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Two concepts in one at Tayēr + Elementary by Edit! Architects

Tayēr + Elementary brings two connected bars together within a single space, complementing each other without competing.

13/08/2020 2 min read

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Designing for people not pandemic: Nasim Köerting, The Office Group

The Office Group's Head of Design Nasim Köerting considers what lockdown has taught her about great design, and how we can reimagine workspace design post-pandemic.

13/08/2020 4 min read

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Housebuilding in a hurry: is this modular construction’s big moment?

Build-to-rent developers and the public sector are providing powerful new clients for modular construction. It could be a game-changer, says David Thame.

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Clestra and Rainlight rework the IRYS pod

New iteration of the IRYS pod provides the ultimate reassurance and comfort for the workforce, with the integration of virus killing UV-C light.

13/08/2020 2 min read


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Desert Island Desks: Atul Bansal, Sheila Bird Group

Atul Bansal, the Co-founder of the Sheila Bird Group, epitomises his motto, ‘Love what you do’, and breathes life and love into every one of his projects.

10/06/2019 2 min read

Known for his magnetic energy, his creativity and frank and honest approach, he understands the effects workspaces have on teams and a business.


You’ll often find me doodling on my iPad. My creative mind needs to be occupied so, on a desert island, I’d need a solar powered iPad. My Apple pencil would be close at hand too, but I’d maybe set about creating the eco-island limited edition, crafted from driftwood. Apple, please take note.


I need my universal SIM card, made by ‘Martians on Mars’, so that I could carry on doing and creating lots of secret things!


I’m a lover, not a fighter, but a sharp knife would be essential, mainly for cooking with – but it could turn out to be a handy survival tool too!


While we’re on food…my four key ingredients, to make anything and everything I cook taste like it’s worth eating, are chilies, lemons, ginger and garlic. Don’t ask me what fish I’d wrestle with to serve with my ingredients – that’s another story.


I’d need an empty whisky bottle, so I’m reminded of what I’m missing out on when it’s gone. I could wait in vain hope of some passing pirates to top me up.


Food. Obviously. There’s no greater, refreshing source of vitamin C than the humble satsuma. So, a tree that grows unlimited easy-peel satsumas please.


I would take my daughter’s sausage dog, Peggie. She loves me unconditionally and would be great company.

Tracks for the jukebox

  • Nina Simone – My Baby Just Cares For Me

    Just in case I get lonely.

  • Gypsy Kings – Bamboleo

    Great track to dance to among the satsuma trees.

  • Susan Boyle – I Dreamed A Dream

    Because it proves anything is possible and dreams can come true.

  • Lady Gaga – I’ll Never Love Again (from the film A Star Is Born)

    It’s the best film I’ve seen this year! And because it made me cry.

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