RIBA news – Alan M Jones, President, responds to CPRE report on new housing design: “As RIBA architects highlight daily and this report emphasises, the design quality of new housing developments is simply not good enough.”
Astudio Architects, London – new UK housing ‘dominated by roads’, comment from Richard Hyams, founder of the architecture practice, to a BBC article which reports criticism of planners and engineers.
Siji Minfu Roast Duck Restaurant in Qianmen, Beijing, China – design by IN • X – ‘Taste Cultural Heritage’, located on “A busy street with happy and inexhaustible people.”
Casa Talia Restaurant Parkview Green, Beijing, China – design by CAA Architects, led by Liu Haowei: a pure, crisp-white piece of artwork suspended 100 meters off the ground in the heart of the building.
Revitalization of Streets in Rybnik, southwestern Poland, by Toprojekt, Architects: the complete area of intervention is divided into smaller segments of streets with five main squares at specific intervals.
Paisley Museum renewal, Scotland – funding news – design by AL_A, building transformation into a world-class destination featuring a Scottish town with global influence in the world of fashion, to reopen in 2022.
Chiswick Apartment Building news: Keith Williams Architects’ designs for a new six storey apartment building overlooking Turnham Green in Chiswick, West London, approved by London Borough of Hounslow.
Principal Tower Shoreditch building news – design by Foster + Partners Architects: completion is the final piece of the Principal Place masterplan, a mixed-use scheme on the border of Shoreditch and the City of London.
Beijing architecture news: Eric Parry Architects win architectural competition to design a new Ambassador’s Residence for the British Embassy in Beijing – key new Chinese property developments in the capital.
New York architecture news – architect Ismael Leyva’s recent New York projects. From Time Warner Center to Greenpoint to Hudson Yards, his designs and projects span over 25 years.
Vancouver houses, best new British Columbia residences – BC residential buildings & architects – interesting contemporary Vancouver properties: British Columbia homes news
The Tulip City of London tower building design by Foster + Partners Architects due for appeal: a key feature in this eye-catching public cultural attraction is the education facility at its top, offering 20,000 free places annually for London’s state school children.
Fuzhou Taihe Qingyun Sales Center in Fujian, China – by Shanhejinyuan Art Design – luxurious Chinese decorative interior, using sumptuous materials, an imaginative architectural creation!
Sea Change: Flood Resilient Architecture for the 21st Century – Roca London Gallery Spring Exhibition for 2020 curated by Eva Woode, explores how architecture is having to adapt to a growing climate reality: urban flooding.