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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

Centre de Congrès à Mons by Studio Libeskind

Studio Libeskind's Centre de Congrès à Mons – completed this month – forms a dynamic structure that juxtaposes the smooth…
14 Jan 2015

Dutch music venue rocks contrast of rough & smooth

Dutch practice Ector and Hoogstad Architecten has designed a modern music venue that combines a historic factory building with a…
07 Jan 2015

Year in review: buildings most like spaceships

Carefully disguised as university buildings, museums, egg-shaped beach huts and mixed-use office buildings, they're lurking in our midst. MAD architects…
19 Dec 2014

Park life: bringing the outside in

  Peter Murray on greenery and architecture <read full article>   Cube designs indoor plaza resemble a park <read full…
19 Dec 2014

Universities working hard to upgrade campuses

Top universities spending £9bn on buildings <read more>   City campuses from around the world by Som, Morphosis and O…
19 Dec 2014

Civic library transforms sleepy Irish seaside town

Cork-based firm Carr Cotter Naessens has created the dlr LexIcon library in the suburban seaside town of Dún Laoghaire in…
11 Dec 2014

Jestico + Whiles' school brings light to a tight space

Jestico+Whiles overcame funding delays and construction woes to finish off their refurbishment of Stoke Newington School with the addition of…
03 Dec 2014

Jane Withers challenges views on public swimming

The Roca Gallery commissions Wonderwater's Jane Withers to challenge our views on public swimming with a selection of schemes that use…
02 Dec 2014

Sheppard Robson's 'mini-metropolis' school

Sheppard Robson’s bright, open-plan scheme for an Everton college marks the continuing decline of the school corridor For Notre Dame…
18 Nov 2014

Herzog & de Meuron's first project in Israel

Herzog & de Meuron has unveiled concept drawings for the new National Library of Israel, which will replace the former…
14 Nov 2014

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