Julie Hirigoyen

The shape of things to come

26 February 2015

We can’t predict the future, but we can detect certain trends. Here are four that will fundamentally change the way we live

Ecobuild seminar speakers

Ecobuild seminar highlights: Look who’s talking

25 February 2015

Ecobuild’s seminar and conference programmes will feature more than 400 speakers from industry, government and beyond. Here, some of these experts give a sneak preview of their key messages

Hong Kong skyline

Can tall buildings ever be sustainable?

With debate still raging over the 230 towers lined up to make the London skyline look more like Hong Kong’s, Ike Ijeh looks at whether tall buildings can ever be sustainable

Amanda Baillieu

Is selling the industry to the public a good idea?

Amanda Baillieu says a new advertising campaign by the AIA might not be the right thing

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Book Club review: Design Research in Architecture – an overview

23 February 2015

Charlie Kentish reviews a new collection of essays edited by Murray Fraser

Cranbrook Academy of Art

Edward Jones' Inspiration: Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan

The Dixon Jones co-founder marvels at a building which draws comparisons with the Bauhaus

Thames View East

Council housing: Getting it right this time

After years of decline, council house building looks set to enjoy something of a resurgence. But can the new generation of council homes avoid the stigmas of the past? Ike Ijeh reports

Bristol Life Sceinces

Bristol Life Sciences: Split personality

Sheppard Robson’s Bristol Life Sciences building comprises a sober street facade that apes Georgian townhouse vernacular; and a dramatic, industrial laboratory elevation that ripples like a giant metallic wave. Ike Ijeh reports

Philharmonie de Paris: West elevation

Philharmonie de Paris, by Ateliers Jean Nouvel

Built on the edge of the Périphérique, Jean Nouvel’s concert hall has ambitions of serving as common ground between central Paris and the less affluent suburbs

The external landing and its drainage

CPD 7 2015: Level thresholds and water ingress

23 February 2015

This module examines the key regulations concerning the accessibility of building entrances and highlights ways to avoid the main risks. It is sponsored by LABC Warranty

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Barbour ABI's February market review is out now

19 February 2015

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

Buchanan Galleries

'Referendum' shopping centre gets green light

26 February 2015

BDP’s plan for controversial extension approved by Glasgow city council

Saltdean Lido

Spring start for Conran's lido restoration

26 February 2015

Lottery grant kickstarts project to restore sole grade II* listed seaside pool

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Northampton University campus

Northampton to get new university campus

26 February 2015

Work on £330m scheme to finish in 2018

AHR’s Manchester Institute of Health and Performance

AHR’s sports health building wins planning

26 February 2015

Manchester facilitiy is first of its kind in UK

Andrew Barraclough

How can architects make contractors deliver their vision?

Now at Wates, Andrew Barraclough spent 19 years at HOK. Here, he advises on how the two disciplines can work together on BIM

BD digital edition - January 2015

BD Digital Edition - January 2015

3 February 2015

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

WA100 2015

WA100 2015: The big list

19 December 2014

View a table of this year’s top 100 architects

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