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Fletcher Priest gets go-ahead for Manchester's #6 First Street

First St Street View from Tony Wilson Place Fletcher Priest has received planning permission for #6 First Street, a major…
16 Sep 2015

National Graphene Institute by Jestico + Whiles

The ‘veil’ of black stainless-steel panels reflects the evening sky Of Jestico + Whiles’ 40-plus educational projects in recent years,…
15 Sep 2015

City of London school by Hawkins\Brown

A new music block and boarding house for the City of London Corporation’s Freemen’s School are softened by a cedar…
15 Sep 2015

Kindergarten by Moke treats kids like tiny adults

Moke Architecten has built a Belgian kindergarten around a characterful former town hall, adding a light-filled extension for the main…
15 Sep 2015

EPR fashions tiled facade for 24 Savile Row

If anyone with a knowledge of contemporary ceramics was asked to guess who had created the coolly clean-lined, immaculately proportioned,…
07 Sep 2015

Peter Murray on London's new Stone Age

I recently wrote about the New London Vernacular in this column (onoffice 98), an approach to the design of housing…
04 Sep 2015

You&Me boosts civic pride with shopfront revamps

Shopfront improvement projects such as those on London’s Leyton High Road and Blackhorse Lane have already been shown to be…
29 Aug 2015

Peter Murray: "Planning has lost two visionaries"

June was a sad month for planning. The funerals of two giants of the profession, from two very different eras,…
05 Aug 2015

Bjarke Ingels goes back to school

Gammel Hellerup High School might just be one of the coolest high schools in the world. Bjarke Ingels, who heads…
31 Jul 2015

Glasgow's Theatre Royal gets dramatic makeover

From the outside, the new foyer extension to the Scottish Opera at Glasgow’s Theatre Royal might seem the ultimate contemporary…
28 Jul 2015

Video: Rory Harmer on treehouses & green urban spaces

Dalston-based architecture practice Tate Harmer has designed a temporary workspace in a tree in Hoxton Square, London, where up to…
23 Jul 2015

Glenn Howells' office block with curved elevation

Forming a weighty slice of one of Manchester’s most important public realms – St Peter’s Square – and standing opposite…
21 Jul 2015

Sheppard Robson tackles tricky site in Clerkenwell hub

Sheppard Robson has released plans for a mixed-use building based on a “very challenging site”. The architects were presented with…
23 Jun 2015

"Planners are traffic wardens of town planning"

Terry Farrell has described planners as “the traffic wardens of the built environment” due to their restrictive approach to town…
20 Jun 2015

Saw-toothed HQ by B+O Architectuur Interieur

Using simple materials to dramatic effect, this skilfully blended factory and office splits its two functions physically, but not visually…
18 Jun 2015

Scandinavian minimalism for Octopharma HQ

If you played the association game for office design, ‘former brewery’ would be quickly followed by ‘exposed brickwork’, ‘reclaimed materials’,…
16 Jun 2015

Uber hails new workplace of 'neighbourhoods'

SHoP architects and Studio O+A have revealed designs for taxi company Uber’s new San Francisco headquarters. The 39,297sq m proposed…
15 Jun 2015

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