The most prestigious award in architecture goes to three-person Spanish company who avoid the international limelight and ‘flee from fashions’
Muralist JR has cast a spell over the Paris museum’s glass canopy in a work that recalls the Renaissance’s eye-fooling tricks. Now can we have one for the Shard?
Constricted by its medieval walls, Barcelona was suffocating – until unknown engineer Ildefons Cerdà came up with a radical expansion plan. Rival architects disparaged him, yet his scientific approach changed how we think about cities
From feminist films that stand her alongside film-makers such as Jean-Luc Godard to an enigmatic adaptation of Proust, the Belgian director’s rigour and brilliance survive a fascinating body of work
Soumission (Submission) is the latest work from provocative French author who considers Islam ‘cretinous’