The ultimate symbol of our throwaway culture has proved surprisingly enduring. In its 20th year, and despite some unfortunate associations, it’s still keeping up with the times.
A “tranquil and mysterious” setting is reflected in the fluid concrete and winding pathways of Norihiko Dan’s Taiwanese visitor centre.
Jürgen Mayer H claims to have created the world’s largest glue-built timber structure: an “atmospheric cover” for a Seville square.
These manmade buffers between high-end property developments and the rest of the world have very little to do with sport, and even less to do with nature.
An apartment building in Cascais, Portugal,acts as a large-scale sculpture connectingthe surrounding park to the coast.
Designers get down to earth with primitive huts, a shoe that blossoms into wildflowers and a tree-trunk Panton chair.
Architect Manuel Maia Gomes takes a brutalist approach to the baroque in a gallery and student flats carved out of a 16th-century house.