When Piers Gough came to study at the AA in the sixties, the Barbican represented the three-dimensional future of the city. Here he looks at how its baroque confidence has influenced his buildings
Herzog & de Meuron, OMA, Toyo Ito, and Arup’s Cecil Balmond are among the star names asked to exhibit at the Venice Biennale by curator Kazuyo Sejima.
OMA puts pen to paper at the AA with the first retrospective of the practice's books. There's also plenty of photographic shows to keep the snappers happy with an exploration of civic space and the limitations and virtues of the medium
Authorities in The Hague have revealed 16 shortlisted designs for a new 44,000sq m dance and music centre for the Dutch city.
OMA has won a competition to create a 12,000sq m extension to the Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec (MNBAQ).
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 ...
Danish architect Schmidt Hammer Lassen has won the contract to build the new €190 million headquarters for the International Criminal Court in The Hague, despite coming second in the competition for the project.
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Sandy Rendel, an associate at Tony Fretton Architects, has announced that he is to set up a new London-based Sandy Rendel Architects.
Tony Fretton, Stanton Williams, David Chipperfield, John Pawson, Caruso St John, Haworth Tompkins and Dutch firm Claus en Kaan are in the race to create a new home for the Design Museum inside London’s former Commonwealth Institute building.