Wednesday23 August 2017

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Singapore National Stadium

What Singapore's national stadium can teach the Qatar World Cup

24 September 2014

The vast steel dome on Arup Associates’ Singapore National Stadium is impressive. But Ike Ijeh discovers that its pioneering cooling system might just come to the rescue of the 2022 Qatar World Cup

Looking from entrance through the courtyard of Simon Conder’s Malindi house in Eastcliff, Cornwall.

Simon Conder Associates’ Eastcliff houses

22 October 2010

Two houses on the windswept Cornish coast rely on traditional passive solutions


Infinity footbridge, Stockton-on-Tees, by Expedition Engineering and Spence Associates

24 September 2010

Speirs & Major’s interactive kinetic lighting makes Stockton-on-Tees’ dramatic new landmark come to life.

The curtain walling system incorporates 12 hinged double doors.

Big entrances, grand views

09 October 2009

Our round-up of doors and windows projects includes Rick Mather’s entrance to Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum and more

Crittall glazing is used at Sony BMG’s HQ.

New solutions for doors and windows

13 March 2009

Our monthly round-up of the latest products

Looking northeast towards the aviary and the gatehouse.

Richard Griffiths Architects restores the Elizabethan garden at Kenilworth Castle, Warwickshire

24 October 2008

Richard Griffiths Architects’ £2m restoration of Robert Dudley’s ‘sensual paradise’ at Kenilworth is an exercise in authenticity

Sky-Frame doors to terrace.

Photographer Rankin’s Annroy building by Trevor Horne Architects

12 March 2010

A series of doors and windows products have been used in Trevor Horne Architects’ refurbishment of a 1960s office block in Kentish Town, which includes a photographer’s studio, private apartments and a penthouse with nearly frameless views over London

The lighting varies according to the phase of the moon, from blue during a new moon to white when the moon is full.

Send in the clouds

25 September 2009

Speirs & Major has created a theatre of moving clouds across Abu Dhabi’s Grand Mosque

View to the new second floor balcony. The motorised door slides over the fixed window to the left.

Barker Shorten Architects’ sliding glass door for an east London penthouse

13 March 2009

Barker Shorten Architects has conjured up a vast sliding glass door for maximum visibility at a penthouse in Limehouse’s Ratcliff Wharf

Seating is supported with micro-piling to avoid tree roots.

Tonkin Liu’s Promenade of Light at Old Street

24 October 2008

Tonkin Liu has completed the first part of a three-phase project to upgrade the area around Old Street roundabout in central London

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