Xi’an International Football Centre, China, in the works

The new Xi’an International Football Centre will be 60,000-seat stadium for national and international matches as well as domestic league games, youth training academies, entertainment performances and cultural events. The centre will be located in Xi’an’s Fengdong New District with its stations... View Article

HLW Welcomes Principal in London Office

Bringing legal and developer/landlord expertise, Pendrick Brown will reinforce the firm’s commitment to client services and continue to develop the business throughout the UK and EU HLW’s London office is excited to welcome Pendrick Brown as Principal, demonstrating its commitment... View Article

Conserving the nation’s history

Adrian Attwood, Executive Director at DBR Ltd, explains the nuances of conservation construction and the pitfalls to avoid From palaces to places of worship, the UK is filled with a plethora of centuries-old landmarks taught about in schools and visited... View Article

The realities of building, building, building

From Richard Hyams, Founder and Director of astudio The UK has ambitious building targets – including 300,000 new homes every year by 2035, a £100m commitment to 29 infrastructure projects that will “get Britain  moving” and a £1bn pledge towards... View Article

Apple Central World opens in Bangkok

Apple Central World in Bangkok welcomed its first visitors. Located in one of the city’s iconic urban centers, the new store establishes a quiet sculptural presence at the heart of the bustling Central World Square on the intersection of Rama... View Article

Simon Allford elected RIBA President (2021-23)

Simon Allford has been elected the next President of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). Simon will take over the two-year presidential term from Alan Jones next year (1 September 2021); from 1 September 2020 he will officially become RIBA... View Article

LWK + PARTNERS: The best lights are invisible

“Lighting is a sensory experience,” said Rebecca Wong, LWK + PARTNERS Associate Director and its principal lighting designer, “No matter what times you live in, and whether you notice it or not, it is part of our everyday surroundings and... View Article

Emilio Ambasz and Fukuoka’s ACROS centre 25 year later

Fukuoka’s ACROS centre in Japan designed by Argentinian architect Emilio Ambasz has reached its 25th anniversary. The 100,000-sqm building in the city centre has given the area a new life, being the first big design enterprise that dialogues with nature... View Article