Thomas Heatherwick’s ‘kissing’ roofs top a new high-end shopping mall in the old coal sheds. But why does the whole King’s Cross scheme not quite feel real?
The Swiss architect Peter Zumthor has built ‘a gliding swan’ of a house in Devon that strikes a perfect balance between inside and out, whichever way you look
Easter Elchies, Craigellachie, Moray
Macallan’s new £140m distillery and visitor centre, by Richard Rogers and co, is a suitably subtle blend of hi-tech and theatre designed to put the beautiful business of whisky production centre stage
The appointment of Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara as curators of the great architecture biennale is striking – but no one who knows their work should be surprised
Denounced as vulgar when they were built, these newly desirable London landmarks have been reborn as luxury flats boasting distinctive dimensions as well as chequered pasts
Strong, clean and versatile, engineered timber is the ‘new concrete’. With wooden skyscrapers in the offing, could it be the answer to the global housing crisis?