Known or her human-centred approach to design, Tatiana Bilbao has worked on sustainable projects that showcase her distinct design philosophies
Thamesmead was designed to be a revolutionary housing estate but, like many of its Brutalist contemporaries, it failed to meet its utopian goals
Mikhail Riches and Cathy Hawley's Goldsmith Street wins the 2019 RIBA Stirling Prize and the inaugural Neave Brown Award for Housing as architects confront both the environmental and the housing crisis.
The city’s booming population has sparked experiments in micro-homes, shared space and cohousing. But how close do we want to get?
The non-profit initiative aiming to develop a new generation of city planners is growing fast after its breakthrough first year
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.
Icon’s architecture correspondent identifies four major questions that will need to be addressed in the wake of last week’s disaster
Britain’s postwar landscape is illuminated through the stories of the people who planned, built and lived in it, says Steve Parnell
In a Parisian suburb, Edouard François has reconciled three kinds of local housing – by stacking them one on top of the other.
Stéphane Maupin’s clever riposte to Parisian building regulations is a block of flats whose bland exterior belies the joyous mess within.
Owen Hatherley enjoys two different photographic takes on London council estate interiors: one melancholic, the other urgent and polemical.