Authors Posts by Jade Budd

Jade Budd

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Whenever I walk into a bookshop, despite my best intentions, I always end up buying at least one book merely because I am inextricably attracted to its outstanding design.  We all know you're not suppose to judge a book...
Spomeniks are peculiar relics that occupy the rugged mountainous area of former Yugoslavia. Thousands of these gigantic sculptures were built across the nation in the 1960’s as memorials of the Second World War commemorating sites of brutal battles and...
In this month’s version of Inside* we take a look at the recently completed National Museum of African American History and Culture, a career defining project for lead designer David Adjaye. The new museum is located on the National Mall...
Located in Altadena, this house was designed by the architectural firm Buff, Straub & Hensman for the well-known graphic designer Saul Bass and his family. The young architects had been interested in plywood construction since their days at University...
For this month’s edition of Inside* we head to South America to take a look at a remarkable piece of modernist architecture design by the talented Uruguayan engineer Eladio Dieste.  Located in the small village of Atlantida in Uruguay...
The industrial age taught us that research and development are key to finding efficient and effective solutions but the cost and permanence of architecture makes it difficult for architects to experiment and prototype. This is why most architectural theory...
Architecture exists in two worlds. The obvious one is that of brick, mortar and steel – the one we inhabit.  But its’ less conspicuous cousin is the plethora of buildings that occupy the world of paper architecture – the...
This month’s feature of Inside* explores the cavernous depths of the highly-praised Antinori winery in Italy. Wine and architecture are two of my favourite things, so when they come together I’m a very happy chappy. Living in Cape Town means that...
This month we take a trip Inside* one of my favourite buildings, the Tama Art University’s library designed by, Pritzker prize winning architect, Toyo Ito. Located in the suburbs outside of Tokyo, this elegant concrete building sits atop a sloping hill...