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The new Prysmian HQ is a workspace free of hierarchies

These days, sustainability is of the utmost importance when it comes to design. And what comes with sustainability? Open-plan spaces,…
20 Nov 2017

The new Shanghai arts centre designed by Foster + Partners and Heatherwick Studio

"Thinking globally and acting locally is an integral part of our holistic approach,” says Gerard Evenden, head of studio and…
15 Nov 2017

Peter Murray on London: Stand-up comedy

Some years ago I had a conversation with Sara Fox – then the project director for Swiss Re on 30…
13 Nov 2017

The Running Man

Allford Hall Monaghan Morris’s White Collar Factory is a masterplan of wellness, slap bang next to one of the busiest, noisiest…
13 Nov 2017

Penson builds blade-like skyscraper for Korea's tallest building

"We're pretty proud that we’ve done something of this scale,” says Penson CEO and founder Lee Penson of the 23…
07 Nov 2017

What’s in store for Brixton?

From a middle-class London suburb in the 19th century, including the first street to have electricity, to a model of…
06 Nov 2017

The cat's whiskers

How to eke the maximum out of a tiny but perfectly located commercial unit was the core challenge for architect…
06 Nov 2017

Hype Studio's Cafe Society

The downtown area of Porto Alegre is going through a huge transformation, with plans to turn Brazil’s southern port city…
27 Oct 2017

Regional focus: Leading-edge Leeds

Just like the defence of the Leeds football team in its 1960s heyday, the city itself is as resilient as…
12 Oct 2017

Toronto library by Perkins+Will

Albion Library is one of Toronto’s busiest public libraries, a suburban facility located alongside a traffic-heavy highway in the Canadian…
12 Oct 2017

Influenster, New York, by Scalar Architecture

  Those who have ever been guilty of whipping their smartphone out to capture a meal, a piece of graffiti…
12 Oct 2017

Creative Cardiff

The Welsh capital city of Cardiff is the country’s commercial and cultural centre and the location of many of its…
08 Oct 2017

University College London: High achievers

 University College London’s Transforming UCL programme will invest over £1.2bn into university redevelopment over the next ten years. When the…
07 Oct 2017

UKCW Surface & Materials Show: ÖÖD House

An exciting addition to this year’s Surfaces & Materials show at UK Construction Week will be ÖÖD House, a beautiful…
17 Sep 2017

BuckleyGray Yeoman for Fred Perry

BuckleyGrayYeoman has worked with iconic sportswear and fashion brand Fred Perry on several of its spaces: in 2009, the architect…
01 Sep 2017

Arts University Bournemouth gets new studios

  Modern design studios and workshops are the third stage of Design Engine Architects’ ongoing masterplan for Arts University Bournemouth…
16 Aug 2017

Academic tech firm Mendeley asked design firm Align for a grown-up environment

Align director Gurvinder Khurana leads me into Mendeley’s user testing room. It’s actually a pair of rooms designed for observing…
04 Aug 2017

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