Cohousing is a concept proving popular in North America and parts of mainland Europe but, despite being a potentially viable answer to the housing shortage, it is yet to catch on in the UK. Ike Ijeh visits the first cohousing build in London to see if it’s an idea worth sharing
Haworth Tompkins has subtly remodelled Chichester Festival Theatre, a 1960s classic that has regained its original vision while also achieving modern performance and efficiency standards
Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners doesn’t quite get the British Museum right, says Ike Ijeh
Through its transformation of a 1930s block of council flats in Hackney, east London, BPTW has proved that refurbishment need not be a second-class citizen
Hayhurst and Co’s remodelling of the Pegasus Academy in Croydon brings together years of piecemeal architecture into a coherent whole
All eyes are on the newly opened Whitmore Park Primary School in Coventry, the first completion under the government’s Priority School Building Programme. Has design quality been sacrificed by budget cuts?
AHMM’s design for the new Knauf HQ is a masterclass in lineal precision, fitting seamlessly into its industrial riverside setting despite its modernist white exterior. Here’s how, with the use of some of the manufacturer’s own materials, the project stacked up to just £1.8m
Rem Koolhaas’ open-plan building is the perfect fit for the Dutch denim clothes manufacturer
5th Studio’s transformation of a city centre eyesore will also regenerate the surrounding urban realm
Some 14 years after the initial feasibility study, Derwent London is going ahead with a £30 million office and retail development on 40 Chancery Lane, designed by Bennetts Associates.
Basil Spence’s livery building is being sensitively remodelled by de Metz Forbes Knight
London-based David Archer Architects and Yoo Ltd are designing an opulent interior for the Sans Souci hotel in Vienna
The discovery of oil propelled Qatar’s capital from pearl-fishing village to world city. Now architects have created a new scheme that attempts to reconnect Doha with its past
In the first of a new series looking at exemplary city planning projects, Ellis Woodman investigates the ‘slow urbanism’ being engineered at Antwerp’s former docks
David Archer finds modernity and tradition meet in Otto Wagner’s creation of a complete artistic environment for the Steinhof church in Vienna
RCKa’s Russell Curtis, Dieter Kleiner and Tim Riley celebrate the freedom and generosity of Lacaton & Vassal’s reworking of the Palais de Tokyo
Mae Architects’ Alex Ely admires Taut’s Berlin housing project for its ideas of democratic placemaking
Sean Griffiths admires the way in which Adolf Loos’s American Bar in Vienna reflects the cultural collisions of a Europe on the brink of modernism
Multiple nominations for shopping centre that replaces brutalist car park
A second nomination for Stratford
RIBA Awards & Stirling Prize
This light, agile new building for the Rothschild banking dynasty is a model of discretion when contrasted with its attention-seeking City neighbours
OMA wilfully subverts expectations at its Glasgow Maggie’s Centre, which melts unassumingly into the background.
This laboratory in the University of Cambridge’s Botanic Gardens is the ideal habitat for botanists
O’Donnell & Tuomey’s joyful new building is the stuff of theatrical legends,
Chipperfield’s gallery, which opens this week, draws on the power and heritage of its mill-town setting
Despite a spiralling budget and uncertainty over its legacy, Populous’s Olympic stadium emerges as a lithe all-rounder.