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As Denise Scott Brown is recognised with the 2017 Jane Drew Prize, Laura Mark talks to the architect about the Pritzker Prize, recognition and Postmodernism
Inspired by Art Deco, the machine aesthetic, organicism, biomorphism, Art Brut and industrial prefabrication, French architect and furniture designer Charlotte Perriand deeply believed that good design should be fundamentally transformative and accessible to all
Why Neo-Cons loved communitarian urbanist Jane Jacobs
In remembrance of Robert Venturi who sadly passed away on 19 September: the pair of Learning from Las Vegas fame, whose mannerist inquisition of taste will be their enduring legacy
Read Robert Venturi’s bittersweet acceptance speech of the 1991 Pritzker Prize, where he acknowledges ‘fellow artist’ Denise Scott Brown for her ‘crucial’ input.
Shrouded in rumours of misdemenour and spying, Jane Drew’s life was richly packed with exciting opportunities and mayor projects
The Brazilian Modernist’s work is celebrated for its punchy, honest concern for social good
Read Patty Hopkins’ compelling speech, given at today’s WIA Luncheon, about her life as an architect and about being the ‘glue and the oil’ of Hopkins Architects
‘In 1958, as Jane Jacobs wrote her seminal book, I saw to the completion of the Seagram Building’
When it comes to gender equity in architecture there is still a long way to go, according to the 2017 survey
2017 Ada Louise Huxtable prize winner Rachel Whiteread talks to us about her ‘shy sculptures’, working in series, how Gordon Matta-Clark influenced her student days and why she finds it difficult to collaborate with architects.
The Women in Architecture partnership programme offers architectural practices the opportunity to highlight their firm as a leading ethical employer.