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Richard Deacon among the ceramic blocks used for the facade at One Eagle Place.

Art and architecture: Richard Deacon on working with Eric Parry

14-Dec-2014 | By Richard Deacon

Artist Richard Deacon writes about his collaborations with architect Eric Parry, including a design for the Millennium Bridge and the colourful ceramic facade on London’s Piccadilly

Newburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland (2012). Photo: Marc Wilson

Exhibition: The ruins of WWII coastline defences

12-Dec-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

Photographs focusing on the built remnants of World War II structures on the coastlines of Northern Europe have gone on display at London’s Anise Gallery

Birds Nest Puzzle Close Up by Mario Bejagan Cardenas

Revealed: Finalists in Art of Building photo competition

11-Dec-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

The 15 shortlisted entries in this year’s Art of Building photography competition have been revealed

J.F. Staal. Night impression of De Bijenkorf in The Hague, 1923–1925. Collection Het Nieuwe Instituut. STAX pf36.3-3

Rotterdam museum exhibits architects’ sketches of city nightlife

9-Dec-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

A collection of artworks by Dutch architects which depict urban nightlife has gone on display at the Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam

A 1957 General Motors Bel Air in front of Johnson and Polevitzky’s 1957 Hotel Riviera. Photo: Nigel Young

Norman Foster on the classic cars and architecture of Havana

7-Dec-2014 | By Norman Foster

The world’s most famous architect on his fascination with Cuban buildings and street culture, and his new book Havana. Autos & Architecture

2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968) epitomised the 1960s view of futuristic space shuttle chic. Image: Warner Bros. Ent.

Building Brave New Worlds: the architecture of sci-fi movies

3-Dec-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

The British Film Institute is showing a season of films and TV programmes celebrating sci-fi. Rakesh Ramchurn explores how the genre’s set design has anticipated the future and subverted the familiar

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The spaces of skateboarding

29-Nov-2014 | By Iain Borden

Embraced worldwide by municipalities and youth fashion brands, skateboarding and its venues have undergone a multi-million pound resurgence, writes Iain Borden

Herman Hertzberger’s Centraal Beheer, Apeldoorn, newly opened in 1972. Image: Johan van der Keuken.

Revisiting Herman Hertzberger and the Dutch Structuralists

13-Nov-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

An exhibition of Herman Hertzberger’s archive coincides with the re-emergence of Structuralism in The Netherlands. Rakesh Ramchurn reports

Group 2: Embedded Modernism: Led by Page\Park’s David Page and staff from the Glasgow School of Art and the University of Strathclyde, this group has considered the impact of utopian thought on the development of post-war Glasgow

Scotland at the Venice Biennale: from idealism to calamity

8-Nov-2014 | By Ellis Woodman

Scotland’s 2014 Venice Biennale contribution details the rise and fall of Scottish post-war Modernism, writes Ellis Woodman

Hawksmoor

Re-incarnations of Nicholas Hawksmoor

31-Oct-2014 | By Owen Hopkins

The architecture of Nicholas Hawksmoor mesmerises authors, poets, comic book artists and painters, who are inspired by its occult power. Owen Hopkins investigates

Marc Benjamin Drewes – Celebration of death

Bompas & Parr name winner of modern mausoleum contest

18-Dec-2014 | By

London-based industrial designer Sebastian Bergne has been announced as the winner of the competition to design a contemporary mausoleum

Richard Deacon among the ceramic blocks used for the facade at One Eagle Place.

Art and architecture: Richard Deacon on working with Eric Parry

14-Dec-2014 | By Richard Deacon

Artist Richard Deacon writes about his collaborations with architect Eric Parry, including a design for the Millennium Bridge and the colourful ceramic facade on London’s Piccadilly

Newburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland (2012). Photo: Marc Wilson

Exhibition: The ruins of WWII coastline defences

12-Dec-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

Photographs focusing on the built remnants of World War II structures on the coastlines of Northern Europe have gone on display at London’s Anise Gallery

Birds Nest Puzzle Close Up by Mario Bejagan Cardenas

Revealed: Finalists in Art of Building photo competition

11-Dec-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

The 15 shortlisted entries in this year’s Art of Building photography competition have been revealed

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

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

Bennetts Associates\' revamp of the Hampstead Theatre Foyer [summer 2014]

Bennetts revisits Hampstead Theatre for foyer makeover

18-Dec-2014 | By Tom Cox

Bennetts Associates has released new photographs of the revamp of its 11-year-old Hampstead Theatre in north-west London

McLellan Galleries

Glasgow School of Art to take over city's McLellan Galleries

11-Dec-2014 | By

The Glasgow School of Art (GSA) is to takeover the city’s McLellan Galleries as part of plans to integrate the B-listed, 19th century building into its existing Garnethill campus

St Albans Old Town Hall

McAslan wins £6.75m St Albans museum project

10-Dec-2014 | By

John McAslan + Partners has been chosen to transform St Albans’ Grade II*-listed Old Town Hall into a new museum and art gallery

V&A Exhibition Road

V&A on course to reach £49m extension funding target

24-Nov-2014 | By Tim Clark

The V&A is on target to raise total needed for the Exhibition Road extension project designed by AL_A after fundraising passed the £40million mark