A strong visual system can bring the capital’s 32 different administrative areas together, and help to celebrate what sets them apart, says (Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea-based) design consultancy Two Times Elliott
A south-west London family and their architect have given a modern twist to the local vernacular with a double-gabled steel and glass house
Joseph Bazalgette’s subterranean network did more than prevent epidemics and reduce the city stink – it fundamentally altered the relationship between the individual and the modern metropolis, says Barbara Penner
In the first of a series of talks hosted by the Design Museum, in association with Icon, the London-based designer discusses her approach to “playful placemaking” with Owen Pritchard
Battersea Power Station, derelict for more than 30 years, has been called a graveyard of architectural visions. Christopher Turner visits the practices responsible for some of these fantastical, unrealised schemes – by John Outram, Nicholas Grimshaw, Ron Arad and Terry Farrell – and talks to Wilkinson Eyre about its latest ideas
The Londoner’s passport has been updated for the smartphone era, with a bold graphic treatment that conveys the city’s status as a centre for cutting-edge design.