Category - Design

What’s a ‘Net Zero Carbon’ building? It may generate its own power, emit no carbon, but it might be constructed of materials full of carbon. On the other hand...

It’s all about how you look at a centre; how you perceive it. Is a centre an isolated component of the world in which we live; or is it a part of the whole? An...

What’s new in retail design? Who is leading the pack and where? Tony Quinn looks at some new and innovative designs, scanning the globe from Leiden in the...

We are all aware of ‘creating spaces’. For many years now, we have been creating them in our centres. However, there’s a new trend emerging – ‘Creating...

An interesting and intellectual piece on ‘place making’ and what it entails. What constitutes a ‘place’? What are its elements? Are they material or abstract;...

Could a retail-led mix provide the perfect next generation use for important light industrial sites, which through gentrification and proximity to the city now...

Increasingly, design of our shopping centres moves away from the ‘box’ and replicates the shopping strips of the past. ‘Main Street architecture’ has much to...

There was a time, not too long ago, when the major debate in our industry was all about the ‘boxes’ we’d created, with the entire action being on the inside...

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