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The playground at Sheffield\'s Park Hill estate

#housingestates: your great housing guide

Our new book, Exemplary Housing Estate Regeneration in Europe is timely and essential reading

Spinners garden new house by PAD Studio

PAD Studio completes £550,000 New Forest house

Hampshire-based PAD Studio has completed this two-storey home set within a woodland garden

Winner: Isabel Garriga and Clara Garriga

Garriga sisters win Royston Spire contest

Isabel Garriga and Clara Garriga of Holmes Miller Architects have won the Glasgow Institute of Architects’ competition for a £40,000 overhaul of Royston Spire

Herzog & de Meuron’s Triangle Tower scheme in Paris

Paris u-turns on Herzog & de Meuron 'triangle tower'

Herzog & de Meuron’s £430 million ‘triangle tower’ has been approved by the Council of Paris in a surprise u-turn

Safdie Architects’ Jewel Changi Airport, Singapore, currently on site

Green roofs are slowly gaining ground

Green roof experts gathered in Istanbul recently to share best practice, Peter Sheard reports

Colm Lacey,  Director of Development at Croydon Council

To meet housing needs we need simple, deliverable schemes

To be genuinely effective in meeting dire housing need, we must create simple, deliverable schemes, says Croydon Council’s Colm Lacey

Business

Soraya Khan

Soraya Khan: 'I was headed for a career in music'

Theis and Khan Architects co-founder Soraya Khan contemplated a pop career before choosing architecture

Culture

Poundbury

‘The worst building in the world awards’

A massive gulf persists between the buildings that win architecture awards and those that ?the public prefers, suggests research by Create Streets

Buildings

wHITE

Strange days

Owen Hatherley considers the future of urban housing provision

Video

Video: Construction of RSHP's Jean Prouvé demountable house Video

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP) has modernised the iconic design for the ‘6 metre x 6 metre’ demountable house for use as a holiday home

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26.06.15: 37 Housing

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Exemplary Housing Estate Regeneration in Europe

Read the digital edition of Exemplary Housing Estate Regeneration in Europe, a special publication by the Architects’ Journal