A view through to Hays Galleria on Tooley St, with one of the new pillars that will eventually support a new platform at London Bridge Station

Behind the scenes at London Bridge Station – with the architect

It’s probably Britain’s most notorious station, but Grimshaw partner Mark Middleton thinks thoughtful procurement has given London Bridge Station a bright future

ZHA Port House Antwerp

Antwerp Port House, by Zaha Hadid Architects

28 September 2016

Zaha Hadid Architects’ spaceship-like extension over the Belgian port’s old fire station is, the practice claims, a response to the site’s context and history. Ike Ijeh is unconvinced


One million homes by 2020: Can it be done?

The government wants to see one million homes built in England by 2020, but while some housing experts think a little tinkering will get us there, others countenance a far more radical plan

The Smile

Is hardwood the future of timber construction?

As Alison Brooks Architects’ gravity-defying installation at the London Design Festival shows off the structural benefits of cross-laminated hardwood, Amanda Birch examines the growing uptake of CLT solutions


Comar gave this student hall façade form as well as function

Comar gave this student hall façade form as well as function

14 September 2016

How Comar Systems were used in the development of the University of Birmingham’s new student accommodation

Lincoln Plaza, London

Carbuncle Cup 2016 winner: Video tour Video

8 September 2016

A walk around Lincoln Plaza in London’s Docklands

Carbuncle Cup 2016

Why Lincoln Plaza won the Carbuncle Cup

7 September 2016

Lincoln Plaza has won the 2016 Carbuncle Cup and is yet another shameful indictment of bad planning as well as bad architecture

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BD August

BD Digital Edition - August 2016

5 September 2016

Highlights from August’s www.bdonline.co.uk, in a magazine format

Herman Hertzberger

Why can’t architects write in a language normal people can understand?

A good book on a great architect is let down by its impenetrable prose, laments Balazs Endrodi

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RSHP cancer centre

In pictures: RSHP's new cancer centre opens

30 September 2016

Scheme at Guy’s brings treatment under one roof

One Crown Place thumb

Work gearing up to start on KPF east London towers

30 September 2016

The mixed-use project is for Malaysian investor AlloyMtd

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Arb pegs retention fee

30 September 2016

Annual amount stays at £107

Paulo Mendes da Rocha

Brazilian architect wins Royal Gold Medal

29 September 2016

Paulo Mendes da Rocha will receive award early next year

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HS2 Euston 1

London council’s HS2 hopes dealt blow

29 September 2016

Camden wants HS2 and mainline stations at Euston to be redeveloped together– but HS2 says no

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Alexandra Palace, north London Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

Profits tonic for Feilden Clegg Bradley

29 September 2016

Revenue hikes up 20%

Warwick University

Warwick seeks architect for new arts hub

29 September 2016

University launches RIBA competition for new faculty of arts

Ayr Gaiety Theatre, Austin-Smith:Lord

Austin-Smith Lord unveils Ayr theatre refurb

29 September 2016

Practice completes renovation of ‘Grand Old Lady’ of Ayr

125 Shaftsbury Avenue DSDHA

Developer turns down chance to build 'inappropriate' 30-storey tower

28 September 2016

Almacantar settles on refurbishment of 30 year old building instead

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Hawkins Brown University of Central Lancashire

Hawkins Brown trumps rivals to land Preston student centre

28 September 2016

Scheme for University of Central Lancashire to complete in 2019

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BD’s WA100 survey launched

2017 questionnaire now open for entries

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Barbour ABI's September market review is out now

22 September 2016

Barbour ABI’s Economic & Construction Market Review for September is now available to download

Celotex insulation is added to a new flat roof installation

CPD 16 2016: Insulating flat roofs

16 September 2016

The correct insulation specification is critical to the success of any flat roof installation. This CPD module, sponsored by Celotex, outlines the main points to consider

50 Architects 50 Buildings

Book review and competition: 50 Architects 50 Buildings - The buildings that inspire architects

BD’s long-running Architects’ Inspirations series is one of the magazine’s best-loved features. Now the twentieth-century buildings have been brought together for the first time in a new book. Paul McGrath takes a look.

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