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Revisit: Marcel Breuer's Flaine resort and Charlotte Perriand's Les ArcsSubscription

By Susanne Stacher

Following CIAM’s ambition to make the Alps accessible to all, resorts by architects such as Marcel Breuer and Charlotte Perriand brought the masses to the mountains


Outrage: Coop Himmelb(l)au’s Musée des Confluences is a harmful, ill-considered, overweening excessSubscription

By Andrew Ayers

An over-budget, Bilbao-esque exercise in convolution that wastes a rare opportunity 

All Seeing Eye

Outrage: Herzog & de Meuron's ‘Tour Triangle’ in Paris is an irrelevant extravaganzaSubscription

By William JR Curtis

William JR Curtis sees Herzog & de Meuron’s ‘Triangle Tower’ as leading to the destruction of collective memory and urbanity

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Interview: Odile Decq on architectural research and rebels VideoSubscription

Odile Decq discusses the importance of design research and explains why education has a crucial role to play in raising the status of women in architecture

Women in Architecture

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Foreign correspondence: Irish narratives of departure and returnSubscription

By Andrew Clancy

Irish architecture evinces a proud vernacular tradition, yet a great deal of cross pollination has been at play, translating and transmuting external influences

Eileen Gray

French archive

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Terrain Vague: assigning value to ambiguous spaceSubscription

By Jonathan Meades

The body politic gaily riding roughshod over our built and natural environment needs to be reined in

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Loos and Baker: a house for JosephineSubscription

By Catherine Slessor

Adolf Loos’s lost house for Josephine Baker marked a seminal moment in the expression of cultural and social modernity

Le Corbusier

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