Architecture Stories

Eero Saarinen's only UK building is still a great one

On the anniversary of his birth read how his proto-brutalist American Embassy broke the modernist mould Eero Saarinen's only UK building is still a great one

Alejandro Aravena mixes a bank and a bridge to help the poor

The architect’s new proposal for Buenos Aires Villa 31 neighbourhood will help the city’s poorest cross the tracks Alejandro Aravena mixes a bank and a bridge to help the poor

Could you picture your cat in a place like this?

On International Cat Day, we pick out a few purrfect kitty dwellings from our new book, Pet-tecture
Could you picture your cat in a place like this?

Is Owen Luder Britain’s most brutal architect?

The creator of Gateshead’s Trinity Square and Portsmouth’s Tricorn Centre celebrates his 90th birthday today Is Owen Luder Britain’s most brutal architect?

Grafton Architects win award for latest London building

Their Marshall Building for the LSE in Lincoln's Inn Fields is another masterclass in sensitive city construction Grafton Architects win award for latest London building

Could MAD’s building bring big ideas to northern China?

The firm's new conference centre aims to bring bright ideas and brilliant conversation to Yabuli, the Davos of China Could MAD’s building bring big ideas to northern China?

Europe’s tallest building is 50 per cent higher than The Shard

Gazprom - the world's biggest gas provider - has a very, very energy efficient new headquarters in St. Petersburg Europe’s tallest building is 50 per cent higher than The Shard

These Hamptons dog houses help NY’s rescue mutts

The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons has some architectural homes perfectly suited to your best friend These Hamptons dog houses help NY’s rescue mutts

Three London gardens to cool off in this lunchtime

Beat the heat in these chilled public gardens, all of which feature in our new book, Green Escapes Three London gardens to cool off in this lunchtime

Britain's new Brutalist gallery looks back at social housing

Sheffield's S1 Artspace, newly opened in the city's Park Hill estate, offers a balanced view of high-rise life Britain's new Brutalist gallery looks back at social housing

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