Skateboarding is more than a street skill – it is also a unique spatial experience of architecture. Now, after years of antagonism, Adam Todhunter finds cities and their planners are beginning to embrace these urban adventurers. With photos by Fred Mortagne
6a has made its name by weaving new narratives into buildings’ layered pasts. As its new project at London’s oldest fire station shows, it makes for compelling, nuanced architecture
Foster + Partners' £1bn HQ for Bloomberg has picked up the 2018 Stirling Prize, though the reaction from the public has been mixed
How did London’s taxis achieve universal recognition? By persistently refusing to look like anything else
Sadiq Khan wants London to be recognised as the world’s first Park City. Can the concrete metropolis become a rich and diverse nature reserve?
The shopfront mosque represents a new tradition in religious building. Shorn of all detail, with domes and minarets reduced to images on plastic signs, it is nevertheless profound
The second edition of experimental Antepavilion series is huge, yellow, inflatable, and has taken over a canal
The London Festival of Architecture runs for the whole of June, with events and exhibitions taking place all over the city
Peter Barber has brought both quality and sociability to London's social housing, with a string of characterful schemes enlivened by terraces, colonnades and colourful entrances.
Boris Johnson maintains that collapse of the project was down a single journalists personal opinion of designer Thomas Heatherwick
London Architect Amin Taha weaves rich stories of time and place from rough-hewn limestone, terracotta concrete, and even basketwork