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ZEDfactory: zero carbon buildings not solar panels

While many in the industry may know architects ZEDfactory for the BedZED mixed use development near Sutton, the company’s founder…
15 Jun 2015

T-A-P reinvents the Castle MacLellan factory

Castle MacLellan – purveyor of posh pâté – enlisted T-A-P to extend and reinvent its factory, streamlining production and making a…
08 Jun 2015

What we can learn from Foster's 'vertical desert'

On the first day of the Milan Expo, a tombstone-grey sky pelted visitors with rain. At the UAE pavilion, men…
08 Jun 2015

Comment: Cultural shift necessary for BIM to work

Cultural shift required for BIM to work says UKCW speaker “BIM is the enabler for collaboration,” says Dr David Heesom,…
28 May 2015

Winners of 'Olympicopolis' announced

Architects O’Donnell Tuomey are part of the team, along with Allies and Morrison, that has won a competition to design…
25 May 2015

Tech firms search for the perfect C21st workplace

Tech firms' search for the ideal 21st-century workplace makes a fascinating comparative study. Peter Murray asks, are you with BIG…
22 May 2015

Designs of the year: Elemental's UC Innovation Centre

The UC Innovation Center in Santiago, Chile, designed by community-centric practice Elemental, has taken the 'Designs of the year' award…
18 May 2015

Peter Murray on Boris Johnson's legacy to London

The Mayor’s “new London vernacular” was never intended to be a single architectural style, but that is what has emerged…
15 May 2015

LinkedIn blocks Google – speaking architecturally

BIG and Heatherwick’s ‘office of the future’ for Google’s Silicon Valley headquarters could become a relic of the past before…
08 May 2015

Wilkinson Eyre submits plans for Leadenhall tower

Wilkinson Eyre’s design for a 40-storey tower next to the Cheesegrater has been submitted for planning. The 71,500sq m scheme…
08 May 2015

Mecanoo's first US project has a 'dutch touch'

Dutch practice Mecanoo has completed its first US project, the $123.9m Bruce C. Bolling municipal, which is expected to rejuvenate…
08 May 2015

Peter Murray on London's first garden suburb

Developer Jonathan Carr's Bedford Park, London's first garden suburb, was ahead of its time in creating community-focused new housing. On…
05 May 2015

RIBA Regional: 9 school/uni project wins; 3 offices

Educational projects are leading the way in this year's RIBA Regional Awards, while offices lag behind with just three awards.…
27 Apr 2015

BDP's colourful 'arts college in a shed'

A massive shed containing a rolling landscape of colourful structures, BDP's St John Bosco Arts College in Croxteth provides both…
24 Apr 2015

AHR's Blackpool council HQ marks city reinvention

Blackpool's assured council offices are the latest in a series of ways the town is signalling a more prosperous economic future through…
17 Apr 2015

Reiulf Ramstad's angular church in Knarvik, Norway

 Shooting up and out from its fjord landscape, Reiulf Ramstad's angular church in the Norwegian town of Knarvik looks modern,…
17 Apr 2015

Royal We Work: Buckingham Palace to launch co-working space

The Royal We Work, Buckingham Palace's new co-working and meeting space opening its doors this April 1.  Space will include…
01 Apr 2015

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