Chairless will be one of the talking points of Milan: it’s a chair with none of the attributes the word implies.
The idea behind Edificio Cruz del Sur’s arrowhead shape was “to liberate the ground”, say its designers, Izquierdo Lehmann Arquitectos.
One of South Africa’s most prominent young architects tells us about taking on the built and social legacy of apartheid. From icon’s Africa issue, out now.
Seven new architecture books come under the microscope, covering topics from Cedric Price and planning to struts and situationists.
Win the chance to design the show apartment of Glenn Howells Architects’ new London development, Printworks.
Architects get playful and run amok in China’s precocious, heartless supercity – but how much can they do to overcome its alienating scale?
The defining definitions of the decade, compiled and composed by Edwin Heathcote, Sam Jacob, Ian Martin, Justin McGuirk and William Wiles.
Is speed an essential quality of the 21st-century museum? If the architect’s job is to oil the wheels of the culture industry, then perhaps it is. With Tate Modern getting 4 million visitors a year, you need to drive the culture-hungry through the pens quickly. But the museum is not traditionally a place of swift passage, it’s one of thoughtful wandering and edifying pauses
There’s no one like Reyner Banham today. Imagine a serious architecture critic writing a detailed analysis of crisps – their form, their packaging and the reasons why people assumed they weren’t fattening.
Destruction was preservation at the new home of the Museum of Design and Fashion, or MUDE, in Lisbon.
Gio Ponti deserves to be remembered for many reasons but above all as a peculiarly Italian phenomenon.