With the world in turmoil, social design has never been more important, says the author of a new book
CLT can help deliver homes faster and tackle climate change
British Land invited Coffey Architects, Reiach and Hall, Soda Studio and Mikhail Riches to float ideas for £4bn town centre
When she volunteered to be an architecture ambassador in a school, Stephanie Edwards learnt as much as the pupils
Roger Madelin on the politics behind one of the nation’s most intractable problems
Hassan Fathy was decades ahead of his time – but finally the Egyptian architect’s ideas as well as his techniques are attracting attention
We have the power to shift the built environment towards sustainable development. We just need to seize it
Your practice could be missing out on tens of thousands of pounds in tax relief, says Mark Tighe
Nicholas de Klerk finds cause for hope in Patrick Lynch’s latest book, Civic Ground
There is a design-shaped hole in the understanding of too many people leading infrastructure projects, says Petra Marko
It’s time to rethink the view protection system, argues Purcell’s Tom Brigden
As Canary Wharf turns 30 a residential community is being introduced for the first time. Ike Ijeh assesses Wood Wharf and its parent
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.