Douglas Murphy asks what this year’s line-up for the prestigious award says about the state of British architecture

Published in Comment

The artist's holiday home in Wrabness for Living Architecture is a shrine to a fictional woman, her life story elaborately told through the building’s tiles and tapestries. But the project was also the final act in the colourful career of FAT Architecture. With its eclectic, scholarly mix of styles, it is a fitting farewell

Published in Features
Wednesday, 03 June 2015 00:00

Icon 145: Leisure

Our new issue (out on 4 June) celebrates the arrival of summer, with FAT and Grayson Perry’s House for Essex, Ooze Architects’ King’s Cross swimming pond, the surprising modernist history of Center Parcs and Bruno Drummond’s Cedric Price-inspired photo essay

Published in Comment
Thursday, 28 May 2015 11:00

Grayson Perry's sketchbook

Featured in our upcoming Leisure issue, the artist’s flamboyant structure in Essex, completed this month, was inspired by the stacked forms of Norwegian stave churches

Published in News
Monday, 23 June 2014 17:03

Ron Arad: Last Train

For an exhibition at his London studio, the the Israel-born, UK-based designer has turned a chance observation and an idle pastime into an artwork – or is it a process?

Published in News
Wednesday, 08 January 2014 12:36

Subversive Design

Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, Brighton
Until 9 March 2014

Published in Diary