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From the archive: Phillip Exeter library in New Hampshire, USA, by Louis KahnSubscription

By William Jordy

Built with ‘the invitation of books’, Louis Kahn’s brick masterpiece is an essay in ‘authentic monumentality’, from AR June 1974

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Venturi Scott Brown Associates McDonalds in Lake Buena Vista FL

Conspicuous consumption: fast-food architectureSubscription

The crude kitsch of fast-food diners is being abandoned in a bid to communicate sustainability, community and health

chicken point cabin olson kundig

Retrospective: Olson KundigSubscription

The work of this Seattle-based practice employs mechanisms to enhance architecture’s sense of the tactile

United States archive

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August 2015: United StatesSubscription

1422: Renzo Piano, Studio Gang, David Adjaye, Shigeru Ban, Michael Maltzan, Colin Rowe, Typology: Swimming Pools 

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Catherine johnson and rebecca rudoloh

Interview: Design, Bitches VideoSubscription

‘There’s not a lot of historical boundaries’: Catherine Johnson and Rebecca Rudolph on Los Angeles’ history of architectural experimentation

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Frankgehry 1972 easyedges ralphmorse architectural review crop

Frank Gehry (1929-)Subscription

Gehry’s enduring career spotlights a world that has long lain waste to the spatial conceptions and obligations of the Renaissance

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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

United States architects

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