UNStudio completes the largest retail complex in north Shanghai

UNStudio, in collaboration with Nihon Sekkei, recently completed the Shanghai Jiuguang Centre. The design for this brand new retail destination, which sits in the middle of a bustling Shanghai neighbourhood merges an advanced commercial ecosystem with a human-centric, customer-friendly destination.... View Article

Architecture in harmony with the natural world

Nestling in a hilly forested area in Shizuoka, Japan, Phase Dance is an impressive architectural work by Takeshi Hirobe Architects. Duravit’s presence in the unconventionally shaped weekend retreat appears in the form of a Vero washbasin. Vero was launched in... View Article

Growth for Inkdrawn as architectural technologist is appointed

Architectural studio, InkDrawn has appointed a new senior architectural technologist following a series of project wins. Nicola West, a Chartered Member of CIAT (Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologist), has joined the Leicester-based studio to implement technical delivery of the firm’s... View Article

Episode 3 of the Building Insights podcast is now live

The third episode of the Building Insights podcast is now available! In this episode, Antony Wood, executive director of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat – CTBUH speaks to the managing editor of Architects’ Datafile, James Parker, about... View Article

NFTism’ at Art Basel Miami Beach

Opening this week and presented at Art Basel Miami Beach, ‘NFTism’ is a virtual gallery exploring architecture and social interaction in the metaverse. Cyberspaces are virtual environments that enable human-to-human communication via computer networks. Current photo-real, 3D and massively multiplayer... View Article

Wood Awards 2021 winners announced

Six structures and two product designs have been announced as the Wood Awards 2021 winners at a ceremony held yesterday at the Building Centre in London. Established in 1971, the Wood Awards is the UK’s premier competition for excellence in... View Article

Historic building becomes CPMG’s new headquarters

CPMG Architects has moved into its stunning new headquarters in Nottingham city centre. The company has overseen a substantial internal refit of the property, which started life in the 1870s as the headquarters of the British Waterways Company. It later... View Article

Maison Edouard François repurposes the former Le Ray stadium, Nice

Designed by Maison Edouard François, the Le Ray development in Nice has now been completed. Having achieved BDM accreditation for sustainable Mediterranean buildings, the 1.2-hectare project, named BiodiverCity NF Habitat HQE, is claimed to include “Europe’s largest green facade.” Previously a stadium,... View Article

Campus Humanitas University – the potential of sharing

Campus Humanitas University in Milan has been designed by FTA (Filippo Taidelli Architetto) as an “international centre of excellence in the training of healthcare professionals,” and will welcome 1200 students from 31 countries, as well as lecturers and researchers. The... View Article