• Brighton College School of Music by Eric Parry Architects

    Another new edifice, in a raft of new buildings for the 170-year-old Brighton College, has been unveiled - the music school by Eric Parry Architects, with a floating, pitched roof inspired by George Gilbert Scott’s original school building. Cate St Hill visits

  • Meet: Pezo von Ellrichshausen

    We get to know Pezo von Ellrichshausen, a Chilean art and architecture studio that creates experiential 'spatial structures', most recently at this year’s Venice Architecture Biennale

  • House 19 by Jestico + Whiles

    A Fifties' bungalow in the home town of Jestico + Whiles' director Heinz Richardson provided the perfect site for House 19, a new- build, carbon-neutral, energy-efficient home that encompasses the past, present and future

  • Vajrasana Buddhist retreat centre by Walters & Cohen Architects

    Peace and tranquillity is waiting to be discovered at a Buddhist retreat in the heart of the Suffolk countryside, subject of a £4m transformation that has seen the conversion of old barns and farm buildings, so that more meditation practioners and stressed-out city folk can find release. Cate St Hill reports

  • The BIG idea: this year’s Serpentine Gallery pavilion and four summer houses

    The Serpentine Galleries has expanded its summer architectural programme this year with not just one but five pavilions in Kensington Gardens. Danish practice BIG celebrates a new outpost in London with a vast, pixelated, cathedral-like structure, while Kunlé Adeyemi, Yona Friedman, Asif Khan and Barkow Leibinger have each created a summer house responding to William Kent’s 18th-century folly for Queen Caroline

  • hoUse by Urban Splash and shedkm

    Seeking an alternative to mass housing schemes across the country, Urban Splash has teamed up with architecture practice shedkm to create a prefabricated housing scheme in Manchester that is customisable and quick to construct

  • Meet: Gort Scott Architects

    Cate St Hill chats to London-based architecture practice Gort Scott, which is reaching maturity and garnering attention with two smart projects for Oxbridge universities

  • Supreme Court of the Netherlands / KAAN Architecten

    Sandwiched between historical parliamentary buildings and a popular site for mass demonstration, a new building designed by KAAN Architecten in The Hague has found a very fitting location for the country’s Supreme Court. Providing a dignified and elegant addition to its location, while working within very strict parameters as laid down by the state, KAAN Architecten has produced a design that marries both openness and privacy

  • The Grand Entrance Hall, Brunel Museum / Tate Harmer

    Designed when he was a teenager, with his father Marc Brunel, Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s very first project - the Thames Tunnel, spanning 396m underwater - was a world first. Celebrated with underground fairs and banquets before being converted for steam trains, its entrance shaft has lain inaccessible and unused for more than 150 years. Now, thanks to a new entrance and staircase by Tate Harmer, it is welcoming revellers once again

  • Meet: Tham & Videgard Arkitekter

    Cate St Hill gets to know Swedish practice Tham & Videgård Arkitekter, which has just completed a curvaceous new school of architecture in Stockholm