Re-Make/Re-Model: Turning Dead Office Space into Living Housing
For FAT Architecture and Adaptable Futures, the solution to UK housing shortages is to repurpose tall buildings, reconnecting with a modernist ideal: discovering new forms of living through architecture.
Heatherwick on Heatherwick
It’s been a bumper year for Thomas Heatherwick and his studio, with exhibitions, book retrospectives, Olympic cauldrons and the closing address at the World Architecture Festival in Singapore.
What is it about underpasses that is so appealing to architects and theorists alike? From psychogeography to ‘terrain vague’, Naomi Stead takes a closer look at the underbelly of infrastructure.
Snapshot: 2012 World Architecture Festival, Singapore
The 2012 World Architecture festival is one of the biggest architectural events of the year. We round up some of the social media coverage from architects and journalists on the ground in Singapore.
Notes from WAF: Day Two
Day two at the World Architecture Festival 2012 kicked off with an insight into the design of host city Singapore, with a particular focus on housing in the Lion City.
London Design Festival: Special Report
London Design Festival took place in venues across the city last month, offering a mix of events, installations and exhibitions. The low-tech, experimental spirit of the festival was captured in gritty spaces and behind-the-scenes showcases.
Notes from WAF: Day One
Hot on the heels of the 13th International Architecture Biennale in Venice comes the 2012 World Architecture Festival in Singapore. Alexa Kempton reports from within the Lion City.
10 Books in Review
From Japanese residential architecture to vintage-inspired French interiors, and from Thomas Heatherwick to Mathieu Lehanneur, ADR presents a selection of architecture and interior design focused book reviews.