• The 16th Venice Architecture Biennale — review

    The 16th Venice Architecture Biennale takes as its theme the concept of Freespace. With 71 exhibition participants and 63 national pavilions, there’s much to explore. Here we bring you all the highlights — and reflect on how architects from around the world have interpreted the idea of generous, inclusive and humane architecture

  • Billion dollar cube: the new US Embassy by KieranTimberlake

    Donald Trump may have complained about it, but the new US Embassy in London is one of the most extraordinary projects the capital and the world of diplomacy have seen

  • Bronzed and breathing: Bloomberg HQ by Foster + Partners

    The new Foster + Partners-designed Bloomberg European HQ in the City of London is rated as the most sustainable office building to date. The project offers a dazzling internal environment, a Roman temple, and a renewed narrative on how cities can accommodate large-scale commercial architecture

  • Review: Chicago Architecture Biennial 2017

    Chicago’s second architecture biennial (16 September 2017 – 7 January 2018) has a core, slightly mystifying, theme of ‘Make New History’, discovers Herbert Wright

  • California dreaming: exploring the visions of the SCI-Arc graduates

    As a juror at the Southern California Institute of Architecture’s Graduate Thesis Weekend, Herbert Wright got an insight into the future of architecture as seen by its would-be practitioners

  • Raw, robust industrial chic: White Collar Factory by AHMM

    AHMM’s addition to London’s Old Street roundabout, the White Collar Factory, provides a modern workplace complex with a distinctly Jean Prouvé feel

  • Beauty in compromise: vGGG by Gonzalez Haase

    A tight site with numerous restrictions in Berlin hosts a new residential building that has a complex relationship with the city

  • A game of two halves: Renzo Piano’s Centro Botín in Santander

    Renzo Piano’s new arts centre, Centro Botín in Santander, is designed in two halves, floating above the waterside like a pair of lungs clad in ceramic — and breathing life into the Spanish city

  • An oasis of calm in the City: Angel Court by Fletcher Priest

    A series of garden terraces provide a unique viewpoint from which to view the City of London at the new 27-storey tower designed by Fletcher Priest. The project has also increased local public realm by a third

  • Warsaw rising: Zlota 44 by Studio Libeskind

    A new luxury residential tower has become a dramatic addition to the skyline of Warsaw, but for both architect Daniel Libeskind and interior designer Woods Bagot, Poland’s past lies beneath the surface of its design