Design

How a shuttered London Underground station became a model for green energy

A groundbreaking new facility will power 550 homes with excess heat from public transport.

Medical workers' principle of mutual aid is a call to action for designers, too

The pandemic presents problems that require urgent, pragmatic action from the design profession.

As hospitals turn to tents, architects see promise in shipping containers

Customised "pods" may be a better fit for treating Covid-19.

The London Underground is updating its font

And it looks, well, exactly the same.

The housing estate given a spot on the Turner shortlist

“In an age when anything can be art, why not have a housing estate?”

The 12 most ridiculous designs for the new Battersea bridge

The laws of physics, time, perspective and gravity: all up for grabs.

6 terrible construction projects we're kind of glad were never built

Death by rollercoaster and other bright ideas.

In pictures: Amsterdam's rainbow train station

Where space technology and art collide.