Steve Tompkins - 1983

Stirling Prize winner hits out at UK procurement

20 October 2014

‘We are ready to work internationally,’ says architect Steve Tompkins in this wide-ranging interview on what winning the Stirling Prize will mean for Haworth Tompkins

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    Stirling Prize

    Everyman Theatre, Liverpool, by Haworth Tompkins

    Stirling Prize: A new age of civic building?

    17 October 2014

    The endearing normality of Haworth Tompkins’ victorious Everyman Theatre embodies a renewed civic spirit

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    House No 7 in Scotland by Denizen - Stephen Lawrence Prize winner

    The night's other winners

    17 October 2014

    Photo galleries of Stormy Castle and House No 7

    Library of Birmingham by Mecanoo

    Public wants Mecanoo library to win Stirling

    16 October 2014

    Nearly one third say Birmingham scheme is their favourite

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    Everyman Theatre, Liverpool, by Haworth Tompkins

    Everyman Theatre, Liverpool, by Haworth Tompkins Architects

    28 March 2014

    Haworth Tompkins’ new venue retains the essence of the much-loved Liverpool landmark

    BD student columnist Eleanor Jolliffe

    So, why do you want to be an architect?

    A generation gap separates first-year architecture students from part IIs, finds BD’s student columnist

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    RIBA headquarters, 66 Portland Place

    Get your own house in order first, RIBA

    RIBA needs to clean up its act on competitions before it tells others how to do it, says Amanda Baillieu

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    Toy house

    Performance labelling for homes

    A house is the biggest purchase most of us will ever make, yet the amount of consumer information for buyers is pitiful. Now a pilot project aims to test what better home performance labelling might look like in practice

    Kings Cross Railway Station

    The world's most spectacular railway stations

    Stirling-snubbed John McAslan is only UK architect on the list

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    Lydia Eva

    Lydia Eva Court by Barron and Smith Architects

    By 2051 it is predicted over two million people in the UK will have dementia and more care homes will need to be built that are adapted to these complex needs. One pioneering care home in Norfolk shows how it can be done, says Ike Ijeh

    Kings Cross Central

    King's Cross Central and Two Pancras Square by Allies & Morrison

    The completion of Allies & Morrison’s Two Pancras Square office building is a good moment to assess the practice’s Kings Cross Central masterplan, writes Ike Ijeh

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    Fibre cement slate cladding can provide a smooth, continuous building envelope, as on this house in Belgium where Marley Eternit's Vertigo range was specified

    CPD 20 2014: Fibre cement slate cladding

    5 September 2014

    Fibre cement is a strong, durable material used in a number of internal and external construction applications. Our latest CPD module, sponsored by Marley Eternit, will examine the use of fibre cement slates for cladding

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    Heathrow Schools

    Enjoy the silence

    Hounslow’s £150m school rebuilding programme aims to give children under Heathrow’s flight path quieter classrooms and better ventilation

    Nuno Graca Moura Rural House Refurbishment

    Nuno Graca Moura Rural House Refurbishment, Portugal

    Turning former farm buildings into a hotel manages to retain their original identity, says Hugh Strange

    Norman Foster

    Foster is crowned Britain's biggest architect

    20 October 2014

    BDP, Atkins and AHMM in top 5


    Glass safety tests planned for AHMM office block

    20 October 2014

    Inspection comes after pane fell from BD’s new home

    Imperial College London hub

    Allies & Morrison lands Imperial College research hub

    20 October 2014

    College’s £40m will include research and clinical areas to treat patients in innovative ways

    Ellis Miller Dalston

    Ellis Miller gets Dalston OK

    20 October 2014

    Work at east London site to start next year

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    Barbican exhibition: Nadav Kander - Chongqing IV - Sunday Picnic - Chongqing Municipality 2006

    Lies, damned lies and photography

    1 October 2014

    Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age, Barbican Art Gallery. Until January 11, 2015

    Royal College of Physicians

    How they did it back then

    10 September 2014

    Visitors to the new Lasdun exhibition at the Royal College of Physicians will envy the relationship between client and architect, says Paul McGrath

    Kate Fletcher of Arup Associates: BD BIM Taskforce

    Is laser scanning a utopian solution for surveying buildings?

    Drawings of existing buildings are often out of date, which is where laser scanning comes in

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    Kate Fletcher of Arup Associates: BD BIM Taskforce

    Sticking to the BIM specifics

    Trying to keep it simple is the best way, says Kate Fletcher

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    Just how did Woolwich Central get planning? (by the man who gave it)

    4 September 2014

    Councillors fell for promises that the brief was never going to deliver, says Alex Grant

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    It's time architects admitted their role in Carbuncles

    4 September 2014

    Architects and planners have to take the blame, writes Ike Ijeh

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    The Carbuncle cup

    Carbuncle Cup 2014 winner announced

    3 September 2014

    Sheppard Robson’s Woolwich Central is voted the overwhelming winner, writes Thomas Lane

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    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

    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

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