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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: the Cambridge Mosque

    2017-11-15T07:00:00+00:00By Thomas Lane

    One of David Marks’ last projects is a contemplative Cambridge mosque with complex timber geometry

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    Crouch End Picture House, by Panter Hudspith

    2015-12-17T08:00:00+00:00By Amanda Birch

    Having given new life to a nondescript 1950s building, this £4.5m north London picture house is setting new standards for sustainable cinema design

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    Forvik ferry terminal, by Manthey Kula

    2015-12-03T08:00:00+00:00By Hugh Strange

    Manthey Kula’s repositioned ferry terminal building in Forvik caters for the influx of visitors to the Norwegian village, while boasting an emphatic character that keeps it visually connected to its predecessor

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  • Heathrow Schools

    Enjoy the silence

    2014-10-13T07:00:00+01:00By 1 comments

    Hounslow’s £150m school rebuilding programme aims to give children under Heathrow’s flight path quieter classrooms and better ventilation

  • Stoke-on-Trent Bus Station by Grimshaw Architects

    Stoke-on-Trent Bus Station by Grimshaw Architects

    2013-10-30T06:25:00+00:00By Pamela Buxton

    Grimshaw has created a graceful, curving bus station in Stoke-on-Trent that might just become a flagship for the city centre’s regeneration

  • Heathrow Terminal 2 by Luis Vidal

    Heathrow Terminal 2 by Luis Vidal

    2013-10-28T06:30:00+00:00By Pamela Buxton

    Luis Vidal’s £2.5bn Heathrow Terminal 2 is set to transform the passenger experience — thanks in part to its majestic undulating roof

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  • Nuno Graca Moura Rural House Refurbishment

    Nuno Graca Moura Rural House Refurbishment, Portugal

    2014-10-10T06:00:00+01:00By Hugh Strange

    Turning former farm buildings into a hotel manages to retain their original identity, says Hugh Strange

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    What Singapore's national stadium can teach the Qatar World Cup


    The vast steel dome on Arup Associates’ Singapore National Stadium is impressive. But Ike Ijeh discovers that its pioneering cooling system might just come to the rescue of the 2022 Qatar World Cup

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    Merrion Cricket Club, Dublin

    2014-09-09T06:00:00+01:00By Hugh Strange2 comments

    TAKA Architects has ensured the members of this flood-hit cricket club face many more innings thanks to the waterfproofing armoury of their club house’s latest incarnation, says Hugh Strange

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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: The Crow's Nest, Dorset

    2017-09-18T09:30:00+01:00By Amanda Birch

    AR Design Studio had an unusual brief - replace a holiday home destroyed by a landslip with a new building on the same high-risk site. Amanda Birch discovers how involving an engineer early on led to an innovative solution

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    Carrowbreck Meadows, Norwich, by Hamson Barron Smith


    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

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  • Day centre in Noordwijk by Onix Architects

    Day centre, Noordwijk

    2012-02-10T08:41:00+00:00By Oliver Wainwright

    Onix Architects has built a care centre in the Netherlands out of bricks that were rejected for their irregular form

  • Maggie’s Nottingham occupies a sloping site in a secluded part of the hospital grounds.

    Care centre’s fearless symmetry

    2012-02-03T08:36:00+00:00By Pamela Buxton1 comments

    The unconventional geometry of CZWG’s Maggie’s Nottingham is made up of simple steel elements

  • Healthcare


    The Dyson Airblade™ hand dryer can be found in many Healthcare locations as it is the only hand dryer to have a HEPA filter – drying hands in just 10 seconds using purified air.

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    Behind the scenes at the V&A Dundee

    2017-06-16T07:59:00+01:00By Thomas Lane

    Realising Kengo Kuma’s extraordinarily complex design for the V&A’s outpost in Dundee would not have been possible without sophisticated modelling tools and precision construction techniques.

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    St Peter’s Seminary, Cardross by Avanti Architects & McGinlay Bell


    St Peter’s Seminary near Glasgow is a brutalist ruin that is being given new life as an arts venue. What makes the refurb unusual is that the crumbling decay, instead of being covered, will be used as a central feature. Ike Ijeh reports

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    Poplar Baths by Pringle Richards Sharratt


    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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