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Artists in residence

An overlooked pioneer of mid-century modernism, Mario Pani filled Mexico City with spacious, meticulously designed apartments now cherished by the creatives who call them home.

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New wave

Scattered among the dunes and beaches of a Portuguese coastal resort, a series of holiday homes capture the country’s golden age of modernist architecture.

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Reputation building

Self-reliant and dismissive of fame, W Earl Wear was an unsung hero of modernist architecture. But his handful of sculptural homes command a growing band of devotees.

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The international icon: Kengo Kuma

17 March 2020

The beauty of Japanese design has won fans around the world but it takes great panache to translate it to large-scale projects. We sit down with architect Kengo Kuma in his Tokyo office to talk about the recently completed…

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Still standing

If you go down to the woods today, you’re in for a big surprise: a cluster of modernist masterpieces that will transport you to Cape Cod’s creative past.

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Architecture

From a French-influences Montréal studio to a green building in the heart of Taipei, we highlight some of the design industry's best new works.

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In with the Old

Time and many thoughtless refurbishments have diminished French architect and designer Maxime Old’s legacy. But, thankfully, two of his most glorious interiors have been preserved in Rouen.

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On its game?

As preparations for the Tokyo Olympics enter the home straight, we assess whether the city has the infrastructure in place to deliver a world-class tournament.

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It's a small world

Even in the digital age, texture and tactility still matter in architectural design. Little wonder then that smart firms put their faith in expert modellers to give clients a tiny taste of their big ideas.

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Grand scale

Majestic Mas de Tanit rose up on the French Riviera in the 1970s and has been attracting glamorous – and global – holidaymakers and residents ever since. We find out who’s who.

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Slide away

This subtle and spacious residence frames the surrounding sun-soaked landscape in spectacular widescreen.

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Labour of love

Once an outlier for the wrong reasons, this home takes pride of place on a leafy street thanks to a couple’s tasteful renovation.

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Great indoors

Retreating to nature is a common theme but Daylesford Longhouse goes one better by bringing the outside inside.

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