The One World Trade Center might be the most expensive skyscraper in history, but the mighty concrete tower is also one of the safest and most sustainable

Published in Buildings
Wednesday, 04 March 2020 11:00

10 buildings by Norman Foster

Here's a look at 10 of the most recognisable buildings by Norman Foster, widely recognised as one of the leading architects in Britain

Published in Buildings

German-American architect Mies van der Rohe is considered to be one of the pioneers of the modernist movement, devising in a paper sketch the world’s first glass skyscraper and practically inventing open-plan spaces. 

Published in Architects
Compared with most bland office towers, La Tour Marseillaise is breath of fresh Mediterranean air. Is this what it looks like when Jean Nouvel is having fun?
Published in Features
Thursday, 12 February 2015 00:00

The Post Office Tower

Its restaurant may have long since stopped turning, but this towering symbol of 1960s technology has proved surprisingly resilient

Published in Icon of the Month
Thursday, 15 January 2015 14:33

Rafael Viñoly's grotesque imposition

The Walkie-Talkie tower's jarring distortion of the City skyline adds to general unease about Britain's financial heart, says Owen Hatherley

Published in Comment

MCA Chicago’s ambitious exhibition leaves Sam Jacob in no doubt about how little we can hope to know about the buildings we inhabit.

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