As architecture becomes more performative, set design is becoming more real. Edwin Heathcote explores the age of the stage
The list showcases technological innovation, clever use of materials, inclusive and accessible design and wry looks at modern culture
This cool and contemporary Costa Bravan Hotel references the nearby coastline in its sintered stone finishes
In the latest edition of Icon Minds, we hear from Sam Jacob, formerly one-third of FAT, on his creative path and the role architects play in society
Amin Taha tells Icon about his battle to save his Clerkenwell Close studio and home from demolition, as part of the Icon Minds series
The annual design event combines the cultural awareness of an art biennale with the exuberance of a festival
Roehampton's Alton Estate is one of 10 buildings on the Twentieth Century Society’s list of buildings at risk of demolition. Edwin Heathcote argues for its survival
Gropius, Mies and Breuer headed to the US – but some Bauhaus alumnae went to the USSR. Only now is their work coming to light
Memorials – from Peter Eisenman's Holocaust Memorial in Berlin to David Adjaye and Ron Arad's in London – are less about quiet contemplation of the past than direct confrontation with the present
All 17 Stirling Prize winners signed a declaration promising action on the 'climate and biodiversity emergency'
There's still a way to go in challenging how we think about and design bathrooms, says Charles Holland
Our pick of the festival showcases some of the designers with innovative ideas – many with a focus on sustainability, longevity and social responsibility.
The workplace plays an enormous role in our lives; it ought to support us emotionally, says Linzi Cassels