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Architecture

Demolition man

Ole Scheeren is one of the world’s most successful young architects. As Simon Willis explains, he has built himself up by deconstructing the high-rise

A class apart

Architects from Denmark to Japan are rethinking school design to foster new ways of learning. John McDermott absorbs their lessons

Death by design

More people than ever are choosing to be cremated, yet crematoriums are often grim places. Dominic Nicholls talks to the architects trying to change that

A robot revolution

Building work once done by human hands can now be done by machines. That, as Jonathan Glancey explains, opens up new possibilities for architects

Stair flair

Superseded by elevators in the tall buildings of the 20th century, stairs are once again becoming architectural centrepieces. Tom Vanderbilt looks at the best, from Sydney to San Francisco

Home is where the bark is

Most houses could be spruced up with a bit of greenery but some architects have begun to embed living trees within the structure of their buildings. Jonathan Glancey branches out

State of the art

As he turns 70, Nicholas Serota is about to open a major extension to Tate Modern. Fiammetta Rocco assesses his legacy to date

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