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One of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Final Projects, Modeled After His Guggenheim Design, Sells for $6 Million; Architect briefly stayed in the Connecticut home while overseeing the construction of the museum


Simona Malvezzi: ‘Architecture is like psychoanalysis’; The Berlin-based architecture studio Kuehn Malvezzi has transformed myriad sites into sleek exhibition spaces, always bringing people to art and to each other

Forest City: Inside Malaysia's Chinese-Built 'Ghost City'


See Inside Salvador Dalí’s Eccentric Mediterranean Home, as Shot by Artist Coco Capitán; Photographs are compiled in the new book, "Casa Dalí"


Vision of Transcendence: Recent Sacred Architecture From Around The World


Dan Kiley, America’s Premier Landscape Architect, Comes Into Focus; Retrospective Spotlighting The Most Distinguished Projects From The “Le Corbusier Of Landscapes” Echoes Calls For Better Stewardship Of His Work


Symbolizing speed and future, Atelier Alter Architects Completes A 45,000 Square Meter Tower With Ribbon-Like Concave Mirror Façade

The Role of Architects In Modern Research Spaces; As Research Advances, Lab Design Teams Need To Adapt To The Evolving Needs Of Scientific Organizations

Zaha Hadid Architects Designs Hydrogen Fuel Stations For Italian Marinas


Zaha Hadid Architects Designs World’s First Hydrogen Refueling Network


Lawrence Weschler Joins the Conversation with Author D. J. Waldie for Alta's California Book Club; "Holy Land: A Suburban Memoir" is made up of 316 miniature chapters that assemble the real estate history of the Los Angeles suburb Lakewood


Dreaming of a Fancy Creative Retreat? A New Residency for Artists and Writers Just Landed in the South of France; Unique Modernist building looks out over the rolling hills and coastal views of Mougins illo creative-retreat

Interview: Architects Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal On The Joy Of Reusing Buildings Rather Than Knocking Them Down


The Resurrection of a Sleeping Art Nouveau Palace

Architects Johnston Marklee Are Redefining Art Spaces; Conversation About The Innovative Designs And Collaborations Shaping The Future Of Museums, Galleries, And Studios


Domus: Super-Iper-Extra-Mega-Giga-Pop: Studio65 and The Architecture of Pleasure


Delirious Architects and Globes

California Cool: Retrospective at the Palm Springs Art Museum Honors The Legacy Of The Midcentury Architect Albert Frey


The Year In Architecture: 2023 Is A Story Of Construction, Demolition And Their Multiple Impacts


New York’s Corporate Lobbies Are Filled With Famous Art Commissions. Here Are the Coolest and Most Eye-Rolling Choices

Behind the Curtain: What AI Architects Fear Most (in 2024)


The Unsung Artistry of 20th Century American Bath Ware


California's Third Largest City Is A Mostly Empty, Forgotten Dream


Frank Sinatra’s LA ‘Party House’; Under-The-Radar, Yet Prolific, Architect William Pereira


28 Tres Belles Pics of a Classic French Chateau


Restoring a French Chateau! Tour of My "Home": Restoration of the Chateau Entryway Completed


‘Dangerously Misguided’: The Glaring Problem With Thomas Heatherwick’s Architectural Dreamworld; Designer’s new book Humanise spearheads a campaign excoriating decades of bad building. Has he forgotten his own expensive disasters? Our critic hasn’t.


The Enchanted Cities Hiding Inside Old Theatres


Interview: Thomas Heatherwick’s war on boring buildings: ‘I’ve never gone against the whole industry before’, Designer says architecture is gripped by a ‘blandemic’ that isn’t merely blotting our streets, but making us miserable, ill and violent. So what’s his solution?

