Spence Associates’ plans to build the country’s tallest bridge were expected to win approval from Sunderland City Council this week — five years after the architect won an RIBA competition to design it
Never one to hold back, Frank Gehry has told the world what he thinks of "green" architecture and it's fair to say the he is unimpressed...Talking at the annual Cindy Pritzker Lecture on Urban Life and Issues in Chicago, Gehry put in a "vintage performance" according to the
The battle to save Richard Neutra's 1960s Cyclorama building in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania USA, rages on but the architectural preservationists have won a minor victory in this very modern war.Back in 2008, BD reportedthat Neutra's building had received a stay of execution after thanks to a law suit filed by campaigners trying to save the structure.The classic ...
Boots is finding the news that the Serpentine Gallery’s 2010 summer pavilion is to be designed by Jean Nouvel a little hard to square with the programme’s aim of bringing untried talent to British shores
When Americans want a new architecturally adventurous museum, it seems that they like to stick close to a well worn path. The latest starchitect riddled shortlist to be leaked for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art extension is certainly no exception, despite the rumoured addition of David Adjaye and Peter Zumthor…Thus far, nine names are being bandied about for the list, which is either eight or twelve names strong depending which news source you read.The museum ...
Hugh Pearman looks at the architectural movements of the past four decades
Herzog & de Meuron’s showrooms for chair manufacturer Vitra puts domestic forms to unsettling use.
Piling work has started on Jean Nouvel’s Louvre museum in Abu Dhabi.
Architects fired from projects by text message will be heartened to read that the boot is now on the other foot
Ila Bêka and Louise Lemoîne’s films show how buildings negotiate the difficult years following their completion