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.

Published in News
Friday, 05 August 2011 00:00

Rediscovered Utopias

A defence of British suburbia celebrates the very traits most would rail against – homogeneity and the mundane

Published in Review
Thursday, 04 August 2011 15:53

Finsbury Health Centre

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.

Published in Icon of the Month
Thursday, 04 August 2011 10:51

AOC samples London

All architects take cues from the city around them, but the way that AOC samples London is different.

Published in Features
Wednesday, 03 August 2011 17:05

The Westway

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.

Published in Icon of the Month
Tuesday, 26 October 2010 08:08

LDF: Tuur van Balen's Pigeon D’Or

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.

Published in News
Wednesday, 14 July 2010 15:09

Cities Under Siege

The city is being militarised as the conflicts in the global south come back to haunt us.

Published in Review
Wednesday, 14 July 2010 14:58

Election 2010

The British general election was a sorry spectacle of reused imagery drained of ideology.

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
Friday, 27 February 2009 11:33

Review: Three short films

We were fortunate in February to be able to go to see not one but three new short films about architecture. Here’s a quick roundup of what we saw.
Published in NEWS
Wednesday, 10 December 2008 11:50

Rough Luxe hotel, King’s Cross

Gallery owner and interior designer Rabih Hage has opened a hotel, Rough Luxe, in King's Cross just next door to his Mews gallery. As the name suggests it has an innovative take on luxury.
Published in NEWS
“Higher forces” was the theme for Hussein Chalayan’s 2008 Spring/Summer collection. The clothes are adorned with moving laser beams, a feat made possible by the expertise of London-based designer Moritz Waldemeyer.
Thursday, 23 August 2007 13:42

Manifesto #02 Jasper Morrison | Designer

Manifesto #02 with designer Jasper Morrison in Paris & London.

Published in MANIFESTOS
Thursday, 23 August 2007 13:25

Manifesto #12 John Thackara | Designer

Manifesto #12 with designer John Thackara in London.

Published in MANIFESTOS
Thursday, 23 August 2007 13:14

Manifesto #18 Zaha Hadid | Architect

Manifesto #18 with architect Zaha Hadid in London.

Published in MANIFESTOS

Manifesto #22 with OSA (Office For Subversive Architecture) in London, Paris & Vienna.

Published in MANIFESTOS
Thursday, 23 August 2007 12:52

Manifesto #27 City Mine(D) | Intervenors

Manifesto #27 with intervenors City Mine(D) in London, Brussels & Barcelona.

Published in MANIFESTOS
Thursday, 23 August 2007 11:54

Manifesto #29 Foreign Office Architects

Manifesto #29 with Foreign Office Architects in London.

Published in MANIFESTOS
Thursday, 23 August 2007 11:46

Manifesto #32 Committee | Designer

Manifesto #32 with designer Committee in London.

Published in MANIFESTOS
Thursday, 23 August 2007 11:45

Manifesto #33 Hussein Chalayan | Designer

Manifesto #33 with designer Hussein Chalayan in London.

Published in MANIFESTOS
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