Recent Articles

A Carlo Scarpa guide to Venice
Heading to La Serenissima for the art? Great! But don't forget to take a look at the city's architecture too
Published: Thursday, 27 April 2017
Happy 100th birthday I.M. Pei!
The Chinese-American architect hits the century today - here are 5 of his best buildings
Published: Wednesday, 26 April 2017
Annabelle Selldorf shows us her new London gallery
Architect says she has added 'minor interventions' to an 18th century London house for Thaddaeus Ropac
Published: Wednesday, 26 April 2017
In Production - Ornament Is Crime
Architecture & Design Editor Virginia McLeod gives us a sneak peek at a book about to leave our shelves for yours
Published: Monday, 24 April 2017
Diller Scofidio + Renfro make a roof from jeans
The US architectural practice repurposes 300 pairs of denim strides for 2017's Milan Design Week
Published: Tuesday, 4 April 2017
Did Warhol inspire Peter Marino’s biker look?
The leather-clad archistar expresses his admiration for Andy’s fright wig in 60 Minutes interview
Published: Monday, 3 April 2017
Understand Edwin Lutyens in 5 buildings
The British architect was born on this day 29 March in 1869 - this is how to get his subtle buildings
Published: Wednesday, 29 March 2017
Anyone got $15 million for this Sottsass Silicon Valley home?
Built for IDEO's David Kelley, the entire dwelling was laid out in an Italian gym; the furniture was built to scale, dissembled, shipped to the US, and rebuilt by Italian craftsmen - sadly, the great book on the table is not included!
Published: Tuesday, 28 March 2017
A new home for the Hollywood sign?
Hirsuta's winning competition design could rival landmark LA residences by John Lautner and Frank Gehry
Published: Thursday, 23 March 2017
Will MAD finally get to build the Lucas Museum?
After attempts in Chicago and San Francisco LA looks likely to play host to the billion dollar building
Published: Monday, 20 March 2017
How is BIG’s Lego house coming along?
Pretty well it seems - Bjarke Ingels should have it finished by September!
Published: Friday, 10 March 2017
When Lina Bo Bardi built her own home
Celebrating the world's first female brutalist architect on International Women's Day
Published: Wednesday, 8 March 2017
Why the Pritzker Prize went to a trio
RCR Arquitectes - the first trio to win the prize see collaboration as a way to resist individualism
Published: Thursday, 2 March 2017


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