It’s beginning to seem nothing is too bizarre for the City, but some say Fosters’ Tulip has gone too far. Ike Ijeh asks if it could still win planning
If the Tulip is ever built, it will enter a rarefied group of high-profile observation towers across the world
Will Diller Scofidio & Renfro’s planned Centre for Music face the problems that dog so many major cultural projects?
Businesses that stitch design into their DNA are the most successful, but they need help. Isn’t it time you applied?
Timber frames have begun to break into commercial and higher-rise uses thanks to technological breakthroughs. Ike Ijeh speaks to the pioneers
As Canary Wharf turns 30 a residential community is being introduced for the first time. Ike Ijeh assesses Wood Wharf and its parent
After decades of marginalisation, the Hackitt review is the chance for architects to claim back territory
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
The shadow of Brexit has loomed over commercial development in the City for a year now. So were the doom mongers right to say that leaving the EU would darken prospects for some of the biggest schemes? Ike Ijeh looks at five key projects
The rapid and devastating spread of the fire at the west London tower has raised questions whether ACM cladding should be permitted on high-rise residential towers, says Thomas Lane