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Architecture
A Rose in the Desert: Jean Nouvel’s National Museum of Qatar Debuts

The French architect adds another Middle East cultural jewel to his crown.

THE UTOPIA ISSUE
What Amazon HQ2 Could Have Been

On the heels of Amazon’s controversial New York City about-face, five local firms envision a high

ARCHITECTURE
A Look Back at Balkrishna Doshi’s Best-Known Buildings

We revisit Pritzker Prize laureate Balkrishna Doshi’s greatest hits on the eve of his first major

THE UTOPIA ISSUE
Need to Know: Reiulf Ramstad of Reiulf Ramstad Architects

"We need to confront every building project, every architecture project as something special—not...

CURRENTLY COVETING
Studio Razavi’s Clessidra Coffee Table Mimics Minimalism—With a Modernist Twist

Its unusual shape gives way to a pleasant Easter egg.

Opinion
Please Stop: Designer Gingerbread Houses

In this edition of “Please Stop,” our occasional look at design trends that need to...

ON VIEW
“FUTURES OF THE FUTURE” Celebrates Architect Sou Fujimoto’s Out-of-the-Box Perspective

On view at Japan House Los Angeles through Jan. 6.

Commission
The Future of the Work Place

We asked 13 designers show us the future of the office. We got a reimagining of what it means to...

PROJECT SPOTLIGHT
Rapt Studio’s Latest Commercial Project Was Built From the Bones of Its Prior Occupant’s Space

"We exploited everything that was there, even to the degree of building new things out of some of...

NEED TO KNOW
Winka Dubbeldam; Founder, Archi-Tectonics

Informed by her Dutch upbringing, Dubbeldam imbues designs with character and singularity.

PROJECT SPOTLIGHT
Bridge House, Dan Brunn Architecture

Tasked with reimagining a run-down plot, Dan Brunn turned lemons into lemonade.

Q&A
Scotland’s Wild Landscapes Imbue Its First Design Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum’s first satellite in Dundee showcases architect Kengo Kuma’s...

PROJECT SPOTLIGHT
This New York Design Firm Proves That Home Is Where the Art Is

Specializing in luxury living spaces, Lauren A Balkan Designs leverages details to best serve...

Architecture
Seeking Geoffrey Bawa

Ahead of his centennial celebration next year, one writer sets out on the Bawa trail to witness how

THE LIST
6 Retail Spaces That Evoke Personality and Place

Heavy on thoughtful details, each of these stores is all about capturing character.