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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

Published: Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Recent Articles

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
Published: Tuesday, 13 November 2018
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
Published: Tuesday, 6 November 2018
Alejandro Aravena’s brutal beach house is for sale
Like to slip off your office gear and gaze into a fire at weekends? Got $1.5m? This place could be right for you
Published: Wednesday, 24 October 2018
5 things we learned on the Brutal Bus tour
Prince Charles called the National Theatre a nuclear power station, The Royal College of Physicians is based on the human body and only 50 people lived in the Barbican when the Barbican was built (none of them architects!)
Published: Friday, 19 October 2018
Get to know Cape Cod Modernism in Massachusetts
This is what happened when Walter Gropius and co took the summer off and went to the beach
Published: Monday, 15 October 2018
Want to catch up with the Harvard Five? Go to New Canaan
The Connecticut village is an architectural gem, says our new Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide
Published: Friday, 12 October 2018
Get to know Frank Lloyd Wright in Pleasantville
You’ll never see so much of Wright’s style in a single place than when you tour this small, New York state enclave
Published: Thursday, 11 October 2018
Get to know Doo-Wop architecture in Wildwood
The Jersey Shore resort is full of this kitsch take on modernism according to our mid-century East Coast guide
Published: Wednesday, 10 October 2018
Brutalist buildings you can only see in our new book
The wrecking ball has levelled them but they live on forever in our new Atlas of Brutalist Architecture
Published: Wednesday, 3 October 2018
Sketch to Skyline - what Luis Barragán’s Las Arboledas development in Mexico looked like on day one
The Pritzker laureate brought nature, order and colour together in this Mexican residential development
Published: Monday, 1 October 2018
These Brutalist buildings look a bit like Jenga blocks
There are plenty of structures in our new Atlas that look just a little bit like the popular wooden building block game
Published: Friday, 28 September 2018
Instagrammers campaigned to save these Brutalist buildings
...but they didn't always succeed. Luckily, you can still see the ones they couldn't save in Atlas of Brutalist Architecture
Published: Thursday, 27 September 2018


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