Architecture Stories

What’s John Pawson up to in 2019?

The architect and Phaidon author will sign off on one of his longest-standing commissions over the next 12 months What’s John Pawson up to in 2019?

Who is Alex from Snarkitecture giving his book to this Christmas?

Co-founder of the innovative NY design studio reveals his 2018 highs and lows and who’ll be getting a great gift Who is Alex from Snarkitecture giving his book to this Christmas?

Did Adolf Loos think Ornament was Crime? And was he right?

The architect was born on this day, 10 December, 1870 and created a style of architecture still debated today Did Adolf Loos think Ornament was Crime? And was he right?

Who is John Pawson giving his book to this Christmas?

The architect and author reveals his 2018 highs and lows and which lucky baby will be getting a great gift Who is John Pawson giving his book to this Christmas?

Case Study perfection - up for sale at $3.6 million

It was built as an affordable home, but this Mid-Century beauty has risen in price considerably since 1959 Case Study perfection - up for sale at $3.6 million

Moshe Safdie reworks his old brutalist apartment

The Israeli-Canadian architect's firm has gone back to Habitat 67 to rework its founder’s old brutalist unit Moshe Safdie reworks his old brutalist apartment

A few more reasons to buy our Atlas of Brutalist Architecture!

Watch Virginia McLeod, the book’s commissioning editor, talk through the making of this great new title A few more reasons to buy our Atlas of Brutalist Architecture!

Who is Sam Lubell giving his book to this Christmas?

The architectural writer and curator tells us about his highs and lows of 2018 and who’ll be getting a great gift
Who is Sam Lubell giving his book to this Christmas?

The revealing story behind Alejandro Aravena's Novartis HQ

Reclaimed bricks, and less-than-accurate interpretations of his plans formed part of his 'more or less’ strategy The revealing story behind Alejandro Aravena's Novartis HQ

Want Modernism beside the sea? Go to Fire Island!

This summer resort is home to some of America’s best mid-century architecture, as our new guide explains Want Modernism beside the sea? Go to Fire Island!

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