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Architecture

A new biography of Philip Johnson reveals the contradictions and ambiguities of the world’s first ‘starchitect’

By Gillian Darley

A swathe of renovations and extensions across the UK capital suggests an appetite for a different kind of architecture

By George Kafka
wHY Kordansky Gallery Los Angeles Photo by Jeremy Bitterman

A panel discussion hosted by wHY Creative Director, Kulapat Yantrasast in conversation with: Kathryn Andrews, Lauren Halsey and Peter Shire 

Los Angeles

15 Jan

Twitter users have been quick to think of alternative nicknames, including ‘the cotton bud’ and ‘the tadpole’

Designed by Beijing-based practice, OPEN Architecture, UCCA Dune burrows beneath the sand dunes in the coastal resort of Beidaihe

By Crystal Bennes
Dheisheh Refugee Camp, Bethleham, c. 1950-1970. Courtesy: Getty Images

How to handle ‘refugee heritage’ from an architectural perspective

By Suzanne Harris-Brandts

Along with other prominent figures, the British architect has stepped down from Neom’s advisory board following Jamal Khashoggi’s death

A new show at London’s Wellcome Collection charts the influence manmade structures have had on health and wellbeing

By Thomas McMullan

An homage to the architect who, with his partner Denise Scott Brown, developed the source code for postmodernism

By Glenn Adamson
Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art, 2018. Courtesy: Assemble

In the tanks of a Victorian bathhouse, the Turner Prize-winning Assemble have created a contemporary art gallery at Goldsmiths, London

By Crystal Bennes

The legendary Tokyo-based architect reflects on his first UK building, which opens to the public on Saturday

By Crystal Bennes

If the new V&A is Dundee’s public face to the world, it underscores the motto of the city’s famous resident: ‘think global act local’

By Hettie Judah