• 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

  • Generation game: the influence of Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

    Established in the Eighties, FeildenClegg (now Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios) had an alternative background, following a communal-living, self-sufficent, build-it-yourself craft lifestyle. While it moved on into bigger projects and garnered an enviable mainstream reputation, it retained an affection for arts and crafts - and has spawned several offshoot practices headed by former staff, which seem to be following in the practice’s early-era footsteps.

  • Wonder wall: Lascaux IV by Snøhetta and Casson Mann

    Locked away for more than half a century, the precious Lascaux cave paintings can be seen again. In a new building, Lascaux IV, Snøhetta and Casson Mann take visitors back 20,000 years to view and touch representations of the prehistoric World Heritage Site caves and immerse themselves in their atmosphere and legacy.

  • New Scotland Yard by AHMM

    AHMM has transformed a neoclassical fortress on London’s Embankment into an elegant, new building for New Scotland Yard and beacon for modern policing

  • Review: Hello Robot: Design Between Human and Machine

    A new travelling show, starting off at the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, and called Hello Robot, looks at what our relationship with machines reveals about us

  • Piet Hein Eek for IKEA

    Dutch designer Piet Hein Eek has designed his first collection for Swedish giant IKEA comprising rattan furniture and textiles

  • Oxfordshire residence by Richard Meier

    A gleaming-white new house on its own hill in the Chilterns is an architect’s dream project, and this one has Richard Meier’s name stamped all over it