The Saudi Mega City Neom is Currently Under Construction; Scroll Pics


Video: Neom: This City Concept Breaks Architecture


Mini Doc: The Line: Saudi Arabia's City of the Future in NEOM


Vishaan Chakrabarti’s Reimagining Of The Old Domino Sugar Refinery In Brooklyn Is The Building New York Didn’t Know It Needed


Designs for Fashion Designer Stella McCartney’s Sleek, Secluded Home
on the Coast of Scotland Have Sparked Local Ire

Inside L.A.'s Love Affair With The Modern Box House


Opsis Architecture "Breaks With Convention" For Mass-Timber Idaho Arena


Inside a NYC Theater Encased in 5,000 Marble Tiles; Architectural Digest


Student 'Pod' and 3D-Printed House; See The Coolest Things Columbus Architects Designed

Just Passing Through: The History of Society’s Non-Places; Two new books on antechambers and atriums explore the politics of transitional architecture


Wooden cabin sits at the foothills of the Cascade Mountains


Artist and Urban Planner Charles Simonds Has Been Creating Miniature 'Dwellings' Around the World Since 1970


Observatory built to represent Einstein’s theory of relativity reopens in Germany; Einstein Tower has undergone extensive renovations to preserve it for future generations


Designed by Kengo Kuma, Kiki’s Museum of Literature to Open in Tokyo; Dedicated to children’s book author Eiko Kadono

‘Mirai No Table’ Brings Childcare and Dining Together As One

How Are Ancient Roman And Mayan Buildings Still Standing? Scientists Are Unlocking Their Secrets


Harriet Pattison, 94, dies; Landscape Architect With a Tie to Louis Kahn

Benefits of Virtual Reality in Architecture; Immersion


Architect Tom Kundig Designed This Glass Cabin in the Berkshire Mountains

Le Corbusier's Architectural Legacy Takes Centre Stage at SAPL’s Design Matters Event


Dune House by KLG Architects stands on stilts in Betty’s Bay, South Africa


Zaha Hadid Architects Plans Sanya Cultural District With Cascading Rooftops

How The Humble Cube Took Over The Skyline; Perfectly Symmetrical And Pleasingly Simple, The Cube Has Become The Artistic Flex of The Architecture World

Austin Maynard Architects Adds Five Gardens To Melbourne Terrace House

Inflatable Architecture: Pneumatic Structures Transforming Built Environments

The Case for Trauma-Informed Design; Spaces created with comfort in mind make us feel safer, valued, and more connected to others


Neom Releases Renders of Zaha Hadid Architects' Crystalline Skyscraper


Castle High is a Minimalist Farmhouse in the Pembrokeshire National Park

This Building Was Designed To Withstand Future Heat Waves; Living indoors without shelter

Unpacking What It Means To Design Safe Shade


Sydney Opera House gets Redesigned by 10 Iconic Architects using AI for its 50th Anniversary

Architectural Elegance and Historical Reflection: A Review of 'Outside the Box—Modern and Contemporary Houses in Riverside, Illinois'


Beverly Willis: A Look Back on the Architect and Advocate


New Book: 13 Hauntingly Beautiful Abandoned Palaces From Around the World; From Belgian castles to British estates, these decadent structures show how, even in decay, they still hold a certain allure

In 1986, Willie Nelson designed and built a town in Texas. Architects at Cushing Terrell just restored it

Britain’s Most Influential Modernist Architect? In Praise Of The Lost Buildings Of Georgie Wolton; Her Fearless, Uncompromising Work


IDMM Architects Stacks Angular Concrete Volumes To Compose Immersive Hotel In Korea


The 1898 Skyscraper Ruins at Holliday Park, Indianapolis


Le Corbusier; Apartment of Carlos de Beistegui; Paris, France; 1929-1931

Le Corbusier, 100 years on: Celebrating the architect's most iconic buildings


Highly Talented Charlotte Perriand's Apprenticeship with Le Corbusier Didn’t Go Quite as the Great Architect Expected

An Architect’s Guide to Copenhagen: Dan Stubbergaard and the “Bustling City Designed for Living”


Lasovsky Johansson Architects Revives WWII Bunkers as Liveable Spaces Along Czech Border

Book Review: 'Out of Architecture: The Value of Architects Beyond Traditional Practice'


Intersection Fields IV: Highrise of Homes; Casual Connections Between Projects From Different Architects And Periods Of History

L.A.’s first legal 3-D-printed house is here. It was built by students in just 15 months


2023 Home Build Challenge Tour; Woodbury University; 3 Days On-Site Printing


Inside a Futuristic Home with Removable Rooms


Casa Batlló The House of Inspiration. A Gaudí masterpiece. A unique immersive experience.

