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Inside the Singapore Sports Hub

When a sports team moves to a new stadium, often...

Andrew Edge

Andrew Edge

10 April 2017 / 4 Comment(s)

Living roof in Mayfair, London.

Natural cliffs in the landscape play home to a...

Tessa Brunette

Tessa Brunette

06 April 2017 / 3 Comment(s)

'Bosco Verticale' apartment buildings in Milan.

Why are some architects scared to use vegetation...

Alistair Law

Alistair Law

16 February 2017 / 4 Comment(s)

Green building envelopes for lower city temperatures

The ongoing march to greater urbanisation...

Rudi Scheuermann

Rudi Scheuermann

15 September 2016 / 13 Comment(s)

Creating a new respect for engineering

As co-curator of Engineering the World: Ove Arup...

Zofia Trafas White

Zofia Trafas White

25 August 2016 / 0 Comment(s)

How should we design for a networked world? Credit: DaeWha Kang

We are entering an era where digital information...

DaeWha Kang

DaeWha Kang

04 July 2016 / 6 Comment(s)

Ove Arup and the legacy of Total Design. Penguin Pool, London Zoo. Credit: Peter MacKinven

When Ove Arup first formed the firm Arup,...

Tristram Carfrae

Tristram Carfrae

20 June 2016 / 2 Comment(s)

Safe geotechnics by observation. Leaning tower of Pisa.

In geotechnics more than in other engineering...

Francesco Petrella

Francesco Petrella

31 March 2016 / 8 Comment(s)

Sabre Sustainable Kindergarten, Dwabor, Ghana. Credit: Tim White

I believe that placing people at the heart of...

Becci Taylor

Becci Taylor

20 August 2015 / 3 Comment(s)

'Walkie Talkie' building on the right of London skyline

It’s not a good day when your building is...

Steve Walker

Steve Walker

19 February 2015 / 4 Comment(s)

Image of genetic algorithms.

Will we ever see computers take over from...

Peng Liu

Peng Liu

24 November 2014 / 0 Comment(s)

Flats in residential buildings in central London. Credit: © Hufton+Crow/L&G

I work in an office where the windows cannot be...

Michael Stych

Michael Stych

06 November 2014 / 9 Comment(s)

Z15 tower in Beijing. Credit: Kohn Pederson Fox Associates

Parametric design lets you specify the key...

Dorothee Citerne

Dorothee Citerne

30 October 2014 / 3 Comment(s)

Accessible levels at Ed Roberts Campus. Credit: Paul Barnard

Throughout history architecture has been used to...

Mei-Yee Man Oram

Mei-Yee Man Oram

02 October 2014 / 5 Comment(s)

Artist's impression of a future interchange

Data growth, flexible working, and changing...

Leszek Dobrovolsky

Leszek Dobrovolsky

22 September 2014 / 27 Comment(s)

Green wall of Singapore School of the Arts. Credit Darren Soh

Private developers are being pushed to...

Ralph Wilson

Ralph Wilson

18 September 2014 / 2 Comment(s)

Graffiti on run down estate garage

Whose job is it to prevent crime? The police? The...

Rachel Armitage

Rachel Armitage

08 September 2014 / 24 Comment(s)

Nanotube image

When you think about the construction industry,...

Mark Bowers

Mark Bowers

21 August 2014 / 4 Comment(s)

Mosaic in the Metropol Parasol Plaza de la Encarnaci n de Sevilla

Dealing with freshly discovered archaeological...

Richard Hughes

Richard Hughes

28 July 2014 / 1 Comment(s)

Corridor in the Harris Academy, South Norwood, London.

To what extent do we, as architects and...

Ann Marie Aguilar

Ann Marie Aguilar

28 April 2014 / 16 Comment(s)

Wrigley Field.

In the end, all buildings are temporary. A poorly...

Shane Day

Shane Day

07 April 2014 / 9 Comment(s)

Old oscilloscope screen

Design briefs hardly ever include a description...

Tateo Nakajima

Tateo Nakajima

13 February 2014 / 1 Comment(s)

Close up exterior shot of The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, a museum of modern and contemporary art, designed by architect Frank Gehry. Copyright Arup.

Who really designs buildings? Although both...

Elizabeth Farrelly

Elizabeth Farrelly

02 October 2013 / 7 Comment(s)

Exterior view of the Centre Pompidou in Paris in which the exposed building services that give the building its iconic ‘inside out’ form are clearly visible. Copyright Arup.

Technology may have moved on since the 1970s, but...

Andy Sedgwick

Andy Sedgwick

06 June 2013 / 34 Comment(s)

A view of the diagrid structure supporting the new concourse roof at London's Kings Cross station. Photo by Thomas Graham.

In a year when the eyes of the world will be...

Sir John Sorrell OBE

Sir John Sorrell OBE

21 May 2012 / 0 Comment(s)

I love it when people take ownership of the places they inhabit, co-evolving them with their native environment in the same way that nature creates all its niches. So in this short piece I want to share what I think will shape the future of places,...

Thomas Ugo Ermacora

Thomas Ugo Ermacora

17 May 2012 / 0 Comment(s)

For some early twentieth century commentators, the twenty-first century was going to be about electronic mediation of space. For others it was about speed and vectors of movement. But fundamentally people often believed that the same urban paradigms...

Neil Spiller

Neil Spiller

04 May 2012 / 3 Comment(s)

Bacterial built rocks, known as stromatolites, at Shark Bay in Australia. Source iStock.

Many of us are accustomed to observing our world...

Simon Park

Simon Park

03 May 2012 / 1 Comment(s)

Ancient Roman ruins. Source iStock.

I’m writing this from Belgrade – a...

Bruce Sterling

Bruce Sterling

03 May 2012 / 9 Comment(s)