“There is no need to destroy one significant cultural legacy in order to celebrate another”

The Obama Presidential Center will be presented to the Chicago City Council today. But its proposed siting in the city’s Jackson Park will both remove acres of public land and blight Fredrick Law Olmsted’s historic landscape design, argues The Cultural…

Watch Alison Brooks and Jacob Kurek speak about performance spaces live at World Architecture Festival 2017

Architects Alison Brooks and Jacob Kurek speak on the theme of performance spaces in the second talk Dezeen is streaming live from World Architecture Festival 2017 in Berlin. Read more

Dong Yugan uses brick to form sculptural surfaces and playful structures at Red Brick Art Museum

This museum in Beijing takes its name from the red brick used by architect Dong Yugan to create spaces that are dramatically illuminated by skylights, perforations and narrow windows incorporated into its homogenous masonry surfaces. Read more

Isozaki “was the first well-known architect to work in Miami Beach” says protégé David Gauld

Arata Izosaki’s Bass Museum project paved the way for future starchitects to work in Miami Beach, says the Japanese architect’s contemporary David Gauld, who also credited the Art Basel fair with transforming the city’s attitudes towards culture and ar…