24 Savile Row – where art and architecture combine

The opening of 24 Savile Row celebrates a unique collaboration between art and architecture. Occupying a corner site between Mayfair’s Savile Row and Conduit Street, the seven-storey mixed-use office and retail building is a work of art in itself, clad... View Article

Office design with the guidance of colours

The Merchandising and Marketing general management office of shoe retailer Ziylan has been re-envisioned by CBTE Architecture. The design is highly appropriate to current trends, presenting a spacious and functional working environment with a unique expression of colour. CBTE Architecture... View Article

Russells on site at New Smithfield Market

Russells Construction is revamping part of the region’s biggest wholesale market. The Trafford-based contractor was awarded the contract to build a new £4.2 million fish market hall at New Smithfield Market in Openshaw by Manchester City Council. The Russells team... View Article

Hermes and CPPIB submit planning application for South Bank Central

Hermes Investment Management, the £30.1 billion manager focused on delivering superior, sustainable, risk adjusted returns to its clients – responsibly, and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), a professional investment management organisation that invests on behalf of 18 million Canada... View Article

Crossrail’s family affair

London’s big, bold Crossrail project has given birth to a striking new family of surface railway stations in the western suburbs of the capital. Ray Philpott looks at the two busiest of them – Ealing Broadway and Hayes and Harlington... View Article

Seeking a radical transformation in Chelsea

Located prominently on the Royal Hospital Road in Chelsea, the National Army Museum is undergoing a major redevelopment led by Building Design Partnership (BDP), which seeks to radically transform the visitor experience. Steve Menary reports The museum was established by... View Article

An arena with a difference

An impressive multi-purpose sporting venue in Derby leaves its regional rivals standing because it has something they don’t – an indoor cycle racing track. Ray Philpott reports There’s something mesmerising about Derby Arena. With its skin of gently curving, multi-coloured... View Article

Bicester Community Hospital is officially opened

This £5 million ‘boutique’ hospital designed by architects IBI Group comprises 12-beds, diagnostic facilities, first aid unit, out-of-hours services, therapies and an outpatient department. It has provided the locality of Bicester with a first-class facility that will meet the needs... View Article

A design vision for HS2

Laura Kidd, head of architecture for HS2 Ltd, outlines the guiding principles underpinning the design of new stations on Britain’s forthcoming high-speed railway High Speed Two will be the first mainline railway built north from London in more than a... View Article

Glazing system lights up Jaguar Land Rover car plant

When the largest automotive employer in the UK made the decision to invest in a new £500 million advanced engine manufacturing facility in the West Midlands, they set themselves a goal of achieving a BREEAM excellent rating with a building... View Article