A Bau front cover from 1968
©Mark Blower/Rotofoto

Bau: a vision that goes beyond buildings

How a Vienna-based magazine became a platform for art in the 1960s

Lenore Tawney in her studio in 1958
©David Attie

Making it as a woman in design

A New York exhibition celebrates female pioneers in arts and crafts

Garden Bridge
©Arup

Cities need boring bridges not baubles

The new crop of crossings are expensive follies not real infrastructure, writes Edwin Heathcote

Assemble’s Folly for a Flyover (2011) in east London
©Lewis Jones

Is Assemble the future of progressive architecture?

The Turner Prize-nominated collective are changing the way we think about building

Facade of No 1 Poultry in the city of London
©Charlie Bibby

Architects seek listing of No 1 Poultry

Move would derail a proposed redevelopment

Flint House in Buckinghamshire, England, designed by Charlotte Skene Catling
©James Morris

What is the UK’s best designed home?

A flint-clad house reminiscent of an Aztec temple is among the longlisted entries for this year’s RIBA Manser Medal

Design for Nine Elms to Pimlico bridge by Ove Arup with AL_A

Shortlist announced for London cycle bridge

Wandsworth council hails Nine Elms to Pimlico link

Sociable staff spark better ideas

Being around others forges new connections

22 Bishopsgate - CGI river view
©Hayes Davidson

London’s tallest tower, for a short time

22 Bishopsgate design is huge glass block that will radically alter skyline

Japan scraps $2bn Olympic stadium design

Abe wades in following public outcry over ballooning costs

Stirling shortlist shows maturity

Prize contenders are generous and thoughtful, says Edwin Heathcote

The sculptor who cracked the Coade

The mix for imitation stone was thought lost until Philip Thomason set out to solve it

How to make the Big Apple bear fruit

What would it take for New York to grow its own food?

Why wooden skyscrapers may soon be a reality

The material that once built Japan is poised for a renaissance

Le Corbusier’s dream city of Chandigarh

Architect’s spirit lives on in his bold experiment for a new India

Chelsea stadium takes cue from 14th century

Football club reveals ‘historic’ plans for revamped home

Whitworth gallery wins top arts prize

Manchester venue that attracted record number of visitors after revamp scoops £100,000 award

A Millennium Dome on stilts? No thanks

London can do without the vanity project of the Garden Bridge

Serpentine Pavilion 2015, Kensington Gardens

This year’s structure is an eloquent representation of the ambitions of its architects, SelgasCano

Public benches: the seat of civilisation

The most archetypal item of furniture is inscribed in our language and culture, writes Edwin Heathcote

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