Wednesday, 17 August 2011 15:24

Las Palmeras Beach House by Javier Artadi

The minimalist form of this house in Peru draws attention away from itself, focusing instead on stark views of desert and ocean.

Published in News

E Roon Kang and Richard The’s new branding for the institute is based on an algorithm that can randomly generate more than 40,000 variations.

Published in News
Wednesday, 17 August 2011 14:58

Metropol Parasol by Jürgen Mayer H

Jürgen Mayer H claims to have created the world’s largest glue-built timber structure: an “atmospheric cover” for a Seville square.

Published in News
Wednesday, 17 August 2011 14:31

Scuba

In the 1940s, Christian J Lambertsen and Jacques-Yves Cousteau invented the revolutionary equipment that opened up the deep sea to underwater exploration.

Published in Icon of the Month
Wednesday, 17 August 2011 14:16

Peter Marigold

As someone who has fixated on objects my whole life, I found it very difficult to choose just five out of the sea of things surrounding me. I guess I should have chosen a famous chair or something…

Published in Five Most Wanted
Wednesday, 17 August 2011 14:08

The Golf Course

These manmade buffers between high-end property developments and the rest of the world have very little to do with sport, and even less to do with nature.

Published in Crimes Against Design
Friday, 01 July 2011 07:45

James Stirling: Notes from the Archive

An exhibition of James Stirling’s models and drawings at Tate Britain explores the British architect’s “audacious compositional bravado” and reveals the intellectual consistency underpinning his controversial career.

Published in Review

This home in Japan derives its unusual shape from the tough local climate – and has some clever ways of keeping family life storm-free too.

Published in News
Wednesday, 22 June 2011 11:55

Oskar Zieta's Sheet Steel

The Polish designer who pushes sheet steel to its limits wants to be recognised for his hard work and not just for its spectacular results.

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Local ceramics give this Catalan school block by Mestura Arquitectes an exuberant edge.

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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?

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