Recent Articles

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
Take a look at the new wave of Mexican architecture
From funerary bunkers to wineries, the latest Atlas Focus offers sharp insight into some innovative buildings
Published: Friday, 16 January 2015
Rocks and plants festoon new Tapei Tower
'Housing project is a fusion between local nature and primitive rocks,' says architect Fernando Menis
Published: Thursday, 15 January 2015
A surprisingly natural form inspired this hospital
Two Australian practices ditched the tower-and-podium model to create this great new Brisbane paediatrics facility
Published: Tuesday, 13 January 2015
Zaha Hadid makes a splash on Copacabana Beach
Architect's Casa Atlântica sees her squeezing spine like apartment building into Burle Marx Promenade
Published: Wednesday, 7 January 2015
Sou Fujimoto strikes the right note again
The Japanese architect has won an anonymous competition to design the House of Hungarian Music in Budapest
Published: Tuesday, 6 January 2015
Is this the smartest railway ticket office ever?
Designed to look like a jewel, the greenest building in Sweden breaks ground in the new year
Published: Thursday, 11 December 2014
Gary Nader's Latin American Art Museum unveiled
FR-EE's irregularly stacked floor plates will each accommodate around 25 of the collector's sculptures
Published: Wednesday, 10 December 2014
Photographer commissions 'Dracula castle' in Seoul
Does Seoul's SangSang Museum capture the spirit of the famous vampire, as Moon Hoon architects intended?

Published: Tuesday, 9 December 2014
The 2015 Serpentine Pavilion architects in 3 works
Want to know about SelgasCano, who'll be doing next year's Serpentine Pavilion? Let the Phaidon Atlas guide you
Published: Thursday, 4 December 2014