Established by a decree of Marshall Józef Piłsudski in 1920, the Polish Army Museum has, for over a century, preserved a unique collection exceeding 300,000 exhibits. Until now, it lacked a dedicated headquarters to showcase its treasures. Today, after more than a century, the museum unveils its modern home, complete with a permanent exhibition and space for temporary exhibits and cultural events. The design of the new building is credited to WXCA Architectural Design Studio.
The Štvanice footbridge in Prague has been brought to life through the vision of its creators: Petr Tej, Marek Blank and Jan Mourek. This remarkable structure was born from their winning design in an international competition organised by the Institute of Planning and Development of the City of Prague.
The Aurubis copper theft, in which $198m worth of metal was stolen, is a reminder to us all of the importance of keeping construction sites protected. As metal inflation rises, criminals know they can sell things like copper for much more money, making them prime targets for crime. Not only that, but nights are getting darker, protecting criminals from being seen. Construction projects are naturally exposed and vulnerable. So, how can you keep your site protected? Alexis Potter, MD at site security specialist BauWatch, investigates.
In the water, in front of the main entrance of Amsterdam Central Station, on the section of Prins Hendrikkade – a major street in the centre of the capital that served as a bus station until July 2018 – the largest bicycle parking garage in Amsterdam, with approximately 7000 bicycle parking spaces, has been realised. The design highlights its location below the water’s surface.
Keyfix is a champion of best practice. As a manufacturer of non-combustible cavity solutions, the company liaises closely with the industry to ensure the highest standard of building design possible. By adhering to industry standards and best practices, housebuilders commit to producing buildings that are durable, reliable and safe. As Building Regulations will inevitably change, housebuilders must take the initiative to consistently design their buildings to the best standards as regulations evolve.
Bruce Nepp, Lab Design Specialist and Director at Buro Happold, discusses the changing landscape of scientific infrastructure and how architects and engineers can play a role in supporting the scientific discoveries of tomorrow.
In the wake of its recent victories, securing both the RIBA National Award 2023 and the RIBA London Award 2023, FC&A showcases the Holborn House project by 6a architects. This remarkable community building houses an integrated public artwork created for the Holborn Community Association (HCA).
Located in the central CBD of Hangzhou, Future Car Park, designed by Daniel Statham Studio, is a vertical parking complex that combines automated parking technology with green public spaces, generating a capacity of 500 parking spaces for electric and non-electric vehicles.
AstraZeneca’s commitment to fostering a workplace environment that nurtures both employee wellbeing and innovation takes centre stage in its recent relocation of Finnish offices to Espoo’s Keilaniemi region.
Nathan Craig, an Associate at Marchini Curran Associates, shares his unique path from engineering to architecture. Discover his inspirations, challenges and insights on sustainable design, construction complexities and adapting to a rapidly-changing industry.