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Posts tagged 'Skyscraper'

One World Trade Center: A fortress enveloped in glass

Aerial view of One World Trade Center looking east. Image courtesy Skidmore, Owings & Merrill The One World Trade Center might be the most expensive

Buildings

10 buildings by Norman Foster

London City Hall by Foster + Partners. Photo by Nigel Young Here’s a look at 10 of the most recognisable buildings by Norman Foster, widely

Buildings

Mies van der Rohe: From the Bauhaus to the height of modernism

German-American architect Mies van der Rohe is one of the pioneers of the modernist movement, devising in a paper sketch the world’s first glass skyscraper

Architects

In Marseille, Jean Nouvel paints the town red, white and blue

Jean Nouvel’s La Tour Marseillaise in Marseille, France. Photo: Wearecontents Compared with most bland office towers, La Tour Marseillaise is breath of fresh Mediterranean air.

Features

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners reveal plans for The HUB in Toronto

Exoskeleton will support The HUB’s floating glass building. Photo: Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners News plans by architects Rogers Stirk harbour + Partners reveal external

News

The Post Office Tower

Its restaurant may have long since stopped turning, but this towering symbol of 1960s technology has proved surprisingly resilient For a building that was once

Icon of the Month

Rafael Viñoly’s grotesque imposition

Viñoly’s building at 20 Fenchurch Street The Walkie-Talkie tower’s jarring distortion of the City skyline adds to general unease about Britain’s financial heart, says Owen

Comment

Skyscraper: Art and Architecture Against Gravity

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.

Review

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Cinzia says… is the first major retrospective of Italian artist and fashion designer Cinzia Ruggeri

Finland welcomes new design festival to Helsinki

Vitra acquires Kazuo Shinohara’s iconic Umbrella House

Norm Architects complete Michelin-starred restaurant ÄNG in Sweden

Biennale De Renava opens its first edition in Bonifacio

World Architecture Festival 2022 reveals shortlist ahead of ‘Together’ Lisbon event

Annabel Karim Kassar unveils new installation, The Lebanese House, at the V&A

Studio Ossidiana unveils small-scale museum for immersive art in Flevoland

André Fu announces three site specific commissions for Hong Kong Palace Museum


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

Cinzia says… is the first major retrospective of Italian artist and fashion designer Cinzia Ruggeri

Finland welcomes new design festival to Helsinki

Vitra acquires Kazuo Shinohara’s iconic Umbrella House

Norm Architects complete Michelin-starred restaurant ÄNG in Sweden

Biennale De Renava opens its first edition in Bonifacio

World Architecture Festival 2022 reveals shortlist ahead of ‘Together’ Lisbon event

Annabel Karim Kassar unveils new installation, The Lebanese House, at the V&A

Studio Ossidiana unveils small-scale museum for immersive art in Flevoland

André Fu announces three site specific commissions for Hong Kong Palace Museum


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