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Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London

Working in rainbow-bright colours and bold patterns, Yinka Ilori puts a welcome face on public spaces, giving the city back its sense of fun Photography

Design

Ai Weiwei and Brilliant Minds unveil new public artwork in Stockholm

Nestled outside the city’s National Museum, Arch is the first iteration in a new series of public cultural exhibits that Brilliant Minds will support in

Architecture

This commercial kitchen and café nourishes a local community

In turning a former post office into kitchens and a café, architects RCKa and food-rescue charity UKHarvest have created a valuable resource to support an

Architecture

Retrofit gives historic Brixton community arts organisation new space to thrive

CarverHaggard has expanded and improved the 198 Contemporary Arts & Learning hub in south London, steeped in the area’s radical history Words by Francesca Perry

Architecture

Designers can – and should – have local impact

The pandemic has activated designers to expand their traditional roles and get involved in supporting neighbourhoods, and we’re not going back Words by Andrew Brown

Opinion

In Canada, a Passive House community centre focused on social inclusivity

The Clayton Community Centre in Surrey, British Columbia – designed by hcma – involved the local community and boasts ultra-low energy use Canadian architecture hcma

Architecture

London basketball court co-designed with local residents

Home Court aims to create a positive multi-generational space in its Camberwell community Words by Shawn Adams  At the heart of the D’Eynsford housing estate

Design

2021 Chicago Architecture Biennial kicks off

Titled The Available City and curated by David Brown, the event runs from 17 September to 18 December across the city and online Block Party,

Architecture

Vertebral creates community garden in Mexico City with reused materials

The El Terreno project centres ecological and social sustainability in a city where access to green space is rare – and is now used as

Architecture

Low-waste community cabin created in Leeds

Powered by wind turbine,  Nicolas Henninger’s Cabanon project functions as a retreat within which to contemplate more sustainable ways of living Words by Francesca Perry

Architecture

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Cinzia says… is the first major retrospective of Italian artist and fashion designer Cinzia Ruggeri

Finland welcomes new design festival to Helsinki

Vitra acquires Kazuo Shinohara’s iconic Umbrella House

Norm Architects complete Michelin-starred restaurant ÄNG in Sweden

Biennale De Renava opens its first edition in Bonifacio

World Architecture Festival 2022 reveals shortlist ahead of ‘Together’ Lisbon event

Annabel Karim Kassar unveils new installation, The Lebanese House, at the V&A

Studio Ossidiana unveils small-scale museum for immersive art in Flevoland

André Fu announces three site specific commissions for Hong Kong Palace Museum


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Cinzia says… is the first major retrospective of Italian artist and fashion designer Cinzia Ruggeri

Finland welcomes new design festival to Helsinki

Vitra acquires Kazuo Shinohara’s iconic Umbrella House

Norm Architects complete Michelin-starred restaurant ÄNG in Sweden

Biennale De Renava opens its first edition in Bonifacio

World Architecture Festival 2022 reveals shortlist ahead of ‘Together’ Lisbon event

Annabel Karim Kassar unveils new installation, The Lebanese House, at the V&A

Studio Ossidiana unveils small-scale museum for immersive art in Flevoland

André Fu announces three site specific commissions for Hong Kong Palace Museum


Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality