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Watch David Adjaye, Michael Bierut and Spencer Bailey talk about contemporary memorials
The architect, designer and author got together yesterday to discuss all aspects of Bailey's new book, In Memory Of
Published: Thursday, 29 October 2020
RIBA winner Sir David Adjaye on the future of memorials
Following the announcement that the architect is to receive RIBA’s Royal Gold Medal, British architecture’s highest honour, we share some of his thoughts from our new book In Memory Of: Designing Contemporary Memorials
Published: Thursday, 1 October 2020
Join Jeanne Gang and Jane Hall at RIBA this Monday!
The Studio Gang founder is in conversation with Breaking Ground author Jane Hall and you're invited
Published: Friday, 11 September 2020
Philip Johnson’s religious side
Our new book highlights the American architect’s surprising enthusiasm for houses of worship

Published: Thursday, 27 August 2020
All you need to know about In Memory Of: Designing Contemporary Memorials
Our new book looks at some of the most beautiful, moving and thoughtful memorials of the past four decades
Published: Tuesday, 18 August 2020
Studio Gang win big at the Architizer A+ Awards
The Chicago practice receives four awards for three of its innovative new buildings
Published: Monday, 10 August 2020
When Philip Johnson joined the protest marchers
In 1963 the great American modernist took to the streets of New York, becoming an unlikely voice against the destruction of a Beaux-Arts landmark
Published: Thursday, 6 August 2020
Brutalism catches up with the Kardashians
'I’ve finally made it,' says This Brutal World’s author, as he spies his book in Kylie Jenner’s home

Published: Wednesday, 5 August 2020
Ready for retail therapy again? Peter Marino's new Dior store in Paris is a beautiful place to start!
The architect and collector has overseen Dior’s huge new, art-filled retail space on rue Saint-Honoré in the French capital
Published: Tuesday, 4 August 2020
How Philip Johnson looked back, as well as forward
Take a look at the other New Canaan house that proves the acclaimed architect was more than a Mies-inspired Modernist
Published: Wednesday, 29 July 2020
The motherly ambition that spurred on Philip Johnson
Philip was the vehicle for achieving his mother’s cultural aspirations, and she poured all of her knowledge and energy into his intellectual formation
Published: Friday, 24 July 2020
The New York restaurant where Philip Johnson held court
Did Johnson’s gossipy nature, often indulged at the Four Seasons restaurant help improve architecture in America?
Published: Wednesday, 22 July 2020
'My job was to go treasure hunting!' Author Ian Volner on his revealing Philip Johnson visual biography
On Johnson’s birthday, the author of Philip Johnson: A Visual Biography discusses his new publication with Hilary Lewis, Chief Curator and Creative Director of The Glass House
Published: Wednesday, 8 July 2020


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