"Fate has not been kind to the buildings of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Scotland’s most iconoclastic modern architect. His masterpiece, the … More» about Rennie Mackintosh’s Hill House – when two roofs are better than one
In Los Angeles, where even houses get their proverbial close-ups as TV or movie locations, a property’s appeal can crest on its IMDb credits alone.But … More» about John Sowden House in Los Angeles is now being revived
Bauhaus, the German art school that celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, has had an indelible influence on Tel Aviv, Israel’s second-largest … More» about Tel Aviv – A City Full of Bauhaus Wonder
"If you hadn’t heard of it before, you’ve almost certainly now heard of Hudson Yards. But if you’re not a New Yorker already paying close attention to … More» about The suddenly infamous megadevelopment of Hudson Yards may not just be a crisis for architecture and urbanism
Particularly in the United States, most reputed architects will suggest the use of natural stone, and especially granite, as a building material. There are … More» about Why Do Leading Architects Now Prefer Granite Over Everything Else?
Moving to another town or another country is a great experience to have. However, the moving experience can be pretty daunting, especially for first-time … More» about 5 Ways to save money when moving on a tight budget
Sledgehammer in hand, the intrepid artist and ‘anarchitect’ embarked on a perilous odyssey of urban deconstruction – clearing a path for generations to … More» about How Gordon Matta-Clark took a chainsaw to 70s New York
Many things define a peaceful home. However, the sound of water running in undesignated areas are a few comfort killers. As we approach the festive season, … More» about 5 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Professional Plumber
Sprouting like malignant glass tumours across the historical centre of Tbilisi, Georgia, the trophy buildings of the country’s former president Mikheil … More» about Vanity projects and kamikaze loggias: Tbilisi’s architectural disaster
In many ways, the forests of Stefano Boeri’s Bosco Verticale towers in Milan (2009–2014) are both lovely and functional. Boeri and a coterie of consultants … More» about Forest, Tower, City: Rethinking the Green Machine Aesthetic
For a brief moment around 1970 everything was going to be inflatable. In the future, imagined some of the most progressive architects and designers of the … More» about Home Futures review – a century of living the dream
In the Secular Retreat, the latest in the Living Architecture programme of building beautiful modern holiday homes, a thick slab of concrete hovers over a … More» about Peter Zumthor’s Secular Retreat – a simply miraculous piece of architecture
What makes Anfield better than Wembley? Why did Juventus fans hate the Stadio delle Alpi? And why are West Ham fans unhappy? Architects and design experts … More» about What makes a great football stadium?
The form of embodiment that, in the 20th and 21th centuries, we have come to call transgender is not simply a gender switching, a wrong body replaced by a … More» about Unbuilding Gender
Seven months ago, I came forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against the architect Richard Meier. I shared my experience as a 21-year-old woman … More» about Why Doesn’t Architecture Care About Sexual Harassment?
In 1991 Max Klaar, a retired German lieutenant-colonel, presented the municipality of Potsdam with a replica of a famous carillon, which from 1797 to 1945 … More» about Is far-right ideology twisting the concept of ‘heritage’ in German architecture?