As the Cape Town festival dedicated to alternative approaches nears, we pick out the speakers not to miss
Radical architect Alejandro Aravena of the Santiago-based practice Elemental this week scooped the prestigious Pritzker Prize. Here are a few of the other studios that make up the country’s thriving design scene
Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena's practice turns corporate design on its head by creating a business innovation lab with the windows on the inside
Four flat pillars shoot towards the Mexican heavens, a small but majestic flash in their hazy valley.
Conversation between architect Alejandro Aravena, filmmaker Gary Hustwit, designer Christien Meindertsma and journalist Bruce Nussbaum, moderated by Justin McGuirk, during Design Indaba, Cape Town, 26 February 2010.
Chairless will be one of the talking points of Milan: it’s a chair with none of the attributes the word implies.
There is a new breed of client who collects architecture like stamps. In Mongolia, Taiwan, South Africa and Brazil, private developers are commissioning big names and hot young practices by the dozen to build huge, diverse developments.
Is it just us or is the young architect a very different beast these days? For the first time, “young” actually means young, but “architect” may no longer mean architect. This is our list of the most significant rising practices. Like all list stories, you’ll disagree with some of it, but that’s half the fun.