Tuesday, 03 February 2015 12:03

Leadenhall Building

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners' most recent addition to the City of London's skyline is surprisingly sensitive at ground level for a building that needs to pay its own way, says Douglas Murphy

Published in News
Friday, 30 January 2015 11:18

Robert Orchardson: Aperture

An exhibition that starts today (30 January) turns the NOWGallery into an "exploded space telescope", to create the feeling of being inside an ancient observatory. We spoke to the artist

Published in GALLERY
Monday, 26 January 2015 15:33

House of Vans skatepark

Designers Tim Greatrex and Pete Hellicar have injected a layer of cool into the damp vaults under Waterloo station in London

Published in News
Tuesday, 20 January 2015 15:53

Gentrifying Congo

Artist Renzo Martens is attempting to recreate the economic effects of the commercial art market in cities such as London and New York on a plantation in central Africa

Published in Features
Thursday, 15 January 2015 16:12

History Is Now

Hayward Gallery, London
10 February – 26 April 2015

Published in Diary
Tuesday, 16 December 2014 11:16

Aperture

NOW Gallery, London
30 January – 24 April 2015

Published in Diary

Here are the shortlisted projects for the category, sponsored by KI, that was last year won by Praça das Artes by Brasil Arquitetura

Published in News
Thursday, 20 November 2014 09:16

Old Tom & English by Lee Broom

Lee Broom's new London bar interior nods to seedy Soho with a curious mix of postmodern marble, Alpine cabin and 1970s retro

Published in News

"Navigating the city" on 10 December is the second in the London As I See It series at the View from the Shard, and will be hosted by former RIBA president Angela Brady

Published in News
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 11:53

Icon meets Peter Murray

The London Society chair discusses the green belt, the housing crisis, smart cities, tall buildings and cycling

Published in Video
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 15:17

Yayoi Kusama: Bronze Pumpkins

Victoria Miro Gallery, London
Until 19 December 2014

Published in Diary

Geffrye Museum, London
25 November 2014 – 4 January 2015

Published in Diary

Barbican Centre, London
10 December 2014

Published in Diary

Hayward Gallery, London
Until 4 January 2015

Published in Diary
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 01:00

Leo Hollis: Our messy, social, human city

In the second of our podcasts, recorded at the top of the Shard, the author of Cities Are Good for You examines the social and physical forces that have shaped the London we live in today

Published in Comment
Monday, 29 September 2014 11:30

Mondrian London

Tom Dixon's nautical-themed conversion of Sea Containers House on the South Bank restores the building to its original intended use as a hotel

Published in News

Party on 18 September in Earls Court will feature music from The Libertines' Gary Powell and the House of Peroni

Published in News
Tuesday, 09 September 2014 16:44

The Metropolitan Green Belt

It may not all be publicly accessible, it may not even all be green, but the patchwork of protected land around London is a triumph of the social democratic spirit – the planning equivalent of the NHS

Published in Icon of the Month

Icon is working with The View From The Shard to launch a series of talks 800ft above London

Published in News
Monday, 01 September 2014 01:00

Urban Plunge – wild swimming in the city

An exhibition at the Roca London Gallery showcases a series of architectural proposals to reclaim natural water sources in London, New York and Copenhagen for recreational use. We spoke to curator Jane Withers about how we can better exploit our rivers and harbours

Published in Features
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