Recent Articles

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
Six ruins reborn as great contemporary buildings
It’s not just the High Line. Disused facilities all across the world are being turned into new wonders
Published: Friday, 1 March 2019
Frank Gehry’s green dream for the LA River
Will the architect, who turns 90 today, get to transform his hometown’s concrete watercourse?
Published: Thursday, 28 February 2019
Come find us at Hudson Yards!
We’ve found the perfect place for Phaidon within New York City's new 28-acre mega-development
Published: Tuesday, 26 February 2019
One book, 20,000 words and millions of bricks
Watch these videos with William Hall explaining how Brick is even better in its new, mini format
Published: Friday, 22 February 2019
Le Corbusier's Grand Designs: Villa Jacquemet
This house displays his early appreciation of the Arts and Crafts movement (and hides his later love of concrete)
Published: Monday, 18 February 2019
Le Corbusier's Grand Designs: the UN Headquarters New York
Le Corbusier regarded the UN HQ in Manhattan as his work. Despite evidence to the contrary, should we too?
Published: Thursday, 7 February 2019
Le Corbusier's Grand Designs: Villa Savoye
You know the house, but have you seen the drawings Le Corbusier made before and after its completion?
Published: Tuesday, 5 February 2019
Can't afford a Scarpa house? Maybe yours can smell like one
A new line of candles and incense sticks aims to capture the aroma of great 20th century architect-designed houses
Published: Thursday, 31 January 2019


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