Still standing: Casa Luis Barragán

Luis Barragán’s most famous work, originally designed for a client in Mexico City in 1937, then occupied by Barragán himself, harnesses the power of opposites as well as referencing his devout Catholicism.

Tribute to Max Fordham

Clare Wright of Wright & Wright Architects remembers friend and collaborator, the esteemed engineer Max Fordham.

RIBA seeks architect for HQ redesign

The Royal Institute of British Architects is calling for expressions of interests to refurbish its Grade II* listed headquarters at 66 Portland Place in London.

Materials Library: White Red Architects

Director Joe Haire explains how the practice’s growing interest in sustainability and the circular economy is reshaping its approach to design and materiality.

Schüco Excellence Awards 2022

Entry is now open for the 2022 Schüco Excellence Awards, for buildings that feature Schüco facades, window and door systems.

Max Fordham 1933-2022

Engineer and sustainable building pioneer Max Fordham has died at the age of 88 on Tuesday 4 January 2022.

Stage craft

Ed Wilson of Foster Wilson Size explains how well-designed theatre spaces can have a life-changing impact on young people’s confidence, creativity, communication skills and careers.

Galgo House

Murado & Elvira Arquitectos has designed a long and narrow house in Madrid, with a footprint that is just 4 metres wide to accommodate a pool and garden on the narrow site.

Help for refugee architects seeking work in the UK

Refugee architects face multiple obstacles to continuing their career in the UK. Social enterprise Renaisi is offering practical support to refugees restarting their careers and calls on practices to take a more inclusive approach to recruitment in 2022.

Roofing inspiration and knowledge

Achieving a high-quality slate roof on a new-build care home

Richard Bailey, director of The Design Collective Architects, and SIGA Natural Slate Category Manager Gerard Ferris, discuss best practice for achieving a high-quality slate roof on a new-build care home with Architecture Today's Technical Editor John Ramshaw.

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.

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