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Churchill College, Cambridge

“Buildings are used, mis-used, re-used, and they get old, decay, are worn out –watching that happen is the most exciting thing”

16 January 2017

Tom Emerson of 6a Architects talks to Hugh Strange bout incorporating the passage of time into the practice’s work and the joy of watching buildings take on a life of their own

Churchill College, Cambridge

Technical study: Churchill College, University of Cambridge

16 January 2017

6a Architects’ new timber-clad student court is a clever inversion of the original brutalist college, writes Hugh Strange

Citizen M Tower of London axometric diagram

Manufacturing the future

21 November 2016

Architects shouldn’t be frightened off by Mark Farmer’s calls for modern methods of construction - they should see it a new opportunity for creativity

A deep canopy and colonnade are wrapped around the new museum

Voorlinden museum by Kraaijvanger Architects

8 November 2016

The Voorlinden museum in Holland wanted naturally lit gallery spaces full of light. But how to do that while protecting the superlative art collection on display? Arup came up with a highly imaginative solution. Ike Ijeh reports

Exposed concrete columns

Herdernstrasse apartments, Zurich

31 October 2016

Lütjens Padmanabhan tackles a complex urban condition with a residential block that embraces modern and classical influences, writes Hugh Strange

The former main pool hall has been restored into a soaring, multi-purpose space

Poplar Baths by Pringle Richards Sharratt

19 October 2016

Poplar Baths in London’s East End is a historic example of state architecture used to improve public health. But to preserve this listed building, the project team had to demolish part of it and rebuild through a PPP agreement

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Goede Doelen Loterijen by Benthem Crouwel Architects

14 October 2016

Once completed, the new home of the biggest lottery charity in the Netherlands will be the first refurbished office building in Amsterdam to achieve a BREEAM Outstanding

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

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