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ABB Leaf Awards 2018 Lifetime Achievement Winner - Sir David Chipperfield
12 June, 2018
David Chipperfield established David Chipperfield Architects in 1985.
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ABB LEAF Awards 2018 entry deadline extended 12 June, 2018 Following on from the truly international success and recognition of the 2017 ABB LEAF Awards, we are excited to announce that the ABB LEAF Awards 2018 will be held on Thursday 18...

Designing monuments and memorials: art of remembrance 25 May, 2018 Designing a memorial might be the toughest task an architect faces. From traditional monuments celebrating national triumph and personal heroism, to today’s conceptual installations,...

Designing workspaces for the future 25 May, 2018 Gimmicky ping pong tables used to be the symbol of a funky employee-centric office, but these days office spaces need to attract workers with excellent facilities while also...

New York High Line: pioneer in reusing infrastructure 25 May, 2018 The High Line has enjoyed phenomenal success since opening nearly ten years ago, but its creators didn’t get everything right. Elly Earls asks what lessons this New York landmark has...

Sexism in architecture: structural inequality 25 May, 2018 In the wake of a litany of scandals encompassing a range of industries, sexism in all its guises dominates the cultural conversation. How does this pertain to architecture, a...

Leaf International at Berlin: discussing “starchitecture” 25 May, 2018 Now in its 18th year, LEAF International was held at the Berlin Marriott in October, bringing together leaders from a mixture of the world’s largest and most progressive...

Architectural safety standards: lessons from the Grenfell Tower tragedy 25 May, 2018 On 5 October, LEAF Review, in partnership with ETEM and Elval Colour, invited more than 20 leaders from the architectural community to an emotional roundtable discussion on the...

Building information modelling software: a roundtable discussion 25 May, 2018 How will the architecture industry rise to the challenge of the building information modelling revolution? On a balmy July evening in London, LEAF Review, in collaboration with...

Collaboration with architects for specialist lighting design 25 May, 2018 Over the past few decades, specialist lighting design has steadily grown in stature, becoming a fundamental part of the design process. Andrea Valentino talks to Chad Rains, founder...

Reinventing architecture in Russia 25 May, 2018 Russia is witnessing the emergence of a number of young, start-up practices which focus on the reinvention of public space and community engagement. Is this an architectural...

Influence of artificial intelligence in architectural design practices 25 May, 2018 By automating repetitive, labour-intensive practices, artificial intelligence is promising to revolutionise everything from image recognition to driving. Can its influence...

“Active” German architecture: breaking the mould 25 May, 2018 Identified as being in the vanguard of a new generation of international architectural leaders, Jürgen Mayer believes in creating “active” architecture that goes beyond merely...


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