Memorials – from Peter Eisenman's Holocaust Memorial in Berlin to David Adjaye and Ron Arad's in London – are less about quiet contemplation of the past than direct confrontation with the present

Published in Features
Thursday, 11 August 2011 16:20

City of Culture of Galicia by Peter Eisenman

Peter Eisenman’s vast arts centre is the culmination of a lifetime of ideas, and a fitting end to an era of grand civic building in Europe.

Published in News
Wednesday, 08 June 2011 13:51

Centro Niemeyer by Oscar Niemeyer

This cultural centre by the 103-year-old Brazilian legend reprises some classic Niemeyer motifs – but can it thrive in a changed global climate?

Published in News
Friday, 23 April 2010 09:00

Hearts of the city

The collected works of Herbert Muschamp, the last heavyweight architecture critic, is exhilarating.

Published in Review
Wednesday, 31 March 2010 12:08


Seven new architecture books come under the microscope, covering topics from Cedric Price and planning to struts and situationists.

Published in Review
Monday, 21 December 2009 16:04

Unpacking My Library

Architects’ Rem-infested bookshelves make Charles Holland long for Jilly Cooper.

Published in Review
Friday, 17 July 2009 20:54

The Lie Detector Test: Deyan Sudjic

"Will you take a lie detector test?" Everybody loved the idea, before reeling off a list of elaborate excuses and sudden travel plans.

Published in ICON 070 | April 2009
Thursday, 23 August 2007 09:11

Manifesto #20 Peter Eisenman | Architect

Manifesto #20 with architect Peter Eisenman in New York.

Published in MANIFESTOS
For many established architects, a zealous archivist unearthing a piece of writing from their naive youth is a scary thought.
Friday, 23 March 2007 10:24

Peter Eisenman | icon 025 | July 2005

Peter Eisenman is in Berlin on the eve of the opening of his huge Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe. He is agitated and excited.

Published in ICON 025 | July 2005