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WA100 2022: Digital edition

2022-01-21T07:00:00+00:00

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WA100 2022: The big list

World Architecture 100: View a table of this year’s top 100 architects

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Zaha Hadid enters WA100 rankings for first time

Biggest practice remains US firm ahead of Chinese newcomer

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WA100 2022: Global business booms back

Optimism is strong, at least for the US and Western Europe, where big firms are vying to woo staff – but China has become a tough market for outsiders, reports David Blackman

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Architect of the Year Awards

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  • Interview: We’ve never found a practice who are our pin-ups

Ben Flatman

New Labour: remembering an era of optimism, enthusiasm and mixed results

2022-05-27T05:45:00+01:00By Ben Flatman

It is 25 years since Tony Blair’s 1997 landslide victory and the architectural legacy is both good and bad, writes Ben Flatman

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Architecture is ephemeral, urban design is eternal!

2022-05-25T05:23:00+01:00By David Rudlin

Most masterplans are never built but, once they are, they can last for ever – even if the name of the masterplanner is quickly forgotten, writes David Rudlin

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Design better, specify better and consume more carefully – that’s my (not so) radical idea

2022-05-18T06:00:00+01:00By Matthew Lloyd1 comments

While we should all be taking action in order to preserve our planet, direct action is actually rather less effective than well-placed words if we want to drive real and lasting change, writes Matthew Lloyd

Ben Derbyshire

What can we expect from the Queen’s Speech?

2022-05-10T07:00:00+01:00By 1 comments

Ben Derbyshire is optimistic that Gove will propose a range of innovative proposals

Ben Flatman

MoMA’s exhibition illustrates the rich legacy of south Asian modernism

2022-05-09T05:48:00+01:00By Ben Flatman

New York museum seeks to put region’s architecture in a post-colonialist context, writes Ben Flatman

  • The Elizabeth line: a welcome civic legacy designed to last 120 years

  • A temple to post-covid working culture: designing Google’s global headquarters

  • Building Study: Homerton College Dining Hall by Feilden Fowles

  • Does the key to cutting carbon lie beneath your feet?

  • 50 Wonders | Rab Bennetts: Ford Foundation, New York

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  • 50 Wonders | Nimi Attanayake: Kandalama Hotel, Sri Lanka

  • Building Study: Learning from Denise Scott Brown

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Long reads

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Chipperfield and Moussavi named as design advocates for London

David Adjaye is reappointed on 42-strong advisory panel, set up to improve capital’s built environment

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Architecture is ephemeral, urban design is eternal!

Most masterplans are never built but, once they are, they can last for ever – even if the name of the masterplanner is quickly forgotten, writes David Rudlin

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