The Telegraph: Fondation Louis Vuitton: Paris's most exciting new building in a generation

Frank Gehry, the architect behind the Bilbao Guggenheim, tells Jonathan Glancey about the inspirations for his masterful new Fondation Louis Vuitton gallery in Paris

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edie.net: Hydropower keeps National Trust on track to meet renewable energy goals

The National Trust has switched on a 100kW capacity hydro turbine in Snowdonia as part of the £3.5m pilot phase of its Renewable Energy Investment project.

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The Guardian: What makes the perfect office?

Rochdale's council building has been named the UK's best workplace, amid hopes it will kickstart the city's regeneration. But is this too much idealism for one building to bear?

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BBC: Renovation of 18th Century Halifax Piece Hall begins

Work has started on the refurbishment of a building which was the centre of Halifax's 18th Century textile trade. The Grade I listed Piece Hall, which dates from 1779, was a trading centre for locally-woven cloth.

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Construction Enquirer: House building registrations back to pre-crash level

New home registrations in the UK have hit a seven-year high with the private sector continuing to lead growth. According to the latest NHBC figures registrations in the third quarter jumped 8% year-on-year and were 3% up on the previous quarter.

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The Independent: Best served cold: British architects create gourmet restaurant on frozen lake

It is set to be the ultimate in cool dining experiences: a pop-up restaurant on a frozen river where the winter temperature rarely reaches much above -25C.

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The Retail Bulletin: River Island to open flagship store at Intu Victoria

River Island is to open a new flagship store at Nottingham's Intu Victoria Centre. The 19,700 sq ft store is expected to open by Christmas and will mark a key milestone in the shopping centre's refurbishment programme.

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Dezeen: Aberrant Architecture adds vivid colours and playful furnishings to an east London school

Aberrant Architecture renovated the interior of this small private school in London with brightly coloured walls and furniture that pays homage to the building's Edwardian roots

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