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  • The former main pool hall has been restored into a soaring, multi-purpose space
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    Poplar Baths by Pringle Richards Sharratt

    2016-10-19T07:30:00Z

    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

  • 771_Goede_Doelen_Loterijen_N197
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    Goede Doelen Loterijen by Benthem Crouwel Architects

    2016-10-14T09:52:00Z

    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
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    Is hardwood the future of timber construction?

    2016-09-16T07:00:00Z

    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

  • The new, brick-clad crematorium at  Stockholm’s Woodland cemetery, now a Unesco World Heritage Site
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    Interview: Johan Celsing

    2016-09-01T07:00:00Z

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

  • Eastern cemetry, Malmo
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    Eastern Cemetery, Malmö, by Johan Celsing

    2016-09-01T07:00:00Z

    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

  • ThomsonAdsett concept home
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    Smart floors: Step-by-step care

    2016-08-19T07:00:00Z

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

  • One Carter Lane
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    Wellbeing registration: Europe's first project

    2016-07-19T09:52:00Z

    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
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    Senate House north block by Mace and Rock Townsend

    2016-07-15T06:00:00Z

    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
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    Interview: Knut Hjeltnes

    2016-06-30T08:00:00Z

    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

  • Knut Hjeltnes
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    House Bøe Møller, Norway, by Knut Hjeltnes Arkitekter

    2016-06-30T08:00:00Z

    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