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Iwan Baan, Torre David #10, 2012. Image courtesy of the artist and Perry Rubenstein Gallery, Los Angeles.

Constructing Worlds: urban stories seen through classic photos

24-Sep-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

An exhibition of architectural photography depicting topics as diverse as New York skyscrapers, Le Corbusier’s work at Chandigarh and Daniel Libeskind’s Jewish Museum opens tomorrow (25 September)

Zaha Hadid, Residence for the Irish Prime Minister, Dublin, 1980. Photostat on Mylar sheet mounted to paper board, 33 1/16 x 54 ½". Collection of the Alvin Boyarsky Archive. Courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects.

Alvin Boyarsky's collection of art works on display for first time

20-Sep-2014 | By Nicholas Boyarsky

Nicholas Boyarsky writes on the vital role of drawing as his father’s collection of architects’ artworks goes on display for the first time

Field of Towers Chess Set by Zaha Hadid Design

Zaha Hadid launches first homeware collection

19-Sep-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

Zaha Hadid has launched a collection of homeware products including candle holders, plates and a chess set to coincide with London Design Festival

Royal College of Physicians by Denys Lasdun. Image: RCP

Open House London: the AJ's top ten must-see buildings


The AJ’s editors pick their favourites buildings from the hundreds of properties which will open their doors for Open House London between 20-21 September

Campo San Giogio Maggiore, Venice (1961) Edwin Smith. Image: RIBA Library Photographs Collection

Retrospective of photographer Edwin Smith opens at the RIBA

10-Sep-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

A retrospective of the works of photographer Edwin Smith has opened at the RIBA’s Architecture Gallery featuring more than 100 photographs

Denys Lasdun with his model maker Philip Wood. Image: RIBA

Exhibition of Lasdun’s work opens at Royal College of Physicians

9-Sep-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

Denys Lasdun’s Royal College of Physicians is hosting an exhibition on the development of the Grade I-listed building as it celebrates its 50th anniversary

Eyal Weizman in Jerusalem. Film still from \'Architecture of Violence\', Al Jazeera.

Rebel Architect #3: Eyal Weizman and the architecture of occupation Video

3-Sep-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

The third in a series on radical architects shows how architecture is mobilised as an instrument of war in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Performance of Casting Traces. Image: New Movement Collective.

Dance troupe creates paper maze to explore space and surveillance

1-Sep-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

A 2,000 sq m labyrinth made from newspapers has been created for a new production which explored space, surveillance and detective novels

Louis Kahn c.1972. Image: Robert C Lautman Photography Collection National Building Museum

Louis Kahn's son Nathanial discusses his father's legacy

30-Aug-2014 | By Alan Dunlop

Nathaniel Kahn talks to Alan Dunlop about his father’s work and why he needed to roller-blade at the Salk Institute (from Prospect, July 2005)

National Assembly Building in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Louis Kahn (1962-83). Image: Raymond Meier.

Sheer Kahn: Revisiting the work of Louis Kahn at the Design Museum

29-Aug-2014 | By Alan Dunlop

Alan Dunlop reports from the Design Museum’s retrospective exhibition on the life and work of Louis Kahn

Alex Chinneck melting house

Artist creates 'melting' house Video

30-Sep-2014 | By

Artist Alex Chinneck has created a house from wax which will gradually melt

Ordinary Architecture Hollywood

Ordinary Architecture takes on Hollywood

26-Sep-2014 | By

Former FAT director Charles Holland’s new practice Ordinary Architecture has been playing with Los Angeles’ famous ‘HOLLYWOOD’ sign

Hemingway Design\'s transformation of Flat 130

In pictures: Hemingway transforms Balfron Tower flat

26-Sep-2014 | By

A flat in Erno Goldfinger’s grade II-listed Balfron Tower has been transformed by Hemingway Design as part of a two-week-long, pop-up event

Alex Chinneck Covent Garden

In pictures: work starts on hovering Covent Garden 'illusion'

24-Sep-2014 | By

Construction has begun on a ‘hovering building’ in London’s Covent Garden, London designed by artist Alex Chinneck

Jubilee Line Extension, 1999. Culling Road vent shaft (photo 2012)

An appreciation of Ian Ritchie's autobiography by Richard Coleman

28-Apr-2014 | By Richard Coleman

Richard Coleman on Being: an Architect by Ian Ritchie

The exterior of Unilever Haus, Hamburg, from the south-east. Image: Adam Mark.

Book review: Kinetic Architecture by Russell Fortmeyer & Charles D Linn

7-Apr-2014 | By Alan Dunlop

Energy is the driver behind innovative dynamic facades across the world, says Alan Dunlop

Topstar’s stand in the Workplace section at last year’s event. Image: Theo Cohen

Preview: 100% Design

14-Aug-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

An overview of the products, seminars and new installations at this year’s design event

Double Space for BMW, the installation planned for the V&A\'s Raphael Gallery by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby. Image: London Design Festival

Preview: London Design Festival

4-Aug-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

Hubbed at the V&A, but with events taking place at design centres across the capital, the London Design Festival returns for its 12th instalment this September


House of Illustration by Witherford Watson Mann

27-Sep-2014 | By Ellis Woodman

Witherford Watson Mann’s House of Illustration continues the remodelling techniques that won it the Stirling Prize, writes Ellis Woodman. Photography by David Grandorge

The third phase of James Corner Field Operations’ and Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s High Line park in New York. Image by Ben Jay/Gothamist

New York’s High Line park completes

23-Sep-2014 | By

The final phase of James Corner Field Operations’ and Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s High Line park in New York has completed


First peek inside Haworth Tompkins National Theatre refurb

16-Sep-2014 | By

Haworth Tompkins has released the first images inside its recently completed overhaul of the former Cottesloe Theatre at the National Theatre in London

Fumihiko Maki\'s Aga Khan Museum in Toronto

Fumihiko Maki’s Aga Khan Museum opens its doors

15-Sep-2014 | By

Toronto’s new Aga Khan Museum, designed by Fumihiko Maki, has opened to the public