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Posts tagged 'architecture'

Wrapped Arc de Triomphe unveiled in Paris

The Christo and Jeanne-Claude project, wrapping the iconic Parisian monument and realised posthumously, marks the end of an era – in more ways than one

News

New book explores the cultural and social history of the London pub

Edited by Cristina Monteiro and David Knight, Public House celebrates how pubs have contributed to the civic life and story of London To coincide with

Cities

The promise of Hip-Hop Architecture

In his new book, US architect Sekou Cooke redefines the way we think about both hip-hop and architecture – and shapes a manifesto for marginalised

Opinion

Sound Advice releases Now You Know publication addressing inequality in architecture

The book features 60 architects and urbanists tackling discrimination in the built environment industry – and prompts action for change Words by Francesca Perry Sound

Architecture

What you’re missing at the Venice Architecture Biennale

From timber cohousing to privatised public space, here are 12 highlights of what’s on show this year, responding to the theme: How will we live

Architecture

UK housing design needs to be more Scandinavian

Communal spaces are far more important and prevalent in Scandinavian housing developments – Britain could learn a thing or two Words by Linda Thiel As

Opinion

AL_A completes two buildings for University of Oxford’s Wadham College

The new Undergraduate and Access Centres focus on connectivity and social space – and aim to welcome prospective students into the historic college Words by

Buildings

Who is London building upwards for?

A new report on the capital’s tall towers reveals a city still gripped by real estate speculation and unaffordable housing, despite ongoing crises Words by

Opinion

The London projects ‘decentring’ architecture

A wave of recent neighbourhood-based projects demonstrates an architectural shift away from traditional form-making to embrace reuse and participation We Made That’s East Street Market

Architecture

Team BLDG transforms old bathhouse into Buddhism-inspired exhibition space

The enigmatic, sandalwood-yellow art space in Xiamen prioritises surface, volume and light – and is organised around a large magnolia tree Words by Riya Patel

Buildings

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021

Set designer Lydia Chan creates maximalist London installation

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

London basketball court co-designed with local residents

Mario Cucinella designs Tuscan cultural centre with ‘suspended plaza’

London’s Courtauld Gallery reopens after redevelopment


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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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021

Set designer Lydia Chan creates maximalist London installation

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

London basketball court co-designed with local residents

Mario Cucinella designs Tuscan cultural centre with ‘suspended plaza’

London’s Courtauld Gallery reopens after redevelopment


Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile: 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