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
Fifteen architects have created bespoke installations to transform the shop windows of West End retailers
Alison Brookes Architects, Denizen Works and Jamie Fobert Architects are among the six practices shortlisted for the prize for this year's best British house design
A television series and an exhibition celebrates the iconoclasts who are now the Establishment, says Owen Pritchard
David Chipperfield’s ice-cool Turner Contemporary is a symbol of calm and order, quietly resisting the pounding waves of the North Sea and drawing in the light from Margate’s stormy skies. Which is a small miracle, given the troubled history of the project.
Ma Yansong shot to fame when he became the first Chinese architect to win a major international competition. Now, with those winning towers approaching completion, he reflects on what it means to represent a country and a generation – and keep from becoming stale.
Nikolaus Pevsner’s “lost” study of townscape finally makes it into print – how do the RIBA’s latest odes to urban renewal measure up against its principles?