Recent Articles

Steven Holl comes to a halt in Moscow
Impressive geometric housing scheme close to the Kremlin sadly fails to get the go ahead
Published: Tuesday, 3 November 2015
Mussolini’s Roman palazzo is Fendi's new HQ
Mussolini's Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana is now home to the fashion house - more reason to wear black if visiting
Published: Monday, 2 November 2015
Steven Holl on Childhood, China and The High Line
The architect recalls building boyhood tree houses - as well as some more recent and rather trickier commissions
Published: Thursday, 29 October 2015
Will Renzo Piano get another Shard off the ground?
The architect's new plans for a glass tower in Paddington could fall foul of London's anti-skyscraper lobby
Published: Thursday, 29 October 2015
The grass is greener at new Euronews HQ
The colour of Jakob + Macfarlane's new HQ for news channel references the nearby river (so don't eat the fish!)
Published: Tuesday, 27 October 2015
Steven Holl on the art happenings of 70s New York
The brilliant US architect remembers the early influence of Joseph Beuys, Vito Acconci and Richard Serra
Published: Tuesday, 27 October 2015
Kengo Kuma plays with topography in China
The Japanese architect works in local, vernacular flourishes to his China Academy of Arts’ Folk Art Museum
Published: Monday, 26 October 2015
Steven Holl on the buildings that shaped him
How Seattle’s Space Needle, Rome’s Pantheon, and Le Corbusier’s Unité d'Habitation informed his work
Published: Thursday, 22 October 2015
BIG blends city living with the country life
Bjarke Ingels' 79 & Park complex manages to merge 140 apartments into Stockholm's Royal National City Park
Published: Tuesday, 20 October 2015
Steven Holl on the early days of Zaha Hadid
The acclaimed American architect recalls his encounters with the Pritzker Prize winner in London in the 70s
Published: Monday, 19 October 2015
Steven Holl on New York's architecture fail
"No one would call it architecture - it’s just rent-collecting space!" he says about the new look Manhattan
Published: Friday, 9 October 2015
Fancy a quick lie down at Frieze? You're in luck!
Art collective ÅYR build a six-room installation at the art fair in a comment on 'the commodification of cosiness'
Published: Thursday, 8 October 2015
Why Jeff Wall likes this Herzog & de Meuron gallery
The Phaidon fine-art photographer appreciates what the Swiss firm has planned for his hometown Vancouver
Published: Thursday, 8 October 2015


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