Reflections on the picturesque

Yusti Herrera of Ian Chalk Architects explains how revisiting historic methods of reading the landscape informed the practice’s approach to building a new house in collaboration with RA Studio in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the Cornish coast

Radical Rooms: Power of the plan

A new exhibition at the RIBA highlights the historically neglected role of women in architecture through the exploration of three pivotal projects.

Three days left to donate

Together we have raised £45,000 to support the Kharkiv School of Architecture in its efforts to continue teaching a new generation of architects in Ukraine. With just three days of our fundraising campaign to go, can you help reach our £50,000 target?

Shopping for health

Hannah Brewster from ADP makes the case for using empty retail space to take outpatient services out of the hospital and onto the high street.

Barbican Centre renewal winner revealed

A team led by Allies and Morrison and Asif Khan Studio has been selected to deliver a multi-million pound "project of a lifetime" to refurbish the Barbican Centre.

Kharkiv must be rebuilt by architects with experience in Ukraine

Leaders of the Kharkiv School of Architecture have responded to Norman Foster's plans to create a new masterplan for their city, welcoming the attention of a “big name” architect but hoping it will provoke a discussion about who should be involved in the process. 

Learning from: Stalin’s architect

Deyan Sudjic explains how his new biography of Boris Iofan, state architect to Joseph Stalin, shows how damaging it can be for a talented architect to come too close to power.

Still standing: Bank of China Tower

Overcoming numerous site challenges and political controversies, this iconic project by I.M. Pei is a testament to the architect’s ingenuity and foresight.

Introducing the March-April 2022 issue

With Lovedon Fields I acquired – the hard way – a little more understanding as to why innovative housing projects are so few and far between, writes Architecture Today editor Isabel Allen.