All articles by Patrick Kingsland

Patrick Kingsland

Rozana Montiel: Sustainability through Social Participation

Mexican architect Rozana Montiel was this year selected as one of the winners of the Global Award for Sustainable Architecture 2019. Patrick Kingsland looks at how her work focused on social participation is driving fresh approaches to sustainability.

Canada: taking timber to new heights

A growing number of projects in Canada are using mass-timber construction to create functional but sustainable structures. Patrick Kingsland speaks to architects involved in the trend to find out how the material is shaping architectural development in the country

Rising stars: an interview with EBBA’s Benni Allan

In the latest in our series of profiles of architectural rising stars, Patrick Kingsland speaks with Benni Allan, founder of the London-based studio EBBA ARCHITECTS about his Spanish heritage and interest in open-ended architecture.

The smart move: are hoteliers ready to bet on voice assistants?

Just as they sit in many modern households, voice assistants, such as Alexa and Google Assistant, could soon be a commonplace feature in hotel rooms. The benefits for guests and hoteliers are clear, but questions over privacy remain, as Ross Davies reports.

Architecture’s robot revolution: pioneering robotic construction

From a science museum in Seoul constructed by robots to a conference centre completed with robotic assistance in just 100 days, new projects suggest that automation may be heading for the mainstream of the construction industry. Patrick Kingsland looks at the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

Eco-friendly design: the rise of self-sustainability in hotels

Reducing the environmental impact of hotels is a key issue, particularly for the growing number of eco-conscious consumers who are willing to fork out for a guest experience that ticks both ethical and luxury boxes. We profile six hotels and brands integrating sustainable features into their designs.

Rising stars: an interview with Pricegore’s Dingle Price

Patrick Kingsland speaks to Dingle Price – one half of rising architectural practice Pricegore – about their bold design for the 2019 Dulwich Pavilion and the importance of research-based, site-sensitive architecture.

Can architecture produce another Bauhaus?

Patrick Kingsland speaks with architecture historian Arne Winkelmann about the Bauhaus movement’s legacy and whether a new architectural language could dominate in the 21st century like the German design group once did.

White city: the story of Bauhaus in Tel Aviv

In the first of a season of articles celebrating 100 years of Bauhaus, Patrick Kingsland looks at Tel Aviv’s White City – a collection of some 4,000 Bauhaus and International style buildings built in the 1930s by Jewish immigrants and designated a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2003.

Jon Danielsen Aarhus and the architecture of rural Norway

Patrick Kingsland speaks to the Oslo-based rising architectural star Jon Danielsen Aarhus about his traditional-looking rural cabins and views on the rapidly developing Norwegian capital.