Recent Articles

A Movement in a Moment: The International Style
Discover how a 1932 MoMA exhibition helped introduce the entire world to the joys of modern architecture
Published: Wednesday, 16 August 2017
Peter Chadwick’s beautiful Brutalist car parks
Though some are threatened by the wrecking ball - in the designer's posters these concrete beauties live on
Published: Wednesday, 9 August 2017
Could this bendy skyscraper take shape in New York?
Can Manhattanites bear another super-scraper? Architects Oiio think so if the idea is original enough
Published: Monday, 7 August 2017
Liz Diller on the successes, flaws and laws of the High Line
The US architect says everyone in her profession should consider the unwanted effects of outrageous success
Published: Monday, 31 July 2017
Who wants a pop-up, mobile beach house?
A British firm has developed a mobile, self-assembling holiday home, which pops up in around 10 minutes
Published: Tuesday, 25 July 2017
MAD’s sci-fi base for a truly futuristic car company
Faraday Future’s space-age facility might help usher in an age of superfast, zero-emission self-driving vehicles
Published: Thursday, 20 July 2017
A sax-shaped tower for Rotterdam's skyline
MVRDV says its twin-tower and connecting bridge “represents musicality, character and elegance”
Published: Monday, 17 July 2017
Frank Lloyd Wright's smart plan to fix the great depression
The architect planned to create prefab farming units - complete with crèches and beauty parlours
Published: Thursday, 13 July 2017
A 21st century winter garden for Denmark’s chilly new city
COBE plans to carve out a leafy public park inside this windswept block on the edge of an old port
Published: Tuesday, 11 July 2017
Preserving Louis Kahn's Salk Institute
The Getty Conservation Institute has worked hard to ensure a modernist masterpiece is restored to former glories
Published: Friday, 7 July 2017
This LA concrete classic is the star of this new xx video
Alasdair McLellan makes a video for The xx with help from Raf Simons, Calvin Klein and a little LA modernism
Published: Wednesday, 5 July 2017
A Sottsass penthouse in New York - yours for just $19m!
OK, it's pricey, but then again it is a perfectly preserved example of the Memphis founder’s interior design
Published: Friday, 30 June 2017
Kengo Kuma's plans for Paris
The Japanese architect’s new renderings introduce naturalism to France’s most philosophical quarter
Published: Thursday, 29 June 2017


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