New £2.4 Million Dinton Activity Centre is taking shape

Dinton Pastures new multi-million-pound activity centre, designed by HLM Architects, reached a major milestone on Thursday 28 and Friday 29 January, as modules were lifted into place at the borough’s first net zero carbon building. The centre is set to... View Article

Leisure Experts Selected For New Waterfront Centre

Sports and leisure specialist GT3 Architects has been named as the architect for a new multi-million-pound leisure centre scheme for Hartlepool Borough Council. The Newcastle and Nottingham-based practice was selected to deliver the design for the new facility, which will be... View Article

New home registrations impacted by COVID-19

The number of new home registrations by UK housebuilders fell 23 per cent in 2020 as a result of Covid-19, according to figures released by the NHBC. Despite the overall decline, by the final quarter of the year registration levels... View Article

New Year, New Home: Graven Hill reveals latest range of custom build properties

Graven Hill, the UK’s largest self and custom build development in Bicester, Oxfordshire, has released a new selection of three and five-bedroom custom build properties, for buyers looking to kickstart the year with a new home.   Designed with modern family living in mind, The Swale and The Glade are positioned a short walk from Graven Hill’s ancient historic... View Article

Planning Submitted for ‘UK First’ Cohesive Use Development

Proposals for a ground-breaking, multi-million ‘cohesive use’ scheme in the centre of Nottingham have been revealed, featuring a combination of hotels, co-working space, apartments, green public realm and leisure facilities. Phase 1B – which is the flagship of The Island... View Article

BIG Reinterprets a 100+ Year Zoning Law in the Heart of Harlem

The Smile, designed by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, is a mixed-use residential development introducing affordable housing units alongside market rate rentals, set within the vibrant Harlem streetscape. In 1912, the Equitable Building in Lower Manhattan was designed to be the largest... View Article

“Liveability up and down”: Merrylands’ Mason & Main

By responding directly to the community character of Western Sydney’s Merrylands, Mason & Main makes a commitment to the neighbourhoods cultural and economic potential while incorporating the spirit of its past. Designed by global design studio Woods Bagot, the Coronation... View Article

Bull in the Oak

Nestled away in a hamlet just outside Market Bosworth lies what appears to be a typical Leicestershire farmstead. Except this country idyll has pushed the boundaries of design and planning and is now home to a bespoke development of five... View Article

City limits

Set in a triangular mews in north London, a quirky mixed-use project offers privacy and bright spaces despite a tight urban context. Jack Wooler spoke to architects Tom Byrne and Simon Lilley to get their take on the scheme The... View Article

CHYBIK + KRISTOF affirm their social engagement

The new design for Brno’s Zvonařka Central Bus Terminal revisits the station’s defining role in the city’s social fabric while preserving its Brutalist structure. Self-initiated by the architects, the project reaffirms their longstanding engagement for social change. CHYBIK + KRISTOF... View Article

A new tradition

A new home in a secluded corner of Hampshire combines a highly contemporary form with traditional vernacular touches. James Parker speaks to one of the two architectural practices involved who managed to provide a design that worked for client and... View Article