Amanda Baillieu

It's your museum and you can sleep in it if you want to

As Tate Modern prepares to open its £215m extension and the V&A plots its eastern outpost, Amanda Baillieu questions whether museums can still dazzle us

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Martyn Evans

If we're to build good places, architects and developers need to learn to trust each other

Get round a table and talk, Martyn Evans tells clients and designers. But don’t talk about buildings - talk about people

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Tate Modern extension, London, by Herzog and de Meuron

Tate Modern extension, London, by Herzog & de Meuron

Herzog and de Meuron’s much-delayed extension of the Tate Modern saw the architect handed the rare opportunity of returning to a project having worked on the original

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Schueco Parametric system

Schueco Parametric system delivers affordable design freedom

23 May 2016

Schueco launch a system that makes the exciting possibilities of parametric façades affordable

Anderton house in Devon designed in 1969 by Peter Aldington

Peter Aldington reminds us that we need slow architecture

19 May 2016

Good architecture takes the kind of time that’s in short supply these days, says Balazs Endrodi

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An architectural guide to the institutions of the EU

Bureaucratic blandsville or an architectural tour de force? Ike Ijeh takes a tour of the EU’s most important buildings to judge for himself

Crossrail Paddington Station - proposed ticket hall - designed by Weston Williamson

On site with Weston Williamson at Paddington Crossrail station

As the mammoth £14.8bn infrastructure project enters its final 18 months, Elizabeth Hopkirk looks round the Paddington station construction site with its architects

Sadiq Khan

Can Khan deliver?

16 May 2016

London’s new mayor Sadiq Khan has the mother of all in-trays to contend with - everything from housing to Heathrow, Crossrail 2 to controversial planning decisions

David Attenborough Building by Nicholas Hare Architects

David Attenborough Building by Nicholas Hare Architects

Nicholas Hare Architects has preserved the integrity of the original Arup Associates brutalist Cambridge landmark while ensuring the radical remodelling works well for its new users. Becoming an exemplar of sustainability was something it took in its stride

Scroope Terrace extension

Alastair Hall's inspiration: Scroope Terrace extension, Department of Architecture, Cambridge

Alastair Hall recalls how Colin St John’s extension to the University of Cambridge’s architecture department felt more connected to history than the original building

Zaha Hadid Architects - High Line penthouse in New York

Zaha Hadid penthouse up for sale at $50m

25 May 2016

Three-level flat overlooking High Line is only ZHA resi project in New York

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Foster Apple store

Foster-designed flagship Apple store opens

25 May 2016

Foster collaborated with tech firm’s design guru Jonathan Ive on project

CPMG Bombardier plant

CPMG's Crossrail test facility pulls out

25 May 2016

Derby project is big enough to accommodate four complete train sets

Atkins Westferry school

Atkins' Westferry school gets ok

25 May 2016

Atkins to build 1,200-pupil school on site of former print works

JTP's Paddington proposal - aerial. The competition focuses on an area just to the right of the station

Winners named in rival Paddington Pole competition

24 May 2016

JTP and AR Urbanism share first prize

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Cambridge protest - 2004

Cambridge is best architecture school in the country

24 May 2016

League table places Bartlett second

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The aftermath of Saturday's earthquake in Nepal

RIBA joins global initiative to boost urban disaster management

24 May 2016

Alliance brings together urban professionals and humanitarian agencies

Sutherland Hussey Harris Architects - proposal for Natal Road in Brighton

Sutherland Hussey Harris triumphs in Brighton housing contest

24 May 2016

Innes Associates is joint winner

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Denham Film  Studios

Gropius film lab set for residential makeover

24 May 2016

John Pardey is architect on scheme

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Barbour ABI's May market review is out now

19 May 2016

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

Joie De Vivre, a private residence in Oregon, features thermally broken Reynaers CS 68 windows

CPD 12 2016: Sustainable aluminium window systems

12 May 2016

High-performance windows are crucial to reducing the energy use of buildings. This CPD introduces key aspects of glazing and frame design, as well as the relevant standards and guidance. It is sponsored by Reynaers


BD Digital Edition - April 2016

3 May 2016

Highlights from April’s, in a magazine format

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How to order copies of WA100 2016

23 December 2015

Print and digital copies available to buy

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