Tom Dyckhoff looks at the impetus behind the modern era’s frantic desire to erect eye-catching buildings
A huge new wave of Chinese investment in overseas housing may be about to flow into the global market. In Hong Kong, Tom Phillips meets the salesmen who market British property to mainland China
The UK’s student boom has seen a spate of new, expensive, high-spec studio flats for them to live in, even as local residents are desperate for affordable accommodation. From Coventry to Cambridge, are universities starting to resemble property developers – and does this help or hurt our cities?
The rapid growth of Vietnam’s super-rich means multi-billion dollar developments are rising across this ancient city, separating the wealthy with walls and 24-hour private security from street hawkers, congestion and pollution
New private bus service Leap boasts spacious seating, a general air of calm cleanliness and a steward serving coffee, cold-pressed juices and granola bars. With tickets costing almost three times as much as the regular bus, is it a welcome new addition to the marketplace or a step towards two-tier transit?