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River Tyne swing bridge won’t swing

4 weeks ago — Quick Read

This week a £1m scheme to save the 1876 River Tyne swing bridge ended in failure. The machine room, showing one of Armstrong's original three-cylinder oscillating hydraulic motors First used...

The Future of Architecture Is in Virtual (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR)

4 months ago — Quick Read

Only 10 years ago, taking a virtual tour of a building only happened in science-fiction movies. But with the rise of technology, that is now not only possible but becoming...

MIT Wins Mars City Design Architecture Prize 2017

4 years ago — Long Read

The Mars City Design Architecture prize aims to take seriously the question of how people live on Mars. This year the international competition was won by "Redwood Forest" - a...

In Pictures: Hastings Pier wins the 2017 RIBA Stirling Prize

4 years ago — Quick Read

'The Plank' (aka Hastings Pier, the start wooden pier created by de Rijke Marsh Morgan) has won this year's RIBA Stirling Prize The pier uses timber reclaimed from previous fires...

Future Projects Awards 2017

5 years ago — Long Read

The winners of this years MIPIM Architectural Review Future Project Awards have been announced. Future Projects Awards are designed to celebrate un-built or incomplete design projects, and showcase fine architecture...

Wind tunnel allows monks to fly above “Shaolin Flying Monks Temple”

5 years ago — Quick Read

After six years the "Shaolin Flying Monks Temple" has officially opened in Henan province, China. The ambitious project, lead by Latvian studio Mailītis Architects, is nestled in a mountain range...