How architects and designers are revolutionizing the use of light—and making us feel better in the process
Natural and artificial light have proven effects on our mental and physical health.
Inside Junya Ishigami’s cave-like Serpentine Pavilion at London’s Kensington Gardens
A ‘discovery’ in the landscape
The Tulip is "inevitably controversial" says Norman Foster as tower approved
Norman Foster says the The Tulip will become a "symbol in it's own right" as the controversial 305.3-metre-high tourist attraction is approved by City of London.
Jean Nouvel unveils National Museum of Qatar in Doha
"This is a 21st-century museum that allows you to experience the exhibits in three dimensions"
Brutal beauty: how concrete became the ultimate lifestyle concept
After a generation in the doghouse, concrete is more fashionable than ever.
Seoul’s new robotics museum will build itself
Seoul is getting the world’s first museum dedicated to robots, and its opening ‘exhibition’ will be its own construction.
'People are nicer to each other when they move more slowly': how to create happier cities.
Urban spaces can be designed to make people feel happier, behave better and be kinder – and there are financial benefits.
Council houses were once a glory of the public realm. Let’s return to those days.
It’s scandalous that local authorities are being forced to rent from private landlords the same properties they once owned… before right to buy
Interview - Sir Stuart Lipton talks to Building
Developer Stuart Lipton is among the biggest names in the business – and has no intention of leaving it any time soon.
Would you trust Roger Scruton to design your new home?
The conservative philosopher who shares Prince Charles’s views on architecture is surely the worst person to head the government’s new commission to improve UK housing.