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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
Published: Wednesday, 22 May 2019

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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
Published: Monday, 20 May 2019
I.M. Pei 1917 - 2019
The Chinese-American architect died yesterday - we celebrate his life in 5 of his greatest buildings
Published: Friday, 17 May 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
Published: Monday, 13 May 2019
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
Published: Wednesday, 1 May 2019
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...)
Published: Friday, 26 April 2019
A Phaidon author witnesses the Notre Dame fire
Our architectural writer was on hand as the flames engulfed the medieval French cathedral. Here’s what he saw
Published: Tuesday, 16 April 2019
Can you spot the Chinese motif in Snøhetta's Opera House?
Let’s just say the brilliant Norwegian architectural and design firm are big fans of East Asian symbolism
Published: Friday, 5 April 2019
Snøhetta create Europe’s first underwater restaurant
The new building on Norway’s southern-most tip will serve as a restaurant and a marine research station
Published: Thursday, 21 March 2019
Why was Le Corbusier so intent on meeting Albert Einstein?
On Einstein's birthday we look at the role the physicist played in helping Le Corbusier promote his influential idea
Published: Thursday, 14 March 2019
How Anish Kapoor turned an artwork into a concert hall
On his 65th birthday we look at how he and Arata Isozaki created an abstract work to solve a real world problem
Published: Tuesday, 12 March 2019
The ruin that Thomas Heatherwick redeemed
Ahead of his Hudson Yards opening, here's an earlier derelict site the British designer helped reinvigorate
Published: Monday, 11 March 2019
Bubbletecture helps Arata Isozaki win the Pritzker Prize
The 2019 prize winner has shown great dynamism in recent years, especially when it comes to inflatable buildings
Published: Wednesday, 6 March 2019


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