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Deal sealed on KPF's 50-storey Jenga tower

23 August 2016

Run of green lights for Nine Elms after Allies & Morrison and second KPF project cleared for take-off

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We need to get serious about tackling discrimination in construction

Today’s Institute of Fiscal Studies finding that women earn 18% less than men is just the latest blow for diversity. Architect Holly Porter puts the construction industry in the dock

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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

ThomsonAdsett concept home

Smart floors: Step-by-step care

Sensor technology embedded in floors could be about to revolutionise patient monitoring in elderly care and dementia homes

Carbuncle Cup 2016

Carbuncle Cup: 5 Broadgate by Make Architects Subscription Required

17 August 2016

Big and brash, this building dominates the public space at the heart of London’s Broadgate development

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Baylis Old School, Lambeth by Conran & Partners

11 August 2016

While many brutalist schools are being knocked down, one in south London is making a virtue of its architectural heritage and being converted into housing. Photographs by Edmund Sumner

2012 Olympic Projects

Assessing the legacy of London's Olympics

The architecture of the 2012 Olympics had to do more than provide an awe-inspiring home for the Games: it was meant to provide a foundation for the regeneration of a blighted area of the capital. Four years on, Ike Ijeh reports on whether it has succeeded



SMARTPLY's revolutionary OSB helps Passivhaus airtight standard

11 July 2016

SMARTPLY PROPASSIV is a revolutionary wood-panel system, perfect for ultra-low energy buildings

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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Developers’ confidence undimmed by Brexit vote

23 August 2016

No reduction in number of planning applications submitted since referendum

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West End Gardens, Northolt by Stitch

Stitch wins planning for new residential street

23 August 2016

Mixed community of 15 homes replaces maisonettes in Northolt

Senate House North Block atrium for SOAS - Rock Townsend, Mace and Donald Insall

Contractor-as-architect roofs over London uni courtyard

23 August 2016

Mace teamed up with Rock Townsend to convert Senate House into SOAS home

Quadram Institute

NBBJ gets green light for £64m Norwich research lab

23 August 2016

Project includes five-storey development

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US Embassy

Chipperfield plans 'will damage' US Embassy

22 August 2016

Twentieth Century Society says scheme will harm listed building

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Edinburgh hospital

Collapse of concrete contractor delays £150m HLM hospital

22 August 2016

Edinburgh children’s hospital faces six-month delay after Dunne Group enters administration

Norton Priory Museum, Cheshire - Buttress

Buttress completes historic priory project

22 August 2016

£4.5m scheme incorporated priory ruins into museum

Pier Arts Centre in Stromness - by Reiach & Hall

Vote shows pride in Scotland's contemporary architecture

22 August 2016

More than half the nation’s top 10 buildings are from last 35 years

Type 3 Norwich

London practice completes Canaries work

22 August 2016

Type 3 behind new homes at Norwich City site

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'We need your support,' anxious Garden Bridge bosses tell minister

19 August 2016

Trust chairman admits it is ‘crucial time’ for scheme, adding it would be ‘tragic’ if government pulled funding plug

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BD Digital Edition - July 2016

1 August 2016

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

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Barbour ABI's August market review is out now

17 August 2016

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

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CPD 14 2016: Hybrid systems for domestic heating

29 July 2016

Using case studies from a monitoring study of recent installations, this module explores the benefits of heating systems that combine a boiler and an air-to-water heat pump. It is sponsored by Daikin

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Print and digital copies available to buy

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