Can shoe-horning luxury homes into three Victorian gasholders successfully combine industrial history with contemporary design, asks Ike Ijeh
Fobert has skillfully untangled the gallery’s warren of Victorian houses and modern extensions, says Ike Ijeh
The extension to Cambridge University’s business school joins a fusion of Victorian pomp and playful po-mo, says Ike Ijeh
Ike Ijeh finds innovation outshines fortification
This scheme on a narrow, sloping site in north London shows how awkward little corners could help tackle the capital’s housing shortage says Ike Ijeh
Matthew Lloyd Architects creates a blessed union of religious and residential with a Shoreditch Baptist church that quietly asserts its presence within an elegant new urban streetfront. By Ike Ijeh
It’s taken 12 years to restore Hackney town hall after 80 years of neglect. Ike Ijeh assesses the results
Bloomberg’s European headquarters breaks with recent City tradition by respecting the architectural context of its surroundings. And it’s all the better for it, says Ike Ijeh
Níall McLaughlin turns a site’s infrastructure constraints to his advantage to create a richly ornamented terracotta residential block crowned with a stunning ‘square in the air’.
Lego’s new showpiece attraction in Billund, Denmark, combines exhibition space and the Lego experience in a building that is playful but not contrived, finds Ike Ijeh
The latest part of the King’s Cross regeneration scheme is a new kind of office block that aims to be unconventional, combining desk space and public areas. And it’s pink. Ike Ijeh is suitably impressed.
Chris Dyson frequently references Louis Kahn’s clarity of vision and craftsmanship in his own work
Richard Cottrell and Brian Vermeulen set up their practice after working together on the restoration of the Briey Unité
The relationship of Fallingwater to the landscape was a powerful influence on Chris Loyn despite never visting the house
Park Hill sparked Sheffield student Annalie Riches’ interest in designing social housing. Now Mikhail Riches is working on phase 2 of its refurbishment
New RIBA president Ben Derbyshire says Aldo van Eyck’s community for single mothers could be an exemplar for shared living today