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Sacred Stories: The GKD Crematorium
Learn how an Indian practice adapted ancient burial practices to suit one of the country's fastest growing cities
Published: Wednesday, 18 February 2015
Peter Zumthor's tourism designs for an old zinc mine
The Swiss architect and Pritzker laureate works industrial-style buildings into Norway's Allmannajuvet gorge
Published: Tuesday, 17 February 2015
Three libraries that are changing our cities
As this latest Phaidon Atlas Focus shows, a change in book lending has also altered our urban environment
Published: Wednesday, 11 February 2015
Sacred Stories - LJG Synagogue
How the Dutch practice SeARCH created what's only the second synagogue in the Netherlands since WWII
Published: Tuesday, 10 February 2015
Brutalist icons go from concrete to cardboard
We love brutalist architecture so the thought of erecting some on our desk pleases us #SorryWorkMates
Published: Tuesday, 10 February 2015
Inside OMA's Super Theater
OMA's Inge Goudsmit explains how Taiwan's theatrical history led the team to push the limits of this new space
Published: Monday, 9 February 2015
Sacred Stories - Prayer and Meditation Pavilion
How Studio Tamassociati accommodated two ancient religions in one striking, contemporary place of worship
Published: Friday, 6 February 2015
Sacred Stories - Bruder Klaus Field Chapel
How did Pritzker laureate Peter Zumthor come to build this tiny, rural chapel? Our book, Sacred Spaces, explains
Published: Thursday, 5 February 2015
Coop Himmelb(l)au's Flying Garden Tower
The Austrian practice designed this centrepiece tower for Frankfurt’s new airport
Published: Thursday, 29 January 2015
Will this sci-fi city get off the ground?
Suspended over a quarry, Asymptote's Hunan eco city boasts hi-tech transport and robot-delivered takeouts
Published: Tuesday, 27 January 2015
5 buildings making power production look good
Latest Phaidon Atlas Editors' Focus looks at power plants that please the eye
Published: Friday, 23 January 2015
This library shows how beautiful bricks can be
A young Finnish practice used an old building material to construct the country's biggest university library
Published: Thursday, 22 January 2015
Where will Obama read his Phaidon books?
Snøhetta, Allied Works and Mos Architects battle it out for presidential library seal of approval in Hawaii
Published: Tuesday, 20 January 2015

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