William Morris was a man of many talents – among which he revived traditional British textile arts and popularized socialist ideas in Victorian society.
America’s coastal cities are already threatened by hurricanes, and global warming will only make this worse. How can architects adapt to this reality?
In the village of Yirrkala, on the Gulf of Carpentaria, stands a striking house. Designed by the architect Glenn Murcutt it pays homage to the cultural heritage of its Aboriginal inhabitant.
As we reach the end of the 2010s, “Przekrój” looks back on our favourites of the last decade. Here, we give a subjective overview of the best architectural designs realized in Central and Eastern Europe.
In the 1960s, an attempt was made to create the perfect children’s home in Amsterdam. Today, there are no orphanages in the Netherlands, but Aldo van Eyck’s great architecture remains.
As humans, we all experience emotions between ourselves. Yet how is it that some inanimate objects – buildings and other feats of architectural design – can also influence our mood?
The Italian architect Carlo Mollino lived a long life where he pursued many passions. He designed a number of extraordinary buildings in his native Turin, as well as finding time to create a collection of Polaroid nudes and bring to life a record-breaking sports car.
A Polish artist and graphic designer reflects on his connection with Raymond Peynet’s illustrated ‘lovers’, whose naive simplicity shaped his own vision of love.
When we think of space stations, it’s tempting to imagine meticulous Kubrickian interiors. The reality is something much more chaotic.
Closed terrariums are currently in vogue for urban gardeners, but their history runs all the way back to 19th-century botany.