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The 10 best architects of all time, ranked

New Yorkers don’t have to look very far to see the power of architecture: It boasts an iconic skyline, after all, made up of buildings ranging from …

See 15 Iconic Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings

Frank Lloyd Wright's home and studio, located at 951 Chicago Avenue, Oak Park, Ill. Built circa 1889.<br>Don Kalec/Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation …

The Lego Architect

Take your Lego building to the next level with help from this new book, The Lego Architect. The book takes you trough the history of architecture, …

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These Zaha Hadid Buildings Will Open Posthumously This Year

Long live Zaha.<p>Though Zaha Hadid unexpectedly passed away on March 31, the prolific architect is still introducing new work to the world. Her firm, which will still operate under the name Zaha Hadid Architects, has 36 projects on the boards in 21 different countries. (Moreover, Hadid herself …

AD Classics: Rietveld Schroder House / Gerrit Rietveld

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Still as visionary and eccentric as it was when it was built in the 1920s, the Schroder House by Gerrit …

Build the Life-Sized Object of Your Dreams with Giant LEGO Bricks for Adults

Anyone who's ever played with LEGO bricks knows there's something magical about assembling sophisticated structures and displays from a pile of individual pieces of plastic. Now, adults can have the same fun with EverBlock, a new modular building system of oversized blocks capable of forming …

Spotlight: Richard Meier

<i>"When I am asked what I believe in, I say that I believe in architecture. Architecture is the mother of the arts. I like to believe that architecture</i> …

Spotlight: César Pelli

A diversity of approaches and locales is the calling card of Argentina-born, America-based architect César Pelli (born October 12, 1926). The common …

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Who Should Win the Stirling Prize? The BBC Invites You to Cast Your Vote

The RIBA and the BBC have partnered to screen a series of interactive online films in the final week leading up to the announcement of the 18th RIBA …

Fondation Louis Vuitton / Gehry Partners

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The design responds to the setting of the Jardin d’Acclimatation, evoking the tradition of 19th-century …

Richard Meier & Partners Unveils Their First Building in Taiwan

Richard Meier & Partners has revealed their first ever building in Taiwan, a 163-meter apartment building close to the center of Taichung. Offering …

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Daniel Libeskind Reflects On Designing Buildings With 'Emotional Weight'

In an interview with Shaunacy Ferro for <i>FastCo Design</i>, Daniel Libeskind looks back over his built works and discusses the significant 'emotional …

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Rem Koolhaas: How the Age of the Decision Maker Impacts Building Design

How does contemporary architecture differ around the world and what causes these differences? In this video of a discussion between Rem Koolhaas and …

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Spotlight: Bjarke Ingels

Danish architect Bjarke Ingels (born 2 October 1974) is often cited as one of the most inspirational architects of our time. At an age when many …

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Spotlight: Louis Sullivan

Known as Chicago's "Father of Skyscrapers," Louis Sullivan (September 3, 1856 – April 14, 1924) foreshadowed modernism with his famous phrase "form …

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Spotlight: Kenzō Tange

As one of the eldest in a long line of architects that have made Japan one of the most revered countries in architecture, Pritzker-Prize winning …

Spotlight: Daniel Burnham

The impact Daniel H. Burnham had on urban planning and the American city is still felt today, many years after his death, on what would have been his …

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Workshop and LEGO Architecture Studio Launch: Villa Pennisi in Musica

LEGO® Architecture Studio, a new concept of the LEGO Architecture line, makes his appearance in Italy in an innovative context of architecture and …

Spotlight: Frank Lloyd Wright

In 1991, the American Institute of Architects called him, quite simply, “the greatest American architect of all time.” Over his lifetime, Frank Lloyd …

LEGO Mini Cooper

Giving the LEGO VW Camper Van a run for its money, the beloved toy makers have once again tapped the automotive world for their latest release – the …

Glasgow School of Art Begins to Pick Up the Pieces

After the tragic fire that tore through Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Glasgow School of Art last week, thoughts have now turned to the future of the …

BIG and Kilo Redesign Gropius' Tableware Set

TAC tableware – designed in the 1960s by Walter Gropius and influenced by the Bauhaus style – has been given new life by BIG and the industrial …

Zaha Hadid and SOM Among 5 Competing to Design Scandinavia’s Tallest Tower

<b>Zaha Hadid Architects</b>, <b>SOM</b>, <b>Ian Simpson Architects</b>, <b>Manuelle Gautrand Architects</b>, and <b>Wingårdhs Arkitektkontor</b> are all competing to design what will be …

Surface to Structure: An Origami Exhibition Featuring 80 Paper Artists at Cooper Union | Colossal

<p>A huge exhibition of 80 contemporary origami artists featuring 120 paper creations is planned to take place this summer at Cooper Union in New York. …

Sold! 100 Design Relics from Niemeyer, Le Corbusier, FLW and More

<i>UPDATE: The auction has concluded and more than £5.6 million was made. Find out how much the famous, architect-designed relics went for after the</i> …

Articles about 7 modern architects home on Dwell.com - Dwell

We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 special exhibition—Where Architects Live—with a sneak peek into the personal...<p>Nantucket is an affluent zip code off the coast of Massachusetts known for its quintessentially New England charm,...<p>Montreal-based architect Paul Bernier has been creating …

Spotlight: Louis Kahn

<b>Louis Kahn</b> (February 20th 1901 – March 17th 1974) was one of the United States' greatest 20th century architects, known for combining Modernism with …

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Frank Gehry Chosen to Design Berlin's Tallest Tower

<b>Gehry Partners</b> has been selected over David Chipperfield, Adjaye Associates and seven other practices in an invited competition for a 300-unit …

Spotlight: Alvar Aalto

As one of the key figures of midcentury Modernism and perhaps Finland's most celebrated architect, Alvar Aalto (3 February 1898 – 11 May 1976) was …

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