• The Woo Building by Haworth Tompkins

    A new building by Stirling Prize and Blueprint Award winner Haworth Tompkins completes its ensemble at the Royal College of Arts’ Battersea campus. The practice’s industrial approach embodies advice given by Jim Cadbury-Brown, architect of the original iconic RCA building in Kensington. Herbert Wright reports

  • King’s Cross Gasholders by WilkinsonEyre

    The vast, ongoing development of King’s Cross behind the station, led by Argent, has seen major repurposings of industrial heritage, such as the Granary Building. Perhaps the most unusual are three conjoined Victorian gasholders, Grade II listed like their neighbour gasholder no. 8. A WilkinsonEyre project will see them restored, to house three cylindrical-based volumes, rising 12, nine and eight storeys and providing 145 apartments, ready in 2017. Practice founder Chris Wilkinson talks about King’s Cross Gasholders with Herbert Wright.

  • All change: UNStudio’s Arnhem Central station

    The final element in UNStudio’s new Arnhem Central station has now opened, completing a 20-year project that gives the Netherlands’ city an integrated transport hub...and some radical architecture. Herbert Wright toured the project with UNStudio’s Ben van Berkel.

  • Diogo Seixas Lopes Obituary

    Portuguese architect, writer and curator Diogo Seixa Lopes has passed away at the age of 42

  • Cosmonauts: Birth of the Space Age at the Science Museum review

    Despite a few gaps, Herbert Wright finds this Science Museum showstopper of Russian spacecraft and artefacts to be the epic show it promises to be

  • Chicago Biennial review

    The first Chicago Architecture Biennial is an exuberant explosion of ideas and it reaches out to engage the city. It offers spectacle and reflection, fantasies and practical projects, global perspective and local intervention. But what is the agenda? And does it succeed in restoring Chicago’s position at the centre-stage of architecture?

  • Big Spill outside London Museum

    London is graced by a dazzling new public artwork by Indian artist Subodh Gupta. When Soak Becomes Spill alludes to things even bigger than its giant presence out on the street.

  • Skylines Book Review

    SkylinesYolanda Zappaterra and Jan Fuscoe, illustrations by Jenny Seddon, Aurum Press, £18.99Book review

  • Letter from… Copenhagen

    Denmark’s global presence in design owes much to the country’s greatest modernist, Arne Jacobsen, who created a family of design classics in his furniture for Fritz Hansen. Herbert Wright checks out his architectural legacy in the Nordic bastion of urban cool that is the capital Copenhagen, and experiences colours that are reinvigorating Danish design, and the world’s favourite chair

  • A cut above: Zaha Hadid’s Messner Mountain Museum

    The latest Zaha Hadid project is modest in size and half-invisible from the outside. Situated in an Italian mountainscape, the Messner Mountain Museum bridges one of her earliest designs with her most recent