architecture

How China built a ‘Covid-proof’ city for easy lockdowns
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How China built a ‘Covid-proof’ city for easy lockdowns

Xiong’an is being championed by President Xi Jinping as a ‘new standard’ for post-coronavirus era
9 Sep 2020
The most beautiful cathedrals in Europe - in photos
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In Brief

The most beautiful cathedrals in Europe - in photos

As the world reflects on the partial destruction of Notre Dame, here are some of the other highlights of religious architecture
16 Apr 2019
Notre Dame fire: Emmanuel Macron vows to rebuild cathedral
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Notre Dame fire: Emmanuel Macron vows to rebuild cathedral

President declares national emergency after Parisian landmark's spire and roof are devastated
16 Apr 2019
Green giant: Bloomberg's groundbreaking HQ
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Green giant: Bloomberg's groundbreaking HQ

The company's new City of London premises is a feat of painstaking historical preservation and new levels of sustainability
27 Oct 2017
Antoni Gaudi: Casa Vicens
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Antoni Gaudi: Casa Vicens

As the architect's first house opens its doors to the public, we explore some of his most famous and spectacular creations
19 Oct 2017
Six picks: What to see at Open House London
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In Review

Six picks: What to see at Open House London

The weekend that celebrates London's best buildings is back in September, with over 800 properties to see
17 Aug 2017
England's strange and beautiful listed buildings
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England's strange and beautiful listed buildings

From neoclassical concert halls to the stark interwar beauty of Battersea Power Station
9 Aug 2017

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The five best architectural tours in Europe
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The five best architectural tours in Europe

Learn about the built environment of these beautiful cities on tailored excursions with some expert guides
3 Jul 2017
Obama Presidential Library: Design concepts revealed
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Obama Presidential Library: Design concepts revealed

Former president says his $500 million library in Chicago will transform a troubled area, others see it as an ego trip
15 May 2017
Why autocratic nations get high on skyscrapers
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Why autocratic nations get high on skyscrapers

Dictatorships build 1.6 more skyscrapers per year than democracies, research finds
9 May 2017
Made for TV: Netflix takes on the world of design
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Made for TV: Netflix takes on the world of design

In a new eight-part series titled Abstract: The Art of Design, the television titan explores the works of the world's top creatives
8 Feb 2017
Grand designs: Celebrating Richard Rogers
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Grand designs: Celebrating Richard Rogers

As one of Rogers' greatest projects, the Pompidou Centre, marks its 40th birthday, we explore his significant contribution to architecture
2 Feb 2017
Leo Villareal to light up London's bridges
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Leo Villareal to light up London's bridges

After his work on San Francisco's Bay Bridge, the US artist turns his attention to the Thames for Illuminated River
13 Dec 2016
Bold and beautiful: Gustav Klimt inspires Turnbull & Asser
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Bold and beautiful: Gustav Klimt inspires Turnbull & Asser

The painter's colourful and rebellious works and character are a perfect fit for the clothier's new collection, says Michael Prodger
2 Dec 2016
Grand designs: The American Architecture Prize winners
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Grand designs: The American Architecture Prize winners

Three groundbreaking projects have been honoured with the first-ever award, which aims to advance the appreciation of architecture globally
10 Oct 2016
The most beautiful metro stations in the world
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The most beautiful metro stations in the world

A selection of the most stunning underground stations from St Petersburg to Stockholm, via East Finchley
11 Jul 2016
Zaha Hadid: architect's five most iconic buildings
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Zaha Hadid: architect's five most iconic buildings

Queen of the Curve's distinctive buildings ranged from sexy to vertigo-inducing and 'jaw-dropping'
1 Apr 2016
What will Tate Modern upgrade be like?
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What will Tate Modern upgrade be like?

Tate Modern needs £30m to complete ten-storey building with more intimate spaces for viewing art
23 Sep 2015
London's 'Walkie Talkie' wins UK's ugliest building award
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London's 'Walkie Talkie' wins UK's ugliest building award

Carbuncle Cup winner described as 'gratuitous gargoyle' and a 'literal diagram of greed'
2 Sep 2015