img(height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=2939831959404383&ev=PageView&noscript=1")

Bums on seats at Wembley

Words:
Jan-Carlos Kucharek

The Manser Practice has been busy designing the new Wembley Hilton, part of the wider Wembley development facing out over Arena Square. The 361-bed, nine-storey, flush black granite and curtain walling hotel was designed to reflect the architecture of the iconic English venues surrounding it, but inside dark woods and leather give it a more Iberian feel. Four furniture collections from Morgan add to the sensation. Its Seville lounge chair is a signature element in all the bedrooms, and appears as low back chairs and bar stools in the hotel’s ‘Icons Bar’.

 

Latest

Surface manufacturer's new Art of Darkness finishes encapsulate the look of natural materials in the night time

Quartz surfaces manufacturer adds four deep shades to range

To promote housing diversity and unlock potential for 130,000 new homes, the National Custom and Self Build Association has united with the Federation of Master Builders, UK Cohousing Network and National Community Land Trust Network to create new group, Housing Diversification. We ask group spokesman and NaCSBA CEO Andrew Baddeley Chappell why it’s needed.

What issues will Housing Diversification press government on?

Corten stitches together Fraserburgh’s granite fabric in Moxon Architects’ civic and symbolic Faithlie Centre

Moxon Architects sews together granite heritage with Corten intervention

There are always winners and losers in a recession. This time, the winners are wealthier buyers and – with luck – architects benefiting from a resurgent interest in home improvements

Who are the winners and losers in the housing market?

UCL researchers say reusing secondary timber from demolished buildings could construct up to 10,000 homes a year

UCL researchers say reused timber could build 10,000 homes a year