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3Novices:AHMM overhauls Thames-side block with glazed pavilions to create New Scotland Yard

British firm Allford Hall Monaghan Morris has created a new headquarters for London’s Metropolitan Police Service by remodelling a 1930s block overlooking the River Thames. 448 more words

Design

Transportation and Creative Placemaking

In many circumstances, transportation and placemaking can seem like opposites. Transportation is about cars, buses, and trucks, and getting these from one place to another as quickly as possible. 340 more words

Creative Placemaking

3Novices:BIG's only female partner defends firm's gender balance after Instagram attack

Sheela Maini Søgaard, the only woman among the 12 partners at BIG, has described the company’s male-female balance as among the “best in the industry”, after a social media backlash. 596 more words

Design

Two Bit Circus - 'micro-footprinting' the amusement park

I’ve blogged about ‘micro-footprinting’ before – supermarkets opening mini-versions of their stores, burger chains with mini-outlets in cinemas, and so on.  It now seems that one concept that normally has a huge footprint – the amusement park – is about to be miniaturised.   29 more words

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