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London’s Design District opens on Greenwich Peninsula

Built as a home for the creative industries, this new commercial district hosts a diverse array of buildings from eight architects David Kohn Architects’ building

Cities

Environmentally sustainable projects need to be socially sustainable too

The pandemic has provided a powerful case for the neighbourhood as a self-sustaining microcity. Architecture and urban planning should learn from this Aquatics Centre Paris

Opinion

Amid a climate crisis, what does the ‘ideal city’ look like?

A new book showcases projects that contribute to more inclusive, sustainable and desirable cities. But does its optimism tackle the scale of the problem? Words

Opinion

New exhibition showcases cartoons of city life

Big City Life at Cartoonmuseum Basel displays diverse visions of urban experience – from disconnected city planning to overwhelming buildings A new exhibition at Cartoonmuseum

Cities

‘Architecture needs its own new vaccines’: Peter Cook on experimentation and Archigram’s cities

A month-long series of online events from Hong Kong’s M+ museum explores and celebrates Archigram’s radical approach to citymaking Words by Francesca Perry The London-based

Architecture

OMA completes large-scale exhibition centre in Toulouse

Comprising exhibition, convention and event facilities, MEETT is intended as an active piece of urbanism for the southern French city Words by Francesca Perry Architecture

Buildings

Loophole city: how one index shapes Mumbai’s rampant development

The exploitation of the Floor Space Index (FSI) is a key factor in Mumbai’s increasingly unequal, profit-hungry urbanisation Words by Vineet Diwadkar Fears and desires

Cities
Every city needs an ending: the story of the green belt

Every city needs an ending: the story of the green belt

The green belt has always been an unhappy mash-up – a patchwork of leftover land, neither urban nor rural. But the idea of limiting the

Cities
Coronavirus and the City

Coronavirus and the City

Paris’ strict lockdown has seen the streets acquire an eerie quietude. As the Covid-19 pandemic turns seething metropoles into virtual ghost-towns, Joe Lloyd takes a

Comment

First RIBA International Week to consider United Nations’ 20-year blueprint for urban development

At next month’s conference, architects and urbanists will discuss how the profession should help shape the cities of the future Ma Yansong, Francis Kéré, Amanda

News

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2021 Chicago Architecture Biennial kicks off

2021 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist announced

Design London makes LDF debut this September

London’s Design District opens on Greenwich Peninsula

Dorte Mandrup completes Greenland visitor centre

London School of Architecture and Stephen Lawrence Day Foundation announce collaboration

Oases: Reinforcing the agility of the future workplace

What to see at the London Design Festival 2021

World’s largest floating office opens in Rotterdam 


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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2021 Chicago Architecture Biennial kicks off

2021 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist announced

Design London makes LDF debut this September

London’s Design District opens on Greenwich Peninsula

Dorte Mandrup completes Greenland visitor centre

London School of Architecture and Stephen Lawrence Day Foundation announce collaboration

Oases: Reinforcing the agility of the future workplace

What to see at the London Design Festival 2021

World’s largest floating office opens in Rotterdam 


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