Meet Jerry Ryan, Director of HKR Architects, who shares insights on his career, inspiration and approach to sustainable design. Read on to discover his notable projects and thoughts on the greatest challenges for architects today.
In this article, David Hopkins, the Chief Executive of Timber Development UK, highlights the latest trends dominating the 2022 Wood Awards.
The first of its kind in the world, a new neuroscience centre designed by BIG will bring together psychiatry and neuroscience under one roof to combine groundbreaking science and treatment of physical and mental brain diseases, spinal cord and nervous systems. BIG’s 19,000m2 design proposal for Aarhus University Hospital mimics the gyrification of the human brain to utilise the limited site area most efficiently while creating synergies between the different disciplines within the hospital.
Set along the western boundary of the Milano Innovation District (MIND) – a recently-developed neighbourhood bringing together cutting-edge scientific research and education, business and leisure facilities northwest of central Milan – MAD Architects, led by Chinese Architect Ma Yansong, has unveiled renderings of a monumental gateway complex.
While urban agriculture is nothing new – with people having sought ways to grow more in less space and with less soil for centuries – it’s certainly offering a very attractive opportunity for those who are actively looking for new ways to incorporate sustainable living into their daily lives.
Alex Richards is a Partner at Hollaway Studio, where he manages the Kent and London studios alongside Guy Hollaway and the team, working on a range of exciting projects from feasibility to construction. After leaving school, Alex worked his way up in an architect’s practice and managed to secure a place to study architecture in Scotland, where he graduated with a First Class degree. In this Q&A, Alex shares his thoughts on his most notable project to date, his approach to designing projects, sustainability in architecture, the greatest challenge for architects today and his advice for newly-qualified architects.
Plants in the office are a trend on the rise, acclaimed by employers and employees alike. Not only do they improve aesthetic qualities and bring life to indoor spaces, they make people’s lives and well-being better. Biophilic design is a concept that goes well with modern office spaces, which have stopped being merely facilities for business duties and have expanded into places for socialising. This turn of events was appreciated by many employees during the Covid lockdowns which reduced opportunities for human interaction. Learn about the benefits of nature in the office space and how to bring biophilic design into your business.
The Workplace Event is the home for workplace and facilities innovation. An evolution of The Facilities Event, it brings together workplace professionals and practitioners from facilities, HR, technology, real estate, design, architecture, consultants, and advisors to share best practice, expertise and ideas to create effective working environments, employee experience and drive optimum organisational performance.
Nineteen Group, organisers of The Workplace Event is excited to announce the launch of Workplace Leaders, a new community designed to support and empower emerging leaders in the workplace.
Lisa Stephens, Building Envelope Product Manager at ROCKWOOL UK, explains the benefits of recladding and which factors need to be considered when planning a new recladding project.