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The incorporation of two schools into a residential building is an example of school designers becoming more responsive to the changing physical and political environment
How can you use design to actively influence and improve people’s lives? British Land is using its own headquarters as a test bed for incorporating wellbeing principles that it hopes will foster a happier, more productive workforce.
AHMM’s design for the new Knauf HQ is a masterclass in lineal precision, fitting seamlessly into its industrial riverside setting despite its modernist white exterior. Here’s how, with the use of some of the manufacturer’s own materials, the project stacked up to just £1.8m
How the 224m-tall Leadenhall Building was constructed in the City without disrupting the neighbours
A council estate cut in two by a dual carriageway has been reconnected by a community hub spanning the divide
Derwent London has come up with an office concept that could undercut the rest of the market. But will its basic specifications and industrial design attract prospective occupiers?
The Shard may have attracted all the attention in the last year but its little sister, The Place, represents just as accomplished a technical feat
At this enormous store in Chester, M&S is putting its Plan A sustainability programme to the test. And from the zero-waste policy to the innovative use of natural materials, all the evidence suggests that this is one plan A that is actually working … Building reports
Ten years ago the world watched two of New York’s most iconic towers come crashing to the ground. Since then the industry has changed the way tall buildings are built in an attempt to make them terror proof. Building takes a look
Brexit and the skills crisis could be what the construction industry needs to make some really innovative break-throughs that will improve efficiency and productivity
London - a global city with top-calibre international architectural staff - is about to feel the effect of Article 50 and all that follows. Can the profession maintain standards in a newly constrained landscape?
Too often developers and architects are accused of alienating people by imposing insensitive designs on their communities
Advances in technology will lift many of the constraints currently faced by contractors and it will pay to keep up to speed with the changes
If we give office workers the means to control their environment we will be contributing to a healthier, happier and more productive population
Developing a brand is becoming ever more important, both for developers and occupiers
Gender equality in the workplace is not a ‘women’s issue’, the fact that it is still an aspiration has huge economic implications for us all
Next week the chancellor will unveil his spring Budget, let’s hope he uses it to strengthen existing policies and provide certainty rather than unleash any big surprises
By combining big data and VR, architects can significantly improve design