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According to a Dutch idea, older people need on-site restaurants, bars, village squares and beauty parlours. Is the UK is ready for a revolution in care home design?
The Olympic focus has now switched from London to Rio, which has the added pressure of hosting two other international sporting events before the 2016 games
How Wilkinson Eyre found a sustainable way of cooling two vast glass conservatories in one of the hottest climates on Earth
Chinese symbolism and glacial Finnish design work in glorious harmony at PES Architects’ butterfly-roofed opera house in China
Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum has a new addition with a seamless facade that is deliberately un-Dutch in its showiness
Brasilia’s seventies National Stadium has been rebuilt to the tune of £258m to become arguably the greenest arena in the world. It will be a key venue at the 2016 Olympics but, unlike its London counterpart, its real purpose is crystal clear: it’s all about the beautiful game. By Ike Ijeh
A city near Vancouver has taken a bold approach with its new public library - throwing out traditional study spaces and pioneering design by social media. Could it provide a template for our own beleaguered institutions? Ike Ijeh reports
The EU referendum looms, but what is our relationship with the EU likely to look like if it’s an out vote?
The skills shortage is only going to get worse, we need action now
With the release of a bullish set of forecasts predicting the industry’s global market will double over the next 15 years, Christmas could come early for construction
Weeks on from the Chinese stock market crash the markets have calmed down, but what does it mean for the global economy?
A majority government gives business a stable platform so we can go back to ‘business as usual’ – but what happens next?
The gateway to booming South-east Asia, Singapore also has a thriving construction market in its own right
The ultimate goal for achieving minimum energy performance standards is a ‘factor five’ improvement, while maintaining current growth projections
These vast cities rising from the sand can’t just be about bling
Responding to cultural senstitives while building schools in the world’s richest country