Architecture & Design

amateurAmateurism, the Freshmaker

Professional architects, landscape architects and urban designers  are going  ‘amateur’. Can it save our city from being scrubbed to death?


lloydHotel Lloyd: a Beautiful Chaos

A  former youth prison  that  began as  a claustrophobic hell-hole has been re-invented as hotel and ‘cultural embassy’.


the-whale’Dam Fine Design

Once known primarily for its infamous red-light district, Amsterdam is fast becoming a destination for design buffs.