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How to stop stack effect whistling through your buildings


Cold drafts, howling winds and banging doors can be avoided with careful planning

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How to run the perfect design competition

2019-06-06T06:00:00+01:00By Alan Berman

Architectural contests are a minefield to get right. Alan Berman has been on both sides of the fence, as architect and advisor

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Review: Architecture room at the RA Summer Exhibition 2019

2019-06-05T06:00:00+01:00By Michael Collins

Michael Collins on the exhibition which opens to the public next week

Piercy & Company's Drayton Green Church – Model – Jack Hobhouse - LORES

Building Study: Drayton Green Church, by Piercy & Company


This west London church replaces medieval mystery with digital geometry in a thrilling reinterpretation of the gothic tradition

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Office architects need to add anthropology and data science to their skillset


Our workplaces have never been more high-tech - and yet in some ways office design is turning full circle, says Aecom’s Nicola Gillen

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Turns out buildings are even more interesting with people in them


The Saturday Ladies Architecture & Design Society finds going beyond glossy architectural photographs rewarding

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Churches that defined the Twentieth Century


The last century produced some staggering places of worship but many are misunderstood and under threat, warns Elain Harwood

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Demolishing Richmond House for a temporary Commons would be an act of philistinism

2019-05-16T06:00:00+01:00By Catherine Croft

Short-term thinking must not be allowed to rob us of Whitfield’s gem, argues Catherine Croft


Examining the legacy of Pei's pyramid and Foster's Reichstag


Thirty years on, Ike Ijeh compares the influence of the seminal Louvre Pyramid and other radical restorations of its era on current practice

Phoenix Will Rise by artist Rana Begum and Marina Tabassum Architects at the Whitechapel Gallery's Is This Tomorrow exhibition

Tomorrow never quite came

2019-05-09T06:00:00+01:00By Daniel Elsea

60 years after the Whitechapel Gallery first asked architect-artist collaborators to predict the future the mood is much gloomier, says Daniel Elsea

Spencer de Grey, head of design at Foster & Partners

Spencer de Grey picked for RA’s Summer Exhibition

2019-05-03T06:00:00+01:00By Jim Dunton

Foster & Partners’ head of design will curate 2019 event’s Architecture Gallery

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AYA 2019 shortlists: Female Architectural Leader of the Year

2019-04-29T06:00:00+01:00By Pamela Buxton

A look at the eight individuals who have been shortlisted for the AYA female leader category

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An international design contest could be a disaster for Notre Dame

2019-04-26T06:00:00+01:00By David Deroo

Anglo-French architect David Deroo cautions against the hasty rush to rebuild the cathedral

Lucinda Rogers

Why aren’t more architects influencing the London Plan hearings?

2019-04-25T06:00:00+01:00By Lucinda Rogers

The mayor’s examination-in-public hearings are your chance to make the capital a more just place, argues Lucinda Rogers

Gatti Routh Rhodes' Bethnal Green Mission Church

AYA 2019 shortlists: Young Architect of the Year

2019-04-23T06:00:00+01:00By Pamela Buxton

A look at the six practices shortlisted for the AYA young architect category

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AYA 2019 shortlists: Best Architect Employer of the Year

2019-04-18T06:00:00+01:00By Pamela Buxton

A look at the eight practices that have been shortlisted for the AYA best employer category

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AYA 2019 shortlists: Refurbishment Architect of the Year

2019-04-17T06:00:00+01:00By Pamela Buxton

A look at the eight practices that have been shortlisted for the AYA refurbishment category

Jestico & Whiles' approved annex building for the Imperial War Museum in south London

Green light for Jestico & Whiles’ Imperial War Museum annexe

2019-04-17T06:00:00+01:00By Jim Dunton

Modular block will provide new office space for south London institution

Knight Architects' footbridge in Ulm

AYA 2019 shortlists: Infrastructure Architect of the Year

2019-04-15T06:00:00+01:00By Pamela Buxton

A look at the three practices that have been shortlisted for the AYA infrastructure category


AYA 2019 shortlists: Interior Architect of the Year

2019-04-10T06:00:00+01:00By Pamela Buxton

A look at the eight practices that have been shortlisted for the AYA interior architecture category

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