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With the clock ticking down to net zero, timber’s low-carbon credentials have placed it at the top of the construction agenda. Recently, the Government set out a forward-thinking plan to increase the use of timber in construction, as Andrew Carpenter, Chief Executive of the Structural Timber Association, explains.

The Fire Safety Event will open its doors at the NEC, Birmingham, from 30th April to 2nd May and will play host to leading manufacturers and suppliers to showcase their latest approved products and solutions.

Designed by HKS Architects to create a technologically-advanced, globally-significant arena that is a timeless representation of its place, geology and culture.

Battersea Power Station has unveiled the first images of 50 Electric Boulevard, a new 200,000ft2 prime workplace designed by Foster + Partners.

Delve into the narrative of Ben van Berkel, the visionary force behind UNStudio, as he shares the intricate tapestry of his career with FC&A. From beginnings in graphic and interior design to a defining moment at Kyoto’s Katsura Palace, his journey unfolds with a commitment to pushing boundaries and redefining architectural paradigms.

MAD Architects has completed Jiaxing Train Station, the firm’s first transportation infrastructure reconstruction and expansion project. Located at the centre of Jiaxing, a historic city 100km southwest of Shanghai, the project replaces a dysfunctional train station that had stood at the site between 1995 and 2019.

UNStudio recently teamed up with Arup and local firm Heerim Architects to create a vision proposal for the new Peace Park Wheel, a landmark project initiated by the Seoul Metropolitan Government for Sangam World Cup Park in Seoul.

After decades of investment to improve water quality, cities worldwide are beginning to open up their once-polluted waterways for public access. New York State (NYS) has dramatically improved its waterways, too. As has been reported by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), New York’s rivers and harbours are the cleanest they’ve been in years.

Jack Whitehead is this month’s exclusive Q&A profile. Jack is the newest Studio Director at multi-disciplinary design practice, rg+p, where he leads the Birmingham team. Here, Jack discusses his career journey, memorable projects, architectural influences and what’s in store for rg+p Birmingham.

The architecture & design community in and around London will once again gather together in March to explore the latest innovations available within the built environment at ARCHITECT@WORK London. Over 200 cutting-edge and vetted products & services will be showcased across two floors at the Truman Brewery.

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