Open to new ideas

Breaking the mould as a highly flexible coworking space open to the whole of Cambridge University, Jestico + Whiles’ socially-focused building helps present a more public face while supporting new collaborations Although only a couple of miles from the heart... View Article

FCBStudios complete next generation Leeds office building

CEG’s Temple Leeds masterplan reflects the spirit and ambition that brought progress and prosperity to Leeds through the pioneering entrepreneurs who shaped the city in the 18th and 19th Centuries.  Globe Point is the first building to be completed within the... View Article

A new gateway for Newcastle

As part of a large-scale regeneration of Newcastle’s city centre, its Victorian station is undergoing a revitalising refurbishment. Here, Alex Vafeiadi of Atkins tells Jack Wooler how the firm was able to bring all the stakeholders together to uplift this... View Article

Building good bones

A new healthcare facility by global architecture practice HKS transformed a business park in an Atlanta suburb, and set the precedent for the care provider to invest $1bn in developing the wider site. Roseanne Field reports on this LEED Gold... View Article

A flexible fit

When clothing brand Joules gave architects Edge the brief to bring its five offices together under one roof in Leicestershire, designing for new hybrid working patterns was high on the agenda, with open, collaborative spaces which echoed brand heritage. Roseanne... View Article

Floating south

Christina Seilern designed a cluster of white forms sitting lightly on an olive grove on the small island of Paros in the South Aegean, as a villa for her family. Tom Boddy spoke to the architect Sitting in a tranquil... View Article

ZHA to build Hangzhou International Sports Centre

Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has won the competition to design the new Hangzhou International Sports Centre. Incorporating a 60,000-seat football stadium and practice pitches, the Hangzhou International Sports Centre’s design also includes a 19,000-seat indoor arena as well as an... View Article

Thinking outside the box

A revitalised former textile factory has been transformed into a modern office building, introducing a new mix of private amenities and public realm to Shenzhen in south eastern China. Jack Wooler speaks to Lorenzo Mattozzi of MVRDV on the brief... View Article

Writing a new history

Part restoration of a disused historic school and part new build, Museum Place sees Beyer Blinder Belle create a new residential and cultural destination in the heart of the US capital. Roseanne Field reports Situated in the Southwest district of... View Article

Screen test

In creating a unique digital art school for Manchester, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios enlivened windowless facades with a giant LED screen displaying students’ work, surrounded by bespoke, pleated aluminium. James Parker reports The Manchester Metropolitan University School of Digital Arts... View Article

Raising the roof at BAFTA

James Parker reviews the inspired remake of BAFTA’s headquarters in London’s West End, directed by Benedetti Architects and featuring bigger roles for original period features and some startling glazing innovation The story of how an architect and a national cultural... View Article

A warm welcome

With sustainability at the core of the brief for a multi-purpose building at the Royal Horticultural Society’s new garden in Salford, Hodder+Partners went to town with timber, with award-winning results. Roseanne Field speaks to Stephen Hodder RHS Garden Bridgewater, the... View Article

Aedas Completed World-Class Twisting Tower in Chongqing

Completed in 2022, Aedas-designed Chongqing Gaoke Group Ltd Office Project utilises a simple elegant form. It is derived from the northern light, which creates the twisting shape of the 180m tall tower to form expressive double-curved surfaces on the building... View Article

HOK Designs New Workplace for BBC Studios in Bristol

HOK’s London studio has designed a new production base for BBC Studios in the centre of Bristol—its largest outside London. Staff from the world-renowned Natural History Unit (NHU) and Factual Entertainment Bristol, which produces Top Gear, Antiques Roadshow, Gardeners’ World,... View Article

Under the skin

The Royal College of Physicians’ new WELL Platinum teaching base in Liverpool has been designed with an appropriately scientific approach, resulting in one of the world’s healthiest buildings, including a bespoke patterned envelope. James Parker reports A medical education facility... View Article