Elevated aspirations

LISTEN HERE 🔊 A rare speculative office scheme in Sunderland faced a host of challenges, from the demise of Carillion, to a tough local commercial market. As such, Feilden Clegg Bradley (FCBStudios) produced a distinctively attractive, lean building, reports James... View Article

Statement architecture

LISTEN HERE 🔊 An award-winning mixed-use project in Munich features 5 metre high LED lettering and an industrially-inspired design that reflects the site’s heritage. Jonathan Schuster, project leader at MVRDV, speaks to Jack Wooler WERK12 is a mixed-use office, culture and... View Article

Pioneering school puts sustainability first

Situated in a rural forest in Norway, the new Torvbråten primary school has become Norway’s second school to achieve the highly-regarded Nordic Swan Eco-label, which is awarded for best practice in environmental of products and developments. Designed by Link Arkitektur,... View Article

The new inspired workplace

Arstiderne architects, a division of architectural and engineering consultancy Sweco, has transformed a large industrial building into a stunning open plan office to house the 180 Sweco employees at a location near Aarhus in Denmark. The clever design retains much... View Article

Kalwall at the mall

Following a fire in 2019 that caused extensive damage, remedial works along with an additional retail extension are now complete at The Mall, Walthamstow. The Mall, which was redeveloped by ESA Architecture, includes a £5m full internal refurbishment designed to... View Article

Leviat launch new thermally efficient Ancon windpost

Leviat, world leader in connecting, fixing, lifting and anchoring technology for the construction industry, has launched a revolutionary new thermally efficient Ancon windpost designed to minimise thermal bridging in masonry cavity walls. Following extensive research and testing, the patented Thermal Windpost (TWP2), part... View Article

Wytham Chalet External Steel Staircase by Spiral UK

Not all fire escapes are created equal – some are designed beautifully so that their form does not strictly follow function but enhances it. The stair at Wytham Chalet is one such structure, its linear caging providing much needed security... View Article

Plans Submitted for Pioneering T Level Centre

Plans for a £2.3million state-of-the-art T Level facility have been submitted to Charnwood Borough Council by a local team of specialists for Loughborough College. The project team – which includes project manager Thornton Firkin, architects Bond Bryan, M&E consultancy Couch Perry... View Article

Newfoundland: London’s skyline welcomes remarkable new icon

Newfoundland, a prestigious new addition to the Capital’s skyline and a landmark building for Vertus, Canary Wharf Group’s (CWG) residential rental arm, has completed and is welcoming its first residents. Designed by award-winning London architecture firm, Horden Cherry Lee (HCL),... View Article