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
A guide to what a hung parliament means and what the impact could be for construction
Their powers are limited and the government’s motive might have been to off-load responsibility, but this exercise in devolution could still be a good thing. Julia Park takes a look
Despite barely building outside the US, Frank Lloyd Wright’s influence – and influences – are felt all over the world, writes Gwyn Lloyd Jones
Politicians must think about design codes if they’re to deliver quality housing in the numbers they promise, says Hank Dittmar
Kay Hughes led a group of women architects and planners on a cycle tour of Holland to see what they could learn before the UK severs its ties with Europe
What’s happening at the Balfron has infuriated many but don’t be too quick to criticise, cautions Owen Hopkins. The alternative for many brutalist gems is oblivion
When you could sleep in the kitchen. Julia Park provides an illuminating history of the many ways landlords and the authorities have dodged their responsibility to provide decent housing rights up to the present day
The government wants to see one million homes built in England by 2020, but while some housing experts think a little tinkering will get us there, others countenance a far more radical plan
The renovation of Canada’s parliament, where both architecture and legislature has been based on our own, could provide some pertinent lessons for Westminster’s imminent refurbishment, says Ike Ijeh