• West side story: inside New York's Hudson Yards

    The northern end of New York’s High Line is now capped off by a massive $25bn mixed-use development called Hudson Yards. On its cusp is The Shed, a Diller Scofidio + Renfro-designed arts building, at its heart is the Heatherwick Studio-designed Vessel and in its shopping mall is the Snark Park, by Snarkitecture

  • Review: Stanley Kubrick at Design Museum

    The Design Museum scores a hit with its latest blockbuster show, this one on legendary filmmaker Stanley Kubrick

  • A new approach to live/work: Frizz23 by Deadline Architekten

    A new co-operative block in Berlin’s Kreuzberg district includes short-term apartments, training facilities and a creative hub that includes live/work units. It has produced some complex arrangements

  • Xiqu Centre and the evolution of Hong Kong's new arts hub

    Hong Kong’s Xiqu Centre — designed by Revery Architecture and Ronald Lu & Partners — is the first project to complete as part of the city’s ambitious new arts neighbourhood, the West Kowloon Cultural District

  • The rise of the flying car

    Say goodbye to sitting in traffic jams, as flying cars are on their way. From as early as next year, these vehicles — once the sole preserve of sci-fi films — will start to be rolled out. But what are the challenges — and will our city skies really be full of cars soon?

  • Gimme shelter: how are architects tackling homelessness?

    Designs for high-end housing and bespoke home extensions are ten a penny in the architecture world, but what are today’s practices doing to address the homelessness crisis? From temporary housing and modular pods to a digital platform tackling bureaucratic boundaries, we look at the innovative designs developed by architects for those without homes

  • Turning corn husks into colourful furniture: meet Fernando Laposse

    Debika Ray speaks to designer Fernando Laposse about his work harnessing natural materials in
    unusual ways to create furniture — and supporting sustainable agriculture in Mexico in the process

  • The weird and wonderful world of 'bubbletecture'

    Phaidon’s new book Bubbletecture takes us inside the world of inflatable architecture and design

  • Desert art: Bombay Beach Biennale and the revival of a forgotten town

    In 2016, Stefan Ashkenazy and friends set up an annual, anti-biennale arts festival in the California desert, the Bombay Beach Biennale. Its ambitions soon grew into a project of permanent cultural regeneration, bringing life back to this abandoned town by the once-popular Salton Sea

  • Making waves: Blueprint meets Dorte Mandrup

    With a trio of buildings for the Unesco-protected Wadden Sea and a bold glacier visitor centre in Iceland, Dorte Mandrup’s eponymous practice is fast becoming a specialist in water projects. But alongside climate conscious innovation, there is contradiction and unpredictability among the Danish studio’s works