Zaha Hadid Architects opens its first school – a zigzagging bridge of glass, concrete and steel. It’s a slice of shining Hadid swagger for a deprived part of south London.
A defence of British suburbia celebrates the very traits most would rail against – homogeneity and the mundane
The Grade I-listed Finsbury Health Centre (1938) in Clerkenwell, London, is a revolutionary building designed by the Russian émigré architect Berthold Lubetkin and his Tecton practice.
All architects take cues from the city around them, but the way that AOC samples London is different.
The Westway, which opened in July 1970, is a botched modernist operation, as if part of Los Angeles’ freeway system has been grafted on to bypass west London’s coagulated arteries – only for London’s weakly pumping heart to reject it.
Revital Cohen and Tuur van Balen exhibited together during the London Design Festival in a show called Further Instructions. Here we have a look at van Balen’s contribution.
The godfather of British pop art feverishly mixes and remixes images until their meaning changes into something shockingly new.