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The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Three World Trade Center by Richard Rogers. Photo by JJBers Richard Rogers is one of the best known architects of the later 20th century, known

Architects
Alvar Aalto: Finland’s most famous designer

Alvar Aalto: Finland’s most famous designer

Vyborg Library with furniture all designed by Alvar Aalto. Photo by Ninara via Flickr Finnish architect Alvar  Aalto was a well-known modernist whose style was

Architects
Vorticism: A brief history of a brief movement

Vorticism: A brief history of a brief movement

  Vorticism was a short-lived radical art movement in Britain that celebrated urbanity and the age of the machine. Vorticism was a British avant-garde group

Movements
More than 60 years on the Eames Chair is still a classic

More than 60 years on the Eames Chair is still a classic

A modern take on the nineteenth-century club chair, the Eames Lounge Chair has become a classic. The Eames lounge chair and its matching ottoman were

Features
The Barcelona Chair: A modernist classic

The Barcelona Chair: A modernist classic

The Barcelona Chair is one of the most recognisable and iconic designs of the last century. Still frequently used in interiors, the chair epitomises elegance

Features

The Louvre and its great glass pyramid

  Once a royal residence, the Louvre Museum’s palatial courtyard now centres around a crystalline glass pyramid The Louvre sits on the right bank of

Buildings

New Eileen Gray retrospective to open in New York next week

 Eileen Gray’s design for Boudoir de Monte Carlo 1923. Courtesy of Archives Galerie Gilles Peyroulet, Paris Curator Cloé Pitiot speaks about the upcoming Eileen Gray

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Louis Kahn: The architect of complex, monumental buildings 

Phillips Exeter Academy Library exterior by Louis Kahn. Photo by Gunnar Klack  Louis Kahn is widely recognised as one of the greatest architects of the

Architects

Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona Pavilion heralded the modernist era

The Barcelona Pavilion was a hugely significant temporary structure that forms part of the early modernist canon of architecture Designed by modernism’s golden child Mies

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

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Off-grid studio space built on Irish island of Inis Oírr

The design industry too often leaves people behind

New gallery space in Accra designed using raw earth 

Sound Advice releases Now You Know publication addressing inequality in architecture

3XN and SLA complete wave-inspired climate centre in Denmark

A tribute to ordinary London, the 2021 Serpentine Pavilion opens

Expanded Geffrye Museum in east London reopens as Museum of the Home

Mecanoo designs NYC library topped by ‘wizard hat’

Parley and M.I.A release ocean waste eyewear collection


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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Off-grid studio space built on Irish island of Inis Oírr

The design industry too often leaves people behind

New gallery space in Accra designed using raw earth 

Sound Advice releases Now You Know publication addressing inequality in architecture

3XN and SLA complete wave-inspired climate centre in Denmark

A tribute to ordinary London, the 2021 Serpentine Pavilion opens

Expanded Geffrye Museum in east London reopens as Museum of the Home

Mecanoo designs NYC library topped by ‘wizard hat’

Parley and M.I.A release ocean waste eyewear collection


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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