• Hexagonal housing: Hoxton Press by Karakusevic Carson Architects and David Chipperfield Architects

    Karakusevic Carson Architects and David Chipperfield Architects have joined forces to create two striking towers of apartments whose private sale has helped fund the regeneration of the adjacent social and mixed tenure housing. It's an enlightened piece of community-centric redevelopment by Hackney Council

  • Brief encounters: Community enterprise infrastructure by We Made That

    A simple building from We Made That has provided enterprise infrastructure for the community in one of London’s poorest boroughs, says Veronica Simpson

  • 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