200 Becontree

Archio has created two ‘super-sized’ villas containing dense infill housing on east London’s historic Becontree Estate. Marwa El Mubark enjoys a contemporary project that builds on the social aspirations of the original designs.

Silver linings…and other finishes

The interior and exterior finishing of buildings typically demands a combination of practicality, durability and aesthetics. In the latest chapter of the ‘Rediscovering Pendock’ series, lining and enclosure specialist Pendock explores its multifaceted Linea range.

Ask the expert: Copper

Simon Walker of SIG Zinc & Copper and Sandy Harrison of KME TECU answer readers’ questions on copper.

My kind of town: Paloma Strelitz

Paloma Strelitz, creative director of Patch co-working network and founding member of Assemble, on the sense of connectedness in Cape Town's Bo-Kaap neighbourhood.

BCO recommends lower density offices

The British Council for Offices (BCO) has recommended a permanent shift to lower density workspaces to reflect how the Covid-19 pandemic has transformed our use of offices.

The Marlo

Bob Allies assesses the merits of The Marlo, a suite of apartments by Barbara Weiss Architects that give a new lease of life to a 19th-century block on Marylebone High Street, London.

The Elizabeth Line: time to harness opportunity

There is no doubt the Elizabeth Line will alter our perceptions of London's geography. But is it too little, too late? Or can our planning system move fast enough to allow newly connected neighbourhoods to flourish?

Retrofitting Heritage

Watch our webinar, in partnership with The Rooflight Company, which explores the challenges involved in adapting historic buildings to meet contemporary standards of comfort and environmental performance.

Architecture Today Awards 2022

Entries are now open for the Architecture Today Awards, a new awards programme designed specifically to recognise buildings that have stood the test of time.