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Floors are in polished concrete and ceiling and the tops of walls are clad in birch plywood

Technical study: Larkfield Road, Dublin

24 July 2017

Tom de Paor has created an expansive network of interconnected spaces next to an end-of-terrace property in south Dublin, writes Hugh Strange

Tom de Paor

“The creative act is making the rules up until the point they break”

24 July 2017

Hugh Strange talks to Wicklow-based architect Tom de Paor about his most significant projects, his polymathic approach to architecture and his ‘paradise garden’ on an abandoned farm

Maggies Centre Oldham

Technical study: Maggie's Oldham

26 June 2017

dRMM’s centre for the cancer care charity hovers above its landscaped garden like a giant treehouse – and represents the practice’s most ambitious use yet of cross-laminated timber.

Construction

Behind the scenes at the V&A Dundee

16 June 2017

Realising Kengo Kuma’s extraordinarily complex design for the V&A’s outpost in Dundee would not have been possible without sophisticated modelling tools and precision construction techniques.

Neasden-Temple

The rebirth of the age of ornament

7 June 2017

A Boston restoration project using advanced 3D-modelling and printing technologies could hold the key to a new age of decoration within contemporary design

Tate St Ives extenation front

Technical study: Tate St Ives extension, St Ives, Cornwall

26 May 2017

Jamie Fobert’s discreet subterranean gallery extension has calmed locals’ concerns about the impact on the town’s skyline and reflects in its design all the elements that make St Ives special

Monadnock

Technical study: Atlas House, Eindhoven

27 April 2017

Monadnock has created a three-storey house of clarity, rigour and poetic flourishes on a Dutch woodland estate, writes Hugh Strange

Monadnock

“We're very happy with the term magic realism"

27 April 2017

Job Floris and Sandor Naus of Monadnock talk to Hugh Strange about the mixed legacy of the Superdutch generation and the importance of creating new stories from old traditions

Garden Halls

Technical study: Garden Halls, London

17 March 2017

TP Bennett and Maccreanor Lavington’s elegant stepped facades in the heart of Bloomsbury show how off-site methods can help student accommodation to raise its game. Amanda Birch reports

St Peter’s Seminary

St Peter’s Seminary, Cardross by Avanti Architects & McGinlay Bell

8 March 2017

St Peter’s Seminary near Glasgow is a brutalist ruin that is being given new life as an arts venue. What makes the refurb unusual is that the crumbling decay, instead of being covered, will be used as a central feature. Ike Ijeh reports

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