Carbuncle Cup 2015

Carbuncle Cup 2015 shortlist unveiled

28 August 2015

Six of Britain’s worst buildings in the running for architecture’s wooden spoon

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Dance Base in Edinburgh by Malcolm Fraser Architects, shortlisted for the Stirling Prize

The death of a practice, out of the blue

Malcolm Fraser Architects is the highest-profile firm to go under for some time. David Rogers reports

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Malcolm Fraser’s Centre for Carbon Innovation.

Gallery: Two decades of Malcolm Fraser Architects

26 August 2015

BD marks the demise of an award-winning practice with photographic highlights from the last 22 years

York House

A day at the office: Your guide to human happiness

How can you use design to actively influence and improve people’s lives? British Land is using its own headquarters as a test bed for incorporating wellbeing principles that it hopes will foster a happier, more productive workforce

Hank Dittmar

London's housing problems are beyond the power of market forces to solve

The global pressures shaping London’s built environment now include the Airbnb effect, says Hank Dittmar

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Dokk1

Dokk1 by Schmidt Hammer Lassen

Based at the heart of a regeneration of Denmark’s second city Aarhus, Dokk1 library rejects tradition for innovative design that borders on science fiction. But is this the library of the future?

York Art Gallery: The original building features a grand Victorian facade

York Art Gallery by Ushida Findlay and Simpson & Brown

Architects working on the £8m refurbishment of York Art Gallery have peeled away decades of callously inappropriate interventions to unlock a wonderland of architectural secrets

ALA VA

Interior flooring with a local twist

Amanda Birch’s study of three distinct examples of interior flooring examines work in London, Zanzibar and India by Amanda Levete, Jestico & Whiles and Project Orange

Salisbury Cathedral

Ken Shuttleworth's inspiration: Salisbury Cathedral

The founder of Make on a building with more lessons for him than any from the 20th century

Housing

Housing wobble sees architects fret over future work

28 August 2015

Confidence brittle as Future Trends index halves in a month

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Architects compete for Obama's presidential library

28 August 2015

Global competiton is weighted in favour of US architects

Oldham College

AHR completes work at Jane Horrocks college

28 August 2015

Project in Oldham completed for £22m

Last year's Manser Medal winner - Stormy Castle by Loyn and Co

Manser Medal renamed as part of four-part TV deal

27 August 2015

RIBA House of the Year to screen on Channel 4 in November

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Stamford Bridge

Consultant nabs role on new Chelsea stadium

27 August 2015

Second public consultation on Herzog & de Meuron’s plans starts next week

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BD Digital Edition - July 2015

3 August 2015

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

20 August 2015

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

A bespoke Ridgeglaze rooflight was specified at AFL Architects’ Gloucester Services on the M5 in Gloucestershire

CPD 16 2015: Specifying rooflights

27 August 2015

The latest in our series of CPD modules examines the key issues when selecting a rooflight, including the diff erent types of glass and operating systems, as well as relevant standards and testing procedures

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Book Club review: Enric Miralles from Left to Right

24 August 2015

This intimate portrait reveals an architect grounded in reality, says Daniel Parker

WA100 2015

WA100 2015: The big list

19 December 2014

View a table of this year’s top 100 architects

Andrew Barraclough

Getting the design information right is key to a successful tender

Andrew Barraclough on what contractors typically ask of design when invited to tender and how BIM can help you avoid the flowerpot trap

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