This puffed-up cultural citadel was meant to be an endlessly evolving, telescopic arts complex. But the glistening billionaires’ playground rising up beside it had other plans
It took 18 years to build, has nearly a mile of galleries and is inspired by a desert rose. But is Jean Nouvel’s eye-popping creation for the world’s wealthiest nation too extravagant to fill?
Bespoke breasts, cloned frog meat and a gold gimp suit all feature in a remarkable new exhibition exploring the cutting edge of science
After too long a silence, art is finally tackling global warming. Here are the big players – including the artist who’s lighting up Alaska
The 87-year-old, known for his visionary ideas including an inflatable concert hall, wins architecture’s Nobel prize equivalent
Palazzo dell’Arte, Milan
It’s the end of the world as we know it – and the design exhibition is showing artefacts which should ensure that the human race goes out on a high