1. Culture

Obituary Charles Jencks 1939 - 2019

Charles Jencks, renowned founder of Maggie’s Cancer Care centres and author of The Language of Post Modern Architecture, was a thoughtful, approachable theorist and lover of debate

21 October 2019

  1. Intelligence

Meet the shortlist for this year's Rising Stars

Our judges sum up the 15 talented young professionals they've chosen so far – find out more over the next few days

21 October 2019

  1. Culture

Unrealised designs show a strange London that might have been

A 94 storey sepulchre, a double bridge to handle river traffic and our own Eiffel tower star in The London That Never Was

18 October 2019

Editor's choice

In a building that had been adapted and extended over 400 years, a project to restore and extend again demanded a thoughtful balance of restoration and new build. Happel Cornelisse Verhoeven and Julian Harrap made a seamless fusion of the two

Postmodern extension is a crucial piece in renewal of Leiden’s former cloth hall

Grafton Architects can add the Royal Gold Medal to its trophy shelf, two years after winning the RIBA International Prize. As Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara point out, they draw on a decades-long dialogue

Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara discuss their work

Richard Murphy, RPP and Devereux make humane and uplifting spaces in garden-focussed buildings for Belfast’s new acute mental unit

Richard Murphy and RPP start with gardens

As we open for entries to the 2020 MacEwen Award, Sam White of Knight Architects opens a window on the inspiring tale of villagers who used straw, sheepskin and bottles to rebuild their community hall

Sociable and sustainable on the Somerset Levels

This year's Design Museum-hosted exhibition excels under Beatrice Galilee's curatorship

Considered curatorship sees Beazley's show excel


The flooring manufacturer's products for healthcare settings have been rated for their adherence to dementia design principles and usability in dementia-inclusive environments

Danfloor specialist carpets awarded dementia certification

The latest vinyl floorcoverings to mimic wood, stone and ceramics offer specifiers all the beauty of the real thing with the added benefits of easy cleaning and lower costs

Where style meets function: Forbo vinyl floorcoverings

GTI Max flooring provides a quick and durable renovation option for high and heavy traffic areas and was the ideal solution for a soccer dome conversion in the Channel Islands

GTI Max flooring specified at Channel Islands activity centre

Polished concrete with inlays and trims demands expertise in design and a masterful touch in installation. Lazenby's floors are shining examples

Lazenby brings elegance and beauty to concrete floors

Junckers' Oak Boulevard hardwood flooring is durable, beautiful and - in a new Rustic White oiled finish - a thoroughly modern solution for light-filled interiors

Junckers extends its signature Oak Boulevard flooring range

Doors and windows

The Senior Architectural Systems aluminium range offers low U-values, slim profiles and a range of opening types

Senior's Pure aluminium windows offer maximum design flexibility

Ridgeglaze and Flushglaze fixed rooflights have been specified on a project that creates a bold connection with the outdoors while protecting against the elements

The art of daylighting: Ridgeglaze and Flushglaze rooflights

The composite glazing manufacturer's RIBA CPD materials cover everything architects need to know about window specification, whatever the sector and regulatory context

Velfac CPD: All you need to know about window specification

BIM modelling allows architects to download data and test the benefits of LLumar window film in commercial projects

LLumar solar control window film harnesses BIM modelling

The Rooflight Company is the only manufacturer of rooflights with a unique insulated kerb detail that delivers a whole-unit U-Value of 1.3Wm2K

Rooflight Company offers frameless, unobtrusive window solution

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