Friday, 09 July 2010 11:04

Ponte City Tower

Ponte City tower, a familiar sight on the Johannesburg skyline, was the tallest residential building in the southern hemisphere when it was built in 1976.

Published in News
Friday, 09 July 2010 10:56

Cape Town

Nestled between the sea and Table Mountain, Cape Town Stadium has one of the most dramatic locations of any in the world.

Published in Features
Friday, 09 July 2010 10:44

The African City

Mega-cities like Lagos get all the attention, but Africa’s helter-skelter urbanisation is having more effect elsewhere.

Published in Features
Friday, 09 July 2010 10:31

Mud Mosque

It begins with a photograph. It’s a blow-up of a faded colour picture of the Great Mosque at Djenné, in Mali, from some time in the mid-20th century.

Published in Features
Friday, 09 July 2010 08:58

Africa's Mobile Civilisation Culture

Think your smart phone is cutting-edge? The real innovation is coming out of Africa’s mobile culture.

Published in Features
Friday, 09 July 2010 08:43

Profile: Francis Kéré

Africa's extraordinary rising star.

Published in Features
Friday, 09 July 2010 08:29

E-Waste

Agbogbloshie is a 21st-century hell.

Published in Features
Friday, 09 July 2010 08:19

Spintex Road

All of life is here. Spintex Road, Accra, Ghana, is a six-and-a-half mile stretch of semi-industrial thoroughfare that runs from the Tetteh Quarshie Interchange (purportedly the largest in Africa) to the coastal port of Tema.

Published in Features
Friday, 09 July 2010 08:00

M'Afrique by Patricia Urquiola

M’Afrique is a furniture collection for the Italian brand Moroso, produced with the help of traditional craftsmen in Senegal.

Published in News
Thursday, 08 July 2010 15:50

Content

Chris Petit’s road movie tries to grasp the quicksilver essence of modernity.

Published in Review
Thursday, 08 July 2010 15:49

Richard Hamilton

The godfather of British pop art feverishly mixes and remixes images until their meaning changes into something shockingly new.

Published in Review
Thursday, 08 July 2010 15:47

Quarantine

Bill Millard investigates an idea-rich exhibition on the spaces we build to contain what terrifies us.

Published in Review
Thursday, 08 July 2010 15:46

When The Lights Went Out

The history of blackouts is the story of how electricity took over our lives and cities.

Published in Review
Thursday, 08 July 2010 15:45

Feelings Are Facts

Olafur Eliasson and Ma Yansong’s smoke-filled room in Beijing sends Johanna Agerman on a journey of blind, misplaced faith.

Published in Review
Thursday, 08 July 2010 15:35

The Vanke Centre by Steven Holl and Li Hu

A “groundscraper” in Shenzhen has recently been completed by Steven Holl and Li Hu.

Published in News
Thursday, 08 July 2010 15:12

Hearth House by AOC

Hearth House looks like a conventional suburban home in leafy Golders Green, London.

Published in News

The Niyang River Visitor centre by Beijing-based architect StandardArchitecture is ostensibly a very simple building.

Published in News

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

Published in News
Thursday, 08 July 2010 14:40

The Hollywood Sign

When we think of cities we think of skylines, just as mappers in the Renaissance did when they drew bird’s eye views of towns dominated by church steeples.

Published in Icon of the Month
Monday, 07 June 2010 12:21

Spun chair by Heatherwick Studio

The Spun chair was shown by Magis during the Milan furniture fair, but it started life as a limited edition piece at the Haunch of Venison gallery in London.

Published in News
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