As architecture is battered by the chill winds of recession, how do leading firms plan to cope with the lean years ahead? David Littlefield asked some of the world’s largest architecture practices about their strategies
David Littlefield, curator of "Unseen Hands: 100 years of structural engineering " on why structural engineers' work should be celebrated.
Rafael Viñoly and German facade manufacturer KME are giving Colchester’s visual arts centre a golden glow, and it looks like the ancient city is taking a shine to its new neighbour. Photos by Morley von Sternberg
Since leaving Aedas, Richard Hyams has been putting together his own technology-based, highly collaborative practice. David Littlefield met him
Imagine the following two events happening in the same week: a structure destined to become the world’s tallest building reaches 100 storeys, and a nearly complete 34-storey tower catches fire leading to rooftop rescues by helicopter and the deaths of four workers. If this was the UK, there would be ...