Oliver Wainwright's new book, Inside North Korea, chronicles the historical evolution of Pyongyang's powerful architecture from its inception in 1953 to today

Published in GALLERY
Thursday, 05 March 2015 00:00


It became famous for pop-ups, but with new projects such as the barn-like Yardhouse studio and a recent commission for a £2-million art gallery in a converted bathhouse, the east London collective is hitting the big time, says Oliver Wainwright

Published in Features
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 10:03

2014 Icon Awards judges revealed

Panel will pick the shortlist and winners at the BT Tower next month

Published in News
Tuesday, 28 February 2012 17:05

BarberOsgerby: Design Olympians

Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, the designers of the 2012 Olympic torch, are the UK’s best-known design duo. The self-described “masochists” explain how they design simple things that turn out to be fiendishly difficult to make.

Published in Features
Monday, 27 February 2012 12:37

MUCA Music Hall by Cor & Asociados

Cor & Asociados has created an iridescent facade for a music centre in a town in Alicante, Spain, and set its cultural heart racing.

Published in News
Friday, 05 August 2011 10:19

Manual of Decolonization

These imagined futures for illegal Israeli settlements are beautifully 
illustrated, but skim the surface of the subject.

Published in Review
Thursday, 04 August 2011 10:52

Profile: Noam Toran and Onkar Kular

“Our work is not about design," says Noam Toran, defiantly. We are more interested in ‘thingness’."

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Spiralling above the treetops in Gosdorf, at the Austrian border with Slovenia, this observation tower by Munich practice Terrain:Loenhart&Mayr is a high-tech hymn to the staircase.

Published in News
Thursday, 04 August 2011 10:02

Urban Barn by Muf

A barn has appeared in east London, nestling behind 
a secret door off a busy main road in Hackney.

Published in News
Thursday, 04 August 2011 09:55

ROSY by Raumlabor

“It’s like those deep-sea fish with the lamps on their head,” says Matthias Rick, describing German collective Raumlabor Berlin’s travelling pavilion.

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Tectonic fragments collide in the valley of Medellín, Colombia, to form an aquatic centre by local practice Paisajes Emergentes.

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Balls bounce above a knotted web of bungee cords stretching over a forest of gently swaying columns in New York this summer.

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Ancient and modern collide in a temple at Wadeshwar, western India, by Mumbai practice Sameep Padora and Associates.

Published in News
Thursday, 04 August 2011 09:44

A Tsunami Control Centre by Shuhei Endo

A tsunami control centre is perched on a look-out promontory on the island of Awaji, near Osaka.

Published in News
Thursday, 22 July 2010 04:13

Stirling Prize shortlist announced

Museums and schools dominate the shortlist for British architecture’s biggest honour, as David Chipperfield, Zaha Hadid, Rick Mather, DSDHA, dRMM and Theis and Khan square up.

Published in News
Thursday, 17 December 2009 16:18

Church by Supersudaca

“It’s hard to break a building that is already broken,” says Juan Pablo Corvalán of mischievous South American collective Supersudaca.

Published in News
Wednesday, 16 December 2009 15:36

MVRDV's Celosia Housing

MVRDV takes another stab at social housing in Madrid.

Published in Features
Friday, 14 August 2009 12:32

Valerio Olgiati

"This is not minimalism," declares Valerio Olgiati with a defiant stare, describing two white concrete cubes punctured with symmetrical windows.

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