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The Serpentine Gallery has expanded into a new home in London’s Hyde Park, with a Zaha Hadid addition to an old gunpowder store
Zaha Hadid (1950-2016)Subscription
Zaha Hadid was an explosion of fearless, impolite, aggressive talent onto a profession terrified of itself
Winner: Haiwei Xie, London, UKSubscription
Winning the 2012 Global Architecture Graduate Awards is RCA graduate Haiwei Xie’s hybrid project where East meets West
William Burges (1827-1881)Subscription
Too much the hedonist to be God’s architect, Burges became something of a cult among Victorian enthusiasts
Wales Institute for Sustainable Education by David Lea and Pat Borer, Machynlleth, Wales, UKSubscription
Not only is the Wales Institute for Sustainable Education mainly daylit, but you are led by inviting vistas through a spatial sequence of obvious logic. Photography by Timothy Soar
View from 1959: Green Mantle by Ian NairnSubscription
Ian Nairn records the birth of Hampshire’s green belt in 1959
The legacy of women architects working for London councils in the 20th century is often overlooked – for no good reason
Uncovering the forgotten works of MackintoshSubscription
Lesser-known projects question the legacy of Charles Rennie Mackintosh; was he really a lone misunderstood genius, or just a great late Victorian architect?
Devised by pleasure-seeking Victorians but now undermined by social change and physical neglect, does the building that defined the seaside have a future?
In stitching together disparate school campuses, these two additions reinterpret a London idiom to reaffirm the facade’s urban significance and the lost art of ornament