Friday, 23 May 2014 14:01

Zeitz Museum by Thomas Heatherwick

Thomas Heatherwick has unveiled plans to convert a giant concrete grain silo on the Cape Town waterfront into the continent’s first museum devoted to contemporary African art. It is already proving to be one of the British designer’s most heartfelt projects, says Christopher Turner

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Monday, 02 December 2013 16:57

6a: Architect detectives

Whether they are fitting out a Savile Row shop or adapting a grade I-listed house, London duo 6a Architects take a radical approach to history and conservation, cherry-picking elements of the past to weave into new narratives

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Tuesday, 29 October 2013 14:49

Welcome to ZHA World

Hadid, who recently opened a huge shopping complex in Beijing and launched a sculptural shoe, has had a prolific year. Brand Zaha is now a formidable, swooshing global force.

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Thursday, 05 September 2013 14:25

Sou Fujimoto: Serpentine Pavilion 2013

Sou Fujimoto’s structure in Kensington Gardens leaves us yearning for more permanent realisations of his utopian architectural vision

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Thursday, 05 September 2013 14:17

St Louis Art Museum by David Chipperfield

David Chipperfield’s extension to an art museum designed by Cass Gilbert in 1904 is a characteristically subtle addition to the original.

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Tuesday, 23 October 2012 09:35

The Tanks at Tate Modern

Before the completion of Herzog & de Meuron’s Tate Modern extension, the gallery has opened up a series of underground oil tanks to host performance art.

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Wednesday, 03 October 2012 12:58

Graduates 2012

Icon invited 14 of the UK's most promising student designers to fill an east London power station with elegant designs, inventive solutions and even a pretend restaurant.

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Thursday, 02 February 2012 00:00

Profile: Iwan Baan

Iwan Baan is a global nomad, restlessly travelling the world documenting new projects by the world’s most distinguished architects. Last year, he clocked up 190,000 air miles shooting projects by Herzog & de Meuron, OMA and Steven Holl, among others. Here are the stories behind Baan’s best shots of 2011.

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Celebrated curator Libby Sellers is about to open her first permanent gallery in central London.

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David Chipperfield’s second major UK gallery in as many months sits in the river Calder like a fortress, but is a modest and thoughtful building.

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Thursday, 18 August 2011 09:18

The New Psychedelica

William Wiles is disturbed and impressed by a show that frees the ideology of hallucination from its tie-dye chains.

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Thursday, 11 August 2011 11:31

Galeria Solar S Roque by Manuel Maia Gomes

Architect Manuel Maia Gomes takes a brutalist approach to the baroque in a gallery and student flats carved out of a 16th-century house.

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Thursday, 11 August 2011 10:28

Job Lounge by Job Smeets

Studio Job creates a teasing parody of a gentlemen’s club in the entrance hall of Alessandro Mendini’s Groninger Museum.

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Tuesday, 09 August 2011 15:21

The Pioneers

Exit Art’s history of independent art spaces in New York reignites a lost sense of activism.

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Thursday, 04 August 2011 10:38

Jan Staller

Jan Staller's unearthly photographs of construction sites.

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Thursday, 04 August 2011 09:30

South London Gallery by 6a Architects

The Victorian terrace house on Peckham Road had been empty for years. It was a derelict shell adjoined to a grand piece of civic Victoriana.

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Tuesday, 26 April 2011 07:58

Roku Museum by Hiroshi Nakamura

Hiroshi Nakamura has allowed the spaces traced by surrounding branches to dictate the form of his latest work, a museum in the Japanese city of Oyama.

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Monday, 18 October 2010 08:08

Dominic Wilcox

Our fond look back at designer Dominic Wilcox’s Heath Robinson-esque “Lost Sketchbook” illustrations.

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Wednesday, 31 March 2010 13:04

Thomas Schneider's Brunnenstrasse 9

"It breaks nearly all the rules," says Thomas Schneider, project architect of new Berlin gallery Brunnenstrasse 9.

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MOS Architects' pavilion for arts venue PS1 in New York has now opened. Here's a gallery of photographer Wade Zimmerman's brilliant pictures of this hairy beast.
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