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Technical Study: Royal Opera House, London

2018-09-22T06:00:00+01:00By

Stanton Williams’ revamp of the Royal Opera House opens up the building to make it more accessible as a public space

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Interview: Marie-José Van Hee

2018-07-06T06:00:00+01:00By Hugh Strange

Hugh Strange talks to Marie-José Van Hee about her approach to architecture and the importance of the domestic in projects of all scales

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Technical Study: Bushey Cemetery, London

2018-08-20T06:00:00+01:00By

The rammed earth walls of Waugh Thistleton’s Stirling-shortlisted Jewish cemetery roots it in the timelessness of religious ritual

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Technical Study: Bristol Old Vic

2018-07-20T06:00:00+01:00By Amanda Birch

Haworth Tompkins has woven a natural ventilation system through the 250-year-old fabric of this grade I theatre

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Technical Study: House in Torhout, Belgium

2018-07-06T06:00:00+01:00By Hugh Strange

Marie-José Van Hee has created a refined concrete and timber fronted house above a Flemish dentist using a clever structural solution

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Technical Study: The world's first 3D-printed house, by CLS Architetti

2018-05-02T06:00:00+01:00By

3D printing is fast breaking down conventional barriers in engineering and architecture and changing the way the industry operates

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Technical Study: Bretton Country Park, Yorkshire

2018-03-22T07:00:00+00:00By Amanda Birch

At the Yorkshire Sculpture Park’s new visitor centre, Feilden Fowles has made innovative use of rammed concrete, says Amanda Birch

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Temperate House, Kew, London, by Donald Insall Associates

2018-02-07T07:00:00+00:00By 2 comments

The world’s largest Victorian greenhouse is about to emerge from an at times nerve-racking restoration

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Technical Study: 110 rooms, Barcelona, Spain

2018-01-30T07:00:00+00:00By Hugh Strange

MAIO creates flexibility and a Gaudíesque sense of playfulness within the rigid grid of a traditional Barcelona apartment block

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Technical Study: Futurehome Passivhaus, South Gardens, London

2017-12-13T07:00:00+00:00By Amanda Birch1 comments

Maccreanor Lavington has pushed the boundaries of Passivhaus design by including bay windows on a scheme at Elephant & Castle

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Technical Study: Melle Psychiatric Clinic, Belgium

2017-11-24T07:00:00+00:00By Hugh Strange1 comments

Architecten de vylder vinck taillieu has given new life to a partially demolished historic hospital building

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AI: Are the machines coming for your job?

2017-11-09T06:00:00+00:00By

From drones that do site inspections, to exoskeletons that save construction workers from back injury, to algorithms that crunch building codes to churn out thousands of design variants, artificial intelligence is ushering in a fourth revolution in construction

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The rebirth of the age of ornament

2017-06-07T08:00:00+01:00By

A Boston restoration project using advanced 3D-modelling and printing technologies could hold the key to a new age of decoration within contemporary design

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Carrowbreck Meadows, Norwich, by Hamson Barron Smith

2017-02-23T08:00:00+00:00By

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

The former main pool hall has been restored into a soaring, multi-purpose space

Poplar Baths by Pringle Richards Sharratt

2016-10-19T07:30:00+01:00By

Poplar Baths in London’s East End is a historic example of state architecture used to improve public health. But to preserve this listed building, the project team had to demolish part of it and rebuild through a PPP agreement

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