What happens when two of the biggest names in architecture collaborate?
The moment when technical drawings took on an agency of their own
Richard Murphy is now one of the foremost experts on Carlo Scarpa, but it all began with a serendipitous student visit
Get ready to drop your preconceptions
The city centre multi-storey car park is rapidly becoming redundant. Can they be repurposed?
In a land with more guns that people, can you design an embassy that says, ‘Come in for tea’?
The majority of land in our towns is already built on. If we limit urban design to big empty sites we are all the losers
Give architects a really big site and stand back
How can architects draw and specify materials they have never worked with?
Christine Hui Lan Manley argues for the modernist’s place in the canon
Artist Lucinda Rogers documents east London market life in the shadow of gentrification
Stop writing that book on brutalism: it’s so last year. Time to get ready to love all those po-mo buildings you used to hate, says Tom Ravenscroft
Dalston’s Gillett Square is a well-used and vibrant public space. But that’s only half the picture, David Rudlin finds
If we are serious about creating good places we must stop building gated communities - whether horizontal or vertical, argues the author of a new book
An Englishman’s home might be his castle but it can also be a futuristic statement or a cutting-edge experiment
Appropriately enough, post-modernism means different things in different places. Elain Harwood explains how she charted its history for a new book
The death of the high street has been widely predicted but after interviewing hundreds of people, We Made That founder Holly Lewis is convinced they are an essential part of the city’s ecology