A model retrofit: the Building Simulation Award 2023 winner

The integrated modelling of an office retrofit in Weybridge won Yorgos Koronaios the Building Simulation Award 2023. Savills Earth’s Alexandros Chalkias MCIBSE looks at the work that gained Building 100 an impressive Nabers Design for Performance rating of 5.5

On the same page: New Library at Magdalene College

the distinctive appearance of the Stirling Prize-winning New Library at Magdalene College was inspired by Cambridge University’s historic buildings and Max Fordham’s ventilation strategy. Alex Smith reports on the melding of form and function in Níall McLaughlin Architects’ elegant design

Case study: Dubai’s award-winning Museum of the Future

Building information modelling and parametric modelling were key to the design and construction of the Museum of the Future, in Dubai, which won a design award for its unique façade. Andy Pearson reports on how the use of technology made the building possible

Modelling the world’s tallest indoor waterfall at Jewel Changi Airport

Measuring the impact of thousands of gallons of water cascading through a deeply forested shopping centre was difficult enough for Atelier Ten’s modelling team, without having to consider trains passing through the building’s core. Andy Pearson finds out how they used cutting-edge models to meet the challenge at Singapore’s Jewel Changi Airport, and won a CIBSE Building Simulation Award in the process