• Aarhus European Capital of Culture

    Denmark’s second city Aarhus is celebrating its status as this year’s European Capital of Culture with a plethora of architecture-related events and buildings

  • The Bartlett by Hawkins\Brown

    The Bartlett School of Architecture in London has finally got a building to match its world-class reputation in the form of Hawkins\Brown’s sensitive remodelling of the old Wates House into a lean, robust building that pays respect to its surroundings and connects students to the city around them

  • Mathematics: The Winton Gallery at London's Science Museum by Zaha Hadid Architects

    Zaha Hadid’s fascination with mathematical logic and geometry crystalised in her design for the new Mathematics Gallery at the Science Museum in London

  • Tales of the Unexpected: the work of Bedwyr Williams

    We step into the weird and wonderful world of Welsh artist Bedwyr Williams and his surreal staged performances

  • Blueprint Seminar: Lighting with Deltalight

    We gathered a group of designers and architects at Deltalight’s state-of-the-art showroom in Belgium to discuss the vital importance of lighting in architecture projects.

  • Elbphilharmonie by Herzog & de Meuron

    The peaks and troughs of the roof of Herzog & de Meuron’s new Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg could be a metaphor for its history of popular support, political opposition and rising costs. The crystal fantasy landmark does however put Hamburg on the architectural map. Words by Herbert Wright.

  • Sustainability Pavilion for 2020 Expo Dubai by Grimshaw

    Grimshaw puts theory into practice with its Sustainability Pavilion for the 2020 Expo in Dubai, which will have a sustainable future as a permanent legacy building. Cate St Hill talks to deputy chairman Andrew Whalley about the design

  • Greenwich housing by Bell Phillips Architects

    Spread across six very different sites in London’s Greenwich, Bell Phillips Architects has imaginatively repurposed a series of old, underused garage plots for housing for the elderly, freeing up larger public housing stock for families and bringing life to these once-dead backwaters

  • Cite du Vin by XTU Architects & Casson Mann

    The original straight-edged plans for a museum of wine in Bordeaux went out of the window when the architects Anouk Legendre and Nicolas Desmazières drank a glass of one of the world’s best wines. From that point on, what has become the Cité du Vin, in collaboration with Casson Mann, had to be deliciously voluptuous.

  • Vagelos Education Center, Columbia University by Diller Scofidio + Renfro

    ‘Rolling up the street’ was the starting idea for this 14-storey addition to the Columbia Medical School by Diller Scofido + Renfro. With it the practice has also realised a 20-year long exploration of a continuous surface building, albeit as a specific response to site and program.