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Moray Mews comprises a terrace of courtyard houses laid out along a new cobbled street close to Finsbury Park, north London. Designed by Peter Barber Architects for local developer Roberto Caravona, the brief required eight two- and three-bedroom houses, designed to enhance and complement the local brick-built character. MORE >
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Designed by architect Stanton Williams for a site in the northerly quarter of London’s King’s Cross regeneration project, the ambition for Victoria Hall was to raise the bar among student residences. MORE >
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Temple Gardens is a brownfield development of nine homes and a suite of guest rooms for an existing public house at Temple Cloud, Somerset, designed by architect Archio. MORE >
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The Sekforde project comprises the restoration of a historic pub, and the design of a new building on an adjacent disused street-facing service yard in London’s Clerkenwell district, by Chris Dyson Architects. MORE >
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Hawkins\Brown’s refurbishment and extension of 53 Great Suffolk Street, a Victorian warehouse in Southwark, incorporates a new-build extension that reinterprets the language of the existing building in a contemporary idiom to deliver contemporary office space. MORE >
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Stirling Prize-winning architect Allford Hall Monaghan Morris has completed a mixed-use, mid-rise building in Southwark, south London, following a longstanding collaboration with innovative developer Solidspace. Entirely clad in light brickwork, 81-87 Weston Street provides eight multi-level apartments above a ground-floor commercial space. MORE >
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Timekeepers Square is a development of 36 townhouses within the Adelphi and Bexley Square conservation area in Salford by Manchester-based Buttress Architects. It forms part of the English Cities Fund’s Salford Central regeneration scheme, which aims to revitalise more than 50 acres of Salford’s historic central district. MORE >
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The largest and most ambitious estate regeneration project in Nottingham MORE >
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“using brick, a relatively ubiquitous material, allows the house to be humble and deferential to its existing neighbours, yet the bright red colour with mortar coloured to match, creates a building that is also bold and highly individual” MORE >
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Two brick-built residential buildings by Matthew Lloyd Architects, together with a landscaped court, make a bold yet sympathetic addition to the Bourne Estate, an important early London County Council housing estate. MORE >
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Brighton & Hove City Council’s first ‘extra-care’ housing scheme MORE >
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Responding to a brief to transform the ground floor of an Edwardian terraced house in North London to better suit their clients’ modern lifestyle, Trewhela Williams architects conceived a minimalist extension, the focus of which is a new kitchen/diner at the heart of the family home. MORE >
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Panter Hudspith has designed a typology for a three-bedroom, six-person home, 15 of which have been completed on Brede and Darwell Closes, and Abbey Lane in Newham, east London. MORE >
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Serving the new community of Eddington on the North West Cambridge development, Storey’s Field Community Centre and Nursery is arranged around three sides of a landscaped courtyard. The civic-scaled Community Centre, with a hall with a capacity of 180, flanks an entrance terrace and forms a marker in the new urban realm. MORE >
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Developer L&Q’s fully-affordable Sutherland Road housing in Walthamstow, London, has been designed by Levitt Bernstein to provide 59 homes around a communal garden, together with a health centre. MORE >
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Two next-door neighbours wished to downsize from their large Victorian terrace houses while remaining within their community at Ouseburn in Newcastle, so together they commissioned Miller Partnership to design two new houses at the bottom of their long back gardens. MORE >
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Chester’s £37m Storyhouse cultural centre integrates the grade-two-listed shell of a 1936 Odeon cinema and a new brick and translucent glass extension. MORE >
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The Herman Teirlinck building, designed by Neutelings Riedijk to house ­the Flemish Government in Brussels, is the largest passive office building in Belgium. MORE >
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Kensington Primary Academy is a newly completed single form entry school for pupils aged from 4-11 years old. Located on the prominent corner of Kensington High Street and Warwick Road, the school is part of Squire & Partners’ Warwick Road Masterplan. MORE >
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The first council-led social housing delivered by Enfield Council in four decades, Dujardin Mews forms the first phase of the wider regeneration of Ponders End and replacement homes for the neighbouring Alma Estate. MORE >
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The National Vaccinology Centre: The Jenner Building is a high-tech laboratory for 100 scientists at The Pirbright Institute in Surrey. The new national facility, designed by NBBJ, enhances the UK’s capability to control, contain and eliminate viral diseases of animals through innovative fundamental and applied bioscience. MORE >
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Coupling the historical yellow brick of Ingleholme with contemporary materials such as handmade red brick, stone and glass, has created an attractive rhythm to the façade that complements the historical character of the street. MORE >
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Caruso St John’s Bremer Landesbank questions what a bank should look like in the twenty-first century MORE >
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The Pinnacle N10, by architect pH+, is a contemporary housing scheme that follows the topography of its site in Muswell Hill, north London. MORE >
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Trevor Horne Architects has completed a brick house in Canada, on the shore of Lake Ontario at Cobourg, 100km east of Toronto, for a retired couple who were relocating from the nearby family farm in Grafton. MORE >
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Located on a brownfield site adjacent to the Edgbaston Conservation Area, Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands’ Indoor Sports Centre at the University of Birmingham forms a gateway to the University’s Edgbaston Campus and is intended to express a welcoming civic identity to the A38, which runs along the site’s southern boundary. MORE >
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The main aim in Hille Melbye Arkitekter’s design of the Oslo Psychiatric Centre was to reconcile seemingly contradictory aspects of safety with openness. MORE >
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St Chads in Tilbury, Essex, is the first project that Thurrock Council has undertaken through Gloriana, a wholly-owned company it has set up to deliver new homes. MORE >
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Alison Brooks' Ely Court, South Kilburn Estate Regeneration. MORE >
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A sculptural hospital auditorium in Belgium. MORE >
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Subtle brick tones articulate and organise an Amsterdam residential development by LEVS Architecten. MORE >
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A London mews house by Russell Jones Architects is a lesson in visual, spatial and structural economy. MORE >
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A richly detailed residential scheme in London by Hawkins Brown employs a range of different coloured bricks. MORE >
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Monochromatic masonry articulates a redeveloped former office building. MORE >
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Keppie Design and Hoskins Architects have used brick to create a robust and visually striking healthcare centre. MORE >
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A contextually sensitive London housing scheme by Child Graddon Lewis is carefully detailed in brick. MORE >
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Located on a quiet residential road close to London’s Wandsworth High Street, 4-8 Hafer Road is a co-housing project designed by Peter Barber Architects. MORE >
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