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  1. Buildings

Bunhill 2 recycles energy in a lacy pink coat

Cullinan Studio MacEwen-shortlisted energy centre makes a north London street more attractive as it harvests heat from the Tube to power a district heating network

25 January 2021

  1. Buildings

Historic ironmonger comes back to life as community hub

Portsmouth community centre repurposed by Pritchard Architecture from Treadgolds’ heritage buildings, tools and machinery secures MacEwen shortlist place

25 January 2021

  1. Buildings

Winter Garden keeps Granby4Streets scheme blooming

Four Streets scheme driven by community determination garners another accolade with MacEwen shortlist place for Granby Winter Garden by Assemble

25 January 2021

Editor's cut

Innovative housing schemes involve a self-build project managed by participants forming their own company, and social rent homes designed to Passivhaus standards

Social-rent Passivhaus and self-build schemes

Gardens for summer and winter, a floating church and a revitalised cemetery feature among projects that involve a lot of restoration and repurposing

Schemes done on a budget and targetting improvement for local communities

Five projects showcase extended educational services, for children and adults, involving cooking and nutrition, music, gardening and tailoring, and a range of enriching provision for early years

Better ways to learning to make music, sew and cook and nurture for early years

Exemplary schemes which bring compassion and dignity to those needing support, creating familiar and nurturing places designed to help people live as normal lives as possible

A children's hospice, village for dementia sufferers and research centre for Great Ormond St

This year's longlist showcases 21 diverse schemes that nurture people and communities – and the world they live in

Longlist celebrates places that nurture communities and the world they live in

Doors and windows

The Rooflight Company design combines heritage looks with slim sightlines and the latest thermal efficiencies

Rooflight Company design combines heritage looks with latest thermal efficiencies

The firm's aluminium windows, sliding doors and curtain walling open up river views and skyscapes at The Waterside Apartments project on Trent Bridge

The Waterside Apartments feature doors, windows and curtain walling by Senior

The UK company works with architects to achieve flexible modern designs for front, internal and garage doors with multiple fitting and finish choices

Urban Front: Working with architects to achieve flexible contemporary door designs

C70S aluminium system uses three foam insulation options so specifiers can dial thermal efficiency up or down to suit individual projects

AluK C70S windows can be adjusted for thermal efficiency on individual projects

Aluminium glazing manufacturer's product range allows architects to create light-filled, energy-efficient spaces with a minimalist aesthetic

Reynaers' door, window and curtain walling solutions blur boundary between inside and out

Cladding & Roofing

Made from phyllite metamorphic rock, Riverstone has an attractive silky appearance and strength that makes it suitable for multiple architectural uses

An extremely rare metamorphic rock, Riverstone is prized for its strength and beauty for all uses

Specified as a component in building envelope design, the Stamisol Safe One breather membrane can be  part of a strategy that contributes to fire safety

Why full facade design should be in Euroclass A2 for high-risk buildings

Covid-19 will have an impact beyond the current medical and economic crisis. Urban density and the built environment must be looked at anew - with sustainability front of mind

How will Covid-19 affect the urban design of the future?

A bi-parting Sliding Over Fixed rooflight by Glazing Vision has maximised light, air and space in an elegant extension

Glazing Vision's bi-parting sliding-over-fixed design

Lightweight Cupaclad 101 Logic rainscreen cladding adds a striking finishing touch to WHAT_Architecture's quirky Peckham project

WHAT_Architecture gets quirky in Peckham with Cupa Pizarras rainscreen cladding

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