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Kevin Roche: ‘I still don’t think architecture pays enough attention to the user, to the person who has to live in the building’

It’s mid-morning in Hamden, Connecticut and Kevin Roche is in the offices of Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates LLC (KRJDA), the firm he co-foun(...)

Shelly McNamara and Yvonne Farrell, of Grafton Architects: their appointment as curators of next year’s Venice Biennale of architecture feels like a major step. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

“The ghosts of modern architecture.” That memorable phrase is how architectural historian Beatriz Colomina describes women’s status in the profession(...)

Heydar Alijev Cultural Centre, Baku, Azerbaijan  designed by Zaha Hadid. Photograph: Getty

When Zaha Hadid died suddenly at the end of March, a seismic jolt of sadness mixed with panegyrics on her legacy ran through the world of architectur(...)

Spain’s Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas, like many modern airports, is impressive to look at but neglects the comfort of travellers.
Airports in terminal decline
  • Travel
  • April 16, 2016, 03:13

One morning in 1977 Brian Eno, electronica pioneer and former synthesiser player for Roxy Music, was sitting in an airport in Cologne, in what was th(...)

Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid inside the newly constructed Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London in September 2013. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Dame Zaha Hadid, the world-renowned architect whose designs include the London Olympic aquatic centre, has died aged 65. The British designer, who w(...)

Yvonne Farrell (left) and Shelley McNamara of Grafton Architects. Photographs: Alice Clancy and James Harris/Royal Academy of Arts London

How do you feel? Does the space you are in have an impact on that? “It’s such an enormous question,” says Yvonne Farrell of Grafton Architects, sittin(...)