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BD Digital Edition - July 2014

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

Richard MacCormac's unbuilt Spitalfields scheme

'Too academic, sensitive and complex for corporate London'

Ben Derbyshire recalls his friend Richard MacCormac

The Marque, Cambridge

Carbuncle Cup: The Marque, Cambridge by Cambridge University department of architecture

30 July 2014

The university city’s contribution to this year’s award

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Chichester Festival Theatre

Chichester Festival Theatre

Haworth Tomkins has subtly remodelled Chichester Festival Theatre, a 1960s classic that has regained its original vision while also achieving modern performance and efficiency standards

Eleanor Jolliffe, BD's student columnist

Don't listen to me: what do I know?

BD’s new student columnist, Eleanor Jolliffe, argues that students are the last people who should be consulted by educational reformers

Comments (10)

Countryside: Safe from harm?

What is the Green Belt for?

It’s time to start building houses on London’s protected cordon, says Amanda Baillieu

Comments (24)

Work by Manchester School of Architecture student Lauren Green.

Student shows 2014: Manchester School of Architecture

16 July 2014

BD continues its series on this year’s student shows

Jerome Wren

Student shows 2014: Mackintosh School of Architecture

11 July 2014

BD continues its series on this year’s student shows


Hitchcock Fresco

Architects bring life back to our high streets

10 July 2014

A new project has rejuvenated high streets across east London

Comments (7)

British Pavilion Venice

This year's British Pavilion rights past wrongs

11 June 2014

Ministers might have learnt something if they’d turned up to Venice, writes Amanda Baillieu

Comments (1)

Eric Parry Royal Academy

Koolhaas and Parry bring new perspective to exhibits

10 June 2014

Gillian Darley looks at the architects’ work in Venice and the Royal Academy

Comments (2)

Kate Fletcher of Arup Associates: BD BIM Taskforce

BIM libraries - help or hinder?

There are plenty of drawbacks to relying on external libraries, argues Kate Fletcher

Comments (1)

Martin Wing, Shepherd Construction

Are we all on the same BIM page?

The full benefits of BIM won’t be realised until the industry understands what it is trying to achieve

Comments (2)

Mohamad Kassem of Teesside University

BIM to shape the future of the buildings of the past

How to use BIM for existing assets

Framed In Steel video series

Derby Arena: see the latest video in the 'Framed In Steel' series

FaulknerBrowns, Arup and Bowmer & Kirkland discuss the design and build of the £25 million Derby Arena and highlight why steel was chosen for the Midlands' first multi-sports arena which is scheduled to open in November 2014

Leslie Martin's Middleton Hall, Hull

Hull approves 'hugely damaging' Leslie Martin building revamp

‘Decision a real blow for Hull’s heritage,’ says C20

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Campsmount School

Building spree planned by Leeds universities

Leeds Uni and Leeds Met to spend £375m on improvements

Atkins' Window of Guangzhou development

Atkins picks up more work in China

Window of Guangzhou will rise to 208m


Hike in new homes being built

Rise down to private sector

Comments (2)

Peter Hall

Peter Hall (1932-2014)

Legendary urbanist and planner dies

Comments (3)

Wakefield votes to get rid of Adjaye market

Architect speaks of ‘huge regret’ at loss of his first public project

Comments (11)

Lord Tyler, former RIBA head of public affairs

Councils 'unfit to perform planning duties'

House of Lords told of collapse in public sector architects

Comments (4)

Saw Swee Hock Student Centre

LSE is BD readers' and bookies' Stirling favourite

Odds shortened on O’Donnell & Tuomey’s Stirling contender

Comments (1)


Work on Marks Barfield tower finally gets going

Brighton scheme first given planning eight years ago

Comments (3)

Cities' urban gems named

Bloggers asked to name best ‘hidden spots’

Comments (1)

Trellick Tower

Haworth Tompkins to design Trellick housing

Site is part of Goldfinger’s original scheme

istock housing

HCA sets out land sale plans

Disposals will be used for housing

Richard MacCormac, RIBA president 1991–1993

Richard MacCormac, 1938-2014

Former RIBA president dies after a long illness

Codesigning Space by TILT

Book Club review: CoDesigning Space

Superficially seductive, this guide to designing in partnership is ultimately disappointing, says Zac Carey

Matthew Turner

Dear Matthew: How do I succeed in a job interview?

31 July 2014

BD’s career doctor advises a nervous candidate how not to fluff his lines

The Lynden Pindling International Airport, Nassau

Market sectors top 10 2014: Infrastructure

The top architectural firms in the infrastructure sector, ranked by fee income

HOK, New Songdo, South Korea

Market sectors top 10 2014: Offices

The top architectural firms in the office buildings sector, ranked by fee income

NBBJ and HKS' Royal Liverpool Hospital

Market sectors top 10 2014: Hospitality

The top architectural firms in the hospitality sector, ranked by fee income

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