Salvation Army Territorial Headquarters, Denmark Hill

LISTEN HERE Architects and ‘urbanist’ studio TateHindle has completed work on the new six-storey Salvation Army UK and Ireland Headquarters in Denmark Hill, London. This project saw the successful delivery of an elegant, sustainable cost effective new home for the... View Article

Olympia opens up

LISTEN HERE Freeing up the sclerotic site that London’s historic events venue had become over the decades was a refreshing challenge for Heatherwick Studio and SPPARC. James Parker visited the site to hear about their collaboration to create a new... View Article

An uplift for inclusion

LISTEN HERE Mark Chapman of Stannah Lifts discusses the specification options available to provide access for all users of new and retrofit schemes using space-saving platform lifts Platform lifts are governed by the Machinery Directive (note: not the Lift Directive)... View Article

Building Safety Act: Is the industry ready?

New research by NBS finds half of industry professionals still unclear on duty holder responsibilities for higher-risk buildings As the six-month transition period for Higher Risk Buildings (HRBs) comes to a close, new research from NBS, the UK’s leading specification platform,... View Article

HLM enters new era of leadership

HLM Architects has appointed a new Chair and Managing Director to lead the practice forward into a new and exciting chapter. Effective from today, Philip Watson is to become the new practice Chair replacing Richard O’Neil, with Michael Scherdel becoming... View Article

Designs for Xicen Science & Technology Centre revealed

Designed by Foster + Partners, the Xicen Science & Technology Centre is a mixed-used project at the heart of the Yangtze River Delta region. The site is positioned on the Shanghai – Huzhou development axis, with high-speed rail connections to... View Article

Designs for Midtown Bus Terminal in Manhattan revealed

Designs for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s new Midtown Bus Terminal in Manhattan have been revealed. The project replaces the existing 73-year-old, functionally obsolete terminal with a world-class facility. Designed by Foster + Partners and A.... View Article

Architectural practice launches step-change home design system

Residential specialist, Hope Architects, has launched an innovative system for designing homes that encourages customisable layout creation, maximises land value and offers complete flexibility of appearance.  Effective for small and volume schemes alike, Skeleton House has been created by practice founder,... View Article