Architecture Stories

Philip Johnson and the making of the Seagram Building

Mies’s masterpiece might never have towered over NYC, had Johnson not put in some skillful, social groundwork Philip Johnson and the making of the Seagram Building

Philip Johnson, the Glass House, and its dark secrets

Though Mies van der Rohe’s influence is undeniable, this weekend retreat was not without some hidden depths of its own... Philip Johnson, the Glass House, and its dark secrets

The wild styles behind Charles Moore’s last home

Take a look at the eclectic house where this PoMo proponent felt truly at home The wild styles behind Charles Moore’s last home

All you need to know about Philip Johnson: A Visual Biography

Get up close with the mercurial Mr Johnson - one of the most important figures in American architecture All you need to know about Philip Johnson: A Visual Biography

Best Products, the 70s store that thought outside the box

Our book Postmodern Architecture: Less is a Bore features the catalog chain that disrupted the retail environment Best Products, the 70s store that thought outside the box

Grafton Architects win the 2020 Pritzker Prize

Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara’s Dublin practice is singled out for its integrity Grafton Architects win the 2020 Pritzker Prize

The Postmodern pool house where Egyptian and old English architecture get on swimmingly

Robert A.M. Stern's indoor pool features John Nash columns and fake Palm trees - and it's in New Jersey The Postmodern pool house where Egyptian and old English architecture get on swimmingly

All you need to know about Living on Vacation

Retreat from the world in the most civilized style, via our exquisite survey of beautiful, contemporary holiday homes All you need to know about Living on Vacation

Sorry, columns don't always make a new building look old!

A draft US govt order could impose classical architecture styles on new Federal buildings. But might it actually lead to a little Postmodernism? Sorry, columns don't always make a new building look old!

Grafton Architects win RIBA’s Royal Gold Medal

The Dublin-based practice receive RIBA’s highest honour for their generous, humane and humble work Grafton Architects win RIBA’s Royal Gold Medal

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