LWK + PARTNERS: Why branding comes first in architecture

“When it comes to architecture, branding comes before anything else is designed,” said Rowena Wong, LWK + PARTNERS Senior Associate and brand experience expert, “It defines the identity, core values, and positioning of a place, steering the direction of the... View Article

Dumbo’s Front & York rises to the Brooklyn Skyline

Front & York, the highly-anticipated mixed-use development in Brooklyn’s sought-after DUMBO neighborhood, recently celebrated its official topping out, with each of its two residential towers reaching 21 stories. Designed inside and out by renowned architect Morris Adjmi, Front & York... View Article

How Remodelling Can Extend a Building’s Lifespan

From Ben van Berkel, founder and principal architect of UNStudio Circularity and sustainability are some of the many buzz words used in architecture and design today. From the design process, to the selection of materials, through to the performance of... View Article

Court Collaboration submits plans for former Irish Centre

Specialist residential developer, Court Collaboration, has submitted its plans for a 48-storey Build To Rent scheme at the site of the former Irish Centre in Deritend. The residential development, bounded by Stone Yard, Chapel House Street and fronting the busy... View Article

Radical planning reforms set to be unveiled

A people-focused planning system where land will be zoned as ripe for development, or renewal, is to be unveiled later this week. Housing secretary Robert Jenrick wrote in yesterday’s Sunday Telegraph his reforms would offer a faster and simpler system... View Article

Industry takes key step towards modern home building methods

Industry leaders have agreed a key step towards insuring and mortgaging new homes built using Modern Methods of Construction (MMC), Housing Minister Christopher Pincher has announced. Warranty providers have signed a Memorandum of Understanding agreeing to take meaningful steps towards... View Article

Xi’an International Football Centre, China, in the works

The new Xi’an International Football Centre will be 60,000-seat stadium for national and international matches as well as domestic league games, youth training academies, entertainment performances and cultural events. The centre will be located in Xi’an’s Fengdong New District with its stations... View Article