Recent Articles

So, is there such a thing as national architecture?
OMA's Stephan Petermann, Diébédo Francis Kéré and MAD's Ma Yansong join us for a great debate in Venice
Published: Monday, 9 June 2014
Meet the speakers at today’s Phaidon talk
Great minds from Canada, the Netherlands, China and Burkina Faso discuss the state of national architecture
Published: Friday, 6 June 2014
Why is Cliff Richard in the British Pavilion?
Sam Jacob and Wouter Vanstiphout’s show at the Venice Architecture Biennale takes a pop view of town planning
Published: Thursday, 5 June 2014
The Dominican Republic’s concrete legacy at Venice
The national submission remembers its 1956 fair, and how its citizens now live their lives in among the architecture
Published: Wednesday, 4 June 2014
America brings an architect's office to Venice
The American Pavilion’s 'Office US' looks at how Meier, Saarinen and Wright built abroad
Published: Tuesday, 3 June 2014
When Ettore Sottsass met Barbara Radice
To mark tonight’s Design Museum talk, we look at how Sottsass’s second wife enabled him to reach new heights
Published: Tuesday, 3 June 2014
What links Mies van der Rohe to Ferris Bueller?
How director and Chicago native John Hughes sought out a Mies protegé's building for his 1986 film
Published: Tuesday, 3 June 2014
The Insider's Guide to Venice
Event organiser Tommaso Speretta reveals his favourite places as featured in our Wallpaper* City Guide
Published: Monday, 2 June 2014
Ten buildings built to be moved
From a lake school to Renzo Piano's eco hut, The Phaidon Atlas picks out some great portable buildings
Published: Wednesday, 28 May 2014
The Insider's Guide to Copenhagen
Fashion designer Silas Adler reveals his favourite places featured in our downloadable Wallpaper* City Guide
Published: Tuesday, 27 May 2014
How to shoot Tadao Ando's most beautiful houses
Photographer Edmund Sumner talks to us about his friendship with the architect and the Ando houses he’s shot
Published: Thursday, 22 May 2014
Architectural Record's Innovation Conference
We just took our online Atlas along to one of North America’s most forward-thinking architectural events
Published: Thursday, 22 May 2014
The biologist loved by Mies and Richard Hamilton
Why did the pop artist and modernist architect both draw inspiration from a controversial 1917 biological text?
Published: Wednesday, 21 May 2014

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