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  1. Culture

Toby Pear: Postcard from Patan, Nepal

The Article 25 architect takes time out from Kathmandu's leprosy hospital to visit Patan and soak up the characteristic Nepalese clash of old, new and places awaiting their fate

18 July 2024

  1. Intelligence

Contacts book: Why Carmody Groarke looks to industry and tech

Materials longevity, craft and innovation are the driving forces for Carmody Groarke, which lead it to collaborate with specialists outside the usual range for architects

18 July 2024

  1. Intelligence

How much working capital do architecture practices need in reserve?

Learn more about this universally accepted safety net and how to calculate how much working capital is needed

18 July 2024

Future Architects writing competition 2024

Emilia Chegini, a Part 2 student at the University of Dundee, makes a heartfelt and engaging case for preserving small-scale retail outlets that can be key to communities

Kiosks are more than retail outlets, they can be the cornerstones of communities

Ellie Olszewski-Smith, a Part 1 student, argues that by prioritising accessibility from the outset, station design can empower individuals of all abilities to navigate with confidence

Greatly improved accessibility should be a key architectural function of train stations

Siobhan Coker, a Part 1 graduate, argues that while Nigeria’s architectural roots are embedded in the rich soil of its cultural heritage, its vision must extend beyond the confines of home

Navigating the intricate tango of tradition and modernity within the Nigerian context

Zachariasz Czerwinski, a Part 2 student at the University of Strathclyde, marvels at the fauna and flora that have flourished in Glasgow’s abandoned docks and shipyards

Glasgow’s deindustrialised docklands are fertile ground for wildlife adapted to human environments

From transformative personal experiences to ethical dilemmas, the 2024 RIBAJ/Future Architects writing competition presented a rich seam of thought-provoking writing

Competition produces a rich seam of thought-provoking writing

Rooflights and skylights

A new product with a hand-winder for natural ventilation and an authentic central glazing bar is the perfect fit for restoration and refurbishment projects

Improve indoor air quality and daylighting on your conservation projects

Two former back-of-house outdoor spaces at a Northumberland country house retreat have been covered with bespoke rooflights to create delightful communal areas for guests

Way-up high bespoke rooflights create covered communal spaces below

Ultra slim-framed sliding and pivot doors, rooflights, bay windows and glass boxes can all play a part in creating bright and healthy interiors for building occupants

Go slim-framed to create bright and healthy interiors for occupants

CPD programme outlines how specifying new rooflights for old buildings can help architects design for the future while preserving the past

How to preserve the past while designing for the future

Specifying a sliding box skylight provides another floor of useable space while brightening and ventilating the existing interiors below

An additional floor + more light for existing rooms in one specification

Opportunities Hub: Competitions worth the work

Design a multifunctional complex that serves client and community, a peaceful, sacred space in North Kensington or a world-leading scientific research hub - some of the latest architecture competitions and contracts from across the industry

  1. Buildings

Spiritual hub in India provides a source of wisdom and inspiration

The Sri Aurobindo Integral Life Centre, designed by Mona Doctor-Pingel of Studio Naqshbandi, acts as the soul to the 47ha Earthspace campus in the city of Surat

26 June 2024

Terabe Guest House: floating on a piloti forest

Japanese architect Tomoaki Uno has created a coastal home and workplace that explores the timeless harmony between man and nature

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