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  1. Buildings

2023 RSAW Wales Awards

Pen y Common, Hay-on-Wye, by Nidus Architects takes three 2023 RSAW Awards: Building of the Year, Small Project of the Year and the Conservation Award as RSHP’s Crofts St in Cardiff nets the Sustainability Award and Client of the Year

26 May 2023

  1. Culture

‘No-one questions confidence’: Janie Airey meets Zaha's aquatics centre

Janie Airey explains how her camera feels like armour when she photographs buildings like Zaha Hadid’s London Aquatics Centre: ‘You're too involved to feel vulnerable’

26 May 2023

  1. Products

Sugarcrete sweetens the carbon emissions pill

UEL leads development of carbon-cutting bricks made from sugarcane by-product bagasse – which are set to build a school in India and have been nominated for the Earthshot Prize

26 May 2023

MacEwen award 2023

Local commitment and creative engineering produced a sustainable community and tourist amenity in the MacEwen Award winner – Scott Whitby Studio’s Jubilee Pool in Penzance

Sustainability, heritage, grassroots action and social benefit in one scheme

High quality, picturesque holiday homes that are truly accessible to disabled guests are extremely rare, but Clementine Blakemore Architects’ Wraxall Yard breaks the mould

Accessible holiday homes with sustainable style

In an unlikely pairing of library and launderette, Lee Ivett and Ekaterina Stefanescu supply much needed practical and social facilities in Blackpool, on a shoestring budget

Practical and social facilities meet in a library and launderette

A transformative local community project by Invisible Studio, East Quay in Watchet on the Somerset coast, won a special mention in this year’s awards

Transformative community project, Watchet, Somerset

From buses repurposed to serve the homeless to a collaborative community space in Redcar and a launderette-cum-library, 12 projects that involved local people and improved environments have reached the penultimate round of the award

Twelve inspiring projects reach the penultimate round of this year's award

Doors and windows

Specifying energy-efficient roof windows that have a discreet, authentic aesthetic brings all the benefits of the new while retaining the character of the old

All the efficiencies of the new while retaining the character of the old

The debate about polymer - or uPVC - versus aluminium has been raging for years. For many architects the latter is superior, but do recent innovations mean a rethink is due?

Why this under-estimated material can be a true alternative to aluminium

The manufacturer has been honoured in the prestigious Innovation category for a patented aluminium window and door design that offers cradle-to-cradle recyclability

Innovative aluminium system takes King's Award for Enterprise

Innovative Hawa Junior 100 door gear can provide seamless,  flush fitting and easy-to-operate access for all while screening off designated zones in broken-plan spaces

Seamless, flush fitting, easy-to-operate access for all

Add an architectural glass box structure to bring the outdoors in and you can make any space feel boundless

Architectural glass box structures make any space feel boundless

Opportunities Hub: Bid for work that gets you noticed

Want to design an urban space in ‘Swindon’s front garden’, win a place on a Cornish construction framework or reimagine garage plots for infill housing? These are the latest architecture contracts and competitions from across the industry

  1. Buildings

Adjaye’s Abrahamic Family House in UAE celebrates three religions’ common heritage

This complex of buildings in Abu Dhabi brings together Islam, Christianity and Judaism in a celebration of the senses

25 April 2023

All mirrored Invisible House makes its presence felt

Making an Invisible House doesn’t just need glass and mirrors. For owner/designer Steve Smith at the follow-up to Ghost House with BPN Architects, living trees are all part of the illusion


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