• Lisbon’s MAAT by Amanda Levete Architects

    MAAT has opened a curvaceous new waterfront building by Amanda Levete’s practice AL_A. It transforms the riverside, reframes the idea of exhibition space, and reconnects this edgeland with the city behind it

  • Beijing Design Week with Herbert Wright

    Herbert Wright explores the vast, varied world of Beijing Design Week, from courtyard housing inspired by the traditional Chinese hutong to a vast design park sited on disused power plant complex

  • Lisbon and Oslo architecture triennales

    Herbert Wright compares the contemporary phenomenon of the OsloArchitecture Triennale with the timeless themes of the equivalent Lisbon addition

  • You Say You Want a Revolution? Records and Rebels 1966-1970

    The Sixties was an era of profound cultural change. Herbert Wright visits the latest V&A blockbuster show to see if they have done it justice

  • César’s Palace: One Canada Square

    One Canada Square is a quarter of a century old. Long London’s tallest skyscraper, a symbol of the entrepreneurial spirit of the Thatcher era and London’s revival, it remains the centrepiece of the unstoppable, still-expanding Canary Wharf estate. Its architect César Pelli talks about the landmark tower, whose story also continues

  • On the drawing board: MK Gallery by 6a architects

  • Christian de Portzamparc in New York

    Fifty years after he plunged into New York’s alternative underground scene, Pritzker Prize winner Christian de Portzamparc’s third Manhattan tower - the acclaimed 400 Park Avenue South (Prism Tower) - has been completed. Herbert Wright looks back at the architect’s engagement with the city and assesses his role in its fast-changing skyline

  • Observatory of Light, Paris / Daniel Buren

    From afar and from within, Frank Gehry’s Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris has been transformed by the artist Daniel Buren. High in the building’s terraces, Herbert Wright talked to the legend of conceptual art about the work

  • Review: International Space Station: Architecture Beyond Earth

    A new tome by the co-founder of Future Systems, David Nixon, charts the history of the epic International Space Station and proves to be a fascinating read, finds Herbert Wright

  • Roger Stirk Harbour + Partners office, Leadenhall / RSH+P

    After 30 years in Hammersmith, Richard Roger’s practice has relocated to one of its newest and most iconic buildings, the Leadenhall Building in the heart of the City of London. The new office consolidates the workplace for 200 staff, creates a dynamic, refreshing environment and reasserts the practice’s ‘reveal-all’ approach to design. Herbert Wright reports