Buildings

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Building at the bottom of the world: British Antarctic Survey’s Rothera research station

A £100m infrastructure modernisation programme is well under way in Antarctica, but working in this most remarkable environment presents unique challenges

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Bigger and better: One Triton Square

How British Land increased the net area of a 20-year old office block by 57% but still saved 40,000 tonnes of carbon by opting for refurbishment over new build

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Museum of the Home: making visitors comfortable

After the planning hoo-ha that saw Chipperfield’s original proposals dropped, Wright & Wright has delivered a major yet subtle expansion of the former Geffrye Museum – now renamed Museum of the Home – that visitors may not even notice. Richard Gatti reports

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On site: HS2’s groundbreaking project under way beneath the Chilterns

Building took a trip to the railway’s single biggest site where work has begun on 16km of tunnels carried out by two 170m long tunnel boring machines and 1,000 workers

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In pictures

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  • In pictures: Arcadis moves into new City office

  • McAlpine starts on latest Stanhope White City office

  • In pictures: Structure Tone completes food chain Eataly’s first UK outpost

  • In pictures: New offsite office for Imperial War Museum completes

  • In pictures: Edinburgh unveils designs for £32m overhaul of historic George Street

  • In pictures: The new building Arcadis will call home this summer

  • In pictures: Another Crossrail station set for spring handover

  • In pictures: HS2 reveals designs for Euston headhouse

  • In pictures: Tottenham Court Road Crossrail station due for May handover