Pablo Bronstein's 'Historical Dances in an Antique Setting' at Tate Britain. Photo: Brotherton-Lock
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Pablo Bronstein’s Tate Britain Commission — interview

The Argentinian artist’s piece blends performance and architecture

Institute of digital Archeologists erecting a replica of one the famous arches of Palmyra carved out of Egyptian marble on Trafalgar Square. The ancient city Palmyra a world heritage site in modern day Syria was recently further destroyed by IS. Credit: David Parry/ FT
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Ghost of Palmyra’s arch rises in London

Replica is surprising and beautiful but not triumphal

Zaha Hadid, Architect, photographed at her showroom in North London.
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‘Starchitects’ struggle to build lasting brands

Design practices face succession problems after founders die

Zaha Hadid
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Slideshow: Zaha Hadid — most inventive and successful female architect of modern age

Few men could match her for style, originality or charisma

Villa Girasole near Verona in 1935 by Angelo Invernizzi

Engineered houses: home or machine?

From rotating villas to the mansion containing its own hydroelectric power station

‘An “ugly” T-shirt for £185? Nuts’

How did the DHL logo become a fashion must-have?

Plastic Crystal Lamp Fixture, No.1613' by Star Industrial Co. Ltd (lamp), collection: M+, Hong Kong

How do you curate a continent?

Aric Chen, in charge of assembling M+ Museum’s Asian design collection, talks about his formidable task

St Peter's seminary. NVA's Hinterland ®Alan McAteer

Seminary’s arts vision given £4.2m boost

Derelict St Peter’s is Brutalist complex completed 50 years ago

No. 6 Denmark street, London. No.6 has recently been listed by English Heritage. Dating back to the 1680's the building also features a small cottage at the rear in which the Sex Pistols lived and recorded, some of their graffiti still remains in the building.
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Never mind the graffiti, here’s the Sex Pistols’ house

Denmark St base of punk pioneers gets historic listing

'Hinterland’ employs light projections and a choral soundscape. Photo: Alan McAteer
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Encounter with a Brutalist masterpiece

A modernist ruin hosts an ambitious sound-and-light production

Oxford’s new spool of government

Herzog & de Meuron’s new university building is a striking structure

In praise of power stations

Gasometers show the resilience of our industrial monuments

Architects adapt to rising sea levels

Instead of simply building flood defences, designers are beginning to create structures and buildings that embrace water

Signwriting craft revives with a flourish

Painters juggle tutorials with work to pass on a niche trade

Donald Woods Centre in South Africa

Family of the anti-apartheid campaigner build centre to provide healthcare, education and business advice

Architects’ drawings in the digital age

Technology has transformed architecture — and how we see it

In defence of Britain’s Brutalist estates

Despite its image, social housing architecture can be saved

Pritzker Prize 2016: Alejandro Aravena

An architect known for working with the poor and dispossessed has won his profession’s leading honour

Christ Church Spitalfields, London: ‘A site for good in the city’

The restoration of the 18th-century church on the edge of the City reconnects it with its surroundings

254m Paddington tower plans attacked

Residents attack ‘gigantic and monstrous’ 72-storey block

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