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Battersea Power Station starts a new era with Wilkinson Eyre's painstaking refit

Wilkinson Eyre has ended the will-they-won’t-they saga at Battersea Power Station with a deeply considered regeneration that hums with life

17 January 2023

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MacEwen 2023 shortlist: Lewisham Zero Carbon Schools

Schools retrofit programme 'serves environmental and education agendas’

12 January 2023

Editor's Choice

Is a collection of inventive architects, including 6a and SelgasCano, enough to create a convincing new area in an emerging part of south east London? Greenwich is giving its new Design District its best shot

Archiecture 00 and David Kohn are among nine practices designing 'blind' – will it work?

Vilkaviškis bus station is so much more than a terminus. Balčytis studija’s sweeping design is a landscape, civic hub, event space – even a tourist destination

There are more reasons to go to the bus station than needing a bus

Pawson and church specialist Thomas Ford & Partners have restored the east London church and concert venue – now rebranded as Saint

John Pawson and Thomas Ford & Partners have restored the east London church and concert venue

A galvanised steel and Douglas fir extension allows customers at the formerly sleepy Alice Hawthorn pub in Nun Monkton, Yorkshire, to hit the hay in a dreamy reimagining of stables and barns

Modernised hospitality saves village’s last pub

Sou Fujimoto revives former ryokan in Maebashi, Japan, by creating a soaring concrete ‘living room for locals’ and inviting artists from around the world to design bedrooms and site-specific artworks

Sou Fujimoto's revamped and extended former 1970s ryokan gives city of Maebashi new creative energy

Doors and windows

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

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

A hidden automatic operating solution has been specified for the glass entrance doors at a new London Boots store

London store has automatic, hidden-from-view door operation

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

A combination of low U-values, enhanced safety features and slimline good looks makes the Neo Advance Skywalk the architect's choice for high-end projects

Low U-values, enhanced safety features and slimline good looks


March House by Knox Bhavan is a true collector’s item

March House on the Thames by Knox Bhavan shows what can be done by working closely and in detail with an interested and receptive client