ZHA announces the design of 2 Murray Road

Located in the heart of Hong Kong’s central business district, the 36-storey Murray Road project for Henderson Land replaces a multi-storey car park to create an urban oasis adjacent to Chater Garden within a short walking distance to both Central... View Article

Climate control

A new Canadian engineering faculty building will research and develop solutions for clean power innovation, as part of the Government’s response to climate change. ADF’s Sébastien Reed speaks to its architect Venelin Kokalov about a project that uses glazing to... View Article

Reclaiming control

Rob Lea had always wanted to design and build his own home, and convert an old barn, so when the opportunity came to do both – using reclaimed materials – he jumped at the chance TEXT Roseanne Field IMAGES Rob... View Article

WITHCO Coworking Space by XL Architecture + Engineering

WITHCO Coworking Space in Izmir, designed by XL Architecture+Engineering proposes a holistic approach to architectural design through strategic planning, global design thinking and art. Övünç Emre, being the founder of the idea of developing a pioneer collective office and shared... View Article

Plans submitted to transform iconic Paisley Building

The JR Group has submitted a detailed planning application to Renfrewshire Council to transform the former TA building on Paisley’s High Street. The Paisley-based construction firm’s extensive proposal will offer state of the art student accommodation for the nearby University... View Article

Buying into the concept

Wanting to be part of the self-build hotspot that is Graven Hill, Dheeraj and Taniya Malik found a building system that they liked so much, they set up a business based around it TEXT Jess Unwin IMAGES Jess Unwin &... View Article

Daring to be different

Ex-headteacher Joan Morters opted for a timber-built passive house system and a roof shaped like butterfly wings for her retirement home TEXT JESS UNWIN IMAGES JESS UNWIN & JOAN MORTERS Former teacher Joan Morters’ self-build story is an inspiring lesson... View Article

Recycled retreat

Almost everything was recycled or reinvented in Sally and John Medforth’s rural retreat TEXT Heather Dixon   IMAGES Dave Burton When Sally and John Medforth bought a hillside farm in Yorkshire it came with a series of dilapidated 18th century... View Article

A family affair

Many parents would feel sceptical about letting their child design their future home. But for one couple in Liverpool, handing over the reins to their daughter turned out to be the best decision they made TEXT ANNA REYNOLDS IMAGES FAMILY’S... View Article

PURO Hotel, Lodz

PURO Hotels is a forward-thinking lifestyle hospitality brand that offers guests a contemporary, design- led hotel experience, without compromising on local culture or creativity. Since its inception in Wrocław in 2011, PURO Hotels has changed the hospitality landscape in Poland... View Article