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The British Embassy in Algeria

John McAslan + Partners’ new British Embassy for Algiers brings a welcome dose of contemporary architecture to the history-steeped city Algiers is a beautiful city


The Cornish duo behind MARK

Cornish furniture design and manufacturer MARK take their inspiration from the beauty and DIY ethos of the local scene. We spoke with founders Anna Hart


Oficina Caja de Arquitectos by Pereda Pérez

Pereda Pérez Architectos plumped for cool minimalism in place of corporate branding to create a Spanish bank founded by architects for architects  The northern Spanish


Student Loans Company offices by 3FOLD

An industrial building in Darlington is revamped and glammed up as the offices of the ever-growing Student Loans Company The Student Loans Company needed a


Solar UK by Richard Boswell Associates

Geoff Fox was browsing ebay for scrap metal one evening when he stumbled across a disused building for sale. The owners were stunned when his


Pop-up office

In these tough economic times, when it’s hard to know what’s round the corner, many people are understandably reluctant to put down permanent roots in



We meet by a sculpture of Ozymandias in the atrium of Kings Place, best known as the new home of the Guardian newspaper in Kings


Ringing the changes

Forget reading, writing and arithmetic, the three Rs at Vodafone mean something quite different. “It stands for Red, Rock Solid and Restless,” explains Tim Hardingham,


A room with a view

Words by Michael Willoughby Above the brownfields of the Thames Gateway development sits Campbell Architects’ Observatory, offering views of a town to be, discovers Michael


The barn and the cowshed

Words by Kerstin Zumstein British architecture practice Architype has designed its own workplace by reviving a derelict barn near Hereford into a modern, bona fide



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