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a+u 534: Caruso St John Architects

From the publisher.… a+u March 2015 is a special issue on London and Zurich based Caruso St John Architects, led by Adam Caruso and Peter St John.
The issue features 19 works with a focus on their recent renovation works including the Tate Britain, Sigue leyendo

Inventive Council Housing / Levitt Bernstein

Architects: Levitt Bernstein
Location: Vaudeville Court, Saint Thomas’s Road, London N4 2QG, UK
Director: Jo McCafferty
Project Architect: Lotta Nyman
Landscape Architect: Tom Ginett
Photographs: Courtesy of Levitt Bernstein

Cdmc: Andy Jobling
Services Engineer: Aecom
Structural And Civil Engineer: Campbell …
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Greenwich Gateway Pavilions / Marks Barfield Architects

Architects: Marks Barfield Architects
Location: Greenwich, London SE10, UK
Area: 2648.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Tim Soar

Structural Engineers: Price and Myers
M&E Consultant: Etec Associates
Quantity Surveyor: DBK Partnership LLP
Main Contractor: Wates
Interior And Fit Out: MBA with …
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London’s Architectural Association Exhibits Futuristic Work of Jan Kaplický

Now on view at London’s Architectural Association, Jan Kaplický Drawings… presents work by the Czech architect Jan Kaplický (1937-2009) – a visionary designer with a passion for drawing as a means of discovering, describing and constructing. Through drawing he presented beguiling Sigue leyendo

London’s Architectural Association Exhibits Futuristic Work of Jan Kaplický

Now on view at London’s Architectural Association, Jan Kaplický Drawings… presents work by the Czech architect Jan Kaplický (1937-2009) – a visionary designer with a passion for drawing as a means of discovering, describing and constructing. Through drawing he presented beguiling Sigue leyendo

Urban Villa London / Grzywinski+Pons

Architects: Grzywinski+Pons
Location: Brentford, Greater London, UK
Area: 6320.0 sqm
Year: 2015
Photographs: Nicholas Worley

From the architect.… Urban Villa is a 100 room hotel in west London. The property is unique in that it is a hybridization of a Sigue leyendo

Ten Buildings Which Epitomize The Triumph Of Postmodernism

Being such a recent movement in the international architectural discourse, the reach and significance of post-modernism can sometimes go unnoticed. In this selection, chosen by Adam Nathaniel Furman, the “incredibly rich, extensive and complex ecosystem of projects that have grown out… Sigue leyendo

Bromley Council Abandons Plan to Rebuild Crystal Palace

The ambitious and seemingly well-supported plans to reconstruct London’s iconic Crystal Palace have been abandoned. As reported by the BBC, Chinese developer ZhongRong Group, who was leading the project, failed to meet the required criteria and 16-month deadline set by the… Sigue leyendo

URBAN TALES to Explore the Future of Cities

URBAN TALES will showcase three distinct architectural artwork series exploring visions of narrative based city redevelopments. Featuring RIBA Presidents Medal-winning work, these original and engaging threads of imagery from UCL architecture graduates Ned Scott, Nick Elias and Anja Kempa objectify fiction and challenge political reality. The exhibitors question the role of architecture in a changing world and use fictional narratives to design fantastical, but possible, cities. URBAN TALES will kick off with an opening party on Friday, March 6 and remain on view through April 10, 2015 at Carousel London. Read on to learn more. 

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London’s Battersea Bridge Competition is a Symbol of a Divided City

The recent unveiling of the 74 entries to the Nine Elms to Pimlico Bridge competition was undoubtedly intended to cause a media circus, hoping to emulate the furore that surrounded the much larger Helsinki Guggenheim competition when they released all… Sigue leyendo