Recent Articles

John Pawson's Lockdown Life
Britain's best minimalist is loving the long hair and not shaving - and he's been working on some very cool furniture and objects in the last few weeks
Published: Tuesday, 19 May 2020
Watch Jeanne Gang talk about the Flow in her buildings
Learn how she makes smooth geometries work together to make visitor movements poetry in motion
Published: Monday, 11 May 2020
Watch Jeanne Gang talk about the rhythm in her buildings
Architecture is an unmoving, monumental art, but that doesn't mean it doesn't have rhythm. Watch as the acclaimed architect draws your attention to the sun patterns moving across the face of her buildings
Published: Monday, 4 May 2020
Philip Johnson and Friends: Andy Warhol
“It was joked about Andy that he would ‘attend the opening of an envelope’ — and so might Philip, if only the name on the envelope were interesting enough"
Published: Thursday, 16 April 2020
Philip Johnson and friends: Alfred Barr
The inaugural MoMA director shaped Johnson’s tastes - the architect repaid him by donating paintings by Paul Klee, Willem de Kooning, Jasper Johns and Andy Warhol to the museum
Published: Thursday, 9 April 2020
Philip Johnson and Friends: Jackie O
JFK's widow was a great friend of the architect but what was the key work of his that she never visited - and why?
Published: Wednesday, 1 April 2020
Philip Johnson, the AT&T Building, and a fling with postmodernism
Here’s how the mercurial Mr. Johnson first launched, then abandoned a major 20th century architectural movement
Published: Tuesday, 17 March 2020
Splendid isolation - 5 places we wouldn't mind holing up in
See how some self-isolate in these beautiful homes featured in Living on Vacation
Published: Friday, 13 March 2020
Philip Johnson and the making of the Seagram Building
Mies’s masterpiece might never have towered over NYC, had Johnson not put in some skillful, social groundwork
Published: Wednesday, 11 March 2020
Philip Johnson, the Glass House, and its dark secrets
Though Mies van der Rohe’s influence is undeniable, this weekend retreat was not without some hidden depths of its own...
Published: Tuesday, 10 March 2020
The wild styles behind Charles Moore’s last home
Take a look at the eclectic house where this PoMo proponent felt truly at home
Published: Monday, 9 March 2020
All you need to know about Philip Johnson: A Visual Biography
Get up close with the mercurial Mr Johnson - one of the most important figures in American architecture
Published: Thursday, 5 March 2020


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