These futile exercises in preserving the past are just fig leaves to cover contemporary architecture’s shame
Oliver Wainwright's new book, Inside North Korea, chronicles the historical evolution of Pyongyang's powerful architecture from its inception in 1953 to today
After decades of neglect, UK nuclear bunkers may just have an alternative future ahead as high-tech digital age facilities.
David Chipperfield has released first images of IMPACT Centre, Edinbrgh's first new dedicated performance venue in 100 years
High tech superstructures are re-examined in a new show at Norman Foster’s Sainsbury Centre. But is the movement ready to make a comeback?
Paolo Soleri went from Frank Lloyd Wright disciple to desert prophet, building a strange, half-realised utopia that captures the narcissism of the lone visionary architect – and reminds us why, sometimes, we need them
Fashion has so far resisted the pull of digital technology, but now architects and designers are joining forces to revolutionise the industry’s way of working, says Debika Ray
A full-scale reconstruction of Ryue Nishizawa’s Moriyama House lays the foundation for a thoughtful, ambitious show at the Barbican, writes Peter Smisek. But the absence of metabolism is a structural weakness
Combining the design techniques of the digital avant-garde with pomo’s sense of historic context, a new generation of British architects is stepping into the limelight, says Douglas Murphy
In our latest issue, we take an exclusive look at Ma Yansong’s Huangshan Mountain Village, interview SANAA's Ryue Nishizawa, consider the future of human labour and meet the Italian designers reviving traditional craft
DGT’s Estonian National Museum extends from the runway of a former Soviet airbase, but its bold conceptual design ensures it rises above the echoes of history
UCL’s Bartlett School of Architecture honours its former head by staging a colourful exhibition just in time for his 80th birthday
Owen Hopkins provides a welcome antidote to the histrionics and heroising that blight our understanding of modernist architecture, says John Jervis
The Paris-based architect talks to Icon's Peter Smisek about doing more with less in the French banlieues
Edwin Heathcote, Oliver Wainwright, Catherine Slessor and David Lane will be among those speaking at a series of events in February and March