Women designers have been all but written out of the history of modernism, but now an ambitious show at MoMA aims to set the record straight. Claire Barliant finds out if it succeeds
The University Center brings together seven New York colleges on one site, but in doing so separates its students from the surrounding city
David Chipperfield’s extension to an art museum designed by Cass Gilbert in 1904 is a characteristically subtle addition to the original.
MoMA presents a compelling case, says Claire Barliant, for seeing Le Corbusier as a lover, not a conqueror of nature
The fragmentary patterns created by kaleidoscopes have long enchanted the New York architect and helped to add a sense of the spectacular to many of his biggest projects.
The Californian artist’s work has long questioned how we perceive colour and light, and now he’s doing the same with sound and space.
Oscar Niemeyer's International Fair in Tripoli, northern Lebanon, was intended as the foundation of a new city quarter, but civil war intervened and it was never finished. Half a century on, its mysterious geometric forms stand like a modernist Shangri-La
Dan Graham has built more than 50 mirrored pavilions around the world. The culturally omnivorous artist and critic talks us through these ethereal, disorientating objects, which have influenced architects from SANAA to Herzog & de Meuron.