Build better mental health: why design for wellbeing?

When building offices and homes that take mental health and wellbeing into account, cost remains the ever-present challenge for the construction industry

The new role of the architect in prefab housing

Building with prefabricated and modular units made off site has the potential to provide good-quality homes and offices built for the mainstream market at speed

The world’s most beautiful buildings

Beautiful buildings stand the test of time, imprinting in history a reminder of the rich culture of societies past. Raconteur presents the world’s most beautiful buildings as voted for by over 400 readers and architects

Three dimensional by design

3D printing is transforming the way the creative industries work by presenting fashion designers, interior designers and architects with new opportunities, writes Simon Brooke

Top French innovators

It may be news to most Brits, but France is home to generations of inventive pioneers, as Agnès C. Poirier reports

Recycle to build a sustainable world

Pioneering architect Duncan Baker-Brown makes the case for sustainable architecture and argues that we cannot afford to be wasteful

Bigger ideas for better housing

Best-selling author on architecture Phyllis Richardson calls for better design of small homes to house a growing population with dignity

An architect for modern times

Modernist architect and town planner Dame Jane Drew, a leading exponent of the Modern Movement in London, was the outstanding woman architect of her generation, writes Becky Ayre on behalf of the Institute of Contemporary Arts