Installations by Theaster Gates and James Little reinvigorate riverfront park in Memphis; Public space on the banks of the Mississippi, which honours a Black skiff boat operator who saved 32 people from drowning, features work by Theaster Gates and James Little


The Earl and Countess of Shaftesbury's Restoration of the Stables at St Giles House


Q + A: How Jeanne Gang married soaring wonder, structural necessity at Gilder Center; Leading Architect Discusses Her Embrace Of Organic In Design, Need To Acknowledge Climate Change

New Yorker: Young Architect’s Designs for the Climate Apocalypse; Pavels Hedström believes that most architecture separates us from nature. He wants to make nonhuman life inescapable

Roman Empire on the Mind: 5 Buildings That Justify the Male Fixation With the Era; The civilization’s reign continues to this day, according to a new social media trend


Imagined Architecture and Fantastic Worlds by Artist Ben Myhre Through Midjourney AI, Photoshop and Topaz


When Europe Tried to Build Chinese Architecture


How to Restore a Scottish Castle Home, After 430 Years


How Ancient 'Skywells' Are Keeping Chinese Homes Cool


First Renderings Revealed For Silicon Valley Titans’ Utopian City: ‘California Forever’


Opinion: Rebuilding Lahaina: Show Respect For Lahaina By Restoring Its Once Lush Wetlands


Flowing Vaulted Roofs Top Tarang Arts Space by The Grid Architects


Maayaa Resort, in Anaikatti, India, by Aslam Sham Architects

What Became of the Ancient Greek City they Found in Afghanistan?


Japanese Sento (Bath Houses) and Design


Mountain Villa in Saiko is a Holiday Home That Overlooks Mount Fuji Integrates Landscape and Living Room


Architect's Alphabet: 'G' is for Green Serpentine Stone


The World’s 12 Most Spectacular Modern Churches; From a copper-clad church in Finland to an indoor-outdoor sanctuary in Mexico, discover what makes these modern churches such travel-worthy destinations

Archaeologists discover 2,000-year-old Roman house in Rabat, Morocco; At its prime, the house was at the centre of ancient city of Melite; Complete with ith a waste disposal system


Ruins of Ancient Nero’s Theater Discovered Near Vatican


Shulin Architects Completes New Gateway To China's Liuba Mountain Scenic Area


Fender’s First Ever Flagship Store by Klein-Dytham Architecture; In Harajuku, Tokyo

Architect’s Guide to Thinking about Hybrid/Multicloud; Going multicloud should not lead to a ballooning IT budget and inability to hit milestones; Help manage costs and accelerate the roadmap


Breaking the Standards: 10 Architects Who Are Daring in their Color Palettes


Floating Architecture Isn’t The Future. It’s Already Here

Can Tiny House Villages Be a Homelessness Fix? Portland, Oregon, has been a pioneer in using the trendy mini-homes as homeless shelters, but debates about the effectiveness of the approach persist


An Amazing CV! Tribute: Thierry Despont (1948–2023)

Despont: Fleshing Out the Getty Museum


Architect Peter Marino on How He Revamped Tiffany & Co.’s New York Flagship and Turned It Into a 10-Story Art Gallery; Famed architect has filled the Fifth Avenue flagship, dubbed the Landmark, with major works of art


Architect's Alphabet: 'F' is for Fractable: Design Element Dresses Up Plain Roof Gables


Multi Terrace House by Hyunjoon Yoo Architects


Whoa! Virginia Treehouse by Robert Young Architects


Norfolk Barn; 31/44 Architects


Modern Architecture: Everything You Need to Know; Prominent Throughout Europe and The United States in The Early 20Th Century, The Modernist Movement Was A Time Of Both Aesthetic And Structural Advancement


