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Erm... what have they done to Central Park?

Winning plan for urban oasis proposes a horizontal 'sidescraper' underneath newly landscaped rocks and foliage
Published: Wednesday, 30 March 2016

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Can BIG fix that scraper above Penn Station?
Bjarke Ingels has a frilly plan for the unloved 1960s building above New York station
Published: Thursday, 24 March 2016
Happy Birthday National Theatre!
Life begins at 40 today for Denys Lasdun's masterpiece, featured in our new architecture book This Brutal World
Published: Wednesday, 16 March 2016
Arata Isozaki and Anish Kapoor design giant inflatable concert hall for Japan
Japanese architect and British-Indian sculptor design bright red mobile structure to host music concerts in devastated Japan
Published: Wednesday, 17 August 2011
Japanese architect, Shigeru Ban, designs temporary housing for disaster victims
Shipping containers form part of a statement housing solution in areas affected by the Tsunami
Published: Wednesday, 10 August 2011
V&A Dundee: iconic, ambitious and sustainable
Striking Japanese design selected for Scotland's new museum
Published: Tuesday, 2 August 2011
An Arne Jacobsen inspired doll's house for the seriously design conscious child
Danish company Minimii creates a miniature version of Arne Jacobsen's own villa
Published: Sunday, 26 June 2011
Create an oasis of hanging plants in your home with String Gardens
Gardenless folk can rival the Hanging Gardens of Babylon with these plants that hang from the ceiling
Published: Wednesday, 22 June 2011
Peter Zumthor and Louise Bourgeois's memorial to the victims of witchcraft
Architect Peter Zumthor and sculptor Louise Bourgeois collaborate for a memorial in Steilneset, Norway
Published: Friday, 17 June 2011
Seville basks in the shade of the Metropol Parasol
The completion of the impressive 30 metre-high structure by J. Mayer H. architects transforms Seville into a new urban centre
Published: Friday, 6 May 2011
Matthew Moore: rural life meets urban sprawl
The fourth generation farmer and artist has high ambitions to document farming life in the 21st century
Published: Tuesday, 26 April 2011
John Pawson's ribbons for Japan
The British architect's ribbons can be downloaded in support for the disaster relief operation in Japan
Published: Tuesday, 29 March 2011
Happy 200th Birthday to the New York Grid
An interactive map allows past and present developments to be compared in celebration of New York's grid layout
Published: Saturday, 26 March 2011


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