The Tehran house that turns with the seasons

In response to the Iranian capital’s extreme climate, a local architect has created a house with rotating rooms
The Tehran house that turns with the seasons

Mexican architects squeeze a city into a skyscraper

Studio Cachoua Torres Camilletti think their speculative proposal might suit a Hong Kong of the near future
Mexican architects squeeze a city into a skyscraper

Beirut’s startling underground museum plans

The Lebanese architect Galal Mahmoud wants to turn Martyrs’ Square into a permanent archaeological dig
Beirut’s startling underground museum plans

Six radically converted historical buildings

The Phaidon Atlas’s latest feature proves contemporary architecture can incorporate both old and new buildings
Six radically converted historical buildings

Frank Lloyd Wright to put LA on the UNESCO map

The architect’s first house in Los Angeles is shortlisted for World Heritage status and due to reopen later this year
Frank Lloyd Wright to put LA on the UNESCO map

Copenhagen’s orange bike highway

A new £3.5m elevated cycle path relieves two-wheeled congestion enlivens the Danish capital’s waterfront
Copenhagen’s orange bike highway

Herzog & de Meuron build a stadium in a favela

The Pritzker-laureates cut out the air con and waive their fee to create the neighbourhood facility, Arena do Morro
Herzog & de Meuron build a stadium in a favela

A French concrete firm turns into an urban sculpture

That's the claim of VIB Architecture make for their new Ciments Calcia facility they've constructed in Paris
A French concrete firm turns into an urban sculpture

See Lebbeus Woods’ futuristic sketches in Berlin

Early drawings by the radical architect and artist are on show at a new Berlin museum dedicated to draftsmanship
See Lebbeus Woods’ futuristic sketches in Berlin

A Champagne bar to stop Paris flooding

Former Zaha Hadid employee Dr. Margot Krasojevic's new plan holds back the Seine, but lets the bubbly flow
A Champagne bar to stop Paris flooding

Where better to buy a copy of The Design Book?

Legendary St Marks Bookshop moves into new space with curvy new shelving courtesy Clouds Architecture Office
Where better to buy a copy of The Design Book?

Shigeru Ban imagines Aspen Art Museum as a basket

New ski resort museum also references those early cardboard designs you'll find in his Phaidon monograph
Shigeru Ban imagines Aspen Art Museum as a basket

Álvaro Siza makes his first splash in China

81-year-old's horseshoe structure perched on an island in Jiangsu Province is also his first on water
Álvaro Siza makes his first splash in China

Turkish architect reinvents the mosque

Main prayer hall is replaced by two identical sacred spaces side by side in new design
Turkish architect reinvents the mosque

BIG creates a Zootopia for the animal kingdom

Not content with making life better for us humans, Bjarke Ingels and co turn their attention to the animal world
BIG creates a Zootopia for the animal kingdom

Robert McCarter celebrates Alvar Aalto

Here's what happened at our Aalto book launch in Minneapolis last night
Robert McCarter celebrates Alvar Aalto

Watch this great Gardener's Garden video

Does Munstead Wood head gardener Annabel Watts have the best job in the world? Watch our video and decide
Watch this great Gardener's Garden video

Atkins reinvents office windows in China

Architects say 001 symbolises Guangzhou as first Chinese city open for international trading many dynasties ago
Atkins reinvents office windows in China
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