The curator of this major exhibition at New York’s Cooper Hewitt tells us about the thinking behind the show and some of its highlights

Published in News
Thursday, 09 June 2016 00:18

Bank of America(ns)

Stockholm-based EssenInternational separates the stars from the stripes to make this American icon a little more social democratic

Published in Rethink
Friday, 21 August 2015 00:00

A People on the Cover by Glenn Ligon

Glenn Ligon offers an intriguing and personal history of black people in the US through their depiction on book covers, writes Sukhdev Sandhu

Published in Review
Monday, 02 March 2015 09:38

Morphosis at Cornell University

Thom Mayne de-institutionalises the Ivy League campus with an irregular, unruly computing centre inspired by the craggy Ithaca landscape

Published in News
Tuesday, 23 December 2014 00:00

Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games

30 years ago, Deborah Sussman's "look" for the 1984 Olympics turned LA into a sporting carnival. Bright, brash and full of optimism, here are some posters and photographs from the event

Published in GALLERY
Thursday, 18 December 2014 11:01

Solar panel

Photovoltaic technology was born during the 1950s space programme and came of age during the 1973 oil crisis. Despite attempts to consign it to history, it remains a symbol of mankind's resourcefulness

Published in Icon of the Month
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 12:48

Parking signs

Few things make a New Yorker's blood boil more than a ticket on the windshield. Is it time for parking rules to be displayed in a calmer, clearer, perhaps even more charming manner?

Published in Rethink
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 00:00


New York's built environment and the city's status as a forum for global architectural discourse were celebrated during October's month-long festival of design-related events

Published in News
Monday, 10 November 2014 11:09

9/11 Memorial Museum

Jake Barton's exhibition design for the 9/11 Memorial Museum is dominated by voices: harrowing witness accounts, the shared remembrances of victims' families – and the ongoing debate about what precisely the museum should be for

Published in Features
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 15:13

Design Miami

Miami Beach, Florida
3-7 December 2014

Published in Diary
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 14:42

The Art of Murder

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota
Until 8 March 2015

Published in Diary
Thursday, 16 October 2014 11:18

Peter Zumthor on LACMA

The Swiss architect talks about his plans for a massive extension to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and his love of LA

Published in News
Tuesday, 14 October 2014 11:58

Airbnb at home

Last month, Airbnb commissioned four design practices to create installations in Trafalgar Square. Earlier this year, we visited the tech company's offices in Silicon Valley

Published in News
Monday, 13 October 2014 11:57

Digital farming: Robocrop

Farmland is becoming digitised, with the giants of global agribusiness developing combine harvesters that drive themselves and drones that monitor the water content of crops, says Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg. Humans, meanwhile, continue their retreat from the land

Published in Features
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 16:50

Open House

New York; Chicago
11-12 October 2014; 18-19 October 2014

Published in Diary
Wednesday, 04 June 2014 12:31

Pulitzer winner Inga Saffron on criticism

Only a citizenry informed about architecture and cities can lobby for the kind of communities they want, says The Philadelphia Inquirer’s architecture critic after receiving the prestigious journalism award

Published in Features
Monday, 02 June 2014 10:44

Isa Genzken: Retrospective

An exhibition of the German sculptor's work in New York earlier this year has now come to the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art. Here is Laura McLean-Ferris' review of the original retrospective

Published in Review

The US industrial designers brought a range of products that are designed and produced through folding non-paper materials to London last week. One of its designers, Christian Poulsen, spoke to Debika Ray about the group's work

Published in News

MoMA PS1, New York
5 June 2014 – 5 September 2014

Published in Diary

Pérez Art Museum Miami Herzog & de Meuron’s latest project in Miami is a rugged concrete gallery softened by an oversailing timber canopy and hanging gardens, says Douglas Murphy

Published in News
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