Recent Articles

BIG, Adjaye and Sou Fujimoto vie for a Scottish bandstand
The world-famous architecture firms are all shortlisted for Edinburgh’s Ross Pavilion Design Competition

Published: Monday, 26 June 2017
Hidden Hadid plans unveiled
Take a look at these unseen Zaha plans for New York, London and Berlin
Published: Friday, 23 June 2017
We found the perfect spot for our latest book launch!
Here’s why a gallery in a once-derelict London block proved the perfect fit for our new title, Ornament is Crime
Published: Wednesday, 21 June 2017
Nendo turns tombs into a fun park in Japan
The Japanese architecture and design practice draws on ancient burial motifs (and pizzas) for its first park
Published: Monday, 12 June 2017
How Charles Rennie Mackintosh changed the Vienna Secession
Discover the architect and designer's often overlooked influence on Austria’s famed art movement
Published: Wednesday, 7 June 2017
MAD make the walls come alive in this Beijing bathroom
The Chinese architects rethink art bathroom conventions setting LEDs into the walls of Roca Beijing
Published: Friday, 2 June 2017
You can see into North Korea from this very big wheel
But you'll have to have a really good head for heights - it's the biggest 'spokeless' one in the world
Published: Friday, 26 May 2017
Amazon plants out its Spheres
The tech firm is bringing a little Amazonian-style biodiversity to Seattle as it propagates its new meeting space
Published: Thursday, 25 May 2017
Korea joins The High Line club
The Dutch architecture practice MVRDV has created a linear park for the South Korean capital Seoul
Published: Monday, 22 May 2017
Why John Pawson is the ideal Noguchi Award winner
Everyone from Ian Schrager to Deyan Sudjic thinks the architect is an apt Isamu Noguchi Award honouree
Published: Monday, 22 May 2017
How Sottsass and Scarpa pushed back against modernism
A new ceramics exhibition sheds light on the ways these two Italians subtly rejected modernism’s restraints
Published: Tuesday, 9 May 2017
A Carlo Scarpa guide to Venice
Heading to La Serenissima for the art? Great! But don't forget to take a look at the city's architecture too
Published: Thursday, 27 April 2017


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