• Brief Encounters

    Veronica Simpson is riding on the Tube, looking at design legacies with Art on the Underground

  • 'The only brief was to express our values': Grafton Architects on curating the Venice Biennale

    Before the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale opened, we met with the curators, Shelley McNamara and Yvonne Farrell of Grafton Architects, to discuss the practice's work, alongside the perils and pleasures of bringing the Biennale to fruition

  • Brief Encounters - Kettle’s Yard museum

    Veronica Simpson is at the newly reconstructed Kettle’s Yard museum and gallery in Cambridge

  • The reincarnation of London Bridge Station

    Amid a five year, £1bn reconstruction project by Grimshaw Architects, London Bridge Station had to remain operational throughout. Finally unveiled, what has resulted is one of the most connective and innovative rail projects in the UK to date

  • Brief Encounters

    Veronica Simpson wonders what it would take to get a big city like London on its bike. She looks at a design scheme for cycling to be introduced in Waltham Forest

  • Market makeovers

    In a celebration of the reinvention of a vintage retail format, Veronica Simpson examines the rise of the high-quality, low-cost street food market.

  • Brief Encounters - Hackney Town Hall

    Veronica Simpson looks at the revival and improvements to Hackney Town Hall, turning it into a state-of-the-art local asset

  • Oslo airport's new terminal is designed to be stress-free

    In a new terminal for Oslo airport, Nordic — Office of Architecture has tried to create a completely stress-free travel experience

  • Top of the Class

    Pioneering new approaches are being taken by architects and designers in schools for children with special educational needs, reports Veronica Simpson

  • Brief Encounters

    Veronica Simpson is in Hastings to look at the story behind dRMM’s Stirling prize-winning pier