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

Flushed with prize

Washroom cubicles with an award winning feature

PIP’s recent beer and bratwurst-fuelled press trip to washroom cubicle manufacturer Kemmlit’s Stuttgart factory by necessity involved a number of trips to the loo – conveniently facilitating a good long look at its new range of high tech NIUU cubicles. Well built and sturdy, each slick metal door pull is set with a laser-like red LED light to tell you when it’s occupied – a bright idea that won it a coveted Red Dot Award.

Latest

Want to design a village framework and infrastructure plan, create a visitor centre for an ancient archaeological site or work on a recovery facility concept for stroke survivors? These are the latest architecture competitions and contracts from across the industry

Latest: Suffolk village masterplan

Toledo’s Puerta del Sol is a particularly important example of the Mudéjar architecture that persisted long after the Christian conquest of Muslim rule in Spain

Mudéjar style: Puerta del Sol, Toledo, Spain, 13th-14th century

From a tiny but sculpturally formed holiday treehouse in the Wye Valley to the immensity of Suffolk's Sizewell C power station

Schemes large and small catch the eye

A small block of two duplex flats in north London produced interesting architectural features within a tight budget that overcame a difficult planning history

Intriguing scheme overcomes planning and budgetry challenges

David Russell Young and Henry Claymore Young's imagined future discovery of a series of modular structures dating from 2022 was overall winner of this year's West Fraser SterlingOSB Zero/RIBAJ competition

The imagined future discovery of new modular structures inside an existing one has won this year's West Fraser SterlingOSB Zero/RIBAJ competition