David Zwirner office in New York is a flexible, minimalist haven by Annabelle Selldorf; Step inside the ultra-flexible and minimalist David Zwirner office in New York, designed by Selldorf Architects


This Bonkers ‘Whale House’ in Santa Barbara, Inspired by Antoni Gaudí’s Architectural Whimsy, Comes to the Surface for $3.3 Million; Like Gaudí's monuments to idiosyncrasy, the house was designed without straight lines or flat walls, or even renderings


‘It’s already way beyond what humans can do’: will AI wipe out architects? It’s revolutionising building – but could AI kill off an entire profession? Perhaps not, finds our writer, as he enters a world where Corbusier-style marvels and 500-room hotels are just a click away

Architectural Metal Capabilities are Expanded as Armstrong World Industries Acquires BŌK Modern

Finding Inspiration in Histories of Indian Families With Powerful Architectural Legacies


Creating harmonious spaces: A conversation with architect David Thulstrup; Exploring the fusion of Scandinavian heritage and modern design language in Thulstrup's refined approach to architecture and interior design

Retrofitting history: The Northcliffe by John Robertson Architects: Has repurposed the 1920s Daily Mail HQ in the City of London to create one of the 1% of refurbishment projects to achieve BREEAM Outstanding


Hyper Modern Los Angeles Duplex by Bittoni Architects


The (Saudi) Line Architects Explained The Thinking Behind The Megacity


Aloha, Modernism! Modernism found a distinctive expression on the Hawaiian islands, thanks both to their isolation and the arrival of immigrant architects. In Honolulu, one can find extraordinary mid-century houses tailored to the tropical climate


Zaha Hadid Architects Opens ‘The New World’ Exhibition to Mark 15 years in China


The Other One Percent: Architect's Tour: Inside A $14,950,000 Luxury Modern Townhouse In New York City


Between Greece and Scandinavia: Studio Visit and Interview With Block722 Architects


Modern Architecture: Everything You Need to Know

Designed to Support Aging in Place


Estate by Architect C.P. Drewett of Drewett Works


Houston Will Soon Be Home to a High-Tech, Clean-Energy Public Artwork That Will Generate Electricity for Its Neighborhood; Sculpture, dubbed the Arch of Time, has been designed by German architect Riccardo Mariano


New Book: London Tube Stations: 1924-1961; London Tube Stations 1924–1961 presents each period of development, Line by Line, with contemporary photos of all the surviving stations


Architect Collaborated with 7 Renowned Artisans to Create this Stunning Home in Japan


An Incredibly Tidy Little Polish Park For All Ages


Twenty Two Artists Created Over 120 Artworks Throughout the Tokyo Offices of GREE


As If You Were Vacationing with Wes Anderson: The Hotels


How Architects Fell Into Bed With the Artworld

RIBA Launch Reinvention Prize To Encourage Refurbishment Over Demolition; Shortlist of award for repurposed buildings rather than new-builds includes Wolverhampton School of Architecture and Museum of the Home in London


What Would Architecture Look Like in the Virtual Realm? See Inside a New Show of Gravity-Defying, A.I.-Generated Designs; Now on view at MAK Vienna, the show includes works by Charlotte Taylor, Andrés Reisinger, and more


In interior with a curtain: living in Modern Milan; In Milan, fōndaco studio created a new apartment in a ‘60s residential building by Gian Paolo Valenti, adapting the original Modern Architecture to today’s living needs.


Museums cut ties with David Adjaye after sexual misconduct allegations; Since bombshell accusations about the architect's behaviour became public, cultural institutions have rushed to distance themselves from him

Curbed: David Adjaye, Falling Starchitect

This Time, The Architects Are On Exhibit: Architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron


Falcon Ledge Residence in Austin by Alterstudio Architecture

Indonesian Architect, Yu Sing, Presses Vision for Low-Cost Homes from Nature


Theses 11 Buildings Have Surprisingly Eerie Doppelgängers


Designing Without a Client: 6 Houses Created by Celebrated Architects for Themselves


