• The designer 'dragging' architecture: meet Adam Nathaniel Furman

    London-based designer Adam Nathaniel Furman indulges in colour, pattern and multiple historical styles — from his interiors to his installations — and argues for greater plurality in the world of architecture

  • World's first sand hostel opens on Australia's Gold Coast

    At some point in our lives, we have all built a sandcastle at the seaside. But, have you ever thought what it would be like to actually live in one?

  • An oasis of calm in the City: Angel Court by Fletcher Priest

    A series of garden terraces provide a unique viewpoint from which to view the City of London at the new 27-storey tower designed by Fletcher Priest. The project has also increased local public realm by a third

  • Warsaw rising: Zlota 44 by Studio Libeskind

    A new luxury residential tower has become a dramatic addition to the skyline of Warsaw, but for both architect Daniel Libeskind and interior designer Woods Bagot, Poland’s past lies beneath the surface of its design

  • Shortlist for Clandon Park restoration revealed

    In 2015, a devastating fire caused permanent damage to the 18th-century palladian house, Clandon Park in Surrey.

  • Berlin harmonic: Frank Gehry's Pierre Boulez Saal

    The world is used to seeing Frank Gehry’s architectural originality in his wrapping of buildings, but all this has changed for the Pierre Boulez Saal, the auditorium of the Barenboim-Said Music Academy in Berlin. Restricted by a not-to-be-altered classical shell, Gehry has instead taken his wrapping inside

  • Artists chosen to create Swedish Icehotel 2018

    Visit the Icehotel on the riverbank in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden, from one year to the next, you will find a completely different building each time you go. This is because each year a new hotel made entirely of ice and snow is built to replace the old one. What happens to the previous hotel? It melts of course!

  • How design can counteract the stress of travel

    Listen: Julian Maynard, director of the transport and urban realm practice Maynard, discusses how good design can counteract the emotional stress of travel disruption and improve the experience of commuting

  • MINI LIVING to return to London Design Festival 2017

    London is running out of space. You can see it in the houses turned into flat shares, the flats turned into restaurants and the number of people seriously thinking about living on a canal boat. This is something that has been playing on the mind of car manufacturers MINI over the past year.

  • Rethinking the cinema: Chester's Storyhouse by Bennetts Associates

    An old Odeon cinema in Chester has been brought back to life and reimagined as a new cultural and community centre as part of a long-term transformation of the city's Northgate quarter