The shortlist for the Stirling Prize is admirable, says Jay Merrick – it’s just a shame that designers of excellent but ordinary buildings are ignored
Managing director quits amid investigation into alleged failure to pay staff and creditors
Britain's airport heritage has been sadly neglected, says Chris Beanland, but in New York mid-century gems have been rescued for future generations
The UK needs a threefold increase in the number of new homes to help end the “blight” of poor housing, a report has concluded.
Apart from the Velodrome and a cultural centre in Derry, none of the shortlisted buildings set the heart, and mind, racing
A leading British architect has lashed out against designers who are winning major building commissions by offering "suicide fees".
Its design was tough to sell to the planning committee, but the results are striking
The self-assured structures of an empire at its height were the stock-in-trade of Bedford Lemere & Co, the architectural photographers, whose archive of 20,000 glass negatives is the source for this bitter-sweet glimpse of a vanished world.
He has damned modern designs for London's National Gallery and Chelsea Barracks, trumpeted a traditionalist model town in Dorset and delivered verdicts on buildings to ministers and world leaders. Now Prince Charles's architectural influence could be felt across Britain.
Britain's homes have long had the smallest rooms in Europe, now a new generation of town planners and architects is urging us to rethink the way we use our shrinking urban space. Oliver Bennett reports
Royal Institute of British Architects gives its top prize to Sir David Chipperfield
Two London schools and three museums have made the shortlist for this year’s Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Stirling prize.
Official advice issued to architects on building the bomb-proof structures of the future
A new arts and civic centre in Yorkshire is a joy, at one with its gritty surroundings and sure of its purpose.
When James Whitaker lost his job, he began a photographic project to find out how other former architects had coped with the slump. By Rob Sharp
Frances Morrell was a visionary politician who has left a lasting legacy. She was a bright star in an increasingly bland political universe. In every way a political heavyweight and intellectual, she was also capable of enormous warmth and humour. She was fun to be with and will be sadly missed.