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The future office

What might the office you’re sitting in look like in 10 years’ time?

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Co-op Manchester

The Co-op's HQ: Have you heard the buzz?

3D Reid’s beehive-inspired HQ for the Co-op in Manchester is not simply another new office block with a slightly unusual form. It is the top BREEAM-rated office in the UK and might just have redefined the corporate atrium

Westfield

Westfield Stratford City: Maxing out

?Westfield Stratford City in east London - dead handy for the Olympic park - is Europe’s biggest urban shopping centre, a retail behemoth so large it is really a city within a city with more than 300 shops and 2 million ft2 of retail and leisure space. Ike Ijeh goes wild with the credit card

COMMUNITY OPINION

Claire Wansbury

How green space can pay its way in garden villages

9 Jan 17

Cost-benefit analysis of the impact of the natural environment on people could be used to plan the proposed wave of garden villages

Alan Shingler

Prefabrication can have a positive impact on architecture

3 Jan 17

Let’s remain open-minded about the architectural quality modular construction can deliver

Chris Liddle

A chance to rehabilitate our prisons

30 Nov 16

The Autumn Statement recognised the importance of safety in our prisons, but we need a bigger commitment to overhauling the spaces for prisoners and prison officers

Alex Ely

The secret to a great design brief from a client

23 Nov 16

Suprisingly councils tend to be better at discussing ideas with architects at the briefing stage than commercial developers, why is that?

Jack Pringle

It's immigration and jobs – stupid, not the economy

18 Nov 16

Brexit and Trump’s election victory are just the start, western democracies will have to rethink their policies and how they serve ordinary people

Mark Leeson

Architects must improve relationships with contractors

15 Nov 16

A recent report found architects receive poor satisfaction ratings from contractors, which comes from a failure to treat contractors like an end-user client

Philip Watson

How automated design can unleash creativity

11 Nov 16

Automating the design process won’t take creativity out of architecture, but free us up to embrace a more human-centred approach

david hill

How to avoid 'chaos' with shared space schemes

8 Nov 16

Projects aiming to declutter our streets have come in for a bashing but with careful planning they improve the experience of all road users

Martin Wright

Innovation is the cure to construction's ills

28 Oct 16

We cannot afford to ignore the Farmer Review and we should see Brexit as a catalyst for change