Penelope Shaw

  • Ravensbourne College by FOA

    Ravensbourne College by FOA


    Alejandro Zaera-Polo explains the inspiration behind Foreign Office Architects’ latest project, the new Ravensbourne College building at the Greenwich Peninsula which opens this month.

  • Hatcham Gardens by East

    Audio slideshow: Hatcham Gardens by East


    Judith Lösing from architecture, landscape and urban design practice, East, talks about the Hatcham Gardens project, with more accompanying pictures of the park.

  • Venice Architecture Biennale iPhone app by Theresa Simon & Partners and Flint PR

    Biennale iPhone app reviewed: maps useful, but functionality misses a trick


    The Venice Architecture Biennale iPhone app has been launched to ease the journey from one pavilion to another, help visitors manage the hectic schedule of events, and find and book restaurants.

  • Bompas and Parr's Ziggurat of Flavour

    Bompas & Parr's Ziggurat of Flavour


    Jelly monger Bompas & Parr took its unique brand of food architecture to the Big Chill festival last weekend, collaborating with students from the Bartlett school of Architecture to create its biggest built installation yet – the Ziggurat of Flavour.

  • The Complete History of Food by Bompas and Parr

    Audio slideshow - The Complete History of Food by Bompas and Parr


    Listen to Sam Bompas guide you through The Complete History of Food, “an epic epicurean adventure” taking you on a journey through 730 years of dining highlights.

  • Brett Steele - director of the AA School of Architecture

    Video: Architectural Association School of Architecture


    In an interview filmed at the AA School of Architecture’s summer show, director Brett Steele warns graduates that they need to learn to adapt quickly to survive in a very unpredictable world.

  • RCA Graduate Show 2010

    Video: Royal College of Art


    As part of our coverage of this summer’s student shows, we went to the Royal College of Art to talk to Nigel Coates about his students’ work.

  • Beetle’s House © Terunobu Fujimori, 2010 Commissioned by the V&A

    Audio slideshow: 1:1 Architects Build Small Spaces


    1:1 Architects Build Small Spaces, a group of seven small structures built in various locations around the V&A, opens today. Exhibition curator, Abraham Thomas, explains the concepts and inspirations behind the installations.

  • Blogs

    No more icons

    2010-05-17T16:15:00 report of the refurbishment of Florida’s 1925 Renaissance Vinoy Hotel, headlined: “Historic Hotel Reopens With Iconic Carpet”. News Junkie would like to appeal for a moratorium on the use of the word “iconic”.