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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

Yasmeen Lari at her headquarters in Moak Sharif village where they also experiment with organic farming. Image: Al Jazeera

Rebel Architect #2: Yasmeen Lari and traditional architecture Video

28-Aug-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

The second in a series on radical architects shows how a return to traditional building techniques has helped those affected by natural disasters in Pakistan

Can Lis by Jorn Utzon. Photo: Anthony Coleman

Mary Duggan visits Utzon's Majorcan summer house

28-Aug-2014 | By Mary Duggan

Last days of summer: Mary Duggan immerses herself in Jørn Utzon’s legendary Can Lis summer home in Majorca and looks at the effects a house can have on lifestyle

Hayam Sun Temple by Josh Haywood. Image: Josh Haywood.

British architects head to Nevada desert for Burning Man festival

27-Aug-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

British architects have built a series of temporary installations at the annual Burning Man festival in Nevada, with inspirations as diverse as Islamic patterning, fractal geometry and the pyramids

wonderground

Maps to Memorials: Exploring the work of MacDonald Gill

20-Aug-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

A new exhibition explores the works of architect and designer MacDonald Gill, known for his colourful ‘Wonderground’ poster and his collaborations with Edwin Lutyens.

Paimio Chair (1932). Image: Martti Kapanen, Alvar Aalto Museum

Exhibition on ‘humanist’ Modernist Alvar Aalto

19-Aug-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

The Soane-built Pitzhanger Manor House and Gallery in west London is exhibiting a collection of designs, plans and furniture pieces by Finnish architect Alvar Aalto

Santiago Cirugeda on the site of the new classroom at La Floresta. Image: Al Jazeera.

Rebel Architect #1: Santiago Cirugeda, Spain's 'guerrilla architect'

18-Aug-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

A new series on radical architects begins with Seville-based ‘guerrilla’ Santiago Cirugeda who reclaims unused or abandoned spaces for community-focused interventions

Illustration by Martina Paukova. www.martinapaukova.com

The Crab Shack - a summer poem by Roger Zogolovitch

18-Aug-2014 | By Roger Zogolovitch

Inspired by a fine post-PechaKucha meal of crab meat and wine, Solidspace creative director Roger Zogolovitch muses on the pleasures of being beside the seaside

Film still from \'Greening the City\', part of Rebel Architecture series. Image: Al Jazeera.

Interview: what makes a rebel architect?

14-Aug-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

The AJ interviews Dan Davies, series producer of Rebel Architecture, on what makes a rebel architect and the social and economic challenges they face

Ricardo de Oliveira. Film still from \'The Pedreiro and the Master Planner\' by Al Jazeera. Image: Al Jazeera.

Rebel Architecture: Al Jazeera series to focus on radical architects

12-Aug-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

Al Jazeera is to broadcast a series of films focusing on ‘radical architects’ from Brazil, Nigeria, Pakistan, Spain, Israel/Palestine and Vietnam

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

Yasmeen Lari at her headquarters in Moak Sharif village where they also experiment with organic farming. Image: Al Jazeera

Rebel Architect #2: Yasmeen Lari and traditional architecture Video

28-Aug-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

The second in a series on radical architects shows how a return to traditional building techniques has helped those affected by natural disasters in Pakistan

Can Lis by Jorn Utzon. Photo: Anthony Coleman

Mary Duggan visits Utzon's Majorcan summer house

28-Aug-2014 | By Mary Duggan

Last days of summer: Mary Duggan immerses herself in Jørn Utzon’s legendary Can Lis summer home in Majorca and looks at the effects a house can have on lifestyle

Hayam Sun Temple by Josh Haywood. Image: Josh Haywood.

British architects head to Nevada desert for Burning Man festival

27-Aug-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

British architects have built a series of temporary installations at the annual Burning Man festival in Nevada, with inspirations as diverse as Islamic patterning, fractal geometry and the pyramids

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

Washington DC. Image by Carol M Highsmith

Contest launched for Museum of Science Fiction interior

26-Aug-2014 | By

An international design competition has been launched for the interior fit-out of a pop-up science fiction museum in Washington DC

St Petersburg Pier. Image by Texx Smith

Design contest launched for St Petersburg pier regeneration

20-Aug-2014 | By

St Petersburg in Florida has opened an international design competition for the £27 million overhaul of its iconic pier

St Albans Cathedral. Image by Ian Capper

Architect sought for St Albans Cathedral visitor centre

20-Aug-2014 | By

The Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban is on the hunt for an architect to design a new £1.5 million visitor centre

Witherford Watson Mann\'s House of Illustration

Witherford Watson Mann's House of Illustration opens

19-Aug-2014 | By

Witherford Watson Mann’s House of Illustration in Kings Cross has opened to the public