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The rise and fall of consumerist architecture: ten modern ...

James Wormald


As the online marketplace takes a stranglehold on bricks and mortar retail, these are the destination super retail structures tempting consumers back to market.

Lighting Design Week: UNStudio

Simon Keane-Cowell


'Today, light is becoming almost like data. It's so well-connected to technology,' says Ben van Berkel from UNStudio. Watch now for more insight and commentary!

Lighting Design Week: Professional Insights

Simon Keane-Cowell


Watch Ulrike Brandi from Ulrike Brandi Licht, UNStudio's Ben van Berkel, Lucas Goy of Les Éclaireurs, and lighting designer Michael Anastassiades!

Taking it to the next level: new residential towers

Dominic Lutyens


Architects demonstrate how high-rise can mean high-density, but not at the expense of contextual awareness or safety. 

Working Future: Ben van Berkel

Madeline Bouton


Founder of Dutch super-practice UNStudio Ben van Berkel discusses the future of the workplace. And how he works best.

Dutch Architecture



For decades a test bed for bold, experimental projects, the Netherlands continues to function as an architecturally compelling landscape – both in terms of design practice and consumption.

Smart Homes

Katharina Sommer


Digital technology is becoming increasingly embedded in the architectural fabric of the home. Sometimes foregrounded, occasionally centre-stage, but mostly taking an almost invisible back-seat.

Station to Station

Alyn Griffiths


There has been a dramatic shift in the demands placed by public transportation on contemporary architecture since the turn of the millennium – the need to square the burgeoning of passenger numbers that attends the unstoppable march of urbanisation

Naturally cool

Alyn Griffiths


The need to minimise energy consumption affects many aspects of architecture, and designs that employ traditional or cutting-edge shading devices and ventilation methods are at the forefront of reducing our reliance on air conditioning. Architonic

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