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Posts tagged 'London'

London bridges lit up as part of Illuminated River project

Stretching from Blackfriars to Lambeth, five newly illuminated bridges mark the completion of Leo Villareal’s project, which will be in place for 10 years Illuminated

Design

Who is London building upwards for?

A new report on the capital’s tall towers reveals a city still gripped by real estate speculation and unaffordable housing, despite ongoing crises Words by

Opinion

The London projects ‘decentring’ architecture

A wave of recent neighbourhood-based projects demonstrates an architectural shift away from traditional form-making to embrace reuse and participation We Made That’s East Street Market

Architecture

Morag Myerscough’s new installation in London champions hope and joy

The colourful bamboo structure, titled See Through, is part of the Wander Art trail and responds to the impact of the pandemic Artist and designer

Design

Maccreanor Lavington designs timber school refectory

With a light-filled dining space defined by a glulam lattice structure, the project aims to support pupils’ social and emotional development at this London school

Buildings

DK-CM turns old laundry house into dance studios

The first phase of Harrow Arts Centre’s redevelopment sees underused historic outbuildings become a dance school, events space and artists’ studios Architecture and research practice

Architecture

A new community centre by Mæ Architects combines local history with sustainable design

Within a CLT structure, the Sands End Arts and Community Centre in south-west London aims to be an inclusive space for locals Words by Harriet

Buildings

London’s modernist Sudbury Town station painted with artist’s map murals

Commissioned by Art on the Underground, a series of works by artist Lucy McKenzie celebrates the station’s design history Following Art on the Underground’s commissioning

Design

Coffey Architects completes silver office building in King’s Cross

22 Handyside Street – the firm’s biggest UK project to date – is designed around wellbeing and local context Coffey Architects has completed a striking

Buildings

Camille Walala reimagines London’s Oxford Street

The designer’s speculative vision turns the iconic shopping street into a colourful, plant-filled public space Words by Francesca Perry When London – like the rest

Design

Editor's choice

AL_A completes two buildings for University of Oxford’s Wadham College

LAN designs multicoloured city block in Strasbourg

Emergency housing for homeless young people must be better designed

An organically shaped table with a modular design

Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s new Tianjin Juilliard School is a ‘finely tuned instrument’

London bridges lit up as part of Illuminated River project

TECLA is the world’s first 3D-printed house made from raw earth

Who is London building upwards for?

Breathing Pavilion by Ekene Ijeoma creates a space of sanctuary in Brooklyn


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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AL_A completes two buildings for University of Oxford’s Wadham College

LAN designs multicoloured city block in Strasbourg

Emergency housing for homeless young people must be better designed

An organically shaped table with a modular design

Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s new Tianjin Juilliard School is a ‘finely tuned instrument’

London bridges lit up as part of Illuminated River project

TECLA is the world’s first 3D-printed house made from raw earth

Who is London building upwards for?

Breathing Pavilion by Ekene Ijeoma creates a space of sanctuary in Brooklyn


Videos

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Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile preview: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality