Friday, 14 August 2009 16:59

The Collectors

Artists Elmgreen & Dragset are turning Sverre Fehn's 1962 Nordic Pavilion in Venice into a bachelor pad for their Venice Biennale exhibition The Collectors.

Published in Features
Friday, 14 August 2009 15:08

Aravena in Austin

Austin, Texas is where Alejandro Aravena has completed his first major commission outside Chile.

Published in Features
Friday, 14 August 2009 14:43

OMA's The Prada Transformer

OMA's latest blockbuster is pretty modest by the standards of the last few years. In fact, it's a marquee.

Published in Features
Friday, 14 August 2009 14:43

Fabbers, Dabblers and Microstars

The technology is in place for everyone to become a designer.

Published in Features
Friday, 14 August 2009 14:43

Framing Modernism

Modern architecture was fascist Italy's way of pretending to be civilised - the result is an eerie collection of photographs, says Owen Hatherley.

Published in Review
Friday, 14 August 2009 14:33

Alcoholic Architecture

Anyone for a lungful of gin and tonic? Bompas & Parr open a bar serving atomised drink, a new departure in atmospheric design.

Published in Review
Friday, 14 August 2009 14:15

Objectified

A feature film about product design is a rare thing indeed. This one is set in a strangely familiar parallel universe with an all-star cast.

Published in Review
Friday, 14 August 2009 12:50

Synecdoche, New York

A man builds a second Manhattan in a warehouse and wrestles with the big questions of death, truth and reality in Charlie Kaufman's new film.

Published in Review
Friday, 14 August 2009 07:55

JG Ballard

With the death of JG Ballard in April, modern architecture lost one of its strangest and most powerful advocates.

Published in Icon of the Month
Friday, 19 June 2009 07:50

Hidden Forms

Collecting everyday design can seem like an end in itself, so it’s good to see the mundane treasure of a Swiss professor made useful in this ingenious book.

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