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Architecture Culture

Worship at the Altar of Striking Architecture (Open list) (21 submissions)

The invention of the Christian church was one of the brilliant – perhaps the most brilliant – solutions in architectural history.

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Architecture Maker

Tomorrow’s Homes: Modern Methods of Construction

The Prefabricated Home doesn’t provide any answers, but it certainly asks the right questions, and they don’t just relate to prefabrication and housing, they concern the profession as a whole.

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Maker

Super Prisons to Replace Victorian ‘Hell Holes’, But Would God Use Prisons to Rehabilitate?

Britain’s old-fashioned Victorian “hell hole” jails are set to be replaced with a new generation of “super prisons” but would God have used prisons to rehabilitate?

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Maker

Europe’s Biggest Stadium Will Be Even Bigger Within Five Years at a Reported Cost of Nearly ┚¬420 Million

Huge Japanese architecture firm Nikken Sekkei and Barcelona studio Pascual i Ausió Arquitectes have been selected to renovate the Camp Nou stadium, home of FC Barcelona.

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Current News

The Garden Bridge Project, London

Garden Bridge is a proposed pedestrian bridge over the River Thames in London, England. Conceived by the actress Joanna Lumley in 1998 as a memorial to Diana, Princess of Wales and designed by Thomas Heatherwick, working with Arup, The £175m crossing, backed by London mayor Boris Johnson, was projected as a wondrous green oasis floating above the Thames, but opponents and locals are not convinced

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Social Good

‘Creation From Catastrophe’ a New exhibition looks at how architects are doing more to prepare us for disaster – but is it enough?

From floating schools to unseen plans for an alternative London, a new exhibition showcases the good, the bad and the ugly architectural responses to urban disasters

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Maker

Small Projects Often Mean Greater Innovation

Small projects often embody more innovation than larger more costly or high profile ones.

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Maker

13 Basic Facts You Should Know about Modular Homes

Modular homes sometimes referred to as “factory built construction”, encompass a category of housing built in sections typically at a factory location. These houses must conform to local and regional building codes for the country the buyer plans to situate the dwelling.

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Maker

9 Suggestions for Overcoming Barriers to Good Design When Using Modern Methods of Construction (Mmc)

The term ‘Modern Methods of Construction’ (MMC) embraces a range of technologies involving various forms of prefabrication and/or off-site assembly.

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Maker

Why Do Projects Fail?

Large projects fail at an astonishing rate – more than 50%, by some estimates.