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AHMM added six new precast concrete buildings-as-pavilions to this 1950s modernist education campus in Wandsworth. The project also included the refurbishment of a Leslie Martin-designed pool and assembly hall.  The new buildings, which include four four-storey teaching pavilions, a new sports hall and a new performing arts building won the practice the RIBA Stirling prize in 2015.

10 buildings worth visiting during Open House London this weekend

AHMM added six new precast concrete buildings-as-pavilions to this 1950s modernist education campus in Wandsworth. The project also included the refurbishment of a Leslie Martin-designed pool and assembly hall. The new buildings, which include four four-storey teaching pavilions, a new sports hall and a new performing arts building won the practice the RIBA Stirling prize in 2015.

Wicker balconies project from the brick facade of this slender apartment block in Stoke Newington.  Designed by Amin Taha Architects, the six-storey gabled block is one in a series of new London buildings with a cross-laminated timber structure – a type of super-strong engineered timber that is allowing architects to build bigger and higher than before.

10 buildings worth visiting during Open House London this weekend

dezeen: Slender apartment block by Amin Taha Architects features a timber structure and wicker balconies

Named Walmer Yard, the £22-million development consists of four properties arranged around a courtyard in Notting Hill – interlocked but each with its own individual details and layout.

10 buildings worth visiting during Open House London this weekend

Named Walmer Yard, the £22-million development consists of four properties arranged around a courtyard in Notting Hill – interlocked but each with its own individual details and layout.

The architects have responded by carefully slotting new structures in amongst the historic buildings, which include a row of 18th-century mast houses.

Baynes and Mitchell creates museum complex at Chatham Dockyard

The architects have responded by carefully slotting new structures in amongst the historic buildings, which include a row of 18th-century mast houses.

London studio Baynes and Mitchell Architects was employed by Historic Dockyard Chatham to overhaul its site on the River Medway in Kent, creating new galleries for the museum, as well as a new entrance and cafe spaces.

Baynes and Mitchell creates museum complex at Chatham Dockyard

London studio Baynes and Mitchell Architects was employed by Historic Dockyard Chatham to overhaul its site on the River Medway in Kent, creating new galleries for the museum, as well as a new entrance and cafe spaces.

A pointy black entrance building has been added to the historic dockyards of Chatham, England, as part of a major expansion of the local nautical museum – one of six projects in the running for this year's Stirling Prize.

Baynes and Mitchell creates museum complex at Chatham Dockyard

A pointy black entrance building has been added to the historic dockyards of Chatham, England, as part of a major expansion of the local nautical museum – one of six projects in the running for this year's Stirling Prize.

The projects nominated range from a new entrance to a rail station in Peston, Lancashire, to a student halls of residence in Portsmouth, Hampshire, and the redevelopment of Battersea Power Station in London

The projects nominated range from a new entrance to a rail station in Peston, Lancashire, to a student halls of residence in Portsmouth, Hampshire, and the redevelopment of Battersea Power Station in London

Six buildings have been shortlisted for architecture's least illustrious prize – the Carbuncle Cup for the UK's worst new building from the last year.

Six buildings have been shortlisted for architecture's least illustrious prize – the Carbuncle Cup for the UK's worst new building from the last year.

Old Suffolk barn transformed into countryside bed and breakfast by Blee Halligan Architects

PUP Architects builds rooftop pavilion disguised as warehouse air duct

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