• Ness Point by Tonkin Liu

    The sleek lines and curves of this new home for interior designer, Logan McWatt, by architect Tonkin Liu are inspired by its local history and stunning cliff-top location overlooking the White Cliffs of Dover, as well as philosopy from the Far East.

  • Richard Murphy House by Richard Murphy Architects

    Winner of the RIBA 2016 House of the Year award, Richard Murphy’s house in Edinburgh’s New Town is a treasure trove of a lifetime of influences and inspirations, from homages to Carlo Scarpa and tributes to John Soane. Packed with gadgets, visual trickery and surprises, it is designed to adapt with both the seasons and its occupier’s needs.

  • The Curve, Slough by bblur architecture, CZWG and Colorminium

    The Curve, a new £22m library and community centre, by bblur architecture, CZWG and Colorminium, has given Slough a big boost, finds Herbert Wright.

  • Royal College of Music by AIX Arkitekter

    Stockholm’s new Royal College of Music by AIX Arkitekter has transformed an old stable yard into a state-of-the- art performance venue and education facility.

  • Sea change: Resilient Flooding Schemes

    By 2060, over a billion people will live in cities at risk of catastrophic flooding. But rather than embark on huge, hard infrastructure projects to prevent the worst, it seems the world’s leading engineers and landscape architects are joining forces with other disciplines – meteorologists and IT experts – to come up with far more nuanced, pragmatic solutions

  • A Letter from… Tottenham 2028

    Johnny Tucker heads to the future and reports back from Tottenham 2028, when a new ground has been opened and the club has gone on to win the Premiership...

  • St James’s Market, London by Make Architects

    Thanks to two keys buildings being restored and refurbished by Make Architects into high-end offices and retail, within a larger £400m masterplan, the old St James’s Market area abutting Haymarket in London is moving on from being the neglected yesteryear haunt of butchers, bakers and periwig makers. Now the market site will soon find itself again as a bustling centre of commerce, shopping and dining at the heart of London’s West End

  • Fixing a hole: Fixperts profile

    Every idea has its day, and Fixperts is an idea whose momentum has truly arrived. In 2016, the open-source fixing evangelists picked up a major Blueprint award, and trialled a whole new teaching programme around making for arts-starved UK schools. With the BBC recently launching its Big Life Fix, showing design professionals as they tackle real-life problems, it appears that fixing as a universal act of ingenuity and resistance – countering the culture of empty consumerism and built-in obsolescence – is going mainstream

  • Europa building in Brussels by Philippe Samyn

    The EU’s new Europa building is the most important new centre of political power built this century, and a marked departure from the modernist Brussels blocks that have housed Eurocrats so far. Designed to be a symbolic landmark, it not only integrates past elements in unexpected ways and visibly conveys sustainability, but also presents a poetic form behind an extraordinary screen facade. Its architect Philippe Samyn has sought to make it joyful.

  • Review: Wang Shu at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

    The first in a new series at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art focusing on a new generation of architects that are responding to the world around us, explores the work of Chinese architect Wang Shu