Jon Astbury's stories
For centuries, the evolution of architecture’s representation has followed theories and ideas – or is it the other way around?
These 30 projects all by architects under 30 years old challenge the tired stereotype of architecture as an old man’s game
From a generator of ideas or a communication tool to a miniature utopia, the rich history of architectural models shows how they have developed with methods and technologies
Water World: Is the Future Floating?Subscription
In the face of dramatic changes in climate and increasing social inequality, could life on the water come to define urban planning?
In for a Penny: The Design Evolution of MoneySubscription
As the Royal Mail unveils a new design for the one pound coin, we chart the trajectory of currency design from boulders to Bitcoin
Collected here are 18 striking covers charting the trajectory of the AR’s editorial ambition and highlighting key moments of its 117-year story
As game designers turn to architects to develop their worlds, the suprisingly historic relationship between architecture and computer games is thrown into relief, full of unexplored potential
Árborg House in Iceland by PK ArkitektarSubscription
AR House 2014 Honourable Mention: set in the bleak glamour of south Iceland, this sensitive and spacious house crowns a riverside hilltop
A House Open to the City by Studio VelocitySubscription
AR House 2014 Honourable Mention: Studio Velocity offers another reinvention of urban living with two small structures connected by delicate bridges
Armadillo by Yuji Tanabe ArchitectsSubscription
AR House 2014 Honourable Mention: Yuji Tanabe’s context-driven form draws inspiration from the armadillo in its response to the Japanese climate