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The last thing on a clubber’s mind is architecture, but that doesn’t mean design can’t shape a night out
A tamer reiteration of a 2017 installation by the same pair of designers, Josephine incorporates a set of components familiar from Kelly’s famous Haçienda
An atmosphere of slightly menacing mystery is compounded by Cardillo’s trademark impasto plasterwork
What do you get if you cross Adolf Loos’s American Bar with the designs of Superstudio?
Beirut’s BAU club welcomes patrons via a crimson corridor onto a terrace with a view of the waterfront
This small gym in Granada converts a small commercial unit into an inclusive, accessible exercise space
This new gym extension joins a series of subterranean facilities from the ’70s, preserving the surrounding Swiss landscape
Invented by the Ancient Greeks, the gym has served as a social institution that has impacted not only the body but also the mind
The lightweight and elegant school gym in Abidjan provides both ample shade and natural lighting
The 18,300m2 complex at Tianjin University rivals even the gym-building efforts of the Romans
Like US diplomatic buildings worldwide, this facility currently under construction in Beirut is subject to increased fortification, following two bombings of the previous embassy
The new embassy complex turns is back to the street, begging the question of what buildings of this type owe to the context in which they sit
Completed in 2017, the double-occupancy of the embassy shared between France and Germany in Dhaka is expressed in the very fabric of the building
The patterns of Lisbon’s Egyptian embassy deal with an expression of its home country’s architectural heritage, without becoming a replica of a traditional building, alien to its new, foreign context
Redolent of the geopolitical climate, embassy design has shifted to create symbols of protection as well as power
Beginning with the simple table from which they take their name, banks developed into one of the most splendid urban building types as they sought to reassure depositors. Today they are on the verge of disappearing altogether
Big houses for feudal rulers advertised the right to power of those within, while protecting them from the people they exploited to build them – today, the tradition continues in the hands of oligarchs
The pedestrianisation of the pier creates a new kind of seafront, that re-envisages and reinvigorates the traditional archetype
Aarhus’s new baths extend the public realm into the water, revitalising a former industrial area
The remodelling of the former military port for San Francisco Art Institute combines drama and intimacy, lending itself surprisingly well to its new role
Zaha Hadid’s cruise terminal reframes the role of the pier as indeterminate terrain, mediating between land, sea and sky
Devised by pleasure-seeking Victorians but now undermined by social change and physical neglect, does the building that defined the seaside have a future?
Is the solution to obsolescent gasholders demolition, building housing developments within them or, perhaps best yet, parks?
Parasitic orchids of zinc mesh shroud the cooling towers of this brewery conversion in central Sydney
Inventive reuse of a German Second World War bunker provides energy, and public space and amenities, in Hamburg
The sloping ‘hill’ design of this waste-to-energy plant, naturally, features a ski slope and requires more waste than the city produces to run at profit
Faced with planetary catastrophe, does the future of energy generation lie in a return to its historical origins?
This woodland pavilion in blackened timber provides a collection of amenities for the local community and its visitors, bundled together in three distinct but linked volumes
Staggered cubic volumes in white-painted concrete link two streets that are separated by a steep incline
This new market hall joins an imposing 19th-century hall in iron and glass – in use as an abattoir until the 1990s – and a large open-air market
The Modernist motif of the floating roof, whether cantilevered or supported on impossibly spindly legs, found its ideal functions in the factory and the market
The market hall shelters a cornucopia of delights, but the traffic and mess it generates presents a challenge to planners
This extraordinary looming monolith on the Piazzale Roma provides offices and a grandly scaled public entrance for the Venetian law courts
An undulating grey roof shelters the courthouse, announcing the building’s presence without admonishment
The courtrooms occupy the upper storey up to the roofline, giving these spaces impressive volume
The building takes the form of a blob erupting from a rectangular podium, and, with its somewhat 1970s orange and brown colour scheme, is wilfully ungainly
The Architectural Review’s editorial team reveals how a 124-year-old magazine is made today as part of the Architecture Foundation’s 100 Day Studio – rewatch now!
Winner of the Ada Louise Huxtable Prize 2020, historian, writer and curator Beatriz Colomina presents her ‘self-portrait’ at the W Awards in March 2020
Winner of the Jane Drew Prize 2020 and Pakistan’s first female architect, Yasmeen Lari presents her rejection of starchitecture and pursuit of zero carbon constructions for one per cent at the W Awards in March 2020
A glimpse behind-the-scenes at the W Awards 2020
Beatriz Colomina, winner of the Ada Louise Huxtable Prize 2020, talks the secret life of architecture, the Pritzker Prize, and what we can learn from film-making following the W Awards in March.
