The Style Blog: architecture


Posted at 05:42 PM ET, 03/24/2014

Shigeru Ban wins the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Shigeru Ban, the eminent Japanese architect who has pioneered the use of unorthodox materials, has been awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize, the profession’s highest honor.

By Philip Kennicott  |  05:42 PM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Architecture

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 11/21/2013

World Cup Stadium designs for Qatar 2022 elicits titters

The world’s design critics have noticed that plans for a new stadium look a lot like “lady parts.”

By Philip Kennicott  |  01:35 PM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Architecture, middle east

Posted at 08:00 PM ET, 04/24/2012

District’s progressive architecture trend continues

By Philip Kennicott  |  08:00 PM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  architecture

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 04/13/2012

Kennicott: D.C. Height Act changes must be made responsibly

The Post’s art and architecture critic is wary of the slippery slope of proposed amendments to the D.C. Height Act.

By Phil Kennicott  |  03:30 PM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Architecture, Development

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 03/27/2012

Eisenhower Memorial Commission issues statement in support of Frank Gehry

Gehry’s design for the memorial, which includes large metal tapestries hung from 10 columns that are 80-feet tall, has been the subject of controversy the past few months.

By Philip Kennicott  |  06:30 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  architecture

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 03/23/2012

Hirshhorn ‘Bubble’ to be called Bloomberg Balloon

The public art project draws its name from a donation from Bloomberg LP.

By Maura Judkis  |  02:56 PM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  art, architecture