Flora Samuel crop

Now is the time to put equality at the heart of your practice

2020-04-06T06:00:00+01:00By Flora Samuel

Has coronavirus killed social value? Far from it, argues Flora Samuel

David Rudlin

Covid-19 threatens our high streets just as they were fighting back

2020-03-30T06:00:00+01:00By David Rudlin

The so-called death of the high street was mostly about the failure of big chains, writes David Rudlin. Until now

Julia Park

Covid-19 may force us to rethink how we design cities

2020-03-24T07:00:00+00:00By Julia Park3 comments

Julia Park on coronavirus, zero carbon and the implications for density

Martyn Evans index

Distanced learning in a post-office world

2020-03-23T07:00:00+00:00By Martyn Evans1 comments

People are predicting the death of the office. Martyn Evans wonders if the new way of working could save the high street and the planet



  • Coming soon – 3D printed components for the masses

  • Maggie’s Centre at the Royal Marsden, Sutton, by Ab Rogers Design

  • Technical Study: UK Hydrographic Office in Somerset by AHR

  • Building Study: Town House, Kingston University, by Grafton Architects

  • The world’s hottest projects in 2020

  • Building Study: Auckland Tower, County Durham, by Niall McLaughlin

  • Building Study: Walker’s Court, Soho, by Soda Studio

  • Technical Study: Stratford Pavilion by Acme

  • Building Study: Zayed Centre, Great Ormond Street, by Stanton Williams

  • Building Study: Marmalade Lane, Cambridge, by Mole Architects




Richard Griffiths’ first project: The Old Dispensary, Stratford


The architect recalls putting quality over cost, winning over hostile workmen and an electric shock