Dreamed up in Finland and shaped like a flying saucer, Matti Suuronen’s ‘house of the future’ turned out to be an impractical curio – but its atomic-age aesthetics are still alluring
Want a home designed by a top architect on an affordable budget? Entrepreneurs Cube Haus may be moving in on your neighbourhood, with the help of David Adjaye and more
In London’s richest boroughs vast subterranean enclaves are being carved out over several floors to house cars, wine, saunas and private nightclubs. How did underground living – once associated with poverty and disease – become an investment scheme for the uber-wealthy?
Google HQ, boutique shops in old coal sheds, gasholders offering wedge-shaped flats at sky-high prices … as the vast project comes together after 18 years, our critic gives his verdict
It was a year that celebrated new dawns. From plywood to postmodernism, from the return of council housing to a Cornish art gallery, our critic picks his highlights
Postmodernism returned in style, Liverpool’s Welsh Streets were saved, but Grenfell Tower defined the year