Category list : 2017
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Taking a cue from New York’s High Line, Seoul steps up a level
Charting the trajectory of architecture from the days of Sir John Soane, Rafael Moneo deplores today’s capricious forms, urging us to decipher and criticise contemporary culture
Restoration of the Sala Beckett building in Barcelona by Flores & Prats puts their stamp on the building without excising its ghosts
At Low Design Office’s Agbogbloshie Makerspace Platform in the scrapyards of Accra, Ghana, new into old takes on a whole new meaning
Heatherwick’s spectacular cultural building in Cape Town is not entirely at ease with its financial bedfellows
Cedric Price (1934-2003)Subscription
Behind the 9am brandies, cigars and extreme lunching lies Price’s vision of public leisure, freedom and equality
Soane’s Ark: Building with SymbolsSubscription
The reconstruction of Soane’s Ark of the Masonic Covenant offers a 21st-century understanding of Soane’s masonic history
Completed in 1962, this Tehran bank is an inadvertently neglected masterwork
Reading the ruinsSubscription
Ruins are a reminder of architecture’s transience, but they also embody often contested projections of meaning and memory
From Herzog & de Meuron’s Elbphilharmonie to Will Alsop’s Peckham Library, is it important for architecture to ‘fit in’?