Canopies and porticos shade outdoor spaces at Albert Frey's Palm Springs City Hall

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 more

Piuarch transforms abandoned aircraft factory into Gucci's Milan headquarters

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 more

Gehry's Extreme Model Railroad and Contemporary Architecture Museum Designs Revealed in New Video

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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 more

Benjamín Romano: "I Focus on Improving the Building"

Torre Reforma. Image © Alfonso Merchand

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, more

Fundamental Sciences Division Building / METRO Arquitetos

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  • Architects: METRO Arquitetos
  • Location: Praça Marechal Eduardo Gomes, 50 - Vila das Acacias, São José dos Campos - SP, 12228-900, Brazil
  • Author Architects: Martin Corullon, more

Snøhetta revamps The French Laundry restaurant with fritted glass extension

Design studio Snøhetta has expanded a Michelin-star restaurant in California's Napa Valley with a glazed annex, and renovated its kitchen and grassy courtyard.

Snøhetta redesigned The French Laundry in collaboration with San Francisco firm Envelope A+D, and chef Thomas Keller – who has earned three stars more

dRMM's Stirling Prize-winning Hastings Pier up for sale as charity goes under

Hastings Pier has been put up for sale less than four months after winning UK architecture's top accolade, following the charity behind the project going into administration.

Hastings Pier Charity, which was responsible for the dRMM-designed renovation of the pier on the south coast of England, suffered more

Here's What the Alphabet Looks Like When Converted into Baroque Palace Designs

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 more

Oak trees inform design of northern California home by Field Architecture

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 – more

UNStudio plans new cultural centre with rooftop cinemas for Paris

UNStudio has won a competition to design a new cinema and cultural centre with weathering steel walls and green roofs as part of BIG's EuropaCity masterplan on the outskirts of Paris.

The three intertwined volumes of weathering steel comprising the Centre Culturel dédié au 7è Art will more