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Camille Walala transforms an NGO's island HQ

On a Tanzanian island, far, far away, there is a vibrant building. In this building, there is a diverse community.…
23 Oct 2018

Plans revealed for South African bank new HQ

Plans have been revealed for the new Stellenbosch HQ of Capitec Bank, featuring an extension to 21,500 sqm of office…
19 Oct 2018

The Beyond Collective's new Bermondsey HQ by Jackdaw Studio is understated and arresting

Much like its bad counterpart, good design, in its widest sense, is everywhere. But once in a rare while, amidst…
18 Oct 2018

Eric Parry Architects completes new mixed-use building in "city of many cities”

The Portman Estate has completed its largest direct development to date, at 1-9 Seymour Street, bringing to Marylebone 78,500 sqf…
09 Oct 2018

Take a punt on Cambridge

On the River Cam, about 50 miles north of London, Cambridge has sat with status and pride since receiving its…
01 Oct 2018

Hanging on your words with Ritala Eggertson's suspended cabins

We are all aware of the inconsistencies that lie at the heart of where a writer chooses to position themselves…
20 Sep 2018

Silvertown's starting point

As urban grit goes, the environs of new “meanwhile” workplace the Silver Building are about as gritty as can be.…
18 Sep 2018

Oxford: new transport links and commercial focus are updating ivory-tower image

Oxford is a region that gleams with academia: its globally recognised Oxford University is the oldest in the English-speaking world…
11 Sep 2018

Lidl to get bigger, better HQ in Tolworth

Lidl has announced it will be building a brand new UK headquarters in Tolworth. The 250,000 sq ft space, located…
04 Sep 2018

Jean Nouvel's new European Patent Office building in The Hague is a modern mirage

It isn’t very difficult to design a standout building in the second flattest country in the world. What might prove…
28 Aug 2018

The woman behind the Trump Tower on the role of women in construction

In 1978, it would have been hard to imagine a woman taking charge of a major skyscraper in New York,…
22 Aug 2018

Aviation Academy: The old hangar given a new lease on life

It’s not every day that you catch a glimpse of a 33m-long Boeing 737 on an industrial estate, let alone…
17 Aug 2018

UNStudio is selected to design Australia’s tallest building

Beulah Internationl, Australian property developer, has announced that the ‘Green Spine’ design proposal by Dutch architecture firm UNStudio and Melbourne-based…
16 Aug 2018

Henley Halebrown gets started on De Beauvoir Block's phase two

Earlier this year, Henley Halebrown completed their RIBA award-winning project in De Beauvoir Block, converting a group of 19th century…
15 Aug 2018

Reading to gain a vibrant new hub with Grade A office suites

Leading property development and asset management business company The Thackeray Estate is to invest £60m in Reading for the redevelopment…
03 Aug 2018

South Kilburn mixed-use workspace opens after community-led regeneration

Housed in a 19-century church hall, a new mixed-use workspace and community hub has opened its doors in South Kilburn.…
03 Aug 2018

Venetian gothic former mission hall in Hammersmith gets green-light for redevelopment

Planning permission has been granted to redevelop a Grade II listed Venetian Gothic mission hall in Hammersmith into 7,000 sq…
01 Aug 2018

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