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Building studies

Shingle House by Flower Michelin Architects 1

Sea sand sandstone: Shingle House by Flower Michelin ArchitectsSubscription


The renovation and extension of a seaside home on Scotland’s west coast combines traditional vernacular form with local craftsmanship to create a distinctive and striking retrofit, writes Fran Williams. Photography by Fred Howarth 

The Standard by ORMS 1

Raising The Standard: Orms retrofits Camden Council offices into hotelSubscription


With its assured conversion of a 1970s former town hall annexe, the practice has given a new lease of life to an unpromising building, applying the principle ‘maximum retention of existing fabric’, writes Rob Wilson.  Photography by Tim Charles and Timothy Soar

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Learning in the STEAM age: Kingswood School building by Stonewood DesignSubscription

By Ellie Duffy

The practice has created a bespoke, shingle-clad new-build addition to the Bath preparatory school, boosting its broad educational offering, says Ellie Duffy.  Photography Craig Aukland

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