East Quay

Invisible Studio and Ellis Williams have designed a cultural centre in Watchet, Somerset, for The Onion Collective, a group of local women intent on reinvigorating their home town. Mellis Haward enjoys the quirky eclecticism of a project that’s the perfect match for its can-do clients and its harbour front site. 

Holborn House

6a Architects has refurbished and extended a run-down gym in central London to create a new community centre featuring an etched-glass facade by the artist Caragh Thuring.

Still standing: Centrosoyuz Building

Designed for a street plan that was never realised and an occupant that ceased to exist, Centrosoyuz is a symbol of a dysfunctional state and Le Corbusier’s thwarted ambitions to become the standard-bearer for modernism in the USSR, writes Ian Volner.

My kind of town: Andrew Clancy

The director of Clancy Moore and Professor of Architecture at Kingston School of Art on childhood memories of Woodford, Ireland.

Build: Architecture 2021

Epic Games showcases the potential of Twinmotion and Unreal Engine and unveils incentives for architects to trial the visualisation products free of charge.

Materials Library: Hawkins\Brown Architects

Morag Morrison and Massimo Tepedino talk about promoting the use of colour and materiality in projects and how the practice’s H\B:ERT tool shows the carbon embodiment of each material used.

COP26: a landscape architect’s perspective

Working as a landscape architect within the context of a global climate crisis can often feel frustrating, writes ADP's Head of Landscape Claire Hunt, reflecting on her time at COP26. The buzzwords flying around at COP26 all link to responses which are fundamental to a landscape architect’s role.

2021 Brick Awards

Wright & Wright Architects wins the Supreme Award with Lambeth Palace Library.

Ask the expert: zinc

In the first of a regular series, Jonathan Lowy from VMZinc answers readers’ questions on zinc.

Roofing inspiration and knowledge

Achieving higher performance standards with flat roof designs

Daniel Bosworth, Design & Technical Manager at SIG Design and Technology, discusses how flat roofs on new-build residential projects can be designed to meet the demands of the Future Homes Standard with Architecture Today’s Technical Editor John Ramshaw.

Greening the roof space

Daniel Bosworth, Design & Technical Manager at SIG Design and Technology, discusses best practice design for green and blue roofs with Architecture Today’s Technical Editor John Ramshaw.

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