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‘In the end it’s about people. Not buildings or curriculum’ Subscription

Drawing on experiences in architecture schools across the globe, Peter Cook addresses the curious conditions that shape their legendary status


‘Like the notes of a musical scale, brickwork modules seem open to unlimited invention’ Subscription

Contemporary stone and brickwork design stands at the crossroads of craftsmanship and engineering, and also of invention and innovation


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AR School 2015 Winners Announced Video

Winning schemes of the Architectural Review’s School Awards 2015 revealed

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As the AR School Awards show, there’s no shortage of architects and designers willing to deliver schools of exceptional quality


CFA Voysey (1857-1941)

By James Dunnett

From his Arts and Crafts roots, did Voysey sow the seeds of Modernism?


Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc (1814-1879)

Viollet-le-Duc's ornamental side Subscription

A man of contradictions, the structural rationalist le-Duc was also a dab hand at ornamentation



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New Hall in Cambridge by Chamberlin, Powell and Bon Subscription

[Archive] Ferro ciomento domes and exposed brick and concrete create a striking series of spaces


‘Our schools must be temples, not hothouses’ Subscription

We once caged hens until it was deemed too cruel. Now London is planning to battery-farm our children


‘Few buildings match the Sackler for sheer spectacle and power’ Subscription

Sackler Museum extension at Harvard University by Stirling and Wilford


Does politics have any place in architecture? Subscription

An exploration of the association between politics, architecture and Parametricism reveals that, even when disconnected, the three are irrevocably linked


‘Whatever its origins, this is Piano doing ornament’ Subscription

Parliament building in Valletta, Malta by Renzo Piano Building Workshop


‘Colombian cities are in constant development’ Subscription

AR_EA Colombia: Ctrl G estudio de arquitectura


‘The architect as a super-star is disappearing’ Video Subscription

AR_EA Chile: Grupo TOMA


‘Building is an amazing, intense activity’ Subscription

AR_EA London: Adam Khan Architects


‘What child can see that curve of green roof and resist playing on its slopes?’ Subscription

Kindergarten in Vietnam by Vo Trong Nghia Architects


‘The hall devotes itself to and in many ways defers to its older surroundings’ Subscription

Milstein Hall at Cornell University, New York by OMA

Whitehorse Manor Index

AR School 2015 Winner: Whitehorse Manor Schools Video

Hayhurst and Co’s extension to Whitehorse Manor Junior and Infant Schools is a shrewd and witty collage of new forms without wow-factor intentions


‘The architect as a super-star is disappearing’ Video Subscription

AR_EA Chile: Grupo TOMA


A remarkable experiment in self-build council housing Video

A little-known street in Lewisham may hold the solution to London’s housing crisis

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Podcast: Saskia Sassen on the city Video Subscription

At the 2014 World Architecture Festival in Singapore, Saskia Sassen delivery a keynote on the future of cities


Podcast: Ole Scheeren on the future of the city Video Subscription

At the 2014 World Architecture Festival in Singapore, Ole Scheeren speaks on our changing visions for cities in light of a simple question: how do we want to live?


Podcast: What makes a great school? Video Subscription

AR House Awards 2015 jury Sam Jacob, Sadie Morgan and Deyan Sudjic discuss the calibre of the entries and how they arrived at criteria for the winner



October 2015, 1424. Volume CCXXXVIII Subscription

Click to view: AR School Awards | Hayhurst and Co | CVDB | Rural Urban Framework | OMA | Miller Hull | Vo Trong Nghia | Typology: Universities | Hansen


September 2015, 1423. Volume CCXXXVIII Subscription

Click To View: Ornament | Baukuh | Fat + Grayson Perry | Renzo Piano | Monadnock | OMA | Typology: Tombs | Voysey


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