Journal

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February 2019

'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.

  • Architecture
January 2019

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

  • Architecture
January 2019

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.

  • Architecture
January 2019

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.

  • Architecture
December 2018

The Case for Architecture Classes in Schools

Hong Kong architect Vicky Chan has taught urban design and planning to thousands of kids. Here’s why.

  • Architecture
October 2018

The most creative UNESCO cities in the UK

UNESCO’s UK Creative Cities network comprises ten destinations which celebrate imaginative expression and foster emerging voices across the arts.

  • Architecture
September 2018

The latest buildings designed for Paradise City, an entertainment complex in South Korea

Nothing is what it seems in MVRDV’s latest project.

  • Architecture
September 2018

Cities sign up to zero-carbon buildings by 2030

New buildings in 19 global cities will have zero emissions.

  • Architecture
September 2018

15 Clerkenwell Close

Amin Taha has provoked the wrath of council planners with his glorious, rough-hewn flats in London’s Clerkenwell.

  • Architecture
September 2018

Grayson Perry x Apparata

Artist Grayson Perry and architecture studio Apparata have joined forces to create an affordable housing model for artists to live and work.

  • Architecture