What does Passivhaus mean? It's an ecological approach to building made up of five guiding design principles that advocate rigorous levels of energy efficiency
Mikhail Riches and Cathy Hawley's Goldsmith Street wins the 2019 RIBA Stirling Prize and the inaugural Neave Brown Award for Housing as architects confront both the environmental and the housing crisis.
A few brave public buildings have found a new purpose amid austerity, thanks to pioneering campaigns by local communities
The six-building shortlist for the Stirling Prize building of the year award has been revealed by RIBA, including nods for Foster and Jamie Fobert
Sancaklar Mosque, in the outskirts of Istanbul has been named one of the 20 best new structures in the world by RIBA.
London Architect Amin Taha weaves rich stories of time and place from rough-hewn limestone, terracotta concrete, and even basketwork
All these buildings are strong contenders, but it’s a selection that fails to engage with society’s most urgent problems, says Edwin Heathcote
At next month’s conference, architects and urbanists will discuss how the profession should help shape the cities of the future
Shelley McNamara and Yvonne Farrell have spent four decades designing thoughtful, forensic responses to people, landscapes and nature. Their approach has won them global recognition and the brief to curate the next Venice Architecture Biennale
Architectural giants, developers and heritage bodies were left bloodied and battered by the battle of Mansion House Square. The RIBA does well to stay above the fray and let its fascinating exhibits tell the story, writes John Jervis
Curator Marie Bak Mortensen discusses the two proposals for the Mansion House site in the City of London, and what the designs revealed about the architectural climate of their times
For its Brutalist Playground the RIBA, the Turner prize-nominated collective has worked with artist Simon Terrill to recreate some of the surreal structures created for play at brutalist housing schemes
Smith's images lovingly capture a Britain that was soon to disappear, if not the forces that would destroy it, says Owen Hatherley