Architecture

How I Work: Bunny Christie

Bunny Christie has won numerous awards for her spectacular set and costume designs. Here she talks to CR about creating dream worlds, building sets in miniature and the challenges of working on theatrical productions

Notre Dame: on buildings, brands and power

As the world mourns the damage wrought to Notre Dame by fire, Superunion Creative Partner Paul Cardwell reflects on the influx of brands trying to help in its restoration, and questions whether it should even be rebuilt at all

How design can help solve the UK’s housing crisis

With the UK in the grip of a well-documented housing crisis, we need good quality housing that is built to last, and will serve the complex needs of modern society. We talk to architects David Levitt and Jo McCafferty about the difference design can make

How Airbnb is reimagining the office experience

Aaron Taylor Harvey heads up Airbnb’s Environments team, which has brought to life its offices everywhere from San Francisco to São Paulo. He discusses the challenges of designing for such a fast growing business, and why flexi-working needn’t threaten the future of the office

Does architecture need more graphic design?

Dutch designer Hansje van Halem is changing how we experience the buildings around us, using tiles, 3D installations and patterned facades to personalise churches and housing blocks. CR finds out if it’s time to give graphic designers a chance at architecture

Dong-Ping Wong on designing buildings that give back

Wong’s work spans a water-filtering floating pool in New York, through to weird and wonderful stores for cult streetwear brand Off-White. Here, he discusses the importance of creating experiences through architecture, and why the industry is changing for the better