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
Amid the growing number of design weeks, festivals and biennials, Barcelona Design Week boldly embraces the emerging fields of digital and virtual design
Featured on the cover of Icon's current issue, the Spanish architect's concert hall in Poland has won the Mies van der Rohe award for European contemporary architecture. John Jervis visited the building last month
131 years after Antoni Gaudí was appointed to build a church on the edge of Barcelona, architects from across the globe are still working out how to complete it, says Owen Pritchard.
Barcelona’s neglected masterpiece of Catalan art nouveau has been restored by Factoria Uda and upgraded to a four-star hotel.
Barcelona’s former bullfighting arena is now home to the bloody yet bright spectacle of Rogers Stirk Harbour’s mall.
Hidden away behind a street facade in Barcelona is the Joan Olivier Sant Antoni library by Spanish practice RCR Arquitectes, a surprising addition to a once industrial site.