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San Salvatore


Pierre d’Avoine Architects has converted a chapel in rural Umbria into a private house. Louis Mayes explores a project that weaves ecclesiastical structures and spaces into a contemporary home.

San Salvatore2022-07-01T13:10:23+01:00

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.

200 Becontree2022-06-28T13:39:57+01:00

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.

My kind of town: Paloma Strelitz2022-06-20T14:14:00+01:00

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.

BCO recommends lower density offices2022-06-30T17:40:29+01:00

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 Marlo2022-06-21T17:50:38+01:00

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?

The Elizabeth Line: time to harness opportunity2022-06-27T18:04:51+01:00