We build what we believe to be true. I have asked myself the following question several times whilst in the process of writing this article: “What is the point...

I know, I know - there are so many ‘best of architectural photography’ articles out there. But searching the web for inspiring pieces, it seemed to me...

The 1960's saw a dynamic shift in architecture; like almost everything at the time, there was a rebellion against the establishment. There was a brewing frustration with...

If more is supposedly more… then I say less is a bore. Let me set the scene for my position on this: The fathers of modern design might have...

Mokena Makeka is the founder and owner of Makeka Design Lab, an internationally recognised design practice founded in 2002, that deploys innovative design solutions at the urban,...

It was only a matter of time till we had a fanatical outburst about this contemporary classic. The Harbin Opera House by Beijing-based firm, MAD Architects is...

Our daily lives are informed by our physical environment – every daily ritual and activity requires a backdrop, a composition of spaces and elements within - and...

Continual exploration is key to learning. Whether these explorations are based on past, present or future typologies are quite irrelevant in determining their validity. Depending on the...
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NOWNESS presents Barbara Anastacio's film: "Model Meiers" A sneak peak into an exclusive architectural model museum. The museum is privately owned and curated by the Pritzker Prize-winning architect Richard...

Often plastered over and hidden in most contemporary architecture, the red brick can often be overlooked and overshadowed by slicker materials. There are a few that take...