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April 2019

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.

  • Architecture
March 2019

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"

  • Architecture
February 2019

Brutal beauty: how concrete became the ultimate lifestyle concept

After a generation in the doghouse, concrete is more fashionable than ever.

  • Architecture
February 2019

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.

  • Architecture
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