Ernö Goldfinger’s high-rise residential block in Poplar, East London was designed as a solution to London’s post-war housing problems
Inside Icon 185: Are videogames the final frontier of design? Plus: 200 years of Thonet, Asemble's new Goldsmiths CCA gallery, the gentrification of Goldfinger's famous fortress and more
As part of the British Council’s annual showcase of international architecture, practices from around the world worked with British firms such as Sarah Wigglesworth and Karakusevic Carson for two weeks to develop proposals for dysfunctional parts of east London
With the 1948 “Austerity Olympics” as its starting point, the V&A surveys 60 years of British design, architecture and fashion. From punk posters to Laura Ashley florals, the exhibition questions contrived notions of national identity to reveal a country caught between modernity and nostalgia. Here’s our review.