• Home away from home: Second Home Lisboa

    Following the success of their first creative workspace, Second Home Spitalfields in London, entrepreneurs Sam Aldenton and Rohan Silva have opened up shop in Lisbon, drawn by the city’s booming co-working culture and thriving tech scene. Designed by Madrid-based practice SelgasCano, it’s an unconventional office, inspired by biophilia and arranged to maximise serendipitous meetings among its diverse community

  • An oasis of calm in the City: Angel Court by Fletcher Priest

    A series of garden terraces provide a unique viewpoint from which to view the City of London at the new 27-storey tower designed by Fletcher Priest. The project has also increased local public realm by a third

  • Warsaw rising: Zlota 44 by Studio Libeskind

    A new luxury residential tower has become a dramatic addition to the skyline of Warsaw, but for both architect Daniel Libeskind and interior designer Woods Bagot, Poland’s past lies beneath the surface of its design

  • Berlin harmonic: Frank Gehry's Pierre Boulez Saal

    The world is used to seeing Frank Gehry’s architectural originality in his wrapping of buildings, but all this has changed for the Pierre Boulez Saal, the auditorium of the Barenboim-Said Music Academy in Berlin. Restricted by a not-to-be-altered classical shell, Gehry has instead taken his wrapping inside

  • How design can counteract the stress of travel

    Listen: Julian Maynard, director of the transport and urban realm practice Maynard, discusses how good design can counteract the emotional stress of travel disruption and improve the experience of commuting

  • Rethinking the cinema: Chester's Storyhouse by Bennetts Associates

    An old Odeon cinema in Chester has been brought back to life and reimagined as a new cultural and community centre as part of a long-term transformation of the city's Northgate quarter

  • Rohit Talwar: how will AI shape the future of architecture?

    As Artificial Intelligence removes as many as half of jobs in the future, architecture’s role and the use of space will change fundamentally

  • Architecture in blue: Francis Kéré's Serpentine Pavilion

    Burkina Faso-born and Berlin-based architect Diébédo Francis Kéré has brought his empowering, socially engaged architecture to London in the form of this year’s Serpentine Pavilion. Inspired by the form of a tree, where people like to gather during the day in his home village of Gando, it showcases his belief that architecture has the power to surprise, unite and inspire

  • Gimme shelter: the Scottish bothies designed as artist retreats in the wilderness

    Artist Bobby Niven and architect Iain MacLeod have worked together to construct three new bothies – traditionally minimally equipped shelters in the Scottish Highlands – offering subsidised retreats for artists in the rugged landscape

  • Buried treasure: V&A Exhibition Road Quarter by AL_A

    The Victoria and Albert Museum needed new space and increased access. Amanda Levete Architects' Exhibition Road Quarter takes the museum deep underground, creates the world’s first porcelain plaza, and simultaneously reveals its history