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‘Architecture needs its own new vaccines’: Peter Cook on experimentation and Archigram’s cities

A month-long series of online events from Hong Kong’s M+ museum explores and celebrates Archigram’s radical approach to citymaking Words by Francesca Perry The London-based

Architecture

In Kunsthaus Graz, Peter Cook turned Archigram ideas into a liveable reality

Kunsthaus Graz by Peter Cook. Image by Markus Schieder/Alamy The ‘friendly alien’ was something of an Archigram reunion that proved a showcase for ideas around

Buildings

Can architecture become radical again?

Control and Choice Dwellings, Part Section, Warren Chalk, Peter Cook, Dennis Crompton, Ron Herron, Archigram 1967. Photo: Archigram Archive Commercialisation and the digital smog means

Comment

Halley VI Research Station by Hugh Broughton

Hugh Broughton’s research station for British scientists in Antarctica stretches across the snowy, windswept landscape like a huge, abandoned children’s toy. In 2005, Broughton’s London

News

The Vorticists

Britain has an unsolvable problem with modernism. Read the comments under any design or architecture article at, say, the Guardian’s Comment is Free, and 2011

Review
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The Vorticists

Britain has an unsolvable problem with modernism. Read the comments under any design or architecture article at, say, the Guardian’s Comment is Free, and 2011

Review

The legacy of megastructures

Sometimes structural elements come to define an entire period and attitude to architecture. The Romans set their own architecture against its Greek precedents by deploying

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The legacy of megastructures

Sometimes structural elements come to define an entire period and attitude to architecture. The Romans set their own architecture against its Greek precedents by deploying

Features

First Works

Exodus by Rem Koolhaas, 1972 (image: Rem Koolhaas) The latest album by Britney Spears, released in November, is a collection of her hit singles, retelling

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First Works

Exodus by Rem Koolhaas, 1972 (image: Rem Koolhaas) The latest album by Britney Spears, released in November, is a collection of her hit singles, retelling

Review

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Albanian lakeside public space inspired by carpet weaving

Vallet de Martinis designs two brick schools for French town of Noyon

FRPO designs new cultural hub in Mexican city of Toluca

Amid a climate crisis, what does the ‘ideal city’ look like?

Tokyo public toilet designed as ‘floating’ concrete block

DK-CM turns old laundry house into dance studios

Lithuanian bus station designed as tree-filled social hub

High-tech in a French vineyard: RSHP completes the Richard Rogers Drawing Gallery

New exhibition showcases cartoons of city life


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Albanian lakeside public space inspired by carpet weaving

Vallet de Martinis designs two brick schools for French town of Noyon

FRPO designs new cultural hub in Mexican city of Toluca

Amid a climate crisis, what does the ‘ideal city’ look like?

Tokyo public toilet designed as ‘floating’ concrete block

DK-CM turns old laundry house into dance studios

Lithuanian bus station designed as tree-filled social hub

High-tech in a French vineyard: RSHP completes the Richard Rogers Drawing Gallery

New exhibition showcases cartoons of city life


Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

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Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile preview: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality