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    1. July 28, 2015

      Japan Olympic stadium row claims senior resignation

      The embittered political battle raging around Tokyo’s preparations for the 2020 Olympic Games intensified on Tuesday...

    2. July 24, 2015

      Architects call for London’s landmark No 1 Poultry to be listed

      Several of the UK’s leading architects have called for No 1 Poultry, James Stirling’s controversial building in the...

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      Well-heeled owners and industry brokers will be reflecting on another tough year for t...
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    1. July 17, 2015

      Japan scraps $2bn Tokyo Olympic stadium designed by Zaha Hadid

      Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe has waded into the battle over the ballooning cost of Tokyo’s 2020 Olympics, axing...

    2. June 22, 2015

      Serpentine Pavilion 2015, Kensington Gardens

      “This isn’t a building,” José Selgas tells me, “it’s a process.” It’s just as well he says that because from close up,...

    3. June 13, 2015

      Cross-collecting in Chelsea

      Masterpiece Royal Hospital Chelsea, LondonJune 25-July 1 masterpiecefair.com Masterpiece returns for its sixth edition...

    4. March 19, 2015

      Middle Eastern jewellery: Inspired by the Grand Bazaar, available at Harvey Nicks

      The house of Aziz & Walid Mouzannar arrived in the UK with a splash last year. The Beirut-based jeweller, which has...

    5. September 23, 2014

      Ever bigger boats keep German shipyards busy

      In plutocrats’ seemingly endless pursuit of ever bigger yachts, the shipyards of northern Europe have established a...

    6. September 12, 2014

      London Design Festival highlights

      Tent London There’s a bright and bold feel to the work that Tent London will be hosting in the Old Truman Brewery in...

    7. July 17, 2014

      Architectural blockbusters feature in Stirling Prize shortlist

      Stirling Prize 2014: the shortlist The shortlist for the Stirling Prize, Britain’s most prestigious architecture award,...

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      July 1, 2014

      New York morning espresso

      ** FT News ** * Erdogan to enter Turkey presidential poll | Turkish prime minister to stand in country’s first direct...

    9. June 30, 2014

      Design award for Zaha Hadid exposes architects’ moral dilemma

      The announcement of Baku’s Heydar Aliyev Centre as the overall winner of this year’s Design Museum Designs of the Year...

    10. June 27, 2014

      Smiljan Radic’s Serpentine Pavilion

      It’s a bagel, or perhaps a doughnut. Or an egg shell. Maybe a UFO. Anyway it’s resting on massive rocks. Inspired,...

    11. May 30, 2014

      The oblique world of Claude Parent

      It was an alien landscape of ramps and sloping ceilings, a little bit Dr Caligari, a little bit sinking cruise-liner, a...

    12. May 30, 2014

      How 3D printing could transform building design

      In the early days of 3D printing, there was much talk of how it would transform the construction industry: how this...

    13. April 11, 2014

      China’s design playground gives world’s top architects free rein

      China architecture When the Pritzker Prize-winning architect Wang Shu was asked to build a villa by an ambitious...

    14. February 25, 2014

      Six of UK’s top architects shortlisted for Crystal Palace revival

      Six high-profile UK architects have been shortlisted to revive the Crystal Palace at its former site in south London....

    15. January 31, 2014

      Eduardo Souto de Moura at the Royal Academy

      Eduardo Souto de Moura appears to be playing a game of peek-a-boo with photographers at the Royal Academy in London –...

    16. January 19, 2014

      ‘Crossover’ jewellery attracts new collectors

      A new breed of jewellery buyers is in search of pieces created by designers from the wider applied arts. A recent...

    17. January 17, 2014

      Kathryn Findlay, architect, 1953-2014

      With a dwelling called the Soft and Hairy House regarded as her best building, and a series of thatched swimming pools...

    18. November 17, 2013

      Qatar labour standards review casts shadow on World Cup plan

      Qatar sought to ease controversy over conditions for workers building venues for the 2022 World Cup as it unveiled the...

    19. September 27, 2013

      Zaha Hadid’s Serpentine Sackler gallery: the verdict

      When the “Magazine” was built in Hyde Park in 1805, Britain was at war with France, Nelson had yet to win the Battle of...

    20. September 13, 2013

      Interview: Julia Peyton-Jones

      On a sunlit Friday evening in late summer, Hyde Park in London hums with history. There are cars, for sure, but it is...

    21. May 24, 2013

      Brutalist architecture: a concept made concrete

      Brutalist architecture arouses passion and fury in equal measure. Of all the styles of housing in London, none is more...

    22. April 14, 2013

      Glasgow is weathering the economic storm

      Amid the UK’s economic slump and looming cuts in state welfare, these are hardly easy times to be a northern one-time...

    23. March 11, 2013

      Bam Construct to build Google’s London HQ

      Google’s new £1bn European headquarters in King’s Cross, London, will be built by the Dutch company Bam Construct,...

    24. March 3, 2013

      Unlikely ‘pushover’ who doesn’t play safe

      The arrangement of the room is not to Dame Zaha Hadid’s liking. The permanent exhibition space, a five-minute walk from...

    25. January 31, 2013

      Northeast finds Formica in top condition at 100

      North Shields was once known for shipbuilding, fishing and coal-mining. Yet one of its most enduring industrial...

    26. January 18, 2013

      Broad looms large

      Eli Broad is not just a prolific art collector, he is also a prodigious builder of art galleries. Perhaps it should be...

    27. November 23, 2012

      Milan elan

      Standing under floodlights in a hangar that was once part of Milan’s former trade fair site is a mock-up apartment that...

    28. November 17, 2012

      Sit up and take notice

      In a significant move, and to little fanfare, the online art database Art.sy, which includes Wendi Deng Murdoch and...

    29. October 15, 2012

      Cambridge laboratory wins Stirling prize

      The Sainsbury Laboratory, a small research facility set in the Botanic Garden of the University of Cambridge, is the...

    30. October 5, 2012

      Pioneers of the Caspian

      Oil-rich Azerbaijan, which regained its independence in 1991, is in a breakneck race to catch up with the globalised...

    31. September 28, 2012

      Lunch with the FT: Peter Marino

      In the style-obsessed auditoriums that play host to the world’s fashion weeks, when someone mentions a “star designer”...

    32. September 21, 2012

      The Art Market: Baku the future

      As part of its continual push to develop new markets, Christie’s last week organised its first exhibition in Baku,...

    33. August 6, 2012

      Changsha plan at heart of China stimulus

      The front line in the battle to transform Changsha, a city in central China, is a muddy lakeshore where building...

    34. July 31, 2012

      Timekeeper tracks athletes to a fraction

      Peter Hürzeler’s job has kept him away from home for 3,708 days since 1970, a calculation that only someone in his...

    35. June 24, 2012

      HMRC looks to close 2% tax loophole

      Tax officials have hinted they could close the six-year-old loophole which may have allowed wealthy people to reduce...

    36. June 22, 2012

      The next big thing

      “What is the maximum architecture can do?” Rem Koolhaas asked at the end of the 20th century. “Architects are in the...

    37. June 22, 2012

      A man with a span

      When Santiago Calatrava first appeared on the scene in the 1980s, his work was a revelation. Here was an...

    38. June 16, 2012

      Queen’s birthday honours

      Knights Bachelor Tony Baldry, MP. Michael Boyd, artistic director, Royal Shakespeare Company. Kenneth Branagh, actor....

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