Apparata has designed 12 studio apartments for artists and their families in Barking, east London. Frances Holliss applauds the ingenuity and courage of a project that recognises the need for flexible, affordable accommodation.
Is the Lloyd’s building a monument to reason or just a wilful mess? Contributing editor Ian Volner hazards an irreverent guess as to the motives behind Richard Rogers’ inscrutable design.
Abin Design Studio has designed a clubhouse in Bansberia, West Bengal, using crowdfunding, local craftsmen and personal contacts to turn a modest government grant into a community gathering place that punches above its weight.