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  • Citizen M Tower of London axometric diagram
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    Manufacturing the future

    2016-11-21T07:00:00Z

    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
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    Voorlinden museum by Kraaijvanger Architects

    2016-11-08T07:00:00Z

    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
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    Herdernstrasse apartments, Zurich

    2016-10-31T06:00:00Z

    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
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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

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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