Alyn is a freelance writer and editor who contributes to some of the world’s leading architecture and design publications, including Dezeen, Blueprint, Icon, Wallpaper, Interior Design and CNN Style.
He is also the author of 21st Century Lighting Design, published by Bloomsbury in 2014, and former design editor at Port magazine.
Alyn studied product design at Glasgow School of Art before moving to London in 2008, where he lived for eight years. He is now based in Edinburgh, Scotland.
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Indian architecture office AKDA has completed an apartment building in New Delhi featuring a three-storey brick screen punctured by a circular opening that directly references the work of architect Louis Kahn. More
Ateliers Jean Nouvel has created a shortcut through Shanghai's Huangpu district, inserting a covered shopping street into a mixed-use building and livening office facades with rows of potted plants. More
Tokyo studio Schemata Architects has converted an industrial building in Jeju, South Korea, into a new location for retailer D&Department, featuring a store, restaurant, gallery and hotel in which all of the furniture and even the plants are for sale. More
Chinese architecture studio LLLab used woven bamboo to create a canopy and a group of pod-like pavilions to shelter visitors to a light show set amongst the dramatic limestone mountains of Guilin. More
Architect Javier de las Heras Solé has completed a music school building in the northern Spanish town of Amorebieta-Etxano, featuring a concrete podium and facades clad in weathering-steel mesh that allows partial views of the interior. More
Local architect Paulo Merlini has completed a house in the Portuguese city of Gondomar featuring three gabled volumes and a roof garden set on top of a ground-floor structure formed of thick stone walls. More
Turner Architects has renovated and extended a Georgian terraced house in south London, creating a sequence of living spaces interspersed with courtyards that bring the changing colours of the seasons inside. More
Jo Taillieu Architecten has transformed a former fruit farm in the Belgian village of Gooik into an educational centre featuring refurbished agricultural buildings enclosed within a greenhouse-like structure. More
Japanese architect Kohei Yukawa has designed a house for himself and his family in a suburb of Osaka, featuring flexible living spaces arranged around a double-height atrium with a tree at its centre. More