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FranK Gehry\'s proposals for Facebook\'s Mark Zuckerberg

Silicon Valley starchitects

3-Mar-2015 | By

For all that they fondly recall starting out in garages and student dorms, Google, Apple and Facebook are global super-clients on an imperial scale. What do their design choices say about tech firms?, asks Rory Olcayto

North Pole

The Arctic is the new Dubai

24-Feb-2015 | By

It may be cold and dangerous, but it’s also rich with ever-more accessible natural resources, says Rory Olcayto

Composite Functions, Compatible Plans Connected

O’Donnell + Tuomey: Space for Architecture

14-Feb-2015 | By Sheila O'Donnell and John Tuomey

The full text of Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey’s Gold Medal lecture which the pair gave at the RIBA earlier this month

On location at Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, a scene from The Price of Desire

The Price of Desire

8-Feb-2015 | By

This year a new movie will explore the complex, unconventional life of Eileen Gray, the Irish designer and self-taught architect behind E-1027, the Modernist house that for years was attributed to Le Corbusier

Kimisagara Centre, Rwanda, one of Architecture for Humanity\'s Football for Hope projects

To hell with good intentions

7-Feb-2015 | By Nikki Linsell

Does ‘charitable’ architecture undercut local firms and produce unfair, western-dominated markets?

Embassy Garden\'s housing development in London\'s Nine Elms

Reassurance spaces

1-Feb-2015 | By Will Wiles

Developers of prime property in London are looking to a new generation of marketing suites

Children playing outside

Role models: Elizabeth Denby and Marjory Allen

24-Jan-2015 | By Daisy Froud

In the inaugural year of the Ada Huxtable Prize, Daisy Froud looks at Elizabeth Denby and Marjory Allen: two women who pioneered new ways of thinking about housing

Alexandra Estate

Don't look back in anger

19-Jan-2015 | By Douglas Murphy

In the wake of the backlash against Modernism, we should not forget its public-spirited philosophy, says Douglas Murphy

Impington Village College, Cambridgeshire by Walter Gropius and Maxwell Fry

Jay Merrick's excellent ordinary buildings

9-Jan-2015 | By Jay Merrick

Modest buildings that make an exceptional addition to the everyday

Traffic outside the Metro City mall. Ballard’s last novel Kingdom Come is set in a shopping mall named The Metro Centre. Photo: James Bollen

Following in the footsteps of JG Ballard in Shanghai

29-Dec-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

Novelist JG Ballard’s childhood experiences in China have inspired a photographic collection documenting the cityscape of modern Shanghai

Royal Academy

Cash prizes return for Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

22-Feb-2015 | By

The Royal Academy (RA) has announced the return of the cash prizes for the best architectural submissions at its 2015 Summer Exhibition

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Mackintosh exhibition opens at RIBA

17-Feb-2015 | By

An exhibition of work by Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh has opened at the RIBA’s Architecture Gallery

Video: 'The film is the story of a modernist' Video

8-Feb-2015 | By

In this video, filmed at last year’s Eileen Gray exhibition at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, film director Mary McGuckian talks to DoCoMoMo’s Shane O’Toole about the upcoming film

On location at Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, a scene from The Price of Desire

The Price of Desire

8-Feb-2015 | By

This year a new movie will explore the complex, unconventional life of Eileen Gray, the Irish designer and self-taught architect behind E-1027, the Modernist house that for years was attributed to Le Corbusier

Stockholm Woodlands Cemetery, by Gunnar Asplund and Sigurd Lewerentz

Architecture an Inspiration

2-Feb-2015 | By

Never judge a book by its cover. Especially an architecture book, says Rory Olcayto

Here, by Richard McGuire

Review: Here by Richard McGuire

19-Jan-2015 | By

Richard McGuire’s Here draws readers into the life story of a simple room by invoking images of the past

Design for Scotland Street School by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Image:  The Hunterian, Univeristy of Glasgow

RIBA exhibition to focus on work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh

2-Dec-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

An exhibition of work by Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928) will open at the RIBA in February, including more than 60 original drawings and watercolours.

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

The Tŷ Newydd Writers’ Centre in Wales

RSAW opens Tŷ Newydd writer’s shed contest

24-Feb-2015 | By

The Royal Society of Architects in Wales has launched a design contest for a twenty-first century writer’s shed

Wilkinson Eyre Wellcome Collection stair

Wilkinson Eyre reveals ‘dramatic’ new Wellcome Collection stair

24-Feb-2015 | By

Wilkinson Eyre has completed a new stairway as part of the Wellcome Collection’s £17.5 million revamp of its Euston Road headquarters

Design Museum

Delays force Design Museum to push back Thames closure

20-Feb-2015 | By

The Design Museum has pushed back the closure of its current home in Shad Thames as a result of delays to work on its proposed new HQ inside the Commonwealth Institute

Rick Mather Architects\' Hay Castle regeneration scheme

Rick Mather scoops Hay Castle job

12-Feb-2015 | By

Rick Mather Architects (RMA) has won a publically tendered contract to overhaul Hay-on-Wye’s ruined Norman castle