Design and architecture studio Conran and Partners is reworking the interior of a 17-storey block that forms part of London's Brutalist Barbican Estate, transforming it from a youth hostel into high-end apartments (+ slideshow). More »
Interview: a new exhibition at the Barbican in London explores how photographers have shaped public perceptions of architecture over the past century. Dezeen spoke to curator Elias Redstone about how greats including Le Corbusier, Aldo Rossi and Zaha Hadid have forged "symbiotic relationships" with photographers. More »
In this next movie from our series filmed at the opening of OMA/Progress at the Barbican in London, OMA partner Iyad Alsaka explains how the firm charted the Libyan desert, having been asked how to best exploit it for tourism. More »
In this interview from our series filmed at the OMA/Progress exhibition at the Barbican in London, OMA partner Iyad Alsaka talks about the firm's presence in Arab countries, starting with a 2007 exhibition about the Gulf Region and leading up to their current projects in Saudi Arabia and Qatar. More »
Dezeen Wire: London's Barbican Art Gallery will broadcast a live stream of a debate featuring all seven partners of architecture practice OMA in public conversation for the first time ever at 7pm this evening.
Dezeen Wire: last week Dezeen reported on the opening of a new exhibition examining the creative processes of architecture practice OMA at the Barbican. Here's what the critics have been saying about the show. More »
In the first of a series of movies filmed by Dezeen at the opening of OMA/Progress at the Barbican in London earlier this week, OMA co-founder Rem Koolhaas gives us a private tour of the show.
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