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Arata Isozaki: Six decades of visionary work

With a productive career spanning more than six decades, more than 100 built works and an oeuvre that is unusually diverse and original, Arata Isozaki’s work is due a timely reappraisal, writes Steffen Lehmann ahead of the Japanese architect’s 86th birthday on Sunday

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Carbuncle Cup: Canaletto by UNStudio

19 July 2017

Yet another nomination from London’s City Road

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Ghost Bike

What Britain needs to realise if it really wants to go Dutch

Don’t assume the Netherlands has always had great cycling infrastructure. It took coordinated public protest after thousands of deaths in the 1970s to bring about change, writes Tina Avery

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Box rooflights specified in high spec residential development

Box rooflights specified in high spec residential development

10 July 2017

Glazing Vision’s box rooflights were used on the prestigious St Dunstan’s House development in the City of London

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V&A Exhibition Road Quarter, London by AL_A

4 July 2017 | By Ike Ijeh

Amanda Levete’s £48m expansion of London’s V&A connects the museum with the public realm through a superb porcelain-paved courtyard. But it’s the sheer immersive power of its vast subterranean exhibition hall that will make visitors stand and gawp

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Fire regulations: What needs to change

The Grenfell Tower fire has led to calls for fire safety regulations to be examined. But this was not the first warning sign that the current rules are not fit for purpose. What can be done to make sure a tragedy on this scale doesn’t happen again?

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BD Digital Edition - June 2017

30 June 2017

Highlights from June’s, in a magazine format

UN Studio’s Raffles City development, under construction in Hanghzou

China 2.0

After a couple of difficult years, optimism has returned to the Chinese market – and along with it, a more discerning approach to development

City of London Culture Mile pop up on Silk Street by Morag Myerscough: Joy and Peace

City announces plans for Culture Mile in face of Brexit

21 July 2017

Cultural institutions propose major public realm improvements - and shops in Beech Street tunnel

Mae Barnet

Mae's north London housing plan unveiled

21 July 2017

Scheme is for homes at 1970s Barnet estate

New York skyline

US architects stay upbeat

21 July 2017

Billings index rises for fifth consecutive month

Photography studio for Juergen Teller, Ladbroke Grove, by 6a architects

Stirling Prize shortlist shows 'profession at top of its game'

20 July 2017

6a, Amin Taha and Baynes and Mitchell join Stirling veterans RSHP, dRMM, Reiach & Hall and Michael Laird

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The Soane Museum facade

Rafael Moneo wins inaugural Soane Medal

20 July 2017

Pritzker-winning architect to deliver lecture in Soane’s footsteps

Friars School

Alan Camp gets green light for Southwark school

20 July 2017

Mixed-use scheme to finish in 2019

Tommyfield Market Oldham

Oldham eyes town centre revamp

20 July 2017

Leach Rhodes Walker working on masterplan

Southwark station - Jubilee Line extension

MacCormac’s Southwark Tube station set for wrecker’s ball

19 July 2017

HE turns down listing bid as TfL prepares high-rise planning application

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Eden Walk BDP

BDP plans to open more overseas offices

19 July 2017

Palace of Westminster refurb architect says 2016 pre-tax profits jumped more than 70%

Cooke Fawcett Architects - viewing platform and kiosk project for Bold Tendencies, Peckham

Cooke Fawcett builds on Bold Tendencies' success

19 July 2017

Architect designs viewing platform and kiosk for Peckham’s cultural car park

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Barbour ABI's July market review is out now

21 July 2017

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


CPD 11 2017: Complying with payment practices and reporting

10 July 2017

The UK government has introduced a new duty for businesses to report on their payment practices. This CPD, sponsored by, explains the requirements

Farshid Moussavi's architecture rooms at the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition 2017

Review: Architecture room at the RA Summer Exhibition

Michael Collins on the exhibition curated by Farshid Moussavi

Amanda Levete at the press launch of her V&A Exhibition Road Quarter, standing in front of the new gates in the Aston Webb screen

Levete eyes Paris office to mitigate Brexit threat

4 July 2017

V&A architect warns government: ‘Decades of work could be trashed in months’

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