Under a single undulating roof, Mecanoo’s ship-like arts centre in Kaohsiung stows no fewer than five auditoriums. But it’s the space in-between them all that dips and swells into something magical

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These futile exercises in preserving the past are just fig leaves to cover contemporary architecture’s shame

Published in Crimes Against Design

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

After decades of neglect, UK nuclear bunkers may just have an alternative future ahead as high-tech digital age facilities.

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David Chipperfield has released first images of IMPACT Centre, Edinbrgh's first new dedicated performance venue in 100 years 

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Thursday, 01 March 2018 15:44

Stadt des Kindes: On A Failed Utopia

Architekturzentrum Wien, Vienna

17 April - 28 May 2018

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Thursday, 01 March 2018 15:33

Monet and Architecture

The National Gallery, London

9 April - 29 July 2018

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High tech superstructures are re-examined in a new show at Norman Foster’s Sainsbury Centre. But is the movement ready to make a comeback?

Published in Features
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 11:27

Arcosanti: Dreamer in the Dust

Paolo Soleri went from Frank Lloyd Wright disciple to desert prophet, building a strange, half-realised utopia that captures the narcissism of the lone visionary architect – and reminds us why, sometimes, we need them

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Fashion has so far resisted the pull of digital technology, but now architects and designers are joining forces to revolutionise the industry’s way of working, says Debika Ray

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Gemeentemuseum, The Hague
10 June — 17 September 2017

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A full-scale reconstruction of Ryue Nishizawa’s Moriyama House lays the foundation for a thoughtful, ambitious show at the Barbican, writes Peter Smisek. But the absence of metabolism is a structural weakness

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Combining the design techniques of the digital avant-garde with pomo’s sense of historic context, a new generation of British architects is stepping into the limelight, says Douglas Murphy

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In our latest issue, we take an exclusive look at Ma Yansong’s Huangshan Mountain Village, interview SANAA's Ryue Nishizawa, consider the future of human labour and meet the Italian designers reviving traditional craft

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DGT’s Estonian National Museum extends from the runway of a former Soviet airbase, but its bold conceptual design ensures it rises above the echoes of history

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UCL’s Bartlett School of Architecture honours its former head by staging a colourful exhibition just in time for his 80th birthday

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Owen Hopkins provides a welcome antidote to the histrionics and heroising that blight our understanding of modernist architecture, says John Jervis

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The Paris-based architect talks to Icon's Peter Smisek about doing more with less in the French banlieues

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Barbican, London
23 March - 25 June 2017

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