Paul Finch's stories
The Serpentine Gallery has expanded into a new home in London’s Hyde Park, with a Zaha Hadid addition to an old gunpowder store
Wall House, Santiago, Chile by FARSubscription
This singular design in Santiago is a sophisticated reinterpretation of the domestic exterior.
A pizza with Rem Koolhaas, the Lion of Venice
Mid-air nature is as unexpected as it is effective
Preview of the World Architecture FestivalSubscription
In its second year in Singapore, WAF offers the tantalising prospect of strange bedfellows and compelling cross-fertilisations, says Paul Finch
Pedestrian Bridge by Miro Rivera Architects Subscription
The ingenious use of metal tubes has created an unexpected jewel
The super-tidy, characterless and indeterminate business community is the same old hierarchy in more egalitarian clothing
This bespoke building can be dismantled and moved, a concept the designers call ‘transivity’
Neighbourhood vs NimbyismSubscription
Groups of residents in the UK can now formally register as a ‘neighbourhood’ − but will this be a catalyst for positive change, or is nimbyism forever to be the stumbling block?
Monolith Controversies: The Chilean PavilionSubscription
Winner of the Silver Lion, the Chilean pavilion, featuring a ceiling panel produced in a Soviet factory, is a brilliant demonstration of the political implications of modernity