• Open Source

    Veronica Simpson looks at cultural institutions that are realising that their archives give them a unique edge, and which they are capitalising on with new buildings and spaces

  • Brief Encounters - RIBA

    Veronica Simpson reports from a recent RIBA conference where some solutions to social and economic divisions were proposed by a hard-hitting cast list of speakers

  • Heritage Lottery Fund

    Veronica Simpson looks at projects backed by the HLF and the criteria that led to them being selected to receive funding.

  • Brief Encounters

    After architecture collaborations in 21 years and 20 buildings for Maggie’s Centres, Veronica Simpson finds inspiration in the latest offering in Oldham, from dRMM

  • 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