• Brief Encounters

    In her own column, Veronica Simpson reports on a success story of the Arts Council England’s Creative People and Places programme

  • Water works

    Our fascination with water has endured for millennia, and being close to water is as popular now as it has ever been. Veronica Simpson looks at new projects that are harnessing the unique delights of being by water

  • Brief Encounters - Royal Academy of Engineering's new Enterprise Hub

    Veronica Simpson visits the Royal Academy of Engineering to discover how it has made its commitment to mentoring young engineer entrepreneurs more than virtual with its new £4.1m Enterprise Hub.

  • Creative Wales

    A host of benefits - good broadband connectivity, cheap spaces and beautiful countryside - are working to lure creatives and innovative businesses to Wales. Veronica Simpson reports

  • Review: Hello Robot: Design Between Human and Machine

    A new travelling show, starting off at the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, and called Hello Robot, looks at what our relationship with machines reveals about us

  • New Scotland Yard by AHMM

    AHMM has transformed a neoclassical fortress on London’s Embankment into an elegant, new building for New Scotland Yard and beacon for modern policing

  • Brief encounters

    Veronica Simpson gets to see the prehistoric drawings of the Lascaux caves, thanks to the skillful and artistic collaboration between Snøhetta and Casson Mann that is Lascaux IV

  • Have Faith: Spiritual & Communal identity

    Major changes in the global faith community has brought exciting new opportunities to express spiritual and communal identity, says Veronica Simpson.

  • Brief Encounters: Amsterdam’s Print Art

    Veronica Simpson is in Amsterdam, where she examines a social revolution of a 100 years ago...that of print art.

  • Sea change: Resilient Flooding Schemes

    By 2060, over a billion people will live in cities at risk of catastrophic flooding. But rather than embark on huge, hard infrastructure projects to prevent the worst, it seems the world’s leading engineers and landscape architects are joining forces with other disciplines – meteorologists and IT experts – to come up with far more nuanced, pragmatic solutions