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Preston Bus Station Refurbishment / John Puttick Associates

03:00 - 16 July, 2018
Preston Bus Station Refurbishment / John Puttick Associates, © Gareth Gardner
© Gareth Gardner

© Gareth Gardner © Gareth Gardner © Gareth Gardner © Gareth Gardner + 26

  • Architects

  • Location

    Preston, United Kingdom
  • Lead Architects

    John Puttick Associates
  • Architect

    John Puttick Associates (concourse refurbishment), Cassidy & Ashton (car park & retail)
  • Area

    31250.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2018
  • Photographs

Canoe Lake Leisure Tennis Pavilion / PAD studio

09:00 - 7 July, 2018
Canoe Lake Leisure Tennis Pavilion / PAD studio, © Nigel Rigden
© Nigel Rigden

© Richard Chivers © Richard Chivers © Nigel Rigden © Richard Chivers + 13

  • Architects

  • Location

    Southsea, Portsmouth, United Kingdom
  • Lead Architects

    Wendy Perring, PAD Studio
  • Area

    322.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Highbury House / Architecture for London

09:00 - 30 June, 2018
Highbury House / Architecture for London, © Jim Stephenson
© Jim Stephenson

© Jim Stephenson © Jim Stephenson © Jim Stephenson © Jim Stephenson + 26

Lomax Studio / CAN

03:00 - 26 June, 2018
Lomax Studio / CAN, © Andy Stagg
© Andy Stagg

© Andy Stagg © Andy Stagg © Andy Stagg © Andy Stagg + 21

  • Architects

    CAN
  • Location

    London, United Kingdom
  • Area

    53.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2018
  • Photographs

The Evolution of the Stadium: How the World Cup Has Influenced the Design of Sports Venues

09:30 - 14 June, 2018
The Evolution of the Stadium: How the World Cup Has Influenced the Design of Sports Venues, Courtesy of Foster + Partners
Courtesy of Foster + Partners

When the Greeks carved stone steps into the side of a hill, they were aiming to create a seated area for people to rest and from which to have an excellent view of the stage at the amphitheater's center. over two millennia later, these objectives are still key to stadium design principles, however, with an ever-increasing global reach and the need for multiple functions, the goal posts for what makes a successful arena are always being moved. As you prepare to watch the 2018 World Cup hosted in Russia, take a look at this list of notable stadium designs in World Cup history which have influenced the evolution of stadium design.

© <a href='https://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/357819'>Geograph user Merv Payne</a> licensed under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/'>CC BY-SA 2.0</a> © <a href='https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:OitaStadium1.JPG'>Wikimedia user 大分帰省中</a> licensed under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/'>CC BY-SA 3.0</a> © <a href='https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wembley_Stadium_during_London_2012_Olympic_Games.JPG'>Wikimedia user Richard Johnson</a> licensed under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/'>CC BY-SA 3.0</a> Courtesy of Foster + Partners + 11

Trailer / Invisible Studio

03:00 - 14 June, 2018
Trailer / Invisible Studio, © Jim Stephenson
© Jim Stephenson

© Jim Stephenson © Jim Stephenson © Jim Stephenson © Jim Stephenson + 31

  • Architects

  • Location

    Bath, United Kingdom
  • Project Team

    Piers Taylor, Alan Matthews, Bernard Twist, Simon Schofield, Julian Taylor, Jimmy Symon
  • Photographs

Green-Lit Mixed-Use Proposal Enhances Hackney Wick Through Regeneration and Retention

06:00 - 5 June, 2018
Green-Lit Mixed-Use Proposal Enhances Hackney Wick Through Regeneration and Retention, Courtesy of Forbes Massie
Courtesy of Forbes Massie

Wickside is a £120m “permeable, mixed-use neighborhood” that will provide 475 homes and 300 jobs for the surrounding community. Designed by BUJ Architects and Ash Sakula Architects, the neighborhood has recently received the all-clear from the LLDC planning committee. Almost nine years in the making, the scheme uses “urban blocks set around ordinary London streets” to create a complex, diverse townscape with a variety of uses. The neighborhood is housed within a 28,800 square meter former waste transfer site in Hackney Wick, London. Integrating the context’s existing buildings and cultural heritage, Wickside aims to develop the existing creative community through “retention and regeneration,” and is one of the largest development sites in the area.

