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Women in Architecture Architect of the Year 2019 shortlist: rising from the Doha desert while also boring beneath its unrelenting dunes, OMA’s Qatar National Library is a series of paradoxes
Trophies by Madelon VriesendorpSubscription
A sneak peek at the trophies for this year’s Women in Architecture awards, made by Madelon Vriesendorp – these will be presented to Elizabeth Diller and Hélène Binet, as well as the winners of Architect of the Year and the Moira Gemmill Prize for Emerging Architecture, who will be announced later today!
Interview with Irma BoomSubscription
The AR talks to the Dutch graphic designer and specialist bookmaker about the relationship between books, buildings and architecture, about the value of print in a digital world – and reading in bed.
Elements of Architecture is the latest, and weightiest, product of Irma Boom and Rem Koolhaas’s collaboration so far, but does size matter?
Thirty-three years on from his original critique of Hertzberger’s De Overloop care home, Peter Buchanan contrasts the architect’s altruistic approach with the ego-driven generation that followed
Rem Koolhaas (1944–)Subscription
Koolhaas’s heroic trajectory provides an impossible formula for success, combining unquestioned genius with a waning culture of willigness to embrace the figure of the starchitect
One major revolution in architecture is presented each year, and yet the four walls, floor and ceiling of the box are inevitable
Fondaco dei Tedeschi in Venice by OMASubscription
Remodelling an ancient institution at the foot of the Rialto Bridge
The Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville in Caen combines four separate libraries, with the goal to encourage exchange
For the greater good?: the Commonwealth Institute/Holland Green housing by OMA with Allies and MorrisonSubscription
Funded by luxury housing on once public land, the redevelopment of London’s Commonwealth Institute reveals a twisted perception of public benefit