Tag Archive - Features

Constructive criticism: the week in architecture

Artist Damien Hirst plans to build 500 eco-homes, RIBA puts 250 years of housing on display and the notorious Heygate estate is transformed from urban film location into romcom residence

The tower and the glory: Terry Farrell’s KK100

Looming over the sprawling Chinese city of Shenzhen, this building is the tallest skyscraper ever designed by a British architect. Terry Farrell tells Jonathan Glancey how he did it

The constructivists and the Russian revolution in art and achitecture

The ‘Russian avant garde’ created the 20th-century’s most intensive art and architectural movement. Its paintings survive, but its buildings rot

Terence Conran at 80 – interview

Terence Conran has been changing British homes and palates since the 1950s. Now 80, the man who sold us lifestyle looks back at his achievements

Urbanized: a documentary about city design that comes in the nick of time

As the global population teeters on 7 billion, Gary Hustwit’s film portrays the world’s exploding number of city dwellers as the solution rather than the problem