• Welcome to M9, Italy’s first all-digital history museum

    The unglamorous dormitory town of Mestre, which houses most of Venice’s workers, has just launched Italy’s first all-digital history museum: the M9 Museum of the 20th Century, designed by Sauerbruch Hutton

  • Artist Jorge Pardo designs L’Arlatan Hotel, Arles

    Creating everything from the tiles to the lamps, artist Jorge Pardo has created a unique hotel from a previously faded establishment in Provence

  • Block party: OMA and BIG take on Stockholm

    In a city that has resisted architectural innovation since the 1980s, two new landmarks from two of the 21st century’s leading practices have risen, commissioned by the same developer. What do these new apartment blocks from OMA and Bjarke Ingels Group contribute to Stockholm’s skyline?

  • Brief encounters: The Design Museum

    Veronica Simpson casts a critical eye over the newly relocated Design Museum, and finds it pleasing

  • Ty Pawb arts centre, Wrexham by Featherstone Young

    The new arts centre for Wrexham has been located in among a city market and multistory car park, to great community acclaim.

  • Brief Encounters in Sheffield

    An exhibition on crystal technologies, both ancient and modern, in Sheffield’s Site Gallery finally gives a weightier, more nuanced perspective on our digital fascinations. Veronica Simpson reports

  • Preview: Surface Design Show 2019

    Veronica Simpson takes a look at the highlights of February’s Surface Design Show in London

  • School Design: Top of the class

    Ten years after the global economic downturn forced a massive reduction in investment in school buildings, glimmers of hope are emerging. Our round-up of new school projects finds innovation in the tight, urban streets of London and New York as well as a traditional Alpine village. By Veronica Simpson

  • From car park to arts centre: Ty Pawb by Featherstone Young

    In the heart of Wrexham, Wales, Featherstone Young has created Ty Pawb, a market and community arts centre under one roof

  • Ship shape: V&A Dundee by Kengo Kuma

    Kengo Kuma’s magnificent V&A Dundee opened its doors this autumn, attracting record numbers in its opening weeks. We take a closer look at, and around, this iconic building — and examine the context and collective energy that helped bring the project to fruition