How phase 1 of a two decade redevelopment has brought back the traditional grain of the streets to London’s deprived Aylesbury Estate
Pollard Thomas Edwards has made a north London square whole by filling in its missing fourth side with a residential scheme that sensitively reinterprets its traditional context
Don’t worry. Jonathan Edwards hasn’t fallen on hard times since winning gold at Sydney in 2000. Rather, Locog is using his expert knowledge to help with the delivery of the £1bn Olympic village, right down to the fixtures and fittings
Once snubbed as the poor relation of the trendy South Bank, Bankside has been transformed over the past decade by ambitious design. Now, finally, the residential sector is moving in
Nuns may not be the most demanding of clients, but apparently they do expect a building to be ‘transcendental’. Dan Stewart took a pilgrimage to Feilden Clegg Bradley’s Stanbrook Abbey in the Yorkshire moors to find out what that means
When the Sigma eco-home at the BRE Innovation Park failed to hit the upper bands of the Code for Sustainable Homes, the blame was laid squarely on the building fabric. Now its maker is having another go
Renovation will play a vital role in meeting the government’s target of an 80% emissions reduction by 2050. And it’s the owner occupier who’ll be doing the work. Two south London residents found out what it takes
Candy & Candy’s One Hyde Park is coming along quite nicely, thank you. Which is just as well, because when you’re spending £100m on an apartment, you do rather want the builders out of the way before you move in
Would you build a house on the Norfolk Broads, one of the most flood-prone areas of the UK? LSI Architects did and its sophisticated design meant getting the project through planning was plain sailing.
Urban Splash’s refurb of a listed sixties council estate is turning one of the republic of South Yorkshire’s biggest problems into an aspirational address
One Brighton is the brainchild of the team behind super-green development BedZed. But although sustainability is at the heart of the scheme, it’s going to do it its own sweet way
The Strata tower sticks out 150m above south London’s downtrodden Elephant and Castle. But, rather than being a symbol of aspiration, the building is turning away from the very area it’s meant to be giving a lift
Dalston, a less-than-glorious corner of east London, is beginning to look as if it might be able to tempt well-heeled Londoners to give it a go – thanks in part to Levitt Bernstein’s Mediterranean-styled Queensbridge Quarter
Within spitting distance of the notorious Chelsea Barracks site is this startlingly modern block of flats by Make Architects. Yet, so far, the good burghers of Belgravia haven’t uttered a word against it. And nor has you-know-who. What’s going on?
The fairy-tale castle that is the Midland Grand hotel has been asleep for a very long time. Now the arrival of the Eurostar has roused it, and it is once again to become the most stylish address in London
The new flats in Mid Street in the sleepy village of South Nutfield might not look like anything to scare the horses, but in fact they are quietly revolutionary. Alex Smith takes a trip to the country to see the UK’s first code-level-five sustainable homes