Martyn Evans index

Four priorities for the next RIBA president

Ben Derbyshire takes over from Jane Duncan as RIBA president in September and faces big challenges. Martyn Evans has some suggestions

Carbuncle Cup 2017

Carbuncle Cup: The Curve, Slough by Bblur Architecture and CZWG

16 August 2017

Brave or foolish; the Curve tries to put the heart back into Slough

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Mirrored beach hut

The best of British beach huts

The humble British beach hut is being reconfigured for the 21st century. Ike Ijeh looks at some examples of cutting-edge coastal design


Sultan Nazrin Shah Centre, Oxford by Níall McLaughlin Architects

27 July 2017 | By Ike Ijeh

At Worcester College, Oxford, Níall McLaughlin Architects has created an elegant building that manages to be both proudly contemporary and almost classically formal while moulding into the landscape. Ike Ijeh finds out how the architect managed it

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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


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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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

Hoover Building redevelopment by Interrobang

Interrobang showcases Hoover Building progress

18 August 2017

Practice reaches milestone in £12m transformation of art deco landmark

Peabody Thamesmead - aerial view

Five chase £5m London library

18 August 2017

Scheme will be built at Peabody’s 1,600 home scheme at Thamesmead

Andrew McMullan

HOK hires Heatherwick Studio project leader

18 August 2017

Andrew McMullan appointed vice president at firm’s London practice

225 Marsh Wall

Make’s rejigged Docklands tower set for approval

17 August 2017

Planners back 49-storey scheme after seven-floor “haircut” and footprint reduction

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Radcliffe Observatory

Seven shortlisted for Oxford University scheme

17 August 2017

Eric Parry, Haworth Tompkins and Walters & Cohen among those in fray for “challenging” Green Templeton College job

Renzo Piano's Paddington Cube

Paddington Cube decision set for High Court challenge

17 August 2017

Renzo Piano-designed £775m development faces potential new hurdles

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Golden Lane

Controversial Golden Lane plans take step forward

16 August 2017

Boroughs push ahead with Hawkins Brown proposals for new school and flats block

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Skinny House

HOK’s ‘skinny house’ slithers through planning

16 August 2017

Practice wins consent for 3.1m wide central London bolthole

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Would-be architect faces jail over faked qualifications

16 August 2017

Attempt to scam Architects Registration Board ends with fraud conviction

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Rotherhithe Bridge, reForm Architects design

Firm appointed to progress £100m Rotherhithe Bridge

15 August 2017

Thames crossing between Canada Water and Isle of Dogs moves forward but original architect faces uncertainty

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BD July online cover

BD Digital Edition - July 2017

28 July 2017

Highlights from July’s, in a magazine format

Latest data

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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

Music Box

CPD 13 2017: Specifying access rooflights

11 August 2017

Rooflights can help to transform a roof into usable, desirable space. This module, sponsored by Glazing Vision, outlines how to design an attractive, safe rooflight in accordance with Part K of the Building Regulations

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Brexit vote doesn't dampen EU architects’ appetite for UK work

2 August 2017

Architects Registration Board annual report records increase in applications to practice from EU citizens

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