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    First look: inside the Switch House – Tate Modern’s power pyramid

    First look: inside the Switch House – Tate Modern’s power pyramid

    Among the shafts of luxury flats sprouting up along the south bank of the Thames, from Battersea to Bermondsey, there is one new tower unlike the others. It is made…

    11 Dazzling Buildings by Jean Nouvel

    11 Dazzling Buildings by Jean Nouvel

    While many architects develop a unique style that allows their buildings to be instantly identified, Jean Nouvel continually defies easy classification. Nouvel studied at Paris’s École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts…

    Daniel Libeskind: “I never had a goal”

    Daniel Libeskind: “I never had a goal”

    Mr. Libeskind, Goethe compared architecture to frozen music and said that “the tone of mind produced by architecture approaches the effect of music.” Do you agree? Oh, absolutely! Architecture is…

    Unique homes in Japan: Woodcraft shelf house inspired by islamic architecture

    Unique homes in Japan: Woodcraft shelf house inspired by islamic architecture

    In this installment of the Unique Homes in Japan series, we feature a home in Osaka prefecture, Japan whose structure and design is a harmonious blend of traditional Japanese woodcraft, storehouse building…

    Concrete plans: brutalist buildings to be celebrated in National Trust tours

    Concrete plans: brutalist buildings to be celebrated in National Trust tours

    Trust will offer behind-the-scenes look at icons of the controversial architectural movement, including the Southbank Centre and Park Hill flats. It is a long way from the day out to…

    Peter Greenaway and Étienne-Louis Boullée: A dialogue on unity of arts

    Peter Greenaway and Étienne-Louis Boullée: A dialogue on unity of arts

    A single movie. A single architect. A single belly. One million parallels. One million questions opened. Art as such. “I had an idea as new as it was bold –…

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