Plans for City of London’s tallest skyscraper 'The Tulip' unveiled

Building will be a ‘cultural and social’ attraction, architects say 

How property developers are getting creative with interior design

From creating 'winter gardens' to taking inspiration from the local area, a sophisticated use of interior design is what sets property developers apart, says Robert Soning, founder of creative development brand Londonewcastle


'Bold' London terrace house and modernist Henley home up for top prize

The impressive builds are now in the running to win the grand prize for the UK's best new house or extension designed by an architect. Grand Designs is touring them every Wednesday night.

Inside the 'rebellious' Red House in Dulwich up for House of the Year

The playful yet respectful Red House is one of three London homes featured on Wednesday's first episode. The overall winner of the prestigious Riba prize will be revealed at the end of the series.


Former skateboarder builds Grand Designs house entirely from concrete

Dad-of-three Adrian Corrigall fell in love with concrete as a teenager. Now he's sharing his passion with his family - by building them a home made entirely from the cold hard grey stuff.


Can pink really pacify?

According to psychologists, a particular shade of pink can reduce aggression in inmates. But, as Julie Irish explains, it toes the line between manipulation and gender stereotyping

Shock redundancy threatens nostalgic Grand Designs farm project

Steph and Alex are lucky enough to have an architect friend on board for their rural Herefordshire self-build, but can their ambitious plans survive a series of obstacles?



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