Journal

October 2018

The most creative UNESCO cities in the UK

UNESCO’s UK Creative Cities network comprises ten destinations which celebrate imaginative expression and foster emerging voices across the arts.

  • Architecture
October 2018

A billboard equivalent to 1,200 trees

The pollution-fighting billboard cleans roughly 70,000 cubic meters of air per day, equivalent to 1,200 trees.

  • Environment
September 2018

The latest buildings designed for Paradise City, an entertainment complex in South Korea

Nothing is what it seems in MVRDV’s latest project.

  • Architecture
September 2018

Making computers faster and more climate friendly

By designing energy-efficient computer processors we could reduce energy consumption, and we could reduce GHG emissions in places where electricity comes from fossil fuels.

  • Environment
September 2018

Cities sign up to zero-carbon buildings by 2030

New buildings in 19 global cities will have zero emissions.

  • Architecture
September 2018

This London bench absorbs as much pollution as 275 trees

Each CityTree holds 1,682 pots of moss which, its creators claim, extract as much particulate matter as 275 trees in 1% of the space

  • Environment
September 2018

Fourthspace creates live-work design studios

Championing a collaborative spirit

  • Office
September 2018

15 Clerkenwell Close

Amin Taha has provoked the wrath of council planners with his glorious, rough-hewn flats in London’s Clerkenwell.

  • Architecture
September 2018

Grayson Perry x Apparata

Artist Grayson Perry and architecture studio Apparata have joined forces to create an affordable housing model for artists to live and work.

  • Architecture
August 2018

Concrete Architecture

Concrete - durable, low maintenance, strong and supremely moldable – it’s one the most versatile building materials available.

  • Architecture