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Mexico City concrete housing designed with undulating, irregular facade

Inspired by Mexican modernism, Young & Ayata collaborated with Michan Architecture to create an unexpected concrete apartment block New York-based practice Young & Ayata, in

Buildings

CEBRA adds a new neighbourhood to Aarhus in Denmark

Comprising a new cobbled street and 146 homes, the project aims to respect surrounding architecture and create a community-focused ‘shared space’ Danish practice CEBRA architecture

Cities

The WAYSS Youth Transition Hub in Melbourne is designed for young people on the brink of homelessness

Local practice Bent Architecture created a neighbourhood-like complex of accommodation and communal facilities for support Located in Melbourne’s outer eastern suburbs, the WAYSS Youth Transition

Buildings

Studio Woodroffe Papa rethinks mews housing in Bloomsbury with The Old Dairy

The London-based practice designed a complex of thirteen homes on a slim triangular site overlooking a historic park Words by Francesca Perry In the dense

Buildings

How developers can bring wellbeing concepts to the housing market

With public places and workspaces embracing the wellness trend, housing developers need to play catch up, says Grant Lipton, co-founder of Great Marlborough Estates As COVID-19

Opinion
Robin Hood Gardens: A brutal failure?

Robin Hood Gardens: A brutal failure?

Robin Hood Gardens. Photo by Steve Cadman The London-based social housing complex was design by architects Alison and Peter Smithson as a manifestation of their

Buildings

How has the industry reacted to Building Better, Building Beautiful report?

Living With Beauty is the final report from the government-appointed commission on the controversial subject of what beautiful housing looks like After 13 months, two

News

Why the bungalow is not just an icon of suburbia

The Akin bungalow by Tallmadge & Watson. Photo by JE Koonce via Flickr The seemingly humble bungalow is a design icon of remarkable versatility, argues

Icon of the Month

Hyper-gentrification in Berlin has transformed how the city functions

Rapid transformation has reunified the formerly divided city – but also shown the necessity of political and planning interventions. By Jonathan Rock Rokem Modern day

Comment

What went wrong with Covent Garden?

The Covent Garden we know today is the direct result of successful community activism. So why is it so horrible, wonders Owen Hatherley It is

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Radical architecture of the future – in five projects

Kyoto chapel renovated with immersive cedar wood lattice

The bedside table designed to block your mobile signal

A new community centre by Mæ Architects combines local history with sustainable design

Mexico City concrete housing designed with undulating, irregular facade

Copper-clad rooftop volumes expand Berlin school

R for Repair: Singapore exhibition champions creatively fixing objects to reduce waste

In Spain, a healthcare building with a civic presence

Tired of Zoom? Yo-Yo Machines enable long-distance communication through light and movement


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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Radical architecture of the future – in five projects

Kyoto chapel renovated with immersive cedar wood lattice

The bedside table designed to block your mobile signal

A new community centre by Mæ Architects combines local history with sustainable design

Mexico City concrete housing designed with undulating, irregular facade

Copper-clad rooftop volumes expand Berlin school

R for Repair: Singapore exhibition champions creatively fixing objects to reduce waste

In Spain, a healthcare building with a civic presence

Tired of Zoom? Yo-Yo Machines enable long-distance communication through light and movement


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