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Creatives, Assemble! Architecture rooms at the RA Summer Exhibition 2024

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Assemble seeks to bring the raw creativity of the studio to the RA, transforming the architecture rooms with sustainable materials and community-focused designs

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RIBA names shortlisted projects for its 2024 International Prize

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Shortlist includes three projects by David Chipperfield

  • Ben Adams Architects overhauls Henry Wood House facade

  • Keeping user experiences enjoyable and secure

  • CPD 05 2024: An introduction to hostile vehicle mitigation

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Funmbi Adeagbo

Funmbi Adeagbo: ‘Architects need to get their hands dirty. We need to be thinking more like builders’

Ben Flatman talks to RIBA presidential candidate Funmbi Adeagbo about why the institute matters, the need to address the climate emergency and her own fight to remain in the UK and qualify as an architect

Earn your CPD points today

  • On-demand case study: Alex Smith, Partner, Sheppard Robson on Pall Mall Court

  • On-demand case study: Stuart Fraser, partner, Make Architects on the New Bailey masterplan

  • On-demand case study: Michael Riley, architect director, BDP on Warwick University

WA100 2024

  • WA100 2024: Architects expect patchy international growth

  • WA100 2024: The big list

  • WA100 2024: Digital edition

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Boomers to Zoomers

  • Uxbridge Bower: Reimagining the ‘granny annexe’

  • Mae’s multi-generational living scheme: A model for inclusive community housing

  • Under The Big Roof… Charity unites generations and nurtures skills that last a lifetime

  • Building Design launches campaign focused on designing for different generations

  • Boomers to Zoomers: Designing for the Generations

  • Why we need an intergenerational approach to urban design and architecture

  • Alma-nac unveils redesign of Tooting community incubator for Business Launchpad

  • Loader Monteith with Studio SJM unveil new specialist learning hub

  • We are neglecting the needs of young people, planning experts tell MPs

  • The inquiry into young people and the built environment is our chance to deliver for future generations

In Pictures

  • In pictures: AOC’s new railway museum building in the North East

  • Uxbridge Bower: Reimagining the ‘granny annexe’

  • In pictures: dMFK completes Myo’s six-storey workplace retrofit

  • In pictures: Basha-Franklin completes refurbishment project at The Cabot

  • Mae’s multi-generational living scheme: A model for inclusive community housing

  • Chipperfield unveils restoration of Royal Academy Schools

  • Merrett Houmøller Architects unveils trapezoidal reworking of traditional London terrace

  • In pictures: HOK delivers BBC Studios Comedy Productions workspace in London

  • SPPARC adds hive-like extension to Fitzrovia townhouse

  • Former Voysey factory given new lease of life by dMFK

Reviews

  • Creatives, Assemble! Architecture rooms at the RA Summer Exhibition 2024

  • Five Critical Essays on Architectural Ethics: A reinvigoration of ethical debate with no trigger warnings

  • Review | Carlo Scarpa: The Complete Buildings

  • From the Mauryas to the Mughals: ‘A meticulously curated window into the architectural styles of ancient India’

  • Brutalist Paris: ‘A reminder that the Paris of the future has long existed on the other side of the périphérique’

  • RIBA Principal Designer’s Guide: ‘An excellent and much needed book’

  • How to Enjoy Architecture: A Guide for Everyone

  • Review | Brutal Wales

  • An Atlas of Es Devlin: ‘The impact of her work can last a lifetime’

  • Review | RIBA Ethical Practice Guide

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Biodiversity net gain: A crucial but complex step towards nature recovery

2024-06-11T11:34:00+01:00By 1 comments

The final part of the government’s biodiversity net gain legislation came into force earlier this year. Martin Jones, looks at what this means for developers and designers

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What’s stopping us from reducing carbon on every project?

2024-06-10T04:55:00+01:00By

As global warming surpasses 1.5ºC, Anna Beckett looks at how sustainable design can still make a difference, even on the margins

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What we need from the next government

2024-06-06T07:53:00+01:00By

As the election looms, Jack Pringle reflects on how, as a nation, we find ourselves with a lot to do and little money to do it with – not least in terms of housing, planning and sustainability

Ed Houghton

To shift from a NIMBY to YIMBY spirit, we need to stop framing development as a battleground

2024-06-05T05:30:00+01:00By 2 comments

Achieving the UK’s housing and net zero goals demands inclusive community engagement and innovative, cooperative planning, not divisive rhetoric, writes Ed Houghton

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London’s underutilised spaces show us what true sustainability is (hint: it’s not a certification)

2024-06-04T04:00:00+01:00By

Adam Strudwick on why we need a radical rethink in how we conceptualise sustainability

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Cambridge North and the challenge of retaining a sense of the ‘local’ in a globalising world

2024-06-03T04:00:00+01:00By

The rise of a homogenising corporate urbanism is creating places that increasingly look the same, writes Hien Nguyen

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  • A harmonious blend of context and concept: Mass Studies reimagines the Serpentine Pavilion

  • Under The Big Roof… Charity unites generations and nurtures skills that last a lifetime

  • London College of Fashion strikes a pose with new campus by Allies & Morrison

  • River Wing by Witherford Watson Mann: 'This is the closest we've come to the structure being the architecture'

  • Jankes Barn by Lynch Architects: ‘We like to call it a barn non-conversion’

  • How Corstorphine & Wright are reimagining Bloomsbury's Victoria House as a life sciences hub

  • ‘A nightclub on a massive scale’: touring Populous’ £365m Co-op Live arena

  • Building study: Levitt Bernstein’s Bristol Beacon

  • Make’s Eden project – setting a new standard for eco offices

  • Bringing dignity and joy to later living: Mae’s Daventry House project sets a whole new standard