Ike Ijeh searches out the five best UK roof gardens and public spaces to make the most of the summer sun
In a skilled architect’s hands the most important building materials are free, says Mary Guzowski
A campaigner against the hidden cost of studying architecture tells his own very personal story
Denise Scott Brown’s early photography reveals the genesis of ideas that made her one of the most influential architects of the 20th century
BD’s architecture critic hails the least urban shortlist in years
The public should take their rightful place alongside professionals and politicians
Ike Ijeh looks at this year’s winners and concludes that, when it comes to innovation, councils are leading the way
The chance for young architects to learn about Mackintosh’s technical innovations is one argument for rebuilding the Mac, says Harald Røstvik
As Letchworth looks to expand for the first time in a generation, it is vital to understand the ideals that underpinned its creation
An extraordinary project is underway to rebuild the philosopher’s mountain home
The city centre multi-storey car park is rapidly becoming redundant. Can they be repurposed?
Scrapping London’s density matrix could actually worsen the housing crisis, argues Duncan Bowie
RIBA says architects need more reassurance about their ability to work after the UK leaves the EU
Concerns about building quality and safety, especially in the wake of Grenfell, have led to calls for a more co-ordinated approach to accountability. Could the clerk of works help?
It’s 10 years since Richard Rogers shared naming rights to his practice with two very different characters. Elizabeth Hopkirk asks the questions everyone’s thinking
At a conference to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Milton Keynes, David Rudlin finds the future is not what it used to be
When just one volume of building regs refers to 93 other documents, it’s clear that we need to go back to first principles, says Julia Park
The Grenfell Tower fire has led to calls for fire safety regulations to be examined. But this was not the first warning sign that the current rules are not fit for purpose. What can be done to make sure a tragedy on this scale doesn’t happen again?
We need to admit our mistakes and set about making radical changes to the whole system, writes Hank Dittmar
Hugh Strange talks to Marie-José Van Hee about her approach to architecture and the importance of the domestic in projects of all scales
What happens when two of the biggest names in architecture collaborate?
Hugh Strange talks to Barcelona practice MAIO about the challenges of practising architecture in Spain
Hugh Strange talks to Jan de Vylder of architecten de vylder vinck taillieu about playing with building elements, the beauty of raw finishes and why Belgian architects have to deal with strange realities
As he receives his Royal Gold Medal at the RIBA today, the celebrated architect tells Elizabeth Hopkirk how to get housing right
Hugh Strange talks to Wicklow-based architect Tom de Paor about his most significant projects, his polymathic approach to architecture and his ‘paradise garden’ on an abandoned farm
Job Floris and Sandor Naus of Monadnock talk to Hugh Strange about the mixed legacy of the Superdutch generation and the importance of creating new stories from old traditions
Tom Emerson of 6a Architects talks to Hugh Strange bout incorporating the passage of time into the practice’s work and the joy of watching buildings take on a life of their own
Helen Hayes is the Labour MP for Dulwich and West Norwood in south London and she is also the only planner sitting in Parliament. Switching to politics in 2010 she shares her views on communities, Brexit and Trump.
In his first big interview, RIBA president elect Ben Derbyshire talks about his plans to turn everything around, from architects’ professional standing to the institute itself - and the disengaged membership who didn’t vote for him
The architect behind the restoration of the Malmö chapels, talks about following in the footsteps of Sigurd Lewerentz and the importance of ‘robust’ architecture
Following the success of his House Bøe Møller in Oslo, architect Knut Hjeltnes discusses his architectural position on creating houses that are materially rich but that always keep the focus on the occupant