The Covent Garden we know today is the direct result of successful community activism. So how did it become so horrible?
Battersea Power Station, derelict for more than 30 years, has been called a graveyard of architectural visions. Christopher Turner visits the practices responsible for some of these fantastical, unrealised schemes – by John Outram, Nicholas Grimshaw, Ron Arad and Terry Farrell – and talks to Wilkinson Eyre about its latest ideas
Haworth Tompkins’ latest addition to the RCA’s Battersea campus is an “art factory” where the production facilities take centre stage.