News Police search the home of Adam Lanza

Some of the most important clues about what drove Adam Lanza to mass murder probably sit on the computer that the reclusive, technical-minded 20-year-old used as one of his main contacts with the world, law enforcement authorities said.

The 5-minute Interview: Dan Cruickshank, TV presenter and historian

'We need to protect corner shops and older buildings'

When is a dress like a house?

A new exhibition explores the relationship between fashion and architecture. Rhiannon Harries dons a hard hat to report on the controversy it has sparked

Another Russian revolution: the oligarch with a sense of history

Moscow is home to some of the finest examples of the avant-garde architectural movement, but most are in ruins. Now a young billionaire has come to the rescue. Shaun Walker reports

Stephen Lawrence centre attacked by vandals

An architectural centre built in honour of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence was vandalised last night, only one week after it opened, police said.

Robert Fisk: Seduced by the power of historic books

I prowl through parchment pages in search of the city I live in today

Temping work is a mouse click away

Students are gaining useful cash and experience via a revolutionary new website.

Architecture: Will you be home for Christmas?

Architecture for Humanity is a competition devised by a young architect who identified one particular plight of returning Kosovan refugees: how to reinhabit the damaged houses they left behind. By Nonie Niesewand

Architecture: From the sublime to the derelict

Glasgow may be City of Architecture & Design 1999, but Seventies slums still blight the city. Can a visionary `green' housing project help change that?

`Bug-eyed' Lord's press centre wins top design prize

THE GLASS-EYED, bulbous press centre set on a stalk above Lord's cricket ground was awarded the prestigious Stirling Prize for architecture last night .

Something you should try at home

Need an architect? Now's the moment. By Hester Lacey

Architecture: Sweeten the pill with a little dose of pop

The young seem less interested in buildings. Student numbers on architectural courses are falling. So how do we catch the MTV generation?

Art: Are you seeing double yet?

Jane and Louise Wilson Serpentine Gallery, London

Who's in the house?: Hulme, sweet Hulme

In a Manchester suburb, an oasis of friendly communal living has taken the place of a run-down and dangerous housing estate. And the residents have no one to thank but themselves

Obituaries: Sir Hugh Casson

The first architect since Lutyens to become President of the Royal Academy, Casson emerged triumphant
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Child abuse scandal: Did a botched blackmail attempt by South African intelligence help Cyril Smith escape justice?

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