20 August 2014 10:20 PM
18 August 2014 05:42 PM
Developers are to fight the local council’s decision to reject their plans to demolish a 140-year-old London villa and build a “fake Downton Abbey” with the belief that bulldozing the site will likely go ahead next year.
12 August 2014 06:03 PM
Spectacular bridges are going up all over the world, with four planned in London alone
10 August 2014 12:00 AM
These are mostly British, and indeed many of them are in London, because I stick with what I know and I've a few long-standing grudges to settle. Some of these were nominated for last week's Top 10 Great Buildings, but this is where they really belong.
03 August 2014 12:00 AM
This list was inspired by Tom Wilkinson's 'Bricks & Mortals: Ten Great Buildings and the People They Made', published by Bloomsbury last month. A lovely book that starts with the Tower of Babel and ends with Oscar Niemeyer's 2010 footbridge to Rocinha, Rio de Janeiro's biggest favela, which I think is hideous.
11 July 2014 07:30 PM
29 June 2014 07:50 PM
Awarding a contract to one of the world’s most celebrated architects to design a landmark $1bn (£590m) building that, it’s hoped, will herald a new dawn for a country whose future appears in doubt should not be too controversial a decision.
19 June 2014 05:27 PM
They are already able to churn out everything from food to guns and pieces of art, but could a 3D printer eventually contribute a skyscraper to the skyline of a British city? Yes, according to an architect at one of the country’s most famous firms.
Phoenix Towers plans revealed as world’s tallest, pinkest and greenest skyscrapers to be built in China – but inspired by London
19 June 2014 03:40 PM
British architects say £1.2bn project will tower over Dubai's Burj Khalifa by more than 150m
19 June 2014 12:54 AM
Both towering city behemoths and more modest village projects have been recognised as “exceptional” by the Royal Institute of British Architects in its annual national awards revealed on Thursday.
12 June 2014 10:45 PM
As the BBC investigates tents in a Culture Show special, Christopher Beanland wonders if the earliest form of architecture could have us all pitching in
01 June 2014 12:00 AM
31 May 2014 12:00 AM
* Thirty years ago this morning, Britain began its relationship with the phrase "monstrous carbuncle". The previous night, Prince Charles had delivered a speech at Hampton Court Palace to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). He seized the opportunity to compare the proposed extension to the National Gallery to what Webster's describes as "a very painful acute local inflammation of subcutaneous tissue".
Striking skylines from Hong Kong to Sydney: Christopher Hauser displays photographs at London Festival of Architecture
28 May 2014 03:04 PM
German photographer exhibits shots of cities including London and Singapore
13 May 2014 12:27 AM
After giving gay film R-rating despite no sex or violencefilm
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