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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

New images & video of Zaha Hadid's Bee'ah HQ

Video by MIR  Zaha Hadid Architects' Bee'ah HQ in Sharjah, UAE, has been designed in response to its natural environment. The…
25 Mar 2015

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

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