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Revisit: Les Étoiles d'Ivry, Paris, France, by Jean Renaudie and René​e GailhoustetSubscription

By Meriem Chabani, John Edom

Designed in the 1970s by Jean Renaudie and Renée Gailhoustet, there is more to Les Étoiles, abutting the Périphérique, than leafy terraces and rotting concrete


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


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

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

French people