Recent Articles

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
Young Americans of the Atlas
This week's Editor's Focus in the Phaidon online Atlas takes a look at new architectural talent in the United States
Published: Friday, 27 June 2014
Less is More at Valentino's Chipperfield NYC store
The British architect is brought in by the Italian label to reduce 'superficial decoration' in its key flagship stores
Published: Thursday, 26 June 2014
Why Chilean architecture is having a moment
As the Serpentine Pavilion opens, we talk to Chile's cultural attaché and the minister for architecture and design
Published: Wednesday, 25 June 2014
Sou Fujimoto tells us about the bus stop he built
What happened when the Serpentine Pavilion architect went to the tiny Austrian village of Krumbach?
Published: Tuesday, 24 June 2014
Odile Decq on her new architecture school
Celebrated Parisian architect and educator aims to engage students in the 'laboratory of everywhere'
Published: Monday, 23 June 2014

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