The adaptive reuse project merges housing with renovated artist studios.
The space is swathed in pale oak and bookended by walls of white-washed brick, giving it a meditative effect.
The Interlock, a new mixed-use building in London, features a facade of 5,000 precision-designed bricks.
Not every Brutalist gem gets a happy ending, but the Camden Town Hall Annexe in Kings Cross London is a pleasant exception.
Textile studio Kirkby Design reimagined seven classic prints from the London Underground’s seating history.
The city just announced that it would begin harnessing waste heat from its Northern line to warm up offices, community centers, and homes in the borough of Islington.
Cranks on one side of the river turns the bridge on rails, creating a clever mechanical system that doesn’t need motors or electricity to move.
Humble Pizza is modeled after London’s Formica cafes of the 1950s.
The billowing rock canopy has been brought to life—albeit with a few fabrication concessions along the way.
The installation celebrates vibrant Nigerian textiles and experimental engineering.
After you’ve visited Tower Bridge and ogled Big Ben, here are the less obvious architecture and design hotspots you shouldn’t miss.
Ishigami’s vision is a dark sloping canopy, like a "hill made out of rocks."
Welbeck Car Park is the next Brutalist gem to go.
The small structure, which includes a bathroom, kitchen, and storage, is a perfect little cube of a space, dressed up with fun geometries and colors.
Vivahouse wants to create affordable housing stock by building modular prefab rooms that can be rapidly installed inside another building.
This billowing three story home is built under a London viaduct and uses steel to protect from exterior noise.
With lattice walls made of dark cement roof tiles, the structure seems almost hermetic from a distance. Once inside, the clever use of light, water, and angles reveals a dynamic architectural experience.
Not your average new build
The royal couple has been living in a small cottage at Kensington Palace, but they’re reportedly eyeing bigger digs for married life.
Recess takes on a whole new meaning in this school outside of London.
In Pollution Pods, artist Michael Pinksy recreated the atmospheres of five cities and encapsulated them in transparent pods in the courtyard of London’s Somerset House.
The sibling duo Noiascape believes artful design can elevate urban living
Called The Mastaba, the piece will be built from 7,506 multi-colored barrels stacked into a massive trapezoidal pyramid.
All the paints were hand-mixed by historical paint expert Pedro da Costa Felgueiras, who also oversaw the home’s restoration and interior design.
The entire setup is bookended by a pair of rolling carts, which hold basic tools for preparing, cooking, and cleaning up the meals.
Michel Birkenwald drills passages through walls and makes other urban adjustments to make life easier for hedgehogs.
The tiny flat includes all the amenities one would require, including a kitchen, bathroom, and sleeping loft, as well as extras like a lounge area and ample storage.
The redesign from London-based firm LLI Design also added back a number of period-appropriate elements.
The 12-story transparent glass cube was designed by Philadelphia-based firm KieranTimberlake.
The "Sun Rain Room," a project 12 years in the making, is the perfect place to reflect.
The tree-inspired structure will soon be permanently installed in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Cork Study is a 140-square-foot structure built as a shared workspace for a musician and a seamstress in north London.
The 269-square-foot space may boast an unconventional shape, but the configuration was borne out of necessity.
The next phase in Sadiq Khan’s plans to revamp transport and cut reliance on cars.
Described as a "mystery vessel," the home is filled with nautical references from its prow-like curved facade to a glassy crow’s nest.