Zaha Hadid’s cruise terminal reframes the role of the pier as indeterminate terrain, mediating between land, sea and sky
Devised by pleasure-seeking Victorians but now undermined by social change and physical neglect, does the building that defined the seaside have a future?
Gasholders in London, UK, by Wilkinson EyreSubscription
Is the solution to obsolescent gasholders demolition, building housing developments within them or, perhaps best yet, parks?
Parasitic orchids of zinc mesh shroud the cooling towers of this brewery conversion in central Sydney
Inventive reuse of a German Second World War bunker provides energy, and public space and amenities, in Hamburg
The sloping ‘hill’ design of this waste-to-energy plant, naturally, features a ski slope and requires more waste than the city produces to run at profit
Typology: Power stationSubscription
Faced with planetary catastrophe, does the future of energy generation lie in a return to its historical origins?
Market in Niigata, Japan, by Takuya HosokaiSubscription
This woodland pavilion in blackened timber provides a collection of amenities for the local community and its visitors, bundled together in three distinct but linked volumes
Staggered cubic volumes in white-painted concrete link two streets that are separated by a steep incline
This new market hall joins an imposing 19th-century hall in iron and glass – in use as an abattoir until the 1990s – and a large open-air market