Journal

July 2017

Architecture doesn't need to be complicated, says David Chipperfield

The British architect describes his approach to designing The Bryant, his first New York residential tower.

  • Architecture
July 2017

COBE transforms Copenhagen grain silo into apartment block with faceted facades

Galvanised-steel panels form faceted balconies and window surrounds on the exterior of this former grain-storage silo in Copenhagen.

  • Architecture
July 2017

Is it dangerous to recreate flawed human morality in machines?

In developing an ethical algorithm for self-driving cars, we must assess the pivotal aspects of human and machine morality

  • Technology
July 2017

The V&A’s £55m Exhibition Road Quarter

Stirling Prize-winner Amanda Levete has given London an enticing new outdoor space as part of her transformation of the V&A – the largest intervention at the museum for over 100 years.

  • Architecture
July 2017

How you will buy your house in 2025: drones, virtual reality and big data

With a vast amount of data at our fingertips even now – the future of house buying is about to change dramatically.

  • Retail
June 2017

Airbnb’s Open Homes platform hopes to house 100,000 displaced people

People around the world can now offer their homes to refugees, homeless people and victims of natural disasters for free as part of Airbnb’s Open Homes initiative.

  • Politics/Economy
June 2017

An ode to Buenos Aires' Brutalism

Celebrating the city’s unsung concrete landmarks

  • Architecture
June 2017

If architects designed a sci-fi future, it would look like this

The Blank Space competition challenges designers to imagine landscapes for an alternative reality

  • Architecture
June 2017

AI is hurtling forwards like a rocket but no one is behind the controls

Progress has been made into understanding the risks of artificial intelligence, but programmer and physicist Jaan Tallinn says funding available to further the field is still minuscule

  • Technology
June 2017

A French smart city network is going global to fight climate change

DataCity wants to helps cities around the world become smarter, greener, and more efficient

  • Environment