For decades, the built landscape of Britain has been shaped by European funding. So how will future historians view the ruins of the EU era, asks Tim Abrahams?
Smith's images lovingly capture a Britain that was soon to disappear, if not the forces that would destroy it, says Owen Hatherley
The Volkswagen Beetle crawled out from its dark origins in the Nazi era to travel the world, go bananas on the big screen, and truly live up to its name
Dunne & Raby envisages four futures for the United Kingdom, each displaying a different attitude to technology. Will Wiles considers the options.
Haworth Tompkins’ red box on London’s South Bank tests directors and actors in an intimate space and highlights the contrast between temporary and permanent structures.
The London that rose up in the 1960s and 70s proved inherently cinematic, luring film-makers such as Kubrick and Truffaut to its new offices and housing estates. But their dystopian visions were to create an indelible link in the public imagination between modernism and failure
Maddison Graphic refurbishes a venerable institution with a typeface built from architectural elements.
This 9.5g disc of brass and nickel has proved reassuringly durable, surviving counterfeiting, inflation and the wrath of the Daily Mail to reach its 30th anniversary this year.
Patrick Keiller's installation at Tate Britain takes us on a tour of the film-maker's influences but, says Agata Pyzik, we should see it as a call to action rather than casual observation.
With less than a year to go before the 2012 Olympics in London, how is the park shaping up – and what difference will the multi-billion-pound project make after the athletes leave? Kieran Long looks at what it tells about how the British make cities.