Recent Articles

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
Published: Tuesday, 2 July 2019
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
Published: Tuesday, 25 June 2019
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
Published: Friday, 21 June 2019
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
Published: Monday, 17 June 2019
Phaidon Introductions: Sam Lubell on houses and homes
The influential architectural writer looks at how domestic designs have changed to match our aspirations
Published: Friday, 14 June 2019
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
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


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