D House, Tel Aviv-Jaffa, Israel by Lavan Architects


Architect Valery Augustin Explores the Diverse and Rich Architecture & History of Downtown Los Angeles


Interview: Architect Norman Foster: ‘I suppose in another life it would have been exciting to fly fighters’; Designer of the Gherkin on collaborating with Steve Jobs, feeling positive about humanity’s future and the strong work ethic of the north


“Norman Foster” Show in Paris Celebrates Architecture for the Powerful; The Norman Foster retrospective at the Centre Pompidou tracks his journey to being the architect of choice for wealthy philanthropists and Silicon Valley moguls


Mind-Blowing! Las Vegas Lights Up With Dome Billed As World’s Largest Video Screen; The Sphere’s fully programmable LED screen houses concert venue built to host tens of thousands of people; See the images and wild videos


‘There was never any plan’: Inside Germany’s Wild Architecture Theme Park; Furniture boss and design enthusiast turned the Vitra Campus into a wonderland of buildings by starchitects from Renzo Piano to Frank Gehry. So why is the final building a modest potting shed?


Wild Visuals! Architectural Utopias and Fictional Scenarios Take Over Mak Exhibition in Vienna


12 Architecture and Design Books to Add to Your Summer Reading List

Where To Spot Palo Alto Architect Birge Clark’s Iconic 'Early California' Style; Clark's Red-Tiled Roofs, Arches And Wrought Iron Details Still Define Local Streetscapes 100 Years Later

A Narrative Celebration of the South Asian Pioneers Who Blazed a Trail For Women in Architecture


Meet the Architects Trying To Make Denmark Carbon-Neutral

Podcast: The Frankfurt Kitchen: After World War I, the Frankfurt citizenry needed housing. The city built over 10,000 public housing units, some of the earliest modern architecture — simple, clean, and uniform, producing our modern designer kitchen


Video: The Frankfurt Kitchen and the Birth of the Modern Designer Kitchen


Behind the scenes of Fendi’s accessories collaboration with Japanese architect Kengo Kuma; Crafted from washi paper and natural bamboo, the accessories – shown as part of Fendi’s recent menswear show – see Kengo Kuma turn his architectural eye to bags and sneakers


Interview: Minimalist Master Tadao Ando On Museum Design, Legacy and Hope

Towards a Diasporic Architecture of the ‘In-Between’; Co-curator of the British Pavilion at the Venice Biennale of Architecture reflects on how the rituals of immigrant communities can shape cities and their design

Interview: Elizabeth Diller, Architect: ‘Austerity is an excuse to avoid experimentation’; At the helm of New York City’s contemporary architectural movement, this daughter of Holocaust survivors has been reinventing spaces in Manhattan


‘Impactful and beautiful’: How US Homeless Shelters Are Getting a Radical Redesign; New approach focuses on how physical environment shapes people’s lives, harnessing the therapeutic power of design

Why Actors Mark Ruffalo, Amy Schumer, Common and Wendell Pierce Are Fighting For A Crumbling Upper West Side Romanesque Revival Church


Space Travel Goes Luxe With Céleste, an Eco-Friendly Capsule With a Plush, Architect-Designed Interior and Stunning Views of Earth; French company even offers Michelin dining, plus hours of the 'overview' effect above the planet


Vkhutemas: Laboratory of Modernism, 1920–1930 recreated the work of the school to position its importance in 20th century architectural pedagogy

Celebrating “America’s First Lady of the Loom” Dark, A Light, A Bright: The Designs of Dorothy Liebes is the first monographic exhibition of American textile designer Dorothy Liebes in over 50 years

Refuse//Repose, an exhibition at Kent State University, showcases architectural waste


The Castlecrag Walking Tour; 16 Homes; Marion Mahony Griffin and Walter Burley Griffin were preeminent architects in Australia’s early 20th century development, most notably the planning of Canberra


After years of work, Herzog & de Meuron’s Powerhouse Arts in Brooklyn is now finished


Architects Alphabet: ’E’ is for egg and dart, a decorative pattern of ovals and arrows

Did This $72M ‘Wave House’ Inspire Sydney Opera House? Whether Harry Gesner the self-taught architect’s Malibu masterpiece influenced Jørn Utzon’s iconic Australian design remains the subject of debate


Floating Suburb, ‘Noah’s Ark’ Doomsday: Incredible Plan That Would House 40,000 In Apocalypse; See the Plans!


