Puukuokka Housing, Jyväskylä, Finland, by Anssi Lassila

The first building to be completed in Anssi Lassila’s three-block development in Jyväskylä may now be the tallest apartment tower in Finland, but it’s the building’s innovative construction system that’s the real talking point, writes Hugh Strange

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The Woodspeen, West Berkshire by Softroom

The extension to this 1827 Victorian pub relies on natural materials, including its distinctive thatched roof, to complement the original building, despite its noteworthy design

Hank Dittmar

London needs a walker's charter

The first two London mayors championed buses and bikes. The next one should put pedestrians first, argues Hank Dittmar

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Gillian Darley index

On what might have been

Unbuilt, unused and unappreciated. Gillian Darley explores architectural waste in all its forms

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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

St Mary of Eton

St Mary of Eton, Hackney Wick by Matthew Lloyd Architects

With its ancillary buildings converted into new flats, the main building of this 1892 Hackney Wick church has been refurbished and retained as a place of worship - creating a unique ecclesiastical blend for new residents

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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

Carbuncle Cup 2015

Carbuncle Cup: Woodward Hall, North Acton, London

23 July 2015

Our nominator despised this Careyjones Chapmantolcher-designed student halls of residence so much he stood for Parliament to oppose inappropriate development

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A Made City Builders workshop

Shaping the next generation of city builders

A project that broadens access to the built environment professions is having some success in the Midlands. But it’s a constant struggle to keep the programme afloat, writes David Tittle

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Book Club review: Michael Wilford - Selected Buildings and Projects

21 July 2015

This detailed monograph focuses a critical eye on the breezy renders produced for so many projects, writes Benjamin Machin

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David Chipperfield house for Tracey Emin on Bell Lane in Spitalfields - from Artillery Lane

First pictures of David Chipperfield's house for Tracey Emin

30 July 2015

Conservationists object to demolition of locally listed Spitalfields flats

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bblur architecture's proposal for a helter skelter at the Orbit

Bblur Architecture to convert Orbit into Europe's longest helter skelter

30 July 2015

£1m plan aims to boost visitor numbers - one every 37 seconds

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John McAslan and Partners - Millbank Tower proposal - aerial view

McAslan consults on plan to make Millbank Tower taller

30 July 2015

International architecture competition on cards for Holocaust memorial

Sheppard Robson Newcastle University conference centre

Sheppard Robson wins £20m Newcastle University commission

30 July 2015

New conference centre will form part of city’s showpiece science development

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Rafael Vinoly’s Walkie Talkie tower sky garden

Walkie Talkie owner could be ordered to rebuild Sky Garden

29 July 2015

City of London report says public space was not built according to approved plans

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BD June cover

BD Digital Edition - June 2015

6 July 2015

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

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Barbour ABI's July market review is out now

23 July 2015

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

When specifying wetrooms for disabled use, it is essential to ensure that the floor surface can be gripped by tyred wheels

CPD 14 2015: Integrated solutions for wetrooms with tile and stone coverings

21 July 2015

The latest module in our CPD series introduces the key considerations in the design and installation of walk-in shower areas. This module is sponsored by Schlüter-Systems

WA100 2015

WA100 2015: The big list

19 December 2014

View a table of this year’s top 100 architects

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