Richard MacCormac

Architecture has lost one of its great characters

Life with Richard MacCormac was never dull, recalls BD editor Thomas Lane

Heneghan Peng's Greenwich school of architecture

First Look: Heneghan Peng's Greenwich school of architecture

BD takes a look round the architect’s new library and School of Architecture and Construction for the University of Greenwich

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Adobe Great Kneighton

Housing Design Awards: the winners

From radical warehouse conversions to art deco elderly care, this year’s Housing Design Awards show an industry emerging from the recession with a spring in its step and unafraid to experiment

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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

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

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Hank Dittmar

An urbanist's view of the Stirling shortlist

Hank Dittmar says Haworth Tompkins’ Everyman Theatre best addresses its city location and deserves to win

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Strelitzia 1

Carbuncle Cup: Strelitzia by LK2 Consultants

23 July 2014

Our latest nomination is a building inspired by the Bird of Paradise flower

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Stirling Prize

Zaha Hadid Architects' Aquatics Centre legacy mode

Who should win the Stirling Prize?

18 July 2014

Vote for your favourite building on this year’s shortlist

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Logements Sociaux Experimenteaux, Paris

Hugh Strange reviews Babled Nouvet Reynaud Architectes’ design for an energy-efficient apartment block that’s leading the way to low emissions in the French capital

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Mohamad Kassem of Teesside University

BIM to shape the future of the buildings of the past

How to use BIM for existing assets

Levitt Bernstein Brunswick Centre scheme

Richard Rogers warns of threat to Brunswick Centre

Levitt Bernstein scheme criticised as ‘wrong development in wrong place’

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St Paul's Bow Common - SW elevation - archive shot

Repairs boost for 'Britain's best post-war church'

Heritage architect Kelley Christ begins work to survey damage after fabric collapse

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Oxford Station 4

AHR reveals masterplan for £75m Oxford station revamp

Architecture competition to be launched for concept

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Going up - growth arrow

TP Bennett's profits surge

Revenue up by a fifth

Broadway Malyan Dubai

Broadway Malyan expands Dubai resort

Work includes adding 350 rooms

RIBA president Stephen Hodder

Hodder to meet Israeli and Palestinian architects

But president rejects Palestinian request to address RIBA

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Jane Duncan

Duncan blames recession for low turnout

President elect denies election apathy means institute is ‘out of touch’

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Royal Docks

Huge east London schemes edge closer

Silvertown Quays in for planning while Royal Docks gets green light

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Alison Brooks Peabody

Peabody picks nine for major projects panel

Pitman Tozer working across both large and small frameworks

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Bishopsgate scheme in for planning

PLP working on resi towers

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AYA entry details announced

Deadline is September 12

Heatherwick Olympic cauldron

Locog settles Olympic cauldron row out of court

Thomas Heatherwick mourns ‘cynical timing’ as cauldron goes on permanent display this week

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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: Imitation - flattery or theft?

11 July 2014

BD’s career doctor advises an architect who feels her work has been stolen by a former employer


Old Post Office, the listed headquarters of RIBA Enterprises in Newcastle

North-east architects targeted for RIBA expansion

26 June 2014

RIBA Enterprises launches competition for Newcastle project

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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