Yasmeen Lari, Pakistan’s first female architect and winner of the Jane Drew Prize 2020, talks to the AR about starchitecture, earthen thrones, and why we should all be building with bamboo, following the W Awards in March
Tracy Meller, partner at Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners discusses Centre House at LSE, Richard Rogers, and why the age of the starchitect is over, after she was awarded the inaugural MJ Long Prize for Excellence in Practice 2020
Shortlisted and winning projects by architects such as Comunal, Estúdio Gustavo Utrabo, Estudio MMX, TAKA Architects and Clancy Moore Architects were presented and judged at the 21st edition of the AR Emerging Architecture awards held at the World Architecture Festival in Amsterdam
Shortlisted and winning projects by architects such as Aulets Arquitectes, Carla Juaçaba Studio, and Johansen Skovsted Arkitekter were presented and judged at the 20th edition of the AR Emerging Architecture awards held at the World Architecture Festival in Amsterdam
Winner of the Ada Louise Huxtable Prize 2019, photographer Hélène Binet talks dreams, Zaha Hadid and photography you can hold in your hands following the Women in Architecture awards in March
Sheila O’Donnell, founding director of O’Donnell + Tuomey alongside John Tuomey, talks Brexit, Irish architecture, and ‘damn fine women painters’, after winning Architect of the Year at the Women in Architecture awards 2019
Xu Tiantian, founder of DnA (Design and Architecture), talks about acupuncture, ancient Chinese building techniques and rejecting icons after winning the Moira Gemmill Prize for Emerging Architecture at the Women in Architecture awards 2019
Winner of the Jane Drew Prize 2019, Elizabeth Diller, co-founder of Diller Scofidio + Renfro, talks Trump, High Lines and the state of American architecture when we catch her at the Women in Architecture awards in March 2019
View the shortlisted and winning projects from architects such as Avenier Cornejo, Studio Anne Holtrop and Johansen Skovsted Arkitekter, at the 19th edition of the AR Emerging Architecture awards held at the World Architecture Festival in Berlin
Winner of the Ada Louise Huxtable Prize 2018, Madelon Vriesendorp talks Lina Bo Bardi, bitches and cosmic jackets following the Women in Architecture awards in March
Gloria Cabral from Gabinete de Arquitectura talks about inequality in Paraguay, Peter Zumthor, and how to change the world, after winning the Moira Gemmill Prize for Emerging Architecture at the Women in Architecture awards 2018
Sandra Barclay from Barclay & Crousse talks about who shouts the loudest and fighting for quality in public buildings in Peru, after winning the Architect of the Year 2018 at the Women in Architecture awards 2018
Ada Louise Huxtable Prize winner 2018 Madelon Vriesendorp discusses women being written out of the script, defending her legacy and #MeToo heralding an end to mother-in-law jokes
Jane Drew Prize 2018 winner Amanda Levete talks tinned tuna, taking off your shoes and women doing it their own way at the Women in Architecture Luncheon on 2 March 2018
2017 Ada Louise Huxtable prize winner Rachel Whiteread talks to us about her ‘shy sculptures’, working in series, how Gordon Matta-Clark influenced her student days and why she finds it difficult to collaborate with architects.
Jane Drew Prize 2017 winner Denise Scott Brown on sexism, prizes, low architectural pay and the fight for self-esteem
The Moira Gemmill Prize shortlist: interview with Ada Yvars Bravo
The Moira Gemmill Prize shortlist: interview with Rozana Montiel
The Moira Gemmill Prize shortlist: interview with Johanna Hurme
The Moira Gemmill Prize shortlist: interview with Jing Liu
The global winners from this year’s International VELUX Award 2016 on rethinking daylight in architecture
Ellis Woodman revisits the building that brought Aalto international attention
Bijoy Jain of Studio Mumbai explains his concept and the realisation of the MPavilion 2016 in Melbourne, Australia
The judges, winners and supporters of last year’s Emerging Architecture awards share their experiences
As an experience, the pavilion is just as much a physical reality as any other form of architecture
Even simple pavilion projects have the potential to affect change
How can housing offer residents a sense of agency?
Architects’ ability to synthesise is crucial to help Indian cities keep up with unprecedented migration and provide necessary infrastructure to its newcomers, says Kundoo
Norman Foster discusses the importance of the campaign as well as the judging process and award winners of 2016
Eva Jiricna, Norman Foster, Martha Thorne, Terry Farrell and more discuss the challenges facing women in architecture and the shortisted architects for the 2016 Women in Architecture awards
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