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Leeds, Reino Unido. Oliver Wainwright actualmente reside en Londres y trabaja como crítico de arquitectura en el diario británico 'The Guardian'.
He almost failed architecture school. Now he’s netted the profession’s top prize, the Pritzker. Britain’s modernist master talks about the building that changed everything – and running a bar in Spain... The Guardian: ‘I faked it at the beginning!’:
Andrés Jaque ha completado en la periferia madrileña una obra que rompe los moldes de la arquitectura escolar y encarna una nueva pedagogía.
Pupils asked for a building without walls that was like a garden and a spaceship. The dazzling result, housed within a living skin for insects and fungi, is one of the most inventive schools ever built. "It looks like a robot made of butter,” was one
El 14 de octubre abre sus puertas la antigua central eléctrica de Battersea en Londres, rehabilitada por Wilkinson Eyre durante casi 10 años, para albergar viviendas, oficinas y locales comerciales. Diseñada por Giles Gilbert Scott, Ba
The artist has built a space for quiet contemplation in homage to his roofer father, but the materials seem too clean-cut and corporate to fit the idea. A tolling church bell has joined the summer sounds of birdsong and tinkling fountains in Kensingt
Inspired by the kilns of Stoke-on-Trent, the Chicago artist’s Black Chapel will host bands, including his own, and also provide ‘a place of quietude’ where even the British weather is welcome. The Serpentine Gallery’s annual summer pavilion will take
Delicate, beguiling and studded with trees, the museum has landed in a Budapest park – but behind it is a controversial €1bn vision by rightwing populist leader Viktor Orbán. A great big crumpet appears to have landed in the middle of Budapest’s City
After independence in 1960, the country cast off western influences and forged a new African style full of triangular forms, rocket-shaped obelisks and rammed earth. Is this spirit now being suffocated? Our writer takes a tour of the capital. Visitin
For the people of coastal Bangladesh, the monsoon can bring untold torment – and, occasionally, unexpected joy. Every year from June to October, in the Ganges delta region where the country’s three major rivers converge, the waterways swell and river
One hundred years after Anni and Josef Albers met, their work, philosophy and funding clout have made possible a stunning hospital that is saving lives in one of the hottest places on Earth. When Anni Albers began weaving at the Bauhaus in the 1920s,
In a desperate attempt to lure employees back to their offices, companies are laying on all manner of novelty treats, from monogrammed water bottles to personalised notebooks. It is hoped that these perks might convince people to leave the house, get
Skellefteå has wooden schools, bridges, even car parks. And now it has one of the world’s tallest wooden buildings. We visit Sweden to see what a climate-conscious future looks like. Skellefteå runs on 100% renewable energy from hydropower and wind,
2021’s contenders for the Riba new architecture award range from a mesmerising Cambridge masjid to flats a London council wanted bulldozed. A mesmerising wooden mosque in Cambridge will go head to head with a Cornish footbridge and a cluster of black
Berlin’s six-year, £120m fight to fix his dysfunctional, puddle-strewn gallery. The modernist maestro had carte blanche to build a great museum. The result? A breathtaking icon hopeless for displaying art. British architect David Chipperfield relives
The MSG Sphere, Madison Square Garden’s proposed stadium will beam adverts into locals’ faces all day – but critics are questioning the planning process. As planning applications go, it’s certainly got balls. Or, to be precise, one massive ball. A gi
A robotic arm twitches above a lumpy landscape of compacted earth, pock-marked with little hollows from which pink tufts of fungus emerge. This is an “ecosystem of empathy and coexistence”, a caption tells us, the fungal flora and mechanical limb liv
After 20 years of frantic city-building, rustic China is in a death spiral. Now architects are helping to reverse the exodus – with inspirational tofu factories, rice wine distilleries and lotus tea plants. In the remote Chinese village of Caizhai, a
He built wild, magical buildings and furniture that is still thrilling today. But a new film suggests the celebrated Finn was also a domineering philanderer deeply indebted to his talented wives. Wonky lumps of misshapen, scorched bricks burst from a
What will homes be like 10 years from now? Judging by the winners of the Home of 2030 competition, sharing will be key – if Brexit hasn’t forced out all the skilled labour. Shared home-working spaces, communal garden sheds and houses built using apps
The area around London’s Olympic Park is a regeneration hothouse with micro-breweries, tech startups, speakeasys and spas. Now their spiritual needs are being met – with a beautiful chapel on a barge. A narrowboat moored to the towpath is offering pa
Scrawled signs, neon rainbows, flour mania … the V&A’s collectors are creating a show for our times, targeting the everyday objects taking on new meaning in the coronavirus age...
Is the open-plan office dead? Can skyscrapers survive? Will our phones control everything from the lights to ordering coffee?...
She created gilded monuments to corporate excess. But now Yasmeen Lari is building mud huts for the poor. As she wins the Jane Drew prize, Pakistan’s first female architect looks back on an extraordinary life. A mirrored glass ziggurat stands on a c