• The walls have years: Battersea Arts Centre and Bristol Old Vic by Haworth Tompkins

    The Grand Hall of Battersea Arts Centre, London and the Bristol Old Vic have been brought back to life by Haworth Tompkins. The projects demonstrate an approach to cultural venues that is democratic, radical and unusually animated by the quirks of history

  • Designing the domestic: Home Futures at the Design Museum — review

    The Design Museum’s Home Futures show presents ideas of how the future of the home was once imagined

  • The Blueprint curated diary: Lydia Yee

    Chief curator of the Whitechapel Gallery, Lydia Yee, shares her recommendations for the best shows to kick off 2019

  • Preview: Surface Design Show 2019

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

  • Street life: Ordnance Road by Peter Barber Architects

    Eleven townhouses and four bungalows — all for social rent — have been created in the London suburb of Enfield. With a brand new mews and a focus on social space, the low-rise buildings bring a sense of warmth and intimacy to the streetscape

  • Futurebuild welcomes Vision in 2019

    Futurebuild is excited to partner with and welcome Vision to the 2019 event, to provide a London focused seminar programme alongside an unrivalled networking opportunity for architects, housebuilders and developers.

  • Chicago's hidden intervention: Wrightwood 659 by Tadao Ando

    In a wealthy, residential Chicago neighbourhood, a 1920s apartment block has been radically transformed inside by Tadao Ando’s concrete minimalism. As a new space for socially engaged art and architecture, Wrightwood 659 finds surprising opportunity in adapting historic fabric

  • Timber Trades Journal announces its Wood and Wellness Conference

    Exploring the positive impact that timber can have on health and well-being, Timber Trade Journal will be hosting its Wood and Wellness Conference at the Hilton London Tower Bridge on the 13th of February, 2019.

  • Library in the clouds: Oodi by ALA Architects

    In Finland the right to visit a library has been enshrined in law for almost a century. Now in Helsinki, ALA Architects has created the crown jewel of libraries, Oodi, on the most prime piece of real estate in the country. Don’t expect too many books though — that’s just not what the modern library is all about

  • The Gantry by Hawkins\Brown

    The London 2012 Olympic Legacy is being realised at Here East, where Hawkins\Brown have made a new space for artists and makers within the existing steel gantry of the former broadcast centre