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Factory conversion: Eva Jiricna-designed apartment in London NW8

We do love something industrial, with this Eva Jiricna-designed apartment in London NW8 definitely ticking the boxes. It isn’t a new conversion, although this apartment is new to the market. It dates back to the mid-1990s, when it was converted from factory space to living space courtesy of Eva Jiricna. Best known for her work […]

Barbican living: Apartment in Andrewes House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2Y

Another day, another apartment for sale on this iconic brutalist development. Specifically an apartment in Andrewes House on the Barbican Estate, London EC2Y. Andrewes House was the second Barbican block to be finished on the site, dating back to 1969. A terrace block, it runs along the side of the lake, from the bridge across […]

Whale skeleton suspended over information kiosk and bar in revamped Natural History Museum foyer

Blue whale in Hintze Hall at the Natural History Museum

The huge skeleton of a blue whale is now the centrepiece of the entrance hall at London’s Natural History Museum – but unlike the dinosaur cast there before, it is suspended from the ceiling, freeing up space below for an information desk that doubles as a bar. Read more

Amin Taha Architects reconfigures London home around lightwells and a spiral staircase

London studio Amin Taha Architects has updated a 1950s terraced house in the city’s Bayswater neighbourhood, adding a basement level topped with a rugged concrete soffit and a lightwell set into a courtyard garden. Read more