“Culture should be provided in a place that is monumental,” said architect Renzo Piano at the opening of the Astrup Fearnley Museet, a public art
(image: Virginia Miller, Beuerman Miller Fitzgerald) New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward is being rebuilt by an army of famous architects recruited by Brad Pitt. While some
ICON We saw Tapes of the World, a mini-exhibition at your Shoreditch studio, during London Design Festival. In 2010 you showed Trays of the World.
It’s all change at the Royal College of Art. In recent years various big names have retired, including Nigel Coates and Ron Arad, and the
The port is several kilometres away, but as I approach Pierresvives by taxi the building looms against the surrounding tower blocks on the edge of
For David Adjaye, libraries come in pairs. A decade ago, his two “Idea Stores” for the inner-city London borough of Tower Hamlets were intended to
There’s something entirely inscrutable about buildings; something that all those words, drawings and diagrams by architects and scholars from Vitruvius onwards can’t seem to say.