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MAD's Fake Hills solve real world problems
Our new book shows how this coastal block draws on the local geography to bring nature into its residents’ lives
Published: Tuesday, 13 December 2016
MAD's twisted home for traditional wooden art
Our new book describes how MAD architects created a polished steel home for a wood museum
Published: Tuesday, 6 December 2016
Ma Yansong on his MAD Tiananmen Square forest
The MAD Architect looks back on his scheme for Beijing and wonders whether he could improve Western cities
Published: Wednesday, 30 November 2016
How this rural retreat mimics its environment
Look what happens when contemporary architecture meets splendid isolation via our book Elemental Living
Published: Monday, 28 November 2016
When Mies went wild in the country
Our new book Elemental Living looks at the great modernist’s bucolic getaway project, the Farnsworth House
Published: Friday, 18 November 2016
Herzog & de Meuron mix art and science at the RCA
Discover how a Phaidon author is helping the Swiss practice rework the Royal College of Art Campus
Published: Thursday, 17 November 2016
Snøhetta help Saudis see the future
Could this new building enable one of the world's biggest oil states to find its place once the wells run dry?
Published: Tuesday, 15 November 2016
Zaha Hadid and the first wooden football stadium
Architects reveal plans for a 5,000 capacity new home for British eco-friendly side Forest Green Rovers
Published: Monday, 14 November 2016
T Magazine’s Elemental Living weekend getaway
The NY Times style mag offered a virtual weekend escape via Instagram and our book Elemental Living
Published: Monday, 7 November 2016
John Pawson turns bunker into ancient art gallery
This Berlin bunker might appear rather brutal but it's now home to some rarefied East Asian art and furnishings
Published: Friday, 4 November 2016
Could Trump's wall become a Luis Barragán tribute?
That's certainly the proposal from Mexican architects who've painted the candidate's border barrier Barragán pink
Published: Thursday, 3 November 2016
Will this LA house be in Blade Runner 2049?
This Frank Lloyd Wright building doubled as Deckard's apartment in the first film. Could it make the sequel?
Published: Tuesday, 1 November 2016
George Lucas goes MAD for Star Wars museum
Following the unveiling of two new museum proposals, we look at what drew the director towards MAD Architects
Published: Monday, 31 October 2016


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