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
Faced with the task of adding an extra 11 storeys to its structure, the engineering team working on London’s South Bank Tower has found an innovative way to extend its height without the need for additional foundations or a dramatic redesign. Ike Ijeh takes a look.
Building is designed as a perforated perimeter with a closed roof
This recently established practice has created a simple and flexible concrete construction
This Passivhaus for communal living produces more energy than it uses.
The unconventional geometry of CZWG’s Maggie’s Nottingham is made up of simple steel elements
A need to provide more classroom space and a stronger connection to the garden has led to the creation of a new “tree house” mezzanine in a children’s nursery in London.
A new “shell lace” structural technique was used to create a conceptual design of a 120m-long steel pedestrian bridge in China.
Karakusevic Carson Architects’ cross-laminated timber design lightens the load at a new housing scheme in east London
The brown brick of these Netherlands canalside apartment blocks provides a continuity with the industrial buildings they have replaced
TAKA Architects has ensured the members of this flood-hit cricket club face many more innings thanks to the waterfproofing armoury of their club house’s latest incarnation, says Hugh Strange
A rich language of materials transforms a derelict textile factory
Exaggerated bow-string truss brings brings structural delight
The Sustainable Building Envelope Centre has been established to harness the building fabric to generate energy. Here is a look at its ambitions and some of the key technologies under development
Tacita Dean’s latest visual artwork on show at the Tate Modern uses a vast screen engineered by Ramboll that uses polystyrene in an innovative way.
Innovative facility in Cambridgeshire will turn food waste into energy
Peter Zumthor’s Serpentine Gallery Pavilion blacks out the noise and smells of London to lead the visitor to a tranquil garden of light.
O’Donnell & Tuomey’s competition-winning proposal for the London School of Economics’ new Students’ Centre is striking not only for its crumpled form, but its unusual perforated brick facing.
Target Zero guidance on achieving low-carbon buildings has been launched by the BCSA and Tata Steel. Here are three steel-framed projects featured in the research.