Tuesday, 17 March 2020 10:00

The quiet life must be heard

We need a new design discipline that shares and amplifies the innovative, radical thinking of the countryside, writes Hana Loftus of HAT Projects

Published in Comment

Although guilty of priortising text over exhibit, AMO's ambitious Guggenheim exhibition Countryside, the Future carries some important warnings, finds Tim Abrahams.

Published in Features
Wednesday, 21 February 2018 16:28

Ou Ning: An Artist Profile

Ou Ning is more than an artist - he's a unique voice in modern China. He talks work, the rural reconstruction movement, and life in a megacity

Published in Architecture
Monday, 23 February 2015 10:26

Piet Oudolf

From the High Line to the Serpentine, the Dutch landscape designer has redrawn the boundaries between architecture and nature, bringing the wild into the heart of the city. Riya Patel went to meet him in his studio in a remote part of the Netherlands

Published in Features
Monday, 19 January 2015 10:00

Countryside Code

The rural rulebook is rarely seen these days. But with the right rebrand, it might even add to our enjoyment of nature, says Design Project

Published in Rethink
Monday, 29 September 2014 16:06

Slacklands by Corinna Dean

Britain's recent past is illuminated by a survey of some of its bleakest rural buildings, finds Charles Holland

Published in Review
Tuesday, 23 September 2014 00:00

Rem Koolhaas: countryside architecture

Rem Koolhaas, the OMA founder, thinks that too little attention is paid to the countryside, where change is happening at a faster rate than in most cities. In this illustrated essay on the rural world, he argues that architects need to take stock of a new agricultural revolution

Published in Features
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 01:00

Icon 135: Countryside

Icon’s latest issue, available from 2 August, features an essay on the future of the countryside by Rem Koolhaas, as well as articles about digital farming, slaughterhouses and Wolfgang Buttress

Published in Comment