2021 Architect of the Year Award shortlists

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Rethinking the high street takes creativity and intent

We might be entering a post-retail, post-pandemic age, but that does not have to mean the end of the high street, writes Michael Holt in the latest in our Stratford Design Challenge series

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It’s good to talk – and it's the only way to get the job done

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The collegiate nature of working together in an office is such an important part of learning and growing, argues Martyn Evans

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50 Wonders | Terry Farrell: The Great Mosque at Córdoba, Andalucía

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The principal of Farrells talks about one of his favouite buildings

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It’s good to talk – and it's the only way to get the job done

2021-09-23T06:00:00+01:00By Martyn Evans1 comments

The collegiate nature of working together in an office is such an important part of learning and growing, argues Martyn Evans

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Watch out for more changes as Building Safety Bill makes progress

2021-09-22T06:00:00+01:00By Andrew Mellor2 comments

The coming months are going to be challenging for anyone with an interest in building safety and regulation. We must be alert to more rapidly changing legislation and guidance, writes Andrew Mellor

Ben Flatman

It’s back: a true celebration of the depth and breadth of UK architectural work

2021-09-16T06:25:00+01:00By Ben Flatman1 comments

This year’s wide range of shortlisted buildings makes it harder than ever to pick a Stirling Prize winner, but Ben Flatman believes there are two main contenders

Eleanor Jolliffe

Craftmanship is key

2021-09-15T05:00:00+01:00By Eleanor Jolliffe

Eleanor Jolliffe extols the value of hands-on heritage experience and an opportunity for young architects

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Architecture in the time of covid

2021-09-13T06:00:00+01:00By Matthew Lloyd

Adaptation is in the profession’s DNA which means however uncertain the future we can be hopeful, writes Matthew Lloyd in the first of a new series

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  • Technical Study: Restoring Birmingham Selfridges’ cladding

  • 50 Wonders | Terry Farrell: The Great Mosque at Córdoba, Andalucía

  • 50 Wonders | Simon Allford: Notre-Dame de Raincy

  • 50 Wonders | Deborah Saunt: Royal Vauxhall Tavern

  • Technical Study: Cutting 75% of emissions from Powell & Moya’s Wolfson College, Oxford

  • 50 Wonders | Karen Cook: Place des Vosges, Paris

  • 50 Wonders | Graham Morrison: Fondazione Querini Stampalia bridge

  • Technical Study: Kingston Cycle Hub, Sarah Wigglesworth Architects

  • 50 Wonders | John Pawson: Le Thoronet Abbey, Provence

  • 50 Wonders | Anna Liu: Palace of Labour, Turin

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Rethinking the high street takes creativity and intent

We might be entering a post-retail, post-pandemic age, but that does not have to mean the end of the high street, writes Michael Holt in the latest in our Stratford Design Challenge series

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Finalists named in the Stratford Design Challenge

Shortlist of nine will go forward to the next stage

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Resilient high streets need space for surprises

Leave a little room for the unplanned and experimental, writes Sarah Featherstone in this piece for our Stratford Design Challenge series

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Rethinking the high street takes creativity and intent

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