Articles tagged United Kingdom

Kew House by McLaren Excell. Photos Simone Bossi

A straight-edged extension by McLaren Excell simplifies complexity

LONDON – Often, a more viable option for gaining additional living space in the English capital is to increase the footprint of the home that you already have.


8 artists built this city with G F Smith paper

Kingston upon Hull, England – An enormous paper cod fish swims alongside islands of paper stars. Made using G . F Smith’s Colorplan range, Paper City features work by eight UK …

Arthur's Cave by Miller Kendrick. Photos courtesy of the architect

The story of Miller Kendrick's micro-cabin is inspired by Welsh legend

WALES – A series of pop-up hotels has appeared in the Welsh countryside following a competition by Epic Retreats to celebrate 'The Welsh Year of Legends'.

Garden Studio Gym by Eastwest Architecture. Photos Naaro

Eastwest Architecture's garden shed provides plenty of height for skipping and jumping

LONDON – The English capital can be an exciting and bustling hub of activity but, just outside the central cocoon in Greater London, opportunities can be slightly more lacking.

Ogden Centre Durham University by Studio Libeskind. Photos Hufton + Crow

Studio Libeskind's sharp geometry creates a centre for world-class research

Durham – Inaugurated earlier this month, the Ogden Centre West building opens up further space for the expanding student population in the North East of the United Kingdom.


Selfridges deconstructs fashion to show what goes into making it

LONDON – The Oxford Street Selfridges window displays are a look in the mirror for fashion consumerism.


View the apartment of your future (as a senior citizen)

LONDON – The New Old exhibition at the Design Museum reassures our anxieties about ageing with an exploration of how design can enhance our future living.


Scott Whitby Studio transforms a shipping container into a mysterious, multisensory experience

MATERIALS – Caution Cinema is a fully immersive, pop-up screening room that is a part of Beyond Zero, a health and safety campaign for dock workers in Britain. Designed by Scott …


Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance fashions a fairyland for Perrier-Jouët in London

LONDON – The London Design Festival, an annual event that began in 2003, continues to grow inexorably. One of the smaller gems was a venue for the guests – mostly invitees – of …


Zaha Hadid Architects transforms mathematics into a purple haven for the London Science Museum

LONDON – Striving to display the presence of mathematics in our daily lives, Zaha Hadid Architects takes inspiration from the equations of airflow used in the aviation industry for …


Michael Iveson poses a philosophical question with bubble-wrapped hotel walls

LONDON – By asking visitors to retrace the past, Corridor explored the consequences of how a space can be transformed by its function as a hotel, a home, a workspace or an …


Liz West’s first permanent installation responds to its neoclassical site

BURY – Frame’s One Artist, One Material in issue 113, Manchester-based Liz West puts her signature material – light – to work in her first permanent installation.