Renzo Piano’s art complex on Oslo’s waterfront is suitably monumental on the outside, but strangely sterile within.
New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward is being rebuilt by an army of famous architects recruited by Brad Pitt. While some question whether this is the rescue party the area needs, a neighbourhood rises that is unlike anywhere else on Earth.
Whether he's collecting rolls of tape from around the world or reinterpreting classic chairs, the London designer prefers to explore the diversity in the everyday to creating "showy" objects.
Haworth Tompkins’ latest addition to the RCA’s Battersea campus is an “art factory” where the production facilities take centre stage.
Zaha Hadid has built an imposing cultural centre on the outskirts of Montpellier, which hopes to help to revive a down-at-heel suburb.
Ten years on from his Idea Stores in London, David Adjaye attempts a similarly optimistic civic architecture in two projects in Washington DC.