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

So high, Soho

So high, Soho

Londoner’s eyes are usually set dead on the road ahead but look up in Soho and you might spot an intriguing rooftop extension to Axtell House by Darling Associates, adding three floors to an Art Deco office. The firm chose Shackerley’s SureClad engineered stone, with CNC drilled channels in the panels referencing the original facade. The channels are further echoed in the brass-effect metal cladding, tipping its hat indulgently to the Roaring Twenties before the Stock Market crash of 1929. 

Latest

As the BSA imposes profound changes on the construction process, Pilbrow & Partners is putting a rigorous checklist and proof of principal designer competence at the heart of its quality control

Pilbrow & Partners is putting collaboration, competence and checking at the heart of quality control

Design a peaceful, sacred space of remembrance in North Kensington, a world-leading scientific research hub, a welcome centre on the site of an 11th century abbey - some of the latest architecture competitions and contracts from across the industry

Latest: Design a memorial to the 72 victims of the 2017 Grenfell Tower fire

On Bond Bryan and SimpsonHaugh's Manchester College project different teams of building professionals using a range of BIM products were able to co-ordinate with the architects' preferred Archicad model

Open BIM workflows power Manchester College project

Green facades, environmental materials and modern architecture as viewed through windows: three fascinating books packed with valuable information

Three fascinating books packed with valuable information

Simon Sturgis returns to questions of how to achieve low-carbon architecture with nine key steps to involve in a climate-aware approach to architecture

Nine key steps for a climate-conscious approach to architecture