An exhibition of modernist architecture traces the triumphs and contradictions of post-colonial nation-building in central and sub-Saharan Africa

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The Barbican's sweeping survey of architectural photography – ending this week – occasionally struggles with its focus, says Isabel Stevens

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Friday, 03 October 2014 16:31

Constructing Worlds

An exhibition at the Barbican presents photographs that captured seminal moments in 20th and 21st-century architecture. Here are some of the works on display

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Friday, 27 June 2014 15:30

Torre David: Gran Horizonte

Photographer Iwan Baan spent six years documenting the lives of the 750 families who squat an abandoned 45-storey tower in Caracas, Venezuela, now a vertical slum

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Thursday, 02 February 2012 00:00

Profile: Iwan Baan

Iwan Baan is a global nomad, restlessly travelling the world documenting new projects by the world’s most distinguished architects. Last year, he clocked up 190,000 air miles shooting projects by Herzog & de Meuron, OMA and Steven Holl, among others. Here are the stories behind Baan’s best shots of 2011.

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Two beautiful books document the construction of Brasília and the life of its inhabitants.

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The Holmenkollen Ski Jump above Oslo, by Julien De Smedt’s JDS Architects, has now opened for competition.

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