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Shelf life: CTLES extension, Bussy-Saint-Georges, France, by Antonini DarmonSubscription

By Andrew Ayers

AR Library Commended: Antonini Darmon’s extension to the storage facility for Paris’s educational libraries both increases and futureproofs the space


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

More outrage

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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


Eileen Gray: Pioneer of Design, December 1972

By Joseph Rykwert

Joseph Rykwert introduces the work of Eileen Gray in this piece from December 1972, prior to the opening of an exhibition of her work at the Heinz Gallery  //

Eileen Gray

French archive

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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


Folio: E-1027, Eileen Gray’s architectural magnum opusSubscription


Rarely is a house so intertwined with the lives of those who built it and lived there

Le Corbusier

French people