Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

A pavilion commissioned by AT for a sustainability exhibition has long outlived its original use. David Grandorge – who led its design – explains what happened next In 2008, Architecture Today commissioned the staff and students of diploma Unit 7…

Maritime Measures

Maritime Measures

AHR’s headquarters for the UK Hydrographic Office in Taunton reflects a cultural shift in its working patterns Architect AHR has completed the new headquarters for the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO), the Ministry of Defence trading agency that provides hydrographic and…

Pod House

Pod House

A ‘floating’ timber-clad bathroom articulates a domestic refurbishment project in London by Proctor & Shaw Proctor & Shaw has sensitively refurbished and extended to a double-fronted house in south London. The brief was to reconfigure the ground floor for modern…

How to choose upholstered furniture

How to choose upholstered furniture

As a rule, cozy furniture provides us with a feeling of comfort and convenience, so very often such furniture is passed down from generation to generation. But in order to feel comfortable sitting in an armchair, it is not necessary…

Constructing Utopia

Constructing Utopia

Raumlaborberlin at the Milton Keynes Festival of Creative Urban Living A biennial ‘Festival of Creative Urban Living’ in Milton Keynes (until 13 October 2019) explores the theme ‘Built, Unbuilt and Unbuildable’. Based on Midsummer Boulevard East in Milton Keynes’ city centre,…

Buckingham Green

Buckingham Green

Fletcher Priest Architects has completed a materially-rich urban redevelopment scheme in London PhotosDirk Lindner, Hufton & Crow Designed by Fletcher Priest Architects, Buckingham Green is a high-quality mixed-use project in Westminster, London. The brief was for the redevelopment of an…