Icon’s architecture correspondent identifies four major questions that will need to be addressed in the wake of last week’s disaster
Douglas Murphy asks what this year’s line-up for the prestigious award says about the state of British architecture
The brute is back – on television, on social media, in coffee-table books, even in new buildings. But can we ever recapture the movement’s original spirit, asks Douglas Murphy?
They may have been failures, beset by naivety, contradictions and political opposition, but revisiting the experimental structures of the 1960s and 70s is more than just architectural navel-gazing, argues Douglas Murphy in his latest book. Peter Maxwell explains
Will Hunter's new postgraduate course is both a reaction to and an outcome of the progressive marketisation of UK higher education
Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena's practice turns corporate design on its head by creating a business innovation lab with the windows on the inside
The Dutch architect’s latest building in Switzerland, a headquarters for an insurance firm, pays homage to Mies van der Rohe, says Douglas Murphy
The fire at the Glasgow School of Art today has shocked the architectural world and praise for the beloved Charles Rennie Mackintosh building is pouring out across the internet. As firefighters work to put out the flames, here is an extract from an article by Douglas Murphy, in which he describes what makes the building so special.
Frank Gehry marks his first project in Latin America with a multicoloured collision of canopies on the banks of the Panama Canal
Britain's housing crisis isn't a question of supply – it's far more serious than that, finds Douglas Murphy
Pérez Art Museum Miami Herzog & de Meuron’s latest project in Miami is a rugged concrete gallery softened by an oversailing timber canopy and hanging gardens, says Douglas Murphy
Steven Holl's first UK building stares down one of the country's finest. But has it turned out to be the monster that some Glaswegians feared?
O'Donnell + Tuomey reminds us that London is a "city of bricks" with an intricate facade that twists and folds out of an awkward city-centre site
Nameless Architecture’s quietly powerful church in Seoul explores the symbolic potential of raw concrete and simple box-like forms, says Douglas Murphy
OMA’s massive wall of cantilevered tower blocks is a curious addition to a city already awash with empty office space.
Spanish firm Cruz y Ortiz's restoration of the Netherland's largest museum shows the grandeur of 19th-century romanticism in a new light
Amid the showiness of contemporary high-profile architecture, this Ghent-based practice stands out for its thoughtful, sensitive and reticent approach to existing buildings and its original designs
Ole Scheeren and OMA have teamed up to design a luxury residential block in Singapore that borrows aesthetically from post-war housing’’’
Mankind’s ingenious activity in Earth’s most extreme environment captures the spirit of the space race, says Douglas Murphy.