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Architecture

A riff on the gallery’s landmark 1956 show, Whitechapel Gallery’s latest exhibition boasts some compelling pairings but has an unconfident, sh

By Thomas McMullan
Tofer Chin in his studio. Photograph: Joshua White. Courtesy: Frieze/Joshua White

Frieze global partner LIFEWTR marks the inaugural Frieze Los Angeles with Tofer Chin’s publicly accessible artwork

His design will emerge from Kensington Gardens like a low-lying cloud, with its interior intended as ‘a refuge for contemplation’

By Frieze News Desk
Tofer Chin in his studio. Photograph: Joshua White. Courtesy: Frieze/Joshua White

Frieze global partner LIFEWTR marks the inaugural Frieze Los Angeles with a publicly accessible artwork at The Standard DTLA by L.A.

Marion Mahony Griffin, Federal Capital Competition View from Summit of Mount Ainslie, 1912. Courtesy: National Archives of Australia

Once eclipsed by the men in her life, the architect’s supreme originality and energy are slowly being recognized

By Marina Warner

The avian playground was a manifesto for a modernism that could employ gymnastic engineering to theatrical effect – what happens with its inhabitan

By Douglas Murphy

A new biography of Philip Johnson reveals the contradictions and ambiguities of the world’s first ‘starchitect’

By Gillian Darley

A swathe of renovations and extensions across the UK capital suggests an appetite for a different kind of architecture

By George Kafka
wHY Kordansky Gallery Los Angeles Photo by Jeremy Bitterman

A panel discussion hosted by wHY Creative Director, Kulapat Yantrasast in conversation with: Kathryn Andrews, Lauren Halsey and Peter Shire 

Los Angeles

15 Jan

Twitter users have been quick to think of alternative nicknames, including ‘the cotton bud’ and ‘the tadpole’

Designed by Beijing-based practice, OPEN Architecture, UCCA Dune burrows beneath the sand dunes in the coastal resort of Beidaihe

By Crystal Bennes
Dheisheh Refugee Camp, Bethleham, c. 1950-1970. Courtesy: Getty Images

How to handle ‘refugee heritage’ from an architectural perspective

By Suzanne Harris-Brandts