Douglas Murphy asks what this year’s line-up for the prestigious award says about the state of British architecture
SelgasCano's Serpentine pavilion, Bernard Tschumi's Paris zoo and Barber Osgerby at the Bodleian were among the popular topics of the past seven days
Architect's refurbished Giles Gilbert Scott building in Oxford reopened this weekend as the Weston Library
Opening on 5 February, the London institution's wondrous new library by architecture and design practice AOC combines the spirit of open access with the aesthetic of open-heart surgery
Singapore's new National Stadium has the world's largest single-span dome. And by leaving it open at one end, its designers have given the multi-purpose pitch one of the most beautiful backdrops in sport
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
Ford rails against the annihilation of our public spaces and the erosion of civic resistance, leaving us with little hope, says Chris Hall.