Steve Messam’s Inflatable Installations Highlight How Landscapes and Architecture Shape Communities and Culture

Leonardo DiCaprio Renovating Enormous 4-Property, Multimillion-Dollar LA Compound; Photos


Architect Breaks Down Why All American Diners Look Like That

The Architect's Guide to San Francisco; Architectural Landmarks Worth Seeking Out


When Architects Design for Communities: 7 Parks and Squares

A Malmö Swedish Theater Basks in the Limelight Following a Revamp by Haworth Tompkins and White Arkitekter

Tamatsukuri Kindergarten’s Renewed Circular Campus Fosters Inquisitive Learning and an Appreciation for Nature; Clever Signage


A Grove of Petal-Like Sculptures by Snøhetta Shade the New Grounds of Blanton Art Museum


An Iconic Wave-Shaped Malibu Home, Once Owned by the Mega-Collector Mo Ostin, Hits the Market for $49.5 Million

This Venice Beach Pod Hotel (Hostel) Wants To Make Sleeping in a Box Chic


The Cabin Retreat of Architect Jim Olson On Puget Sound Honors His Family's History, His Own Architectural Evolution, and The Joys Of Living In Nature


One of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Largest and Last Home Designs Lists for $8 Million; Legendary architect lived in the horseshoe-shaped 15-room home while building the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in Manhattan


The Class Signifiers of Quiet Luxury Are Nothing New; Why we’ve moved on from the cultural moment in which minimalism automatically signifies good taste and proximity to wealth


Tadao Ando is the “it” architect to the rich and famous; Japanese octogenarian designed the home Jay-Z, Beyonce bought for a record $200M


Cubo Design Architect Completes a Circus Tent-Like Structure Reimagining The Typical Notion of Residential Architecture, In Japan


Harmonious Blend of Architecture and Agriculture; Studio Cochi Architects Builds 'House In Shikenbaru' For An Okinawa Farmer

Inside the Barbie Dreamhouse, a Fuchsia Fantasy Inspired by Palm Springs


Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s New $200 Million Home by Famed Architect Tadao Ando Is the Most Expensive in California— Maybe Even America; Couple reportedly paid cash for the 40,000-square-foot concrete mansion by the Japanese architect

How Homes Will Look Like By 2050, According to Experts (and Imagined by AI)


Video: New Orleans Architectural History: Explored & Explained

Baroque Architecture: Everything You Need to Know


Are These The Most Sustainable Architectural Projects in the World?

New York’s Long Lost Incredible Rooftop Theatres


America's Last Top Model; Army Corps of Engineers Regulating the Mississippi River in 1928


Japanese Fine Line Between Indoors and Outdoors; City And Forest Living In A Unique Concrete Log House


Bugatti to Build Dubai Residences With Drive-In Penthouses

50 Norman, designed by Schemata Architects to showcase three Japanese brands, opens in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Buried in Sand for a Millennium: Africa’s Roman Ghost City


Who Is Using Who? The Architect-Patron Fame Game; Kim Kardashian has hired legendary architect Tadao Ando

Architect’s Alphabet: ’D’ Is For Diapering, A Repeating Decorative Brick Pattern

The Mexican Architect Making Sublime Modern Buildings Out of Clay and Pine Needles


Dubai’s next big thing? Perhaps a $5 billion man-made ‘moon’ as the city’s real estate market booms


Mike Davis’s ‘Ecology of Fear’ Is Still a Ticking Bomb; Twenty-five years since its publication, the correlations between power, wealth and ecology depicted in Davis's book remain utterly relevant


Highly Talented Charlotte Perriand's Apprenticeship with Le Corbusier Didn’t Go Quite as the Great Architect Expected



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