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Crowd source your new town

21-Apr-2014 | By Anthony Hudson

New town and cities can be designed organically, through role-playing using open-ended online computer games such as The Sims or Minecraft, says Anthony Hudson

Grotto Chair, created by Factum Arte from an original sketch by Piranesi. Image: Alicia Guirao for Factum Arte.

Printing Piranesi in three dimensions

10-Apr-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

Does the mass-reproducibility of 3D-printed pieces make original, artisan-crafted items redundant? Rakesh Ramchurn reports from an exhibition of Piranesi’s designs made real

Made in … India exhibition in February this year

Anupama Kundoo and traditional Indian craftwork

5-Apr-2014 | By Jay Merrick

Jay Merrick talks to Indian architect Anupama Kundoo following her curatorship of Made in … India, a New Delhi exhibition showcasing high-end manual craftwork and natural materials

National Assembly, Mogadishu, built in 1972. Image: Andrew Cross.

Mogadishu's Modernist heritage

29-Mar-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

A new exhibition highlights the damage wrought on the Modernist buildings of Somalia’s capital city by 20 years of civil war. Rakesh Ramchurn reports

Beautiful Sheffield (2001). Tacita Dean

Reviews: The art of ruins

22-Mar-2014 | By Jay Merrick

Two new exhibitions in London address the idea and experience of ruins – or proto-ruins – in very different ways, writes Jay Merrick

Model of The Grand Budapest Hotel.

Wes Anderson: the architectural film-maker

15-Mar-2014 | By Steve Rose

Models, maps, plans, elevations, sections – Wes Anderson, the director of new film The Grand Budapest Hotel is easily the most architectural film-maker out there, says film critic Steve Rose

Chris Mottalini’s After You Left They Took it Apart records the last moments of Paul Rudolph’s Micheels House

Art after architecture

8-Mar-2014 | By Gary Boyd

Modernist icons including Farnsworth House, E1027 and the Chicago Tribune Tower provide inspiration for a new exhibition at the Glucksman Gallery in Cork. Curator Gary Boyd explains

Persephone exterior, forged from recycled space debris.

The quest for survival: how harnessing nature will save Venice

1-Mar-2014 | By Rachel Armstrong

Harnessing the computational powers of nature could help us save Venice and build interstellar spacecraft to boot, writes Rachel Armstrong

Secondary school in Chandigarh, designed in 1956

The pioneering Jane Drew

20-Feb-2014 | By

A new exhibition at the ICA celebrates the groundbreaking work of an overlooked architect and champion of women in architecture, writes Laura Mark

Jonathan Meades

Concrete poetry by Jonathan Meades

15-Feb-2014 | By Jonathan Meades

Hostile superfan Pola Fringuello talks bunkers, Brutalism and bloodymindedness with ugly building obsessive Jonathan Meades

The exterior of Unilever Haus, Hamburg, from the south-east. Image: Adam Mark.

Book review: Kinetic Architecture by Russell Fortmeyer & Charles D Linn

7-Apr-2014 | By Alan Dunlop

Energy is the driver behind innovative dynamic facades across the world, says Alan Dunlop

Stained glass window at the Royal Oak, Oldham. Photo: CAMRA

Britain’s Best Real Heritage Pubs

6-Jan-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

Wet your whistle with CAMRA’s guide to historic British pub interiors

Heydar Aliyev Centre, Baku by Zaha Hadid Architectsd

Hadid triumphs in Design of the Year Awards

23-Apr-2014 | By

Zaha Hadid Architects’ Heydar Aliyev Centre in Baku has been crowned the winner of the architectural category for the Design Museum’s 2014 Design of the Year Award

Griffin Vase, outside the Sir John Soane Museum. Image: Alicia Guirao for Factum Arte.

Chipperfield becomes trustee of Soane's Museum

16-Apr-2014 | By Max Thompson

David Chipperfield has become a trustee of the Sir John Soane’s Museum in London’s Lincoln’s Inn Fields

Inga Saffron

US architecture critic bags Pulitzer

15-Apr-2014 | By Max Thompson

An American architecture critic has won one of journalism’s most prestigious prizes - the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for criticism

GRUPPE\'s winning scheme for the Museum of London

GRUPPE wins Museum of London pavilion contest

10-Apr-2014 | By

Zurich and London-based artist and architect collective GRUPPE has won the contest to design a temporary pavilion outside The Museum of London

Installation at last year\'s Milan Furniture Fair. Photo: Alessandro Rosotti.

Milan Furniture Fair

4-Apr-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

Key architects’ visions of ‘home’ one of the highlights of this year’s Milan Furniture Fair

Bradbury Wallpaper by Lorna Syson

100% Design

2-Sep-2013 | By Karen Podesta

Creativity is king at this year’s 100% Design exhibition. Karen Podesta finds out why

The new Birmingham Conservatoire will be built next to Grimshaw\'s Millenium Point in the city\'s Eastside regeneration district

Fielden Clegg Bradley scoops Birmingham Conservatoire contest

23-Apr-2014 | By

Fielden Clegg Bradley Studios (FCBS) has seen off BDP and Ian Simpson Architects to land the competition to design a new £40 million home for the Birmingham Conservatoire

Heatherwick Studio\'s Al Fayah Park project in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Heatherwick reveals plans for sunken oasis below Abu Dhabi desert

23-Apr-2014 | By

[FIRST LOOK] Thomas Heatherwick has revealed his latest plans for a 125,000m² park in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Hawkins\Brown\'s Oily Cart

Hawkins\Brown completes 'playful' children's theatre

15-Apr-2014 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] Hawkins\Brown has completed this £350,000 children’s theatre in an annexe of a Victorian Grade II-listed primary school in Tooting, London

The Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff, Wales

Contest opens for £6m overhaul of Chapter Arts Centre

9-Apr-2014 | By

A high-profile competition has been launched for the £6 million redevelopment of Cardiff’s prestigious Chapter Arts Centre