Architecture Stories

When Gaudí found beauty in brick

On the great Spanish architect’s birthday we look back at his ornate treatment of this humble building block When Gaudí found beauty in brick

Pride flag adorns the steps of Louis Kahn’s Four Freedoms Park

The New York City park has added a splash of colour to Louis Kahn’s minimal designs in Pride month Pride flag adorns the steps of Louis Kahn’s Four Freedoms Park

Want a mid-century Richard Neutra classic of your own?

Furniture and kit house company Kettal are offering two new structures based on his classic VDL House Want a mid-century Richard Neutra classic of your own?

Phaidon Introductions: Sam Lubell on houses and homes

The influential architectural writer looks at how domestic designs have changed to match our aspirations Phaidon Introductions: Sam Lubell on houses and homes

Marc Jacobs bought this house (but the car didn’t come with it)

Nevertheless, Jacobs’ Frank Lloyd Wright house in Rye, NY State, is still a mid-century modern masterpiece Marc Jacobs bought this house (but the car didn’t come with it)

Got time to unwind in our new reading room?

We’ve teamed up with Herman Miller to create a place to ponder great books inside the TWA Hotel at JFK Got time to unwind in our new reading room?

I.M. Pei 1917 - 2019

The Chinese-American architect died yesterday - we celebrate his life in 5 of his greatest buildings I.M. Pei 1917 - 2019

Phaidon Introductions: Snøhetta on the backstories it creates

The world-famous practice explains why, when it comes to creating great buildings, narrative comes first Phaidon Introductions: Snøhetta on the backstories it creates

The winning shot from our East Coast architecture guide

This garage might be on the eastern seaboard, but that hasn’t stopped an LA association from recognising it The winning shot from our East Coast architecture guide

Did you know that artist architecture is a thing?

There are plenty of places made by artists in our book Houses (but you might not want to live in some of them...) Did you know that artist architecture is a thing?

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