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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 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

  • 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

  • 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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    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

  • British Airway i360
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    The i360 tower by Marks Barfield Architects

    2016-06-17T08:00:00Z

    The £46 milllion i360 tower in Brighton may claim accolades of being the tallest moving observation tower, the first vertical cable car and the world’s most slender tower, but the execution of its design and build is the real talking point

  • David Attenborough Building by Nicholas Hare Architects
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    David Attenborough Building by Nicholas Hare Architects

    2016-05-13T08:00:00Z

    Nicholas Hare Architects has preserved the integrity of the original Arup Associates brutalist Cambridge landmark while ensuring the radical remodelling works well for its new users. Becoming an exemplar of sustainability was something it took in its stride