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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

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What the evolution of bathroom design says about society

Detail from Bathroom Sweet by FAT Bathrooms are too often defined as spaces of privacy, shame or gender division, writes Charles Holland. We need to

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The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes on Netflix

Now on Netflix, The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes takes house-envy to its logical conclusion with dramatic drone shots of the world’s most unique, architect-designed homes.

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The lasting appeal of modernist Essex

In the issue on Home, Charles Holland took a trip down memory lane to rediscover a series of modernist gems in villages around Essex. We

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Villa Além, Portugal, by Valerio Olgiati

A 50m-long courtyard surrounded by monolithic concrete walls creates an air of mystery around Valerio Olgiati’s retreat in rural Portugal Valerio Olgiati is moving. He’s

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Sanderson House

In a London conservation area, David Kohn has managed to sneak a wily back-garden extension past planning officers in the form of a fox Tucked

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Neri&Hu’s Das Haus

The Chinese duo created a series of rooms piled high with furniture to explore the tensions between rapid urban growth and the “blind” consumption of

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Covert House

Two partners at London practice DSDHA have built themselves a concrete family home, sunk into a garden in Clapham There’s a popular cliche which claims

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Kew House by Piercy & Co

A south-west London family and their architect have given a modern twist to the local vernacular with a double-gabled steel and glass house It was

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Tokyo garden house by Ryue Nishizawa

Strolling past Ryue Nishizawa’s Garden and House on the streets of Tokyo, it wouldn’t be difficult to mistake this unusual residence, hemmed in on both

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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