• If Only...

    London office towers could be multipurpose, says Michael Stiff, founder of the architecture practice Stiff + Trevillion

  • Brief Encounters

    Veronica Simpson is in Portsmouth, looking at good and not-so-good ways of keeping back the sea

  • Light + Tech: Transformers are Top Picks

    Lighting expert Jill Entwistle looks at three IALD award winning projects, each taking illumination to a new level

  • Materials: Root of the Matter

    Annabelle Filer, of the material resource SCIN, presents a selection of new materials that includes a textile from the root systems of plants

  • Focus: Residential

    In this extended look at the residential sector, we review an eclectic variety of projects, ranging from Victorian gasholders-turned-apartments and lofts in Amsterdam to a former Post Office sorting office that provides not only new dwellings but also an open-access garden

  • Museums masterplanned

    Expert exhibition designers are helping museums take a new look at their collections and present them in a new way

  • Schemata Architects / Do-C, Nine Hours Capsule Hotel, Shibuya-Ku

    Schemata Architects has taken a classic capsule hotel – the old fallback for Japanese workers who’d missed the last train home – and renewed the typology's reputation

  • Align / Spark44, White Collar Factory, London

    New offices have been designed for this advertising agency in a new building on Old Street’s Silicon Roundabout

  • Thierry Huau / Les Villages Nature, Paris

    This holiday resort with a difference has plugged into the One Planet Living network by Bioregional to create a sustainable, back-to-nature experience

  • Profile - Kurt Merki

    Kurt Merki is a leading designer for Duravit, and with the company having just opened a showroom in Clerkenwell he talks to us about family, design and his work for the company