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Demand in the London property market is rocketing which is making it difficult and in some cases impossible for key workers to get a foot on the property ladder.
Broadcasting from Munich at BAU 2017, Michael Hammond is talking facades with Ben Tranel, Principal at Gensler (left) and Professor Thomas Auer, Head of Technology (right)
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the completion of the Pompidou Centre in Paris, designed by Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano.
Incredibly, Peter Murray has never practised architecture. In our exclusive interview, Peter explains how he manages to influence design through communication.
We spoke to Russell Acton, Principal at Vancouver-based Acton Ostry Architects who were the brains behind the building, in close collaboration with structural engineer Fast + Epp, tall wood advisor Architekten Hermann Kaufmann of Austria, and Structurlam in Penticton BC.
Now that the dust is finally settling after the whirlwind that was UK Construction Week in Birmingham last week, we’ve had the chance to take stock of some of the fascinating encounters and discussions we experienced at the show.
Michael kicked off the exchange of ideas by describing how although concrete was a champion in the reconstruction of post-war Britain, it later lost favour with architects and the public at large, rendering brutalist buildings the ‘endangered elephants of the post-war era’.
Michael Hammond goes underground to speak to two of the protagonists behind the biggest construction project in Europe about the architectural and engineering challenges involved when building on such a massive scale