Communal spaces are far more important in Scandinavian housing – Britain could learn a thing or two
Three UK architects discuss how to improve emergency shelters for homeless youth
A new report on the capital's tall towers reveals a city still gripped by real estate speculation and unaffordable housing, despite ongoing crises
We need to leave behind toxic materials, systems and products whose damage we can’t justify any longer, argues Parley's Cyrill Gutsch
At a cost of £2.6m, the UK government's new press briefing room is nothing more than a vanity project, argues Matthew Ponsford
We have an urgent collective duty to retrofit and repurpose, argue Luke Pearson and Tom Lloyd
From Instagram-friendly bathrooms to gimmicky phone cases, terrazzo has become nothing short of a viral design trend
Companies are greenwashing their outside faces, but underneath lurks rampant unsustainable practices few are looking at
A new book showcases projects that contribute to more inclusive, sustainable and desirable cities. But does its optimism tackle the scale of the problem?
The commercial cult of the body is invading our urban spaces, argues Edwin Heathcote
We need to do more to expand access to the profession from a young age, says Nisha Kurian
Pedestrianisation has become a flashpoint as cities learn to live with the impacts of Covid-19. But democratic decision-making and community investment should be central to the conversation
Architecture can play a role in helping to heal unconscious racial biases – and that starts with depicting an accurate, inclusive array of users
If we want cities to be more inclusive, we should design them collaboratively
The British poet LionHeart, who collaborates with architecture practices, explains why emotion-centred design is so important
Writer and curator Max Fraser goes head to head with designer and author Seetal Solanki on the future of design weeks
Will shared e-bikes continue to be a part of the city furniture? Peter Smisek ventured to Shoreditch to find out more about dockless e-bikes and their users
Once just a rural borderland, today Shenzhen is a city of twenty million and a technology hub
A new book from the American urban geographer interrogates how women experience the barrier-riddled 'city of men'
It may not be an infectious disease, but loneliness is an epidemic that has significant consequences for health and disproportionately affects older people. Eugene Marchese, founder and CEO of Guild Living, believes that residential designs appropriate for later life could be the remedy.