Jessica Cargill Thompson

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    Playing safe


    On new year’s eve, Richard Limb will be looking after 4 million people – it’s his job to ensure the capital’s millennium event goes off uneventfully.

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    Tales from the riverbank


    Big, bold riverside developments with penthouse flats selling for up to £5m apiece are jostling for every inch of space along the Thames.

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    Chris Wilkinson & James Eyre


    Chris Wilkinson Architects has been one of the practices that set the tone for Britain's visual identity over the past 10 years. Now the man behind it is sharing the limelight with the rest of his team – above all partner, James Eyre.

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    Location, location, location


    A new green space for London capitalises on its Thames-side siting, its simple architectural forms allowing clutter-free views and acting as a magnet for housing developers.

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    Primary colours


    A new prefab school extension could help the government hit its target for 2500 extra classrooms. And the first one now is in place, providing a bright and stimulating environment for 5- to 11-year-olds in Colchester.

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    Bob the Builder


    What with his own Miss Moneypenny, crane Lofty and hell-raising scarecrow Spud there's never a dull moment in Bob the Builder's yard. But is it enough to save the image of construction?

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    Circus troupe


    It made its name fitting out stylish loft apartments. Now, explains partner Duncan Chapman, nine-strong practice Circus Architects is changing its act to portable buildings.

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    Exceedingly good


    A Victorian fruit and veg warehouse has been converted to a cake shop that offers a taste of things to come on London's South Bank without sacrificing the rugged character of its original building.