“Futuristic” novelty workplaces, far-too-smartphones, greenwashed office developments, anthropomorphic corkscrews ... These are all, frankly, abominations and we shall smite you down
“Home” is a hard concept to pin down in design terms, but in our new issue – available now – we try to do just that, looking at Barbara Bestor’s Dutch woonerf in LA, modernist villages in Essex and the details that bring a house to life
The architecture practice has twisted and staggered this densely packed live-work development in the South Korean capital to make the most of space and views
The London-based studio has designed a range of home office furniture for Brazilian brand TOG that includes a chair made from Coke bottles
The Dutch architect’s latest building in Switzerland, a headquarters for an insurance firm, pays homage to Mies van der Rohe, says Douglas Murphy
OMA’s massive wall of cantilevered tower blocks is a curious addition to a city already awash with empty office space.
Shanghai’s latest super-sized hotel, office, retail, art and theatre complex employs almost as many architectural styles as it has uses.
A Dutch government building might look like a throwback to the age of showing off, but has a prudent internal economy.
“Non plus ultra” or “nothing further beyond” is the message integrated into the ornamental facade of Rafael de la Hoz’s Torres de Hércules in Cádiz in southern Spain.