In the modern city, God is found in the most unlikely places, from warehouses to bingo halls. These new religious buildings add fascinating layers to the urban experience
The Covent Garden we know today is the direct result of successful community activism. So how did it become so horrible?
This year's Gingerbread City launched at Somerset House with the usual competition – and a big reveal for 2020
As the festive season gets into full swing, we pick out a selection of the best design-led installations around the capital
Separate entrances for low-income residents have become a potent symbol of London’s social apartheid, writes Priya Khanchandani
Multiple reports have warned of the loss of creative subjects in school curriculums – meet the people working to keep design education alive
The city’s booming population has sparked experiments in micro-homes, shared space and cohousing. But how close do we want to get?
John Jervis looks at the design that propelled Tom Dixon to world domination – and earned him the grudging admiration of his peers
October's issue explores London from the tourist-trap centre to the edgelands where the city crumbles away
Amin Taha tells Icon about his battle to save his Clerkenwell Close studio and home from demolition, as part of the Icon Minds series
As Boris Johnson becomes prime minister, look back at this piece on his trail of failure and fiasco as London mayor
Councils don’t just need to ‘engage with’ communities, writes Josh Fenton. They need to give them a genuine role in decision-making
The new exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum asks plenty of questions about waste and sustainability
Alexandra Palace was once home to a badly designed theatre, which became a disused theatre, then a crumbling theatre. So how has FCB Studios brought about its triumphant revival by ‘doing nothing’?