Architecture Stories

MAD’s theatre brings bling to China's jewellery city

The innovative Chinese practice has chosen an ancient motif for its winning design: junk sails MAD’s theatre brings bling to China's jewellery city

The building of Pierre Cardin’s curvy Bubble Palace

On the designer’s 97th birthday, we take a look at his famously futuristic summer house on the French Riviera The building of Pierre Cardin’s curvy Bubble Palace

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

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