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Peter Murray on design and build contracts

Design and build contracts take the risk out of a project for a developer client. they don't always win plaudits…
24 Mar 2015

Book launch: Jan Kaplický's vision of the future

The intricate drawings of the late architect Jan Kaplický, considered one of the finest illustrators in his industry, are exalted in…
24 Mar 2015

Peter Murray on London: detail be damned

Plenty of people still think it's OK for architects to fall down on the details, from leaky buildings to out-of-hand…
11 Mar 2015

A tribute to nature: Zandlaan school by LIAG Architecten

A Dutch secondary school's seemingly disparate learning and training spaces are brought together by architects LIAG, under a zig-zagging roof that's…
09 Mar 2015

Gensler's latest uni project draws on TMT office design

Inspired by the TMT sector's spirit of collaboration, the university of east london's knowledge dock is where start-ups and students…
03 Mar 2015

Fashion duo Eley Kishimoto 'wraps' Centre Point

Patterns by fashion design duo Eley Kishimoto are being used to wrap Centre Point, the brutalist tower designed by R…
02 Mar 2015

MGA completes Bethune centre after 20 years

Manuelle Gautrand Architecture (MGA) has realised its original vision for La Comedie De Bethune, a national drama centre in northern…
02 Mar 2015

BIG & Heatherwick's 'office of the future' for Google

Bjarke Ingels and Thomas Heatherwick have unveiled a radical design for Google's Silicon Valley HQ that comprises flexible 'building blocks'…
01 Mar 2015

Orms: architects on top form

A rebrand and a move to a self-designed workplace are the least notable things about Orms' current circumstances: its latest…
24 Feb 2015

Hassell creates Medibank's Melbourne HQ

Australian health insurance provider Medibank's new HQ in Melbourne, designed by Hassell, is a rich embodiment of its ideas about…
18 Feb 2015

Peter Murray: Is London's Green Belt overprotected?

Our Green Belt policy deserves more than the knee-jerk "preserve at all costs" reaction the government has to any suggestion…
04 Feb 2015

Philippe Prost's Ring of Remembrance in France

Philippe Prost's memorial to those who fell in northern France during the first world war – combatants of all nationalities …
02 Feb 2015

Adulterous design: BIG ideas from Bjarke Ingels

Danish architect Bjarke Ingels combines disparate architectural concepts in bricks and mortar to make dreams a reality
02 Feb 2015

Swedish preschool pays homage to fisherman huts

Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter's angular timber-clad day care centre in rural Sweden satisfies both a local population keen to preserve the…
20 Jan 2015

Quadrangle revamps Toronto warehouse c1898

Toronto-based architects Quadrangle has refurbished a 1898 warehouse in the Liberty Village area of Toronto to create a contemporary mixed-use…
20 Jan 2015

Camera-drone video of Norman Foster's Hearst Tower

Norman Foster narrates a camera-drone video tour of the Hearst Tower, released to mark the 46-storey tower's upcoming 10th anniversary. The…
15 Jan 2015

10 Design ties up phase one of the Zhuhai CBD

The Zhuhai International Convention and Exhibition Center – a 362,000sq m complex linked by an undulating ribbon-like structure by RJMJ…
14 Jan 2015

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