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A £100m Antarctic infrastructure programme presents some unique design challenges – like deflecting snow and elephant seals. Elizabeth Hopkirk hears about the hardships and rewards of building at the bottom of the world
The Office Group’s first new-build project will be London’s tallest timber office building when it completes next year. And as for the reduction in embodied carbon compared with concrete – well, the numbers speak for themselves. Thomas Lane reports
Future Systems’ Selfridges has donned temporary garb of greater gaudiness while faults are fixed in the glittering blue chainmail below. Thomas Lane explains the technical challenges. Photography by Oliver Lane
Kingston council has spent £32m upgrading the borough’s cycle facilities, including a storage hub beside the station that is no ordinary bike shed, finds Thomas Lane
A 20-year old office block increased its net area by 57% but still saved 40,000 tonnes of carbon. How did the project team do it?
Even with a highly motivated team, RIBA’s 2030 target is little more than an aspiration with less than a decade to go, as Robin Turner demonstrates with this live project
‘Surgical’ €100m, decade-long project had to tackle flaws in Mies’ original design
Amanda Birch talks to the architects who demolished and rebuilt a grade I-listed Nash crescent – for a second time
After a £60m refurb, the top-secret former haunt of Churchill and Ian Fleming is back in Her Majesty’s Service, writes Elizabeth Hopkirk
Bringing everything under one roof was a central aim – so the architect made it the defining feature, writes Helena Russell
3D printing has the potential to produce complex structural components quickly and cheaply if the technology were commercially available. Now Fosters has done just that.
Hamson Barron Smith has planted 14 Passivhaus homes in a woodland in Norfolk. Ike Ijeh explains why it could blossom into a scheme of nationwide significance