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The Smile

Is hardwood the future of timber construction?

16 September 2016

As Alison Brooks Architects’ gravity-defying installation at the London Design Festival shows off the structural benefits of cross-laminated hardwood, Amanda Birch examines the growing uptake of CLT solutions

Eastern cemetry, Malmo

Eastern Cemetery, Malmö, by Johan Celsing

1 September 2016

Modernist architect Sigurd Lewerentz worked on the Swedish city’s cemetery for more than half a century. Now Johan Celsing has meticulously restored the canopies to two of its chapels

The new, brick-clad crematorium at  Stockholm’s Woodland cemetery, now a Unesco World Heritage Site

Interview: Johan Celsing

1 September 2016

The architect behind the restoration of the Malmö chapels, talks about following in the footsteps of Sigurd Lewerentz and the importance of ‘robust’ architecture

ThomsonAdsett concept home

Smart floors: Step-by-step care

19 August 2016

Sensor technology embedded in floors could be about to revolutionise patient monitoring in elderly care and dementia homes

One Carter Lane

Wellbeing registration: Europe's first project

19 July 2016

There is now an international standard for measuring how a building impacts on its users’ health and wellbeing. Ike Ijeh looks at how Studio Ben Allen Architects’ One Carter Lane became the first European project to receive the accreditation

Senate House

Senate House north block by Mace and Rock Townsend

15 July 2016

A Mace-led team has turned the north end of Senate House into a light-filled learning space and glazed courtyard for the School of Oriental and African Studies

Knut Hjeltnes

House Bøe Møller, Norway, by Knut Hjeltnes Arkitekter

30 June 2016

Knut Hjeltnes’ single-storey house in Oslo, Norway, continues the architect’s experimentation with materials and succeeds in creating spatial variety despite its simple plan

Knut Hjeltnes

Interview: Knut Hjeltnes

30 June 2016

Following the success of his House Bøe Møller in Oslo, architect Knut Hjeltnes discusses his architectural position on creating houses that are materially rich but that always keep the focus on the occupant

British Airway i360

The i360 tower by Marks Barfield Architects

17 June 2016

The £46 milllion i360 tower in Brighton may claim accolades of being the tallest moving observation tower, the first vertical cable car and the world’s most slender tower, but the execution of its design and build is the real talking point

David Attenborough Building by Nicholas Hare Architects

David Attenborough Building by Nicholas Hare Architects

13 May 2016

Nicholas Hare Architects has preserved the integrity of the original Arup Associates brutalist Cambridge landmark while ensuring the radical remodelling works well for its new users. Becoming an exemplar of sustainability was something it took in its stride

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