New live/work homes at Finberry, Ashford

Award-winning developer Crest Nicholson has announced the launch of nine live/work homes at its Finberry development in Ashford, Kent. The properties are designed to give people who already own an established small business or dream of setting one up, the opportunity to run a company... View Article

Park life

A major sports complex has been created in a Netherlands park to provide facilities for professional athletes as well as increase the local community’s health. Russ Davenport from FaulknerBrowns Architects spoke to Jack Wooler to discover the array of contents... View Article

Nine in corten

A row of nine new houses in a south west London street emulates aspects of its Victorian terraces – but adds some contemporary twists, most obviously in the design’s copious use of corten steel. Roseanne Field reports The houses that... View Article

Post-industrial evolution

A characterful, white form houses the new theatre in a deprived former mining town on the French-German border, standing as a symbol of the municipality’s renewal plans. James Parker reports Freyming-Merlebach is a small town located 100 km north-west of... View Article

New homes in Newport – Shropshire

More than 200 new homes are earmarked to be built in Newport in a scheme that will support hundreds of jobs and provide funding for a new sport’s pitch for the town’s secondary school. Persimmon Homes West Midlands has been... View Article

Travelling light

In creating a new Crossrail station at Paddington, Weston Williamson + Partners managed to achieve a high degree of openness, bringing natural light to platforms. As architect Rob Naybour explains to Sébastien Reed, this was not the only reason that... View Article

Green light for 3,000 new homes in east London

A major development for up to 3,000 new homes in east London – of which 50 per cent will be genuinely affordable – has been approved. London’s Deputy Mayor for Planning, Regeneration and Skills, Jules Pipe, today approved the redevelopment... View Article

Whole earth approach

A new district has been created near Montpellier that brings together 400 homes of different tenures, in a holistic design that helps buildings blend into a former quarry site. Jack Wooler reports The new Mas de Rochet district in Castelnau-le-Lez,... View Article

Playing partner

When it was commissioned to double the size of an established golf resort with ambitions to host the Ryder Cup, architects ReardonSmith paid sympathetic tribute to the original historic manor house The daunting brief from the owner of Adare Manor,... View Article

Contractor announced for next phase of Wellington Place

Developer and Asset Manager, MEPC has appointed Wates Construction as building contractor for 4 Wellington Place. With work on site due to start next month, 4 Wellington Place becomes the seventh building due for completion by Wates Construction on the site, continuing on... View Article

LOM selected to design new Santander UK technology hub

LOM architecture and design has been selected to design a state-of-the-art facility that will be Santander’s new world-class digital hub workplace facility. Located in Milton Keynes, the new complex is anticipated to open in 2022, subject to planning, and is... View Article