Posts tagged 'architecture'

Heatherwick Studio’s Maggie’s Centre champions biophilic design in healing spaces

The award-winning design and architecture studio has completed work on its Maggie’s Centre design with a focus on ‘healthy’ materials. On the campus at St. James’s

Architecture

Stefano Boeri Architetti’s neighbourhood concept responds to post-pandemic needs

The architecture studio’s Tirana Riverside project in Alabania is among the first to offer insight into what future developments will draw from the coronavirus outbreak. Italian

News

The architecture of pastiche

 Castle Drogo in south-west England, designed by Edwin Lutyens, is a prime example of pastiche. Image: Rob L Davis / CC. Pastiche is a word

Movements

The latest US Embassy in London is designed to represent American ideals of diplomacy

Completed in 2017, architecture studio Kieran Timberlake designed London’s US Embassy to be at once secure and welcoming. Situated in the Nine Elms are of

Buildings
Postmodernism: The flamboyant rejection of Modernism

Postmodernism: The flamboyant rejection of Modernism

Isle of Dogs Pumping Station.Photo by Reading Tom via Flickr Popular between the 1970s and 90s, postmodern architecture featured houses with curving forms, bright colours

Movements
The supermarket makes consumption as easy as breathing

The supermarket makes consumption as easy as breathing

Shepherd Robson’s Woolwich Central, anchored around a Tesco superstore, was awarded the Carbuncle Cup for Britain’s worst new building in 2014. Image: Kleon3 / CC BY-SA.

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‘Architecture that we thought was healthy has turned against us,’ says Beatriz Colomina

The 2016 Istanbul Design Biennale, titled Are We Human?, charted the changing role of design through time, from the first tools to modern-day social media.

Architects

Architects declared, when will designers?

A scrapyard full of discarded metal. Image by Emmet, courtesy of Pexels As architects and designers grapple with the climate emergency, the latter are being

Opinion

Biennial legacy: How Medium designed a pavilion for a Tbilisi housing district

Medium’s pavilion has been designed in stages to re-activate the public space on a Tbilisi housing district. All photos by Benjamin Wells/Medium  Projects like Medium’s

News

We need to treat data as a building material

 In 2017, an estimated 80 million mobile phones that still worked but were not in use were retained in UK household. Rayart Graphics / Alamy Architects

Opinion

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MoDusArchitects creates sculptural portal on Italian ring road

NEON’s Shiver House re-imagined in wood for 5th anniversary

The Alexagate aims to stop Amazon’s background listening

Exploring eclecticism in the French design scene

Arctic Nordic Alpine: modern architecture in dramatic climates

Network Rail launches design competition to re-imagine local train stations

Notre-Dame spire to be restored to pre-fire design

Public art project launches with works of Grenfell artist Khadija Saye

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Diary

Gio Ponti: Loving Architecture at MAXXI

Cars: Accelerating the Modern World at the V&A

The world of Charlotte Perriand opens in Paris

From Apple to Anomaly: Trevor Paglen at Barbican Centre

Tate Modern opens Olafur Eliasson: In Real Life

FOOD: Bigger than the Plate at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Paul Rudolph: The Hong Kong Journey

World Architecture Festival

Syria Matters

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MoDusArchitects creates sculptural portal on Italian ring road

NEON’s Shiver House re-imagined in wood for 5th anniversary

The Alexagate aims to stop Amazon’s background listening

Exploring eclecticism in the French design scene

Arctic Nordic Alpine: modern architecture in dramatic climates

Network Rail launches design competition to re-imagine local train stations

Notre-Dame spire to be restored to pre-fire design

Public art project launches with works of Grenfell artist Khadija Saye

Issue 199 Magazine

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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