Category: Architecture

A health and care centre in Northern Ireland by Hoskins Architects and Keppie Design engages

Commisioned by Northern Ireland Health Estates, Ballymena Health & Care Centre by Hoskins Architects and Keppie Design is located on the existing Braid Valley Hospital site, about one mile from the town centre. Organised around a triple-height atrium and adjacent open-air courtyard, the 8800-square-metre scheme provides a wide range of primary, intermediary, diagnostic, and community health facilities. The development...

Hopkins Architects’ Institute in the Park at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital is designed

Won in competition, Institute in the Park at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool by Hopkins Architect is dedicated to developing safer and more effective medicines for children and young people. Forming the first phase of the hospital’s Reasearch & Education facility, the 6,950 square metre scheme houses around 100 education, research and clinical staff. The three-storey timber and...

New Mexico home by Mollhaus takes cues from adobe architecture and desert terrain

In an arid region known for its traditional adobe architecture, American studio Mollhaus has created a home for an artist with exterior walls that are coated in earthen-hued stucco. The Rodin Residence is situated in Taos, a picturesque town in northern New Mexicothat has long attracted artists. The region is dotted with pueblo-style buildings made of mud bricks and plastered in stucco....

Scullion Architects adds charred-larch tower to terraced home in Dublin

Located near Dublin’s docklands, this three-storey Georgian terraced house has been converted from three bed-sits into one light-filled “upside-down house” with a charred-larch extension at the back. Designed by Scullion Architects, the refurbishment flips the traditional house layout on its head, positioning the open-plan kitchen and living room on the top floor, bedrooms on the floors below, and the bathrooms in the new...

Bands of glass wrap FBI technology building in West Virginia by SOM

Architecture firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill has created a biometric technology facility for the US Federal Bureau of Investigation that features open, light-filled workspaces and views of the hilly terrain. The FBI Biometric Technology Center was constructed within an existing FBI campus in Clarksburg, West Virginia, that houses the division of Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS). The new centre was created through...