MICA launched, a new architectural practice formed by Gavin Miller and Stuart Cade, the partners of Rick Mather Architects. The team works across multiple sectors at a range of scales.
London Eye co-creator David Marks, Marks Barfield Architects, dies aged 64
The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao 20th Anniversary events, with “Reflections” as the lead show, plus Chasmata and astronaut Pedro Duque’s talk with students.
PSLab designs custom-made and personalised lighting, produced in their in-house factories in Stuttgart and Beirut. Their designers and craftsmen work as partners in a team, in close collaboration with the client. Interaction between design and build is embedded in a fabric of good communication.
RIBA Stirling Prize 2017 buildings + architects news – recap of the six buildings shortlisted for Royal Institute of British Architects Stirling Prize for the UK’s best new building, with unusually few big names other than RSHP.
£7m housing scheme for Developing London in Hertfordshire, a new intimate community of 50 new homes designed by Stockwool Architects that combine brickwork with timber cladding.
The sculptural nature of the building creates a strong link. Two angular objects — one prismatic, white and diaphanous, the other darker and stretched horizontally — embrace the programmatic functions of the project but simultaneously transcend these.
The new building design by RLP Rüdiger Lainer + Partner Architects is the missing mosaic stone in the development area Sonnwendviertel. It is the beginning and transition to Helmut Zilk Park. Key challenges were high building density and a wide range of uses.
Vyn Yard has regenerated an urban brownfield site on a thriving artistic street in the Regents Canal conservation area with a mixed-use scheme of 23 apartments and commercial space, designed by Stockwool Architects.
Transformation of central hub of Grade II* Listed Art Workers’ Guild in Queen Square, Bloomsbury completed. Phase 1 consisted of sensitively carving out space from the existing early 20th Century rear additions.
BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group and LEGO bring the toy scale of the classic LEGO brick to architectural scale with LEGO House, forming vast exhibition spaces and public squares that embody the culture and values at the heart of all LEGO experiences.
Eleven’s latest ideas and design competition ‘Safari: Zimbabwe 2017’ calls on creatives from all around the world to design innovative concepts for a super sensory safari lodge in the heart of Matobo National Park.
Fascinating products to experience at the show range from elegant wallpaper in on-trend botanical themes from rising star Kit Miles Studio, to hi-tech grids for pergolas and ‘air walls’ by I-Mesh and woven wire solutions with a retro feel from Amron Associates.