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Posts tagged 'Charles Holland'

Hand Held to Super Scale: Building with Ceramics

Detail of ceramic tiles designed for the House for Essex by Grayson Perry. Photo by Jack Hobhouse A new exhibition at the Building Centre showcases

Opinion

When architecture becomes art

Now open to the public, architect Konstantin Melnikov’s Moscow home was at the heart of a bitter ownership dispute that pitted its use as a

Opinion

Turncoats: Ornament is Crime is Crime

A mash-up of architecture debate and comedy panel show proved a refreshing format, though the audience was slow to get in the spirit, reports Peter

Opinion

‘Essex, it turns out, is a hotbed of modernist experimentation’

Beyond the A13, the staid seaside towns and the flat, muddy fields of its heartland lies an alternative Essex – an unlikely hotbed of radical

Architecture

The trouble with bridges

Spanning a river was once an exercise in elegance and beauty, but today’s bridges express nothing but their own structural virtuosity. Bridge design, it seems,

Design

Satin Island by Tom McCarthy

Charles Holland enjoys a Pynchonesque novel set in the world of branding and “corporate anthropology” – with a suspiciously Koolhaas-like main character To start with,

Opinion

The architecture of London Zoo

The history of London Zoo’s architecture is a record of our changing attitudes to nature and animal welfare, as grand aesthetic statements have been replaced

Architecture

Icon 140: Zoos

Our new issue, out on 8 January, features Bernard Tschumi’s updated Parc Zoologique de Paris, Bjarke Ingels’s human zoo and Charles Holland’s musings on modernism

Opinion

Slacklands by Corinna Dean

Britain’s recent past is illuminated by a survey of some of its bleakest rural buildings, finds Charles Holland In recent years, there has been a

Opinion

William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain

Less an architect, more a stage manager of buildings and gardens, Kent’s mastery of artifice defined an age William Kent (1685-1748) was one of the

Opinion

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Modern Femininity: Cecilie Bahnsen on the joy of everyday dressing

House Dokka combines simple geometry and natural materials to create a home that resembles a floating treehouse

Makhno Studio’s Gnizdo houses seamlessly blend tradition and futurism

MATTER and SHAPE: The Paris-based design exhibition bringing together multiple creative sectors in a new, immersive format

This new eco-conscious hotel concept in the Trosa archipelago draws a discerning crowd

The National Portrait Gallery reveals major exhibition celebrating the black figure with never-before-seen paintings

Camira unveils Blazer, a high performance upholstery fabric available in 77 shades

Meet the Finnish fashion label giving unprocessed wool new life through upcycling

Discover A@W London’s high-calibre talks programme




Architects

House Dokka combines simple geometry and natural materials to create a home that resembles a floating treehouse

Makhno Studio’s Gnizdo houses seamlessly blend tradition and futurism

This new eco-conscious hotel concept in the Trosa archipelago draws a discerning crowd

Clément Cividino’s restoration of a 1960s fibreglass pod by Nikolaos Xasteros lands in the Spanish countryside

Atelier L’Abri completes silver-clad house in forested hills of Canadian Laurentians

Architecture Icon: The post-war designs of Yrjö and Irmeli Kukkapuro live on in their unique home studio

Architecture Icon: How the Noguchi Musuem advances the appreciation of its founder’s art and legacy

Photographer Ruben Hughes shares how he captures the streets of New York and Copenhagen

Architecture Icon: Alvar and Aino Aalto’s house in Helsinki bears all the hallmarks of their approach to design


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Modern Femininity: Cecilie Bahnsen on the joy of everyday dressing

MATTER and SHAPE: The Paris-based design exhibition bringing together multiple creative sectors in a new, immersive format

The National Portrait Gallery reveals major exhibition celebrating the black figure with never-before-seen paintings

Meet the Finnish fashion label giving unprocessed wool new life through upcycling

Two Australian brothers handcraft their own aluminium furniture style

Design Icon: Alessi’s experimental 1983 Tea and Coffee Piazza

Editor’s picks: We meet the creatives shaking up Stockholm Design Week 2024

Five emerging design highlights from Stockholm Furniture Fair

Miminat Designs’ new furniture collection celebrates the aesthetic beauty of brutalism


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Modern Femininity: Cecilie Bahnsen on the joy of everyday dressing

House Dokka combines simple geometry and natural materials to create a home that resembles a floating treehouse

Makhno Studio’s Gnizdo houses seamlessly blend tradition and futurism

MATTER and SHAPE: The Paris-based design exhibition bringing together multiple creative sectors in a new, immersive format

This new eco-conscious hotel concept in the Trosa archipelago draws a discerning crowd

The National Portrait Gallery reveals major exhibition celebrating the black figure with never-before-seen paintings

Camira unveils Blazer, a high performance upholstery fabric available in 77 shades

Meet the Finnish fashion label giving unprocessed wool new life through upcycling

Discover A@W London’s high-calibre talks programme