• Veronica Simpson encounters Connection Crew

    Veronica Simpson meets a company that’s a familiar sight working at design events, and whose business model committed to social equality has something we can all learn from.

  • Blueprint innovation: 16 interviews with international architects

    We asked 16 international architects what innovation means to them and why it is important to their work. Including: Paola Antonellli, Shigeru Ban, Odile Decq, Liz Diller, Andre Fu, Jeanne Gang, Reinier de Graaf, Francine Houben, Kengo Kuma, Tom Kundig, Daniel Libeskind, Nieto Sobejano, Michael Pawlyn, Monica von Schmalensee, Aaron Taylor Harvey, Sarah Wigglesworth

  • Blueprint innovation: Engineers + Architects

    Innovative design and computational technologies have helped to generate a far more collaborative and mutually enriching way of working between architects and engineers. Zaha Hadid director Patrik Schumacher and BuroHappold’s Wolf Mangelsdorf invite us in on a conversation charting this evolutionary trajectory

  • Blueprint Innovation: Architects + Research

    Research and practice have rarely had much to do with each other in architecture. But an increase in the number of practices, of all sizes, whose investment in research has paid off not just in enriching their working environment but also in the scope and scale of their paid projects, could signal a welcome sea change

  • hoUse by Urban Splash and shedkm

    Seeking an alternative to mass housing schemes across the country, Urban Splash has teamed up with architecture practice shedkm to create a prefabricated housing scheme in Manchester that is customisable and quick to construct

  • Brief Encounters

    The Villa Tugendhat, in Brno, by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, is the birthplace of many 20th-centrury architectural ideals. A visit to the newly resorted original brings home that the genius of ‘god’, as Mies would have it, is in the detail. Veronica Simpson reports...

  • Game, Set and Match

    With the Olympic flame due to be in Rio next month, it’s timely to look at new UK stadia that are springing up with an eye to hospitality as well as the game. Veronica Simpson reports...

  • Brief Encounters

    The Design Trust is helping artists market their work through identifying and finding their real audience.

  • Design in Action programme supports the Scottish Economy

    The University of Dundee’s Design in Action programme is helping to help grow the Scottish economy.

  • Music halls: Let’s get physical

    Live-music venues are making a comeback, but this time with greater emphasis on the physical presence of the space – inside and out – and more emphasis on enhancing the audience experience. We listen in!