in Tokyo is latest - perhaps greatest - example of architect's current wood first approach
Published: Monday, 7 July 2014
John Pawson on retuning the Design Museum
We talk to the acclaimed architect and Phaidon author about his work on the Commonwealth Institute building
Published: Thursday, 3 July 2014
KREOD's Olympian ascent
Rio Pavilion is the latest project from the fast-growing design and architecture practice
Published: Wednesday, 2 July 2014
Ross Lovegrove on design, nature and computers
We catch up on the great British designer's plans for the future at the launch of the online Phaidon Atlas
Published: Monday, 30 June 2014

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