Our series covering modernist buildings in Palm Springs continues with the city's municipal building, designed by Swiss architect Albert Frey to include large canopies over its entrances – one with palm trees growing through its centre.
Frey – who was prolific in the city – completed the Palm Springs ...read more
Italian office Piuarch has converted a former aircraft manufacturing facility in Milan into fashion brand Gucci's new headquarters, adding a glazed tower wrapped in metal sunscreens to the rows of brick-clad hangars.
The complex of warehouse buildings close to the city's Linate airport was originally completed in 1915 to ...read more
Frank Gehry's designs for the Extreme Model Railroad and Contemporary Architecture Museum have been revealed, and as its name implies, the museum is about to take miniature trains to the maximum.
Located on an 83,000 square foot site in ...read more
Visiting Mexico City several times in recent months enabled me to get to know a number of leading architects there. In the process, I was in turn directed to other architects that were new to me, ...read more
Johann David Steingruber was a German architect and designer with over 100 buildings to his name, including many churches, town halls, school buildings and even breweries. However, perhaps what he is best known for today are the intricate illustrations of his 1773 Architectural Alphabet, in which he converted ...read more
American studio Field Architecture has created a spacious house for a wooded site near San Francisco, where preserving conditions for local flora and fauna was a guiding concern for the architects.
Called Forty-One Oaks, the residence is named after the precise number of oak trees found on the property – ...read more
The three intertwined volumes of weathering steel comprising the Centre Culturel dédié au 7è Art will ...read more