It’s a given that fossil fuels are a finite resource and it’s only a matter of time before they run out. The problem is buildings use a lot of energy, so planning for the future has never been more important.
Spanish-Swiss Architect, Santiago Calatrava, has received the MIPIM Award for ‘Best Innovative Green Building’ for the design of Rio de Janeiro’s most-visited science museum, the Museum of Tomorrow. Here, FC&A celebrates this accolade with a tribute to Santiago Calatrava’s Neo-futuristic, green design.
RIBA has announced the shortlist for its annual West Midlands Regional Awards. These projects will be hoping to emulate the success of The Master’s House in Herefordshire, winner of the RIBA West Midlands Building of the Year 2016. Over the years, the awards have become the benchmark in identifying the very best standards in architecture across the West Midlands.
Leeds is a core focus of the Government’s Northern Powerhouse initiative and as the third largest and one of the fastest growing cities in the UK, it’s easy to see why.
Award-winning architectural firm, NORD Architects, has unveiled its latest design; a contemporary Urban Hospice intended to create a positive environment while offering support for patients in need of palliative care.