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

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

The view west from Tilbury Fort, Essex, 2019. Image: Chris Dorley-Brown. The green belt has always been an unhappy mash-up – a patchwork of leftover

Features
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

Tom Dyckhoff: “How successful is a city where freedom is only available to those with money to invest?”

Forty years ago, poverty, crime and de-industrialisation nearly killed off the West’s major cities. Today, an abundance of cash threatens to do a similar thing

Features

Is China finally ditching the mega mall?

Xintiandi, home to a two-week design festival at this year’s Design Shanghai, laid the ground for a new wave of developments that mix retail, cafes

Features

Rem Koolhaas on urban mobility

The architect talks to Peter Smisek about how transport will shape the cities of the future, and why total connectivity might not be as desirable

News

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Albanian lakeside public space inspired by carpet weaving

Vallet de Martinis designs two brick schools for French town of Noyon

FRPO designs new cultural hub in Mexican city of Toluca

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

Tokyo public toilet designed as ‘floating’ concrete block

DK-CM turns old laundry house into dance studios

Lithuanian bus station designed as tree-filled social hub

High-tech in a French vineyard: RSHP completes the Richard Rogers Drawing Gallery

New exhibition showcases cartoons of city life


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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Albanian lakeside public space inspired by carpet weaving

Vallet de Martinis designs two brick schools for French town of Noyon

FRPO designs new cultural hub in Mexican city of Toluca

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

Tokyo public toilet designed as ‘floating’ concrete block

DK-CM turns old laundry house into dance studios

Lithuanian bus station designed as tree-filled social hub

High-tech in a French vineyard: RSHP completes the Richard Rogers Drawing Gallery

New exhibition showcases cartoons of city life


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 preview: 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