For children who have been forced from their homes due to violent conflict or dire environmental conditions, the idea of a safe place for play and relaxation can seem a distant memory. Architecture might
In an age where food can be assembled by a printer and bacteria can be engineered to produce gold, surely talking billboards cannot be that far away. A team of students from London's Royal College of Art
Currently on show at Hang-Up Gallery in London, Drawing on History is the enigmatic exhibition of artist Mark Powell. Using nothing but a simple Biro pen, Powell creates incredibly detailed portraits of
The walls consist of glass panel to allow direct sunlight to penetrate deep into the plan. The upper floors of the extension are clad with a skin of Douglas fir battens, which run both inside and out as
Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF) has submitted plans to renovate the existing 111-meter-high King’s Reach Tower in London with a 44-meter, 11 floor extension. The project is being engineered by Adams Kara Taylor
Six protesters from Greenpeace have climbed the tallest building in Europe - The Shard in London - as part of a campaign to highlight the dangers of drilling for oil and gas in the Arctic. The six female
In a real estate deal worth £10 million, British star-architect Zaha Hadid has purchased the London Design Museum at Shad Thames, and she plans to turn it into an archive for her studio’s architecture.
London Original Loft is a concept design for the reuse of railway arcades scattered around London as living spaces. The idea is to close the arcades with a special facade that features skylights rather
In decades past, the construction of a new office building in London would hardly be a newsworthy event, but the ingenuity of companies like Google, Facebook, and Apple have changed that. Everyone wants
The new 2020 Master Plan for Wimbledon provides a pathway for improvements and enhancements to the famous tennis grounds. Led by Grimshaw and aided by Rolfe Judd Planning, Atelier Ten, Vectos and Movement
The greenest building is the one that's already standing, and this week London officials announced that the buildings from the 2012 Olympic Village will be transformed into rental units, and many of them
The timber cladding references the original National Theater designed in the 1970s with board-formed concrete while the boxy geometry mimics the adjacent theater. But that's where similarities between the
One might assume that designing a truck is far outside the realm of an organization dedicated to bikes, but the LCC got a head-start by incorporating technologies used in another type of truck: garbage
If the thought of sipping an espresso amongst urinals doesn't gross you out, then we've got a café for you: Attendant, the newest arrival on London's booming coffee bar scene. When owners Pete Tomlinson
Industrial design duo Leander Angerer and David Ross have redesigned a late Victorian-era staircase over three stories in a private home in northwest London for Cathal McAteer, founder of Folk Clothing.
Each year, the Serpentine Gallery in London's Kensington Gardens invites an architect to design a temporary structure in the park. This year, 41-year-old Sou Fujimoto will become the youngest architect to