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    London Business School by Sheppard Robson


    Sheppard Robson’s partial conversion of the Westminster Register Office complex includes a glazed link building for the entrance

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    H71a, Reykjavík, Iceland


    Studio Granda replaced a dilapidated structure with an extension to the studio of Icelandic photographer Sigurgeir Sigurjónsson. The project utilised several long-standing collaborative relationships, not least that between architect and client, writes Hugh Strange

  • A double height atrium has been carved out of the building to create a sense of drama and maximise natural lighting.

    Institution of Structural Engineering by Hugh Broughton Architects


    Hugh Broughton and Expedition Engineering have turned an awkwardly shaped existing office building in Clerkenwell into a showcase of structural innovation

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    Picture Palace, Galway, Ireland by dePaor Architects


    In the heart of Galway, architect Tom dePaor has transformed a once-Georgian merchant’s house into a monolithic, concrete-clad, 276-seater independent cinema. But one that still hints at the city’s roots, writes Hugh Strange

  • The new building uses traditional materials to provide a link with its historic neighbours but is clearly a modern intervention.

    Mansfield College East Range building, by Rick Mather Architects


    This modest two-storey building involves a high level of technical complexity to work round a grade II* listed building and a tricky site in the centre of Oxford

  • Massing options for the East India Dock residential project in Tower Hamlets

    BIM: Early adopters


    Ramboll has developed an early stage modelling process that combines the qualitative capabilities of parametric design with BIM’s algorithmic, analytical strengths. Ike Ijeh wonders where this leaves designers

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    Stormen Concert Hall, Bodø, Norway by DRDH Architects


    A three-auditorium concert hall was tasked not only with complementing the character of this Norwegian town, but navigating the acoustic challenges that come with a multi-purpose space

  • Kavel Houses, Ghent by Architecten de Vylder Vinck Taillieu

    Kavel Houses, Ghent by Architecten de Vylder Vinck Taillieu


    An innovative Belgian development of four terraced houses, designed in collaboration with young families, packs a huge amount of variety into its small, irregular site

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    Light at the museum


    Exposure to natural light can be damaging to the rare and valuable pieces on display at museums. Amanda Birch investigates how three galleries have employed innovative lighting set-ups to keep their displays illuminated, while remaining protected from harmful ultraviolet rays

  • House on a Hillside, Wyhlen by Gian Salis

    House on a Hillside, Wyhlen by Gian Salis


    Hugh Strange explores how architect Gian Salis not only navigated his way around a building on a steep incline, but made it a complementing feature of this concrete-framed house