Tooting’s Graveney School teaches architecture to its schoolchildren, invites architects to lecture, and counts architects among its alumni
A cramped site 20m underground, below a busy street is not an easy place to conduct the £320m upgrade of Bond Street tube station. Especially when the only access is via two 9m-wide shafts.
Sheppard Robson’s partial conversion of the Westminster Register Office complex includes a glazed link building for the entrance
Architype’s £9.6m overhaul of St Michael’s Hospice in Herefordshire is a nuanced balance between residential and institutional functions
The awe-inspiring scale, ambition and innovation of the Francis Crick Institute more than matches the pioneering biomedical research that is soon to take place within its walls
The £11.6m Enterprise Centre at the University of East Anglia is one of the most innovative green buildings in the UK. But for its prefabricated cladding, it relies on the region’s most traditional building method
The Design Museum has appointed Willmott Dixon Interiors for the £20m fit-out of its new home
Suppressed MPA report on HS2 quietly released amid furore over Network Rail
Details of vertical village in Manchester revealed by Allied London.
The Department of Education has said that BAM is its preferred contractor for the fit out of its new headquarters.
Kier has been awarded contracts valued at £247m under the ProCure21+ framework.
New designs for 22 Bishopsgate have been put on display at the site for public view
Bjarke Ingels Group reveal new design for fourth and final tower at the World Trade Center site
Boris Johnson confirms Beam Park development in east London
Mace has sold Assam Place in Aldgate for £110m to Greystar Real Estate Partners.
Lendlease is being lined up as the contractor for Stanhope and Mitsui Fudosan UK’s project next to Television Centre
This week’s commercial products include bespoke ceiling panels for the 47 floors of The Leadenhall Building
This week’s cladding products include a ventilated facade, a ballistic protection system and eco-friendly cladding
This week’s modular products include a stylish services solution at David Chipperfield’s One Pancras Square, a nanotechnology lab, and a school sixth form centre constructed in just 14 weeks
This week’s walls, ceilings and partitions products include curtain walling for an Eiffel-tower inspired building in Singapore and external wall insulation for a residential estate in Clackmannan
Sketch of the week
WONDERS & BLUNDERS
London resident Gill Parker thrills to the Sackler Gallery’s contemporary spirit but is less than charmed by a sixties housing estate that has ghettoised its residents
From the Community
Detailed evaluations of the performance of buildings are essential if we are to improve their design and operation in the future
We have a housing crisis not just because we are building too few homes - it’s also because the ones we have already built are just not popular