Courtesy of Black Point Design Courtesy of Forbes Massie Courtesy of Forbes Massie Courtesy of Forbes Massie + 13

New Library at the University of Bedfordshire / MCW Architects

05:00 - 2 June, 2018
New Library at the University of Bedfordshire / MCW Architects, © Hufton+Crow
© Hufton+Crow

© Jim Stephenson © Hufton+Crow © Jim Stephenson © Hufton+Crow + 38

AQSO Arquitectos Design a New, Twisted Landmark For London's Creative Heart

08:00 - 1 June, 2018
AQSO Arquitectos Design a New, Twisted Landmark For London's Creative Heart, Courtesy of AQSO Arquitectos
Courtesy of AQSO Arquitectos

Found at the junction of two famous roads, the Shoreditch Hotel reacts with its unique context in a striking, ship-like form that preserves, and creates, public space for the surrounding area. Designed by AQSO Arquitectos, the proposed scheme includes a hotel at its front, while a cinema and various retail outlets are separated by a public atrium at its rear. The mixed-use facility “explores a formal response to the site conditions with an alternative contemporary language," the resultant blending of perspectives creating a  gateway to London's creative heart. 

Courtesy of AQSO Arquitectos Courtesy of AQSO Arquitectos Courtesy of AQSO Arquitectos Courtesy of AQSO Arquitectos + 12

Vantage Point / Grid Architects

09:00 - 19 May, 2018
Vantage Point / Grid Architects, Courtesy of Grid Architects
Courtesy of Grid Architects

Courtesy of Grid Architects Courtesy of Grid Architects Courtesy of Grid Architects Courtesy of Grid Architects + 25

  • Architects

  • Location

    London Borough of Islington, London, United Kingdom
  • Area

    10100.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016

Step House / Bureau de Change Architects

03:00 - 16 May, 2018
Step House / Bureau de Change Architects, © Ben Blossom
© Ben Blossom

© Ben Blossom © Ben Blossom © Ben Blossom © Ben Blossom + 18

Jeddo Road / Inglis Badrashi Loddo

05:00 - 12 May, 2018
Jeddo Road / Inglis Badrashi Loddo, © David Grandorge
© David Grandorge

© David Grandorge © David Grandorge © David Grandorge © David Grandorge + 13

  • Architects

  • Location

    London, United Kingdom
  • Client

    Jeddo Innovations Ltd
  • Type

    Mixed-Use (residential / office)
  • Area

    1100.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Bright Building Manchester / BDP

11:00 - 20 April, 2018
Bright Building Manchester  / BDP, Courtesy of BDP
Courtesy of BDP

Courtesy of BDP Courtesy of BDP Courtesy of BDP Courtesy of BDP + 24

  • Architects

    BDP
  • Location

    Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Client

    Manchester Science Partnerships
  • Area

    70000.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2017

93-Building Shortlist Announced for 2018 RIBA London Awards

06:00 - 2 April, 2018
93-Building Shortlist Announced for 2018 RIBA London Awards, Belvue School Woodland Classrooms / Studio Weave Ltd.. Image © Studio Weave
Belvue School Woodland Classrooms / Studio Weave Ltd.. Image © Studio Weave

Since 1996, the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has hosted awards for exemplary buildings across the UK by RIBA Chartered Architects and RIBA International Fellows. This year, 93 projects were shortlisted out of 203 entries for the 2018 RIBA London Awards; including designs by Foster + Partners, Hawkins\BrownAllford Hall Monaghan Morris, and Make Architects. Each project will be visited by one of five London juries during the month of April. Winners will be announced at the award ceremony on May 15th at the RIBA headquarters at 66 Portland Place, London. 

Scroll down to see a complete list of the shortlisted architectural works.

Hackney Town Hall / Hawkins\Brown. Image © Siobhan Doran Victoria and Albert Museum Members' Room / Carmody Groarke. Image © Rory Gardiner Royal Academy of Music – The Susie Sainsbury Theatre & The Angela Burgess Recital Hall / Ian Ritchie Architects. Image © Adam Scott Chobham Manor / Haworth Tompkins. Image © Jack Hobhouse + 95

The Curated Home / Mustard Architects

05:00 - 2 April, 2018
The Curated Home / Mustard Architects, © Tim Crocker
© Tim Crocker

© Tim Crocker © Tim Crocker © Tim Crocker © Tim Crocker + 15

AKK Studios 
/ Fourthspace

03:00 - 20 March, 2018
AKK Studios 
/ Fourthspace, Courtesy of Fourthspace
Courtesy of Fourthspace

Courtesy of Fourthspace Courtesy of Fourthspace Courtesy of Fourthspace Courtesy of Fourthspace + 34

  • Architects

  • Location

    London, United Kingdom
  • Area

    4500.0 ft2

Butterfly House / Biasol

03:00 - 16 March, 2018
Courtesy of Biasol
Courtesy of Biasol

Courtesy of Biasol Courtesy of Biasol Courtesy of Biasol Courtesy of Biasol + 28

  • Architects

  • Location

    London, United Kingdom
  • Area

    90.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017

A New House and Studio / Anthony Carlile Architects

02:00 - 12 March, 2018
A New House and Studio / Anthony Carlile Architects, © Fernando Mañoso
© Fernando Mañoso

Courtesy of Anthony Carlile Architects Courtesy of Anthony Carlile Architects © Fernando Mañoso © Fernando Mañoso + 15