Recent Articles

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
Best Products, the 70s store that thought outside the box
Our book Postmodern Architecture: Less is a Bore features the catalog chain that disrupted the retail environment
Published: Wednesday, 4 March 2020
Grafton Architects win the 2020 Pritzker Prize
Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara’s Dublin practice is singled out for its integrity
Published: Tuesday, 3 March 2020
The Postmodern pool house where Egyptian and old English architecture get on swimmingly
Robert A.M. Stern's indoor pool features John Nash columns and fake Palm trees - and it's in New Jersey
Published: Thursday, 27 February 2020
All you need to know about Living on Vacation
Retreat from the world in the most civilized style, via our exquisite survey of beautiful, contemporary holiday homes
Published: Monday, 24 February 2020
Sorry, columns don't always make a new building look old!
A draft US govt order could impose classical architecture styles on new Federal buildings. But might it actually lead to a little Postmodernism?
Published: Thursday, 13 February 2020
Grafton Architects win RIBA’s Royal Gold Medal
The Dublin-based practice receive RIBA’s highest honour for their generous, humane and humble work
Published: Friday, 7 February 2020


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