Monday, 16 February 2015 00:00

Autoban

The Turkish duo say their modernist hotels and restaurants have shaken up Istanbul social life. Now they are coming to London

Published in News
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 15:58

Alvar Aalto: Second Nature

A superb exhibition in Weil am Rhein dispels the myth of Aalto as a Finnish romantic. His was a modernism without borders, writes Tim Abrahams

Published in Review
Thursday, 29 January 2015 00:00

Adventures of the Black Square

A densely packed exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery takes a Kazimir Malevich's painting as its starting point to assess the history of abstraction and its political undercurrents, says Jessica Mairs

Published in Review
Monday, 19 January 2015 16:23

Sérgio Bernardes

A documentary explores the radical designs that made Brazilian modernist, playboy and Niemeyer contemporary Sérgio Bernardes a star and the controversial affiliations that eventually left him bankrupt and forgotten, says Arthur Thompson

Published in Review
Thursday, 15 January 2015 16:09

Architecture of Independence

Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein
20 February – 22 May 2015

Published in Diary
Thursday, 15 January 2015 00:00

Denys Lasdun: Anatomy of a Building

The Royal College of Physicians was the building that propelled Denys Lasdun into the big time. Charles Holland diagnoses the causes of its success

Published in Review
Thursday, 06 November 2014 00:00

The Promise

An exhibition on the role of art in reimagining the city is at its strongest when it sticks to home turf, says Hannah Gregory

Published in Review
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 09:34

Kazimir Malevich at Tate Modern

Tate Modern's retrospective captures the exuberance of an artist too busy running his own revolution to be tied down by party doctrine, finds Agata Pyzik

Published in Review

The Anatomy of a Building, a retrospective of the architect's work, opens today at his grade I-listed RCP building

Published in GALLERY
Wednesday, 20 August 2014 10:57

Beyond the Supersquare

Claire Barliant salutes a brave and overdue attempt to unravel the legacy of modernist architecture in Latin America, but the theme is too tangled for just one show

Published in Review

This year’s British Pavilion was FAT’s final project. Here, founding director Sam Jacob recalls how the practice trawled archives and attics to piece together the history of British modernism, and attempt to reclaim it for the present day

Published in Features

Crow’s Eye View at the Venice Biennale depicts how modern architecture developed in both South and North Korea, highlighting the different paths the two countries have taken

Published in News

The recipient of this year’s Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the Venice Biennale tells Christopher Turner about her influential career and why she thinks architecture is at an extraordinary moment

Published in Features

Los Angeles International was the seminal jet-age airport and its designers William Pereira and Charles Luckman, the first jet-age modernists. It set the model for how we fly today and established the aesthetic for much of America's military-industrial complex.

Published in Features

Mexican architect Frida Escobedo has rejected labels, genres and stylistic rigour in favour of a casual approach that mixes modernism with ornamental and populist traditions. Now her bold, celebratory designs are gaining international recognition

Published in Features

Over the past 50 years, São Paulo’s architects have developed a distinctive concrete modernism that is at once monumental and intimate – solid as a fortress, but inviting everybody in. Among the city’s endless skyscrapers, it has resulted in some of the liveliest public spaces on Earth.

Published in Features

The Hungarian architect Stefan Sebök worked with legends of the Bauhaus and of Soviet constructivism. A new book reveals more about his work but, as Edwin Heathcote discovers, Sebök himself remains elusive.

Published in Review
Friday, 30 November 2012 00:00

A New Kind of Bleak

Sukhdev Sandhu finds that Owen Hatherley’s Angry Young Man approach to the banality of modern Britain is as bracing as ever.

Published in Review

Dieter Rams’ 1959 modular shelving system has grown old gracefully, living up to the German designer’s high ideals of enduring simplicity, harmony and flexibility.

Published in Icon of the Month
Thursday, 11 August 2011 14:16

We Want To Be Modern

A trove of objects, hidden away for 40 years in Warsaw’s National Museum, reveals the glamorous aspirations of post-war Polish design.

Published in Review
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