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MacEwen Award shortlist shows how inventive architecture helps

Twelve projects across the UK exemplify how architects are working for the common good in so many ways

18 January 2022

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6a’s restoration gives historic gym a modern-day workout

Benevolence stretching back to the 15th century lies behind 6a’s rebuilding of Holborn House, a community gym in a quiet London alley

17 January 2022

  1. Culture

Vienna’s MAK returns Josef Hoffmann to his place in the architectural canon

Leading modernist of his day who was shown alongside Mies and Corb returns to the limelight in exhibition that celebrates his use of beauty to educate

17 January 2022

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A slender 40m-span structure replaces the flood-destroyed structure that gave the town of Pooley Bridge its name has been shortlisted for the MacEwen Award

40m-span structure replaces the structure that gave the town of Pooley Bridge its name

Askew Cavanna Architects' redesign of a community centre for black-led charity Full Circle@Docklands has been shortlisted for the MacEwen Award

Askew Cavanna Architects' redesign of a community centre for black-led charity Full Circle@Docklands

Alex Dutton / SNUG Homes' Lockleaze factory in one of the city's most deprived neighbourhoods has been shortlisted for the MacEwen Award

Alex Dutton / SNUG Homes' Lockleaze factory is in one of the city's most deprived neighbourhoods

Dallas-Pierce-Quintero's Culture Palace demonstrates the importance of arts and culture in the recovery of the high street

Dallas-Pierce-Quintero's Culture Palace demonstrates the importance of arts in the recovery of the high street

AHMM's Alder Centre in Liverpool uses the concept of a 'secret garden' to provide support for bereaved individuals after the death of a child

AHMM's Alder Centre provides support for bereaved individuals after the death of a child

Doors and windows

Pre-bid commercial and design iteration for the curtain walling system at The Westmark high rise residential development in Marylebone cut costs and saved time

Pre-bid curtain walling design iteration for a west London high rise

Rooflights and interior walk-on panels with added safety features are proving popular with architects who also want the flexibility of bespoke design options

Now designers can combine natural light with ultimate safety

An innovative daylighting solution was central to Twelve Architects' transformation of a derelict Victorian jail in Bodmin, Cornwall

Bodmin Jail atria rooflights connect history, light and space

Five Glazing Vision apex rooflights have been installed during the renovation and extension of Polgreen Manor in Mawgan Porth near Newquay

Choose apex pitched rooflight designs for glazing on both sides

The Reynaers Aluminium sliding door system is bringing expansive floor-to-ceiling facades, slim sightlines and Passivhaus standards to UK homes

The sliding doors bringing floor-to-ceiling facades to UK homes

Opportunities Hub: Contracts, competitions and finding new work

Find the contest that will test your creativity and get your practice noticed, from small-scale ideas projects and single design opportunities to multidisciplinary masterplanning and landmark commissions

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Herzog & de Meuron's M+ gallery puts Hong Kong on the cultural map

This vast museum of contemporary visual art will be seen as an attempt to define an increasingly cultural role for the territory amid Chinese government clampdowns

4 January 2022

Enjoyably eccentric: David Kohn’s Red House

Playfulness and pragmatism blend together at an Arts & Crafts-inspired family house in Dorset that took three schemes from three other architects before the client couple found the design they wanted

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