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Posts tagged 'architecture'

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

Exploring the poetic mundanity of urban peripheries – in photographs

New book Double Orbit from photographer Grégoire Pujade-Lauraine captures the strange everyday of our built environment Double Orbit, a new book from French photographer Grégoire

Architecture

Maccreanor Lavington designs timber school refectory

With a light-filled dining space defined by a glulam lattice structure, the project aims to support pupils’ social and emotional development at this London school

Buildings

Editor's choice

In Toulouse, an aeronautical factory becomes a startup hub

New pedestrian bridge opens in King’s Cross

Exploring 100 years of radical Dutch social design

Modernist south London garages transformed into arts hub

Studio Ossidiana designs floating garden in Istanbul

Jony Ive and Prince Charles will save us all with design, apparently

Morag Myerscough transforms Coventry shopping street

Roller-skating rink transforms Nantes public space

Matter Architecture completes new bridge in Hull


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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In Toulouse, an aeronautical factory becomes a startup hub

New pedestrian bridge opens in King’s Cross

Exploring 100 years of radical Dutch social design

Modernist south London garages transformed into arts hub

Studio Ossidiana designs floating garden in Istanbul

Jony Ive and Prince Charles will save us all with design, apparently

Morag Myerscough transforms Coventry shopping street

Roller-skating rink transforms Nantes public space

Matter Architecture completes new bridge in Hull


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 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