Designers in Residence 2019: Cosmic

The Design Museum announces call for entries for the 2019 Designers in Residence programme, inviting designers and architects to respond to the theme COSMIC Recent alumni of the programme include Asif Khan, Giles Miller, Bethan Laura Wood, Yuri Suzuki and... View Article

Holistic design takes centre stage

Following on from a raft of recent research that makes a clear connection between the built environment and health and wellbeing, David Cook of Vent-Axia discusses the new Government White Paper on the crucial effect of building design Health and... View Article

Box office appeal

An interior design project in Bath took the boutique cinema concept up a notch, for a client looking to balance high end and universal appeal. Sébastien Reed spoke to the firm directing a dramatic makeover A recent addition to Bath’s... View Article

The Vision Trimline Collection

The Vision Trimline range is designed with the specific purpose of recreating the desire to use a fireplace as the central focal point of our living space. Launched in 2014 the luxury range of balanced and conventional flue gas fires... View Article

Working together for patients

The substantial new hospital north of Stockholm embodies collaboration – between the public and private sector, academia and healthcare, and two of Sweden’s leading architectural firms. James Parker reports Recently opened after a 12 year gestation in the north of... View Article

Versatility meets sustainability

Clean, classic, green, award-winning – what’s not to like about insulated render? Aliva UK’s Justin Price explains why it ticks all the boxes when it comes to modern facade design Given that more than a third of the heat in... View Article

Blog: New UK visas for overseas architects

Recently, the Home Office implemented changes to the Immigration Rules to extend the Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visa route to include applications from exceptional architects. Prior to now, the Home Office had only considered applications from exceptional individuals in the... View Article

Industrial-scale research & testing facilities for Cranfield University

The architectural practice behind the multi-award-winning Aerospace Integrated Research Centre (AIRC) at Cranfield University has designed four new buildings on the Bedfordshire campus. CPMG Architects is delivering a new Agri-Informatics facility, Water Sciences Building, an extension to the existing Pilot hall,... View Article

New RIBA exhibition – Making It Happen

How are architects working directly with community groups to create inspiring local buildings and places during times of economic and political austerity? In this exhibition four immersive installations fill the RIBA’s central London gallery, giving visitors an experiential opportunity to... View Article

Mainstreaming modular

Richard Hyams of astudio describes how architects can use modular offsite construction to deliver good quality housing schemes with rich community benefits The adoption of modular construction techniques is rapidly accelerating in the UK. Policymakers have realised the benefits of... View Article