Thursday, 18 August 2011 15:34

Interview: Stephen Holl

Stephen Holl’s recent projects range from vast “cities within cities” in Shenzen and Chengdu to smaller works in natural settings – a surf centre on Biarritz’s Atlantic coast and an art museum in Nanjing. Here he talks about the challenges of operating at both ends of the scale.

Published in Features
Thursday, 11 August 2011 14:47

New City Reader and Beyond

Two fascinating new architecture zines show there’s life in print.

Published in Review
Thursday, 08 July 2010 14:40

The Hollywood Sign

When we think of cities we think of skylines, just as mappers in the Renaissance did when they drew bird’s eye views of towns dominated by church steeples.

Published in Icon of the Month
Wednesday, 07 July 2010 14:03

John Portman

At the end of the 1970s, when New York’s Museum of Modern Art mounted a retrospective of the decade’s architecture, it chose John Portman’s Renaissance Center in Detroit for the catalogue cover.

Published in Icon of the Month