Roger Zogolovitch and Simon Allford

Interview: Roger Zogolovitch and Simon Allford

2018-02-21T07:00:00+00:00By Amanda Birch

What happens when two of the biggest names in architecture collaborate?

Robin Hood Gardens - concept drawing

How architectural drawings changed what we think about architecture

2018-02-19T07:00:00+00:00By Jordan Kauffman

The moment when technical drawings took on an agency of their own

Castelvecchio. The second room of the sculpture gallery.

The hitchhiker’s guide to Carlo Scarpa

2018-02-16T07:00:00+00:00By Richard Murphy

Richard Murphy is now one of the foremost experts on Carlo Scarpa, but it all began with a serendipitous student visit

Friendship Centre in Gaibandha, Bangladesh, by architect Kashef Chowdhury / Urbana

Why you should be paying attention to Bangladesh’s architecture scene

2018-02-05T07:00:00+00:00By Niklaus Graber

Get ready to drop your preconceptions

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Redundant city centre car parks: repurpose or demolish?


The city centre multi-storey car park is rapidly becoming redundant. Can they be repurposed?

Crown Street Regeneration Project in the New Gorbals, Glasgow (1992-2000, master plan by Piers Gough/ CZWG, buildings by various architects), looking into Old Rutherglen Road (buildings by Holmes Partnership).

The end of the suburban dream

2018-01-26T07:00:00+00:00By ​Florian Urban

Could Britain be on the verge of a tenement revolution?

Design Engine's British embassy in Sanaa, Yemen

How do you design an embassy in a country like Yemen?


In a land with more guns that people, can you design an embassy that says, ‘Come in for tea’?

A historic plan of Barcelona's Ensanche - or Eixample - district

Urban design must shake off the shackles of the tabula rasa

2018-01-22T07:00:00+00:00By Brent Ryan

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

Stravinsky Fountain in Paris

Britain should lighten up and allow some fun into its public spaces

2018-01-18T07:00:00+00:00By Daniel Elsea

Give architects a really big site and stand back

SPAB scholar Lilian Tuohy Main gets to grips with an ancient building

Between our two hands: Creating space for the analogue in architectural education

2018-01-16T07:00:00+00:00By Lilian Tuohy Main

How can architects draw and specify materials they have never worked with?

Gibberd's Somerford Grove in Hackney (1945-9)

Why Frederick Gibberd deserves a place in our narrative of modern architecture

2018-01-12T07:00:00+00:00By Christine Hui Lan Manley

Christine Hui Lan Manley argues for the modernist’s place in the canon


What will 2018 bring?


Ike Ijeh on this year’s big trends

Fruit mountain at the entrance to Ridley Road

Dispatches from the frontline of regeneration

2017-12-29T07:00:00+00:00By Jim Dunton

Artist Lucinda Rogers documents east London market life in the shadow of gentrification

John Outram's post-modern Isle of Dogs Storm Water Pumping Station, built between 1986 and 1988 for Thames Water. It has just been listed at grade II*

Goodbye brutalism… Hello post-modernism…

2017-12-01T07:00:00+00:00By Tom Ravenscroft

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

Gillett Square, Dalston

The complicated truth behind a regeneration success story

2017-11-20T07:00:00+00:00By David Rudlin

Dalston’s Gillett Square is a well-used and vibrant public space. But that’s only half the picture, David Rudlin finds

Friedrichwerder in central Berlin

What Britain could learn from Europe about public spaces and urbanism

2017-11-13T07:00:00+00:00By Karsten Pålsson

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

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A hundred years of housing design

2017-11-08T07:00:00+00:00By Susannah Charlton

An Englishman’s home might be his castle but it can also be a futuristic statement or a cutting-edge experiment

Judge Institute Cambridge by John Outram

What makes post-modernism?

2017-11-06T07:00:00+00:00By Elain Harwood

Appropriately enough, post-modernism means different things in different places. Elain Harwood explains how she charted its history for a new book

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Planners can't protect our high streets - so architects and their clients must

2017-10-25T06:00:00+01:00By Holly Lewis

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

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Gallery: The 6 most interesting RSHP projects


The Richard Rogers Partnership became Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners a decade ago this month. Ike Ijeh assesses the back catalogue