Thursday24 August 2017


HSSP eco-village

Eco-village in Leicestershire by HSSP Architects

7 June 2013

Practice has designed a carbon-neutral development for Kirby Bellars near Melton Mowbray

Looking across the man-made corniche to West Bay in the distance.

City Making: Doha

11 April 2012

The discovery of oil propelled Qatar’s capital from pearl-fishing village to world city. Now architects have created a new scheme that attempts to reconnect Doha with its past

Stratford aerial view

Stratford High Street

21 September 2011

Stratford’s Olympic legacy is already taking shape, but it is a bleak vision that is unlikely to benefit locals.

Looking westwards towards the Olympic Stadium.

East London's Greenway by Adams & Sutherland Architects

24 August 2011

Adams & Sutherland’s sensitive approach has seen east London’s Greenway updated for its new Olympic role, without losing its sense of place.

 Flat roofs and satellite dishes are prohibited at Poundbury.

Revisiting Dorset new town Poundbury

BD Reviews Housing May 2010

The Prince Charles-led ’new town’ of Poundbury which was masterplanned by Leon Krier, has taken a hammering from critics but has succeeded at something more important than architectural brilliance – its role as a community

Growing Pains: BD's 2004 review of the masterplan for Almere

12 March 2007

In 1967 two new cities were born: Almere in the Netherlands and Milton Keynes. Thirty-seven years later, both are being transformed. Ellis Woodman visits the Almere scheme by OMA, talks to Rem Koolhaas, and discovers some awkward lessons for the UK. Photos by Morley von Sternberg

Marsh Trackway, by Peter Beard/ Landroom

Rainham: Design for London’s projects near fruition

19 November 2010

This east London outpost is home to a projects by architects including Alison Brooks, East and Maccreanor Lavington

The new 2.2ha Chavasse Park sits atop a car park and is dominated by an apartment building by Pelli Clarke Pelli with Brock Carmichael.

If paradise is half as nice

03 October 2008

The long awaited retail project at Paradise Street is a last-ditch attempt to recharge Liverpool’s city centre through a masterplan that pulls together 22 different architects. And it works, says Ellis Woodman

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