MVRDV, as part of a team named North Creek Collective, has presented a series of proposals for the City of Vancouver to adapt waterfront buildings, landscape and infrastructure to accommodate to rising sea levels.
Vetro, London’s newest collection of limited-edition apartments, has completed, marking Westferry as a new residential destination in east London.
Some would say there are three pillars in construction: quality, sustainability and compliance. Today, compliance is arguably number one. For architects and designers, the clearest evidence of this is likely the enormous regulatory overhaul reflected in the Building Safety Act 2022. However, the compliance landscape is also being reshaped in ways that might not be so visible to architects and designers. Richard Powell, Roofing Sales Manager at Ravago Building Solutions UK, probes deeper.
John Harding, a respected Architect and Partner at Studio Moren, dishes on his favourite projects, go-to architects and thoughts on sustainability in this exclusive interview with FC&A. With a degree from the Polytechnic of Central London, a diploma from the University of Westminster and a vast portfolio of large-scale hospitality projects under his belt, John has 12 years of experience at Studio Moren.
The award-winning architecture practice, Hollaway Studio, has designed a sustainable new workshop and museum for world-renowned rocking-horse maker, Stevenson Brothers, replacing a former petrol filling station on a brownfield site in the village of High Halden in Kent.
A team comprising Zaha Hadid Architects, working with architecture and engineering consultancy Sweco and landscape architect Tredje Natur, has won the competition to build the new Aarhus football stadium in Denmark.
Three years ago, COVID was a new disease that was hitting the headlines and would lead to a global pandemic and national lockdowns. The benefits of using ventilation to fight the virus were clear from the start, and the vital importance of ventilation in combatting COVID only continued to grow. Specifiers and architects have taken on board the ventilation changes needed for effective infection control, but what do they need to consider going forward? David Cook, Technical Product Manager at Vent-Axia, explains more.
Luke Jones, ARBOFLEX PU Product Manager at Carlisle Construction Materials, talks us through the details of a roof refurbishment, with complex detailing requirements, for one of London’s popular museums.
From his early career working in a small practice to living in New Zealand and re-qualifying in architecture, Kevin Smith, Director at Marchini Curran Associates, takes us on his professional advancement journey.
Here, Gina Dinesen of Boyer Design (part of Leaders Romans Group) uses Norway as a model of sustainability and looks at what we can learn from its eco-conscious ethos.