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Women in Architecture Architect of the Year 2018 winner: Peru’s Museo de Sitio de Paracas, by Barclay & Crousse, is designed to blend into its harsh desert surroundings as well as withstand them
John Portman (1924-2017)Subscription
His hotels may have soft centres but the architecture of John Portman is as brutal as the late American capitalism that created it
Enclosed patios shield this studio from a narrow colonial street in a historic part of Mexico City
Punta Sirena Hotel, Chile by WMR ArquitectosSubscription
The beach hotel usually comports itself in serene and brilliant white curves, borrowing the sleekness of the ocean liner, but the surfing resort of Curanipe in central Chile is a place for less sedentary approaches to the water. In response, WMR Arquitectos have not opted to emulate the quaint traditional buildings of the town, either; their only nod to the vernacular is their use of wood, with eucalyptus and pine filling the black steel frame of their building. This takes the form ...
Charles Moore (1925-1993)Subscription
Charles Moore was the wizard who led us out of the sterility and self-importance of Modernism and showed us that we could go home again
AR House Shortlist 2017: four pavilions rise from the desert as if fashioned from the earth itself
AR House Shortlist 2017: 5468796 Architecture continues to rebel against the architectural blandness of suburban Winnipeg
AR House Shortlist 2017: this ‘three-in-one’ studio built on the cheap is far from bargain basement
House in Morrillos, Chile, by Cristián IzquierdoSubscription
AR House Shortlist 2017: this house of doors transforms from an impenetrable fortress to a colonnaded viewing platform
Calls for transparency in the judicial system in Mexico have inspired a novel architectural approach