Architecture and planning
In play-it-safe times, Hadid's social ambition shone through.
We should celebrate the daring spirit of this unloved school of architecture.
The middle-class observers flouncing out of London need a reality check.
Must-reads from the past week
The capital is headed in the right direction – up. But can we please ditch the ‘quirky’ buildings?
Rebuilding the World Trade Center is stirring stuff, but it shouldn’t take tragedy for us to celebrate our mighty skyscrapers.
The dithering over building a third runway at Heathrow, never mind new airports, exposes our leaders’ inability to seize control of the future.
Why should anyone take the coalition’s growth rhetoric seriously when plans for airport expansion have been shelved?
Never mind the naysaying of its critics: the EU’s tallest building is an inspiring addition to the skyline.