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Coming up: Hotel continues Blackpool regeneration

Coming up: Hotel continues Blackpool regeneration

The latest phase of development in the emerging Talbot Gateway central business district has got the green light.


Opinion: Grenfell tragedy may usher in the 'mid-rise' era

Opinion: Grenfell tragedy may usher in the 'mid-rise' era

Three weeks after the horrific fire in Grenfell Tower, public bodies are trying to untangle what happened and what needs to change, even while the shock and anger at the tragedy has barely subsided. While building regulations, building control and fire safety procedures will form the central part of investigations, there have also been calls to stop building high-rises.

Awards: Top schemes shortlisted for British Homes Awards

Awards: Top schemes shortlisted for British Homes Awards

London City Island, Smith's Dock in North Shields and a co-housing scheme are among the residential projects on the 2017 awards shortlist.

Coming up: Bristol regenerates with parkside homes

Coming up: Bristol regenerates with parkside homes

A 150 home development will help to revive an area of south Bristol with a HTA design that has a parkland setting.

Review: Redeveloping a cinema to create a cultural complex

Review: Redeveloping a cinema to create a cultural complex

Chester's Storyhouse is a new cultural centre created from a 1930s Odeon with a sympathetic extension alongside it, finds Murray Graham.

Coming up: Go ahead for Liverpool quartet

Coming up: Go ahead for Liverpool quartet

Liverpool's skyline is changing and architect Falconer Chester Hall's residential design is set to add four 16 storey towers.

Opinion: The threat to London's distinctive villages

Opinion: The threat to London's distinctive villages

In the drive to create the home of the future, we lost sight of the value of such qualities as distinctiveness, community and stability, writes Dean Clifford.

Opinion: Grenfell tragedy should inspire positive change

Opinion: Grenfell tragedy should inspire positive change

It's hard, given the events in West London, to write about anything else, but it is also hard, in the absence of any concrete information on the causes, to comment on this tragedy. It may turn out that someone did something wrong negligently (or in other ways), but it also seems possible that this is the unimaginably tragic result of system failure.

Need to know: Architect named for Robin Hood Gardens redevelopment

Need to know: Architect named for Robin Hood Gardens redevelopment

The architect has been appointed for the third phase of rebuilding planned for the site of east London's well-known Robin Hood Gardens.

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