St James, part of the Berkeley Group, has launched its final collection of homes in the Dumont, the last of its developments on Albert Embankment.
Set across the Thames from Tate Britain, the prestigious riverside address Albert Embankment continues to thrive under St James’ redevelopment, adding to the South Bank’s vibrant cultural scene. Part o..
Kay Hill looks at what's being done around the world with mass timber and asks whether changes to the regulations in Britain risk compromising the move towards a greener architecture
Words by Kay Hill
Concrete and Steel, the building blocks of conventional modern architecture, may be tried and tested, but they belong to an era untroubled by ..
October sees the reopening of the MoMA with a ‘reimagined presentation of modern and contemporary art’, designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Gensler
Words by Sophie Tolhurst
Opens 21 October, 2019
Although a world-class museum, New York’s MoMA recently re-evaluated the scope of artists it represented, and realised it had a significant problem..
If only… We took ownership of our city, says Eleanor Brough, who is an associate at the multi-award-winning company Sarah Wigglesworth Architects
Cities are places of activity and resourcefulness with the potential to cross-pollinate and inspire. In every empty space I see the potential for a pocket park, a productive garden – a place to play, cr..
Lighting expert Jill Entwistle takes look at two products that use clever tech to provide full control over how and where light is placed within a room
Up until two or three decades ago not a massive amount changed in lighting. The technology developed and improved but at the sort of pace that could by no means be described as disruptive. LEDs an..
HOK’s approach to creating this landmark hospital in Cambridge was both highly specialist and holistic, building on the ethos of Papworth's founding in 1918
Client: Royal Papworth Foundation NHS Trust and Skanska
Lead architect, architecture, interior design, landscape design, medical planning: HOK
Structural engineer / building..
Whether designing social housing in Mexico, elegant summer pavilions in Hyde Park or handcrafted stone vessels for drinking tequila, Frida Escobedo is very much an architect for our times
Words by Veronica Simpson
Frida Escobedo is a young architect of whom much is expected. Only the second solo female architect (after Zaha Hadid) to be selected ..
The UK is suddenly home to several new, exemplary housing projects for the over-60s. Veronica Simpson reports
All Images: Tim Soar
The world’s population is ageing. This we all know, although the statistics bear repeating: according to the United Nations, the global population of over-60s doubled from 1980 to 2017 (to 692 million), and is estimat..
Our pick of events happening this month or coming up
Words by Sophie Tolhurst
London Design Festival
14 – 22 September
Now in its 17th year, the nine days of the London Design Festival will engage with around 500,000 visitors through Design Districts, Design Destinations, Design Routes, and its Global Design Forum. Well worth a visit are t..
News and pictures from the design sector
Mizzi Studio’s stingray inspired Serpentine Coffee House
Mizzi Studio has just finished its sculptural coffee house for Hyde Park in London to complete its ‘fleet of kiosks’ across the Royal Parks. The Serpentine Coffee House is the largest of the structures, and the first with internal seating. As Mizzi e..
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