Technical Feature

  • Heathrow Schools
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    Enjoy the silence

    2014-10-13T07:00:00Z

    Hounslow’s £150m school rebuilding programme aims to give children under Heathrow’s flight path quieter classrooms and better ventilation

  • Nuno Graca Moura Rural House Refurbishment
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    Nuno Graca Moura Rural House Refurbishment, Portugal

    2014-10-10T06:00:00Z

    Turning former farm buildings into a hotel manages to retain their original identity, says Hugh Strange

  • Heatherwick Studio's Bombay Sapphire Distillery
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    The gilded palace of gin

    2014-09-25T06:00:00Z

    Heatherwick Studio’s new state-of-the-art Bombay Sapphire Distillery assaults the senses in every way, says Amanda Birch

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

    2014-09-24T06:00:00Z

    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

  • South Bank Tower
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    South Bank Tower: Going through the roof

    2014-09-16T06:00:00Z

    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.

  • merrion cc
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    Merrion Cricket Club, Dublin

    2014-09-09T06:00:00Z

    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

  • Ruyte
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    Deruyte children's shoe shop, Belsele

    2014-08-05T06:00:00Z

    ONO Architectuur has combined sophisticated detailing and inexpensive materials to create a shop and apartment building with a difference in Belgium

  • BNR ORTEAUX
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    Logements Sociaux Experimenteaux, Paris

    2014-07-08T06:00:00Z

    Hugh Strange reviews Babled Nouvet Reynaud Architectes’ design for an energy-efficient apartment block that’s leading the way to low emissions in the French capital

  • Brendan Woods and Andrew Houlton's town house
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    Townhouse by Brendan Woods and Andrew Houlton

    2014-06-06T06:00:00Z

    The reworking of an 1840 house in Greenwich has radically reconfigured the building’s relationship with both its basement and garden, while while adding a new layer of sophistication

  • Heneghan Peng’s new School of Architecture and Construction for the University of Greenwich
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    Hanging gardens could turn Greenwich into new Jerusalem

    2014-05-22T06:26:00Z

    Heneghan Peng’s new School of Architecture and Construction for the University of Greenwich will host 14 roof gardens, including ponds, teaching spaces, beehives and even a couple of vineyards - the first permanent algaeponics installation in the UK