If cleanliness is next to godliness, then the Manser Practice is destined to pass through the pearly gates with its new NGS Macmillan Unit, integrating on one site all the Chesterfield Royal Hospital’s cancer care services. The £10 million purpose-built structure is one of the first buildings in the UK to be clad in Corian, chosen by the firm because of its ‘clean, contemporary look’, malleability, robustness and low maintenance. Because it can be thermoformed, jointed and laser-cut, it could be used on the curved exterior facade as well as internally, creating a material link from outside to in.

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Wajiha Afsar took fourth place in our RIBAJ/Future Architects writing competition considering how, under a progressive government initiative in Wales, architects should look to the wellbeing of those who use their buildings

Wajiha Afsar’s essay on how to put Wales’ Wellbeing Act into action

T Alwyn Jones found a way round the risk from mining subsidence at Ystrad Mynach College of Further Education in south Wales

T Alwyn Jones’ Ystrad Mynach FE College, build in an area of mining subsidence

It’s only week 2 of the Covid-19 lockdown, and for many time is hanging heavy. We talk to five architects who are making the best of the extra time

Five architects reveal how they are making the best of being stuck at home

Karin Borghouts’ photograph reflects a scale beyond human measure at the Antwerp Royal Museum of Fine Arts

Restoration of the Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp

De Montfort University is the first institution to offer the Architect Degree Apprenticeship, which provides apprentices with RIBA and ARB Part 2 and Part 3 certification

De Montfort University first to offer Masters level programme