The avian playground was a manifesto for a modernism that could employ gymnastic engineering to theatrical effect – what happens with its inhabitants long gone?
Douglas Murphy’s examination of former mayor Boris Johnson’s botched projects and Iain Sinclair’s London lament chart a battle for the city’s soul
The architecture of Tate Modern's new extension, the Switch House
Shanghai Expo 2010 is the most recent incarnation of the Great Exhibitions that began in London in 1851
Architectural Association, London, UK
Unemployment, the London Olympics, new galleries in Metz and Rome, the Shanghai World Expo and contrasting spa designs