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Building studies

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Dance moves: Glenn Howells’ new home for English National BalletSubscription


The headquarters building provides a cultural anchor for the London City Island docklands redevelopment, says Rob Wilson. Photography Hufton + Crow

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Music box-in-a-box: Manchester’s Hallé orchestra’s rehearsal facilitySubscription


Manchester-based stephenson STUDIO has combined well-judged materials, technical expertise and bespoke detailing to create a solid and confident facility for the city’s famous orchestra, writes Fran Williams. Photography by Daniel Hopkinson

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Downsizer’s delight: Barking & Dagenham housing by Peter Barber ArchitectsSubscription


The two schemes in the east London borough are aimed at older residents looking to move to smaller homes, writes Fran Williams. PhotographyMorley von Sternberg