Architecture Stories

Le Corbusier's Grand Designs: Villa Savoye

You know the house, but have you seen the drawings Le Corbusier made before and after its completion? Le Corbusier's Grand Designs: Villa Savoye

Can't afford a Scarpa house? Maybe yours can smell like one

A new line of candles and incense sticks aims to capture the aroma of great 20th century architect-designed houses Can't afford a Scarpa house? Maybe yours can smell like one

William Hall talks about the new mini format Brick

'The smaller format lets the quieter projects stand out' says the author of Concrete, Wood and Brick William Hall talks about the new mini format Brick

Le Corbusier's Grand Designs: The Unité d’Habitation

You probably know the Marseilles version but have you seen his sketches for the others, completed after his death? Le Corbusier's Grand Designs: The Unité d’Habitation

Le Corbusier's Grand Designs: The LC2 Chair

You may know Le Corbusier's chair. But have you seen what it looked like on paper before it went into production? Le Corbusier's Grand Designs: The LC2 Chair

The ancient building block that’s so in right now

New York’s newest luxury condos are using the same building material as Mesopotamia's oldest temples. Why? The ancient building block that’s so in right now

Why Louis Kahn would often talk to bricks

A simple, quirky piece of advice to his students showed that this building material had a lot to say Why Louis Kahn would often talk to bricks

This Brutal World stars in the movie of the moment!

In the Netflix thriller Bird Box our brutalist architecture book is a welcome distraction from uglier scenes outside This Brutal World stars in the movie of the moment!

Look at John Pawson’s photos of Peter Zumthor’s first UK house

The architect, photographer and Phaidon author visits Zumthor’s Secular Retreat, commissioned by Alain de Botton Look at John Pawson’s photos of Peter Zumthor’s first UK house

What's Alex from Snarkitecture up to in 2019?

Co-founder Alex Mustonen fills us in on the practice’s plans for its new permanent NYC venue, Snark Park What's Alex from Snarkitecture up to in 2019?

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