Articles tagged Modern


A Gaudí-inspired workspace shows that going rural can actually be innovative

Barcelona – Clementina, a new Utopic_US co-working space designed by Izaskun Chinchilla is inspired by the rural elements of Gràcia and Gaudí’s Casa Vicens.


Rising to the challenge of intervening a Niemeyer building in São Paulo

São Paulo – For the thorough intervention that lead to the Vista restaurant, Brazilian design studio Prototyp& faced low ceilings and an untouchable façade. 

Mill 24 by Caramel Architects. Photos Hertha Hurnaus

Caramel Architects squeezes a complete living experience into a roof space

VIENNA – For quite some time, residents in the Austrian capital have relied on the ability to extend their townhouses vertically, converting roof space into extra quarters for living.

Makris House by Kavellaris Urban Design. Photos Billy Kavellaris

KUD designs a contemporary house as a 'conversation of dualities'

MELBOURNE – Victoria is geographically the smallest state in Australia; it is also the most densely populated and this is creating a shift in its architectural language.

ADNOC tower by HOK. Photos [awaiting name]

HOK’s high-rise tower stands out eccentrically against the urban landscape

ABU DHABI – The design for the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company tower in the United Arab Emirates capital is motivated by the attitude ‘less is more’.

Parish Church by Moneo Brock. Photos Jorge Taboada / Moneo Brock

Moneo Brock's church is a modern interpretation of a recognizable typology

MONTERREY – The southern district of the third largest city in Mexico is expanding. In a development 15 km south of the city’s main plaza, the newest parish church can be found.


‘We prefer to provoke a reaction of love or hate than of indifference’

Moooi has never shied away from controversy. As the brand moves through a period of rapid growth, new CEO Robin Bevers discusses his role in the company’s future.

The perimeter white metal colonnade confirms the modernest building has connections to classicism. Photo Pietro Savorelli

Museum Voorlinden has an intelligent canopy which controls lighting

WASSENAAR – Just north of The Hague there is a new museum opening for the Caldic Collection, which is the largest private art collection in the Netherlands.

A Grade-II listed tin church, bought flat-packed from a catalogue in 1880.

The Modern House: Q&A with an estate agency that lifts the spirits

LONDON – Since Matt Gibberd and Albert Hill founded The Modern House in 2005, the duo has sold some of the UK’s most exceptional properties like the Ahm House by Jørn Utzon and Povl Ahm and …

One room escapes the monochrome.

Sadar + Vuga furnish an apartment with modernity

LJUBLJANA – The Slovenian architects bring the future into a nineteenth-century house in the heart of Ljubljana.

Functionality meets tropicality.

José Juan Rivera Rio references Mexican Modernism

MEXICO CITY – The Mexican architect JJRR has built a small mansion that will grow into the landscape. 

Where past and present meet effortlessly.

De Matos Ryan’s theatre refurbishment plays on history

YORK – The York Theatre Royal has recently opened its doors again after being closed for months due to refurbishment.

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