Seattle architect Jim Olson spent 60 years dreaming of the first house he ever built on the shore of the Puget Sound – and it might be his finest moment yet

Published in Features

Seattle’s Space Needle was a blast from the future stymied by 1960s material shortages. But with the discovery of original drawings, John Graham’s space-age vision is becoming a 21st-century reality

Published in Features
Thursday, 19 November 2015 00:00

'Cities are the solution, not the problem'

Dytopian visions of our urban future ignore the progress being made by well-designed and well-managed cities in tackling social and environmental problems, argues the director of LSE Cities Ricky Burdett

Published in Comment
Wednesday, 04 December 2013 16:40

Seattle Public Library

Rem Koolhaas’s riot of stacked glass boxes may not be entirely respectful towards its neighbours, but, says Edwin Heathcote, it is one of the most daringly democratic buildings of the early 21st century. 

Published in Icon of the Month