WA100 2015

WA100 2015: The big list

19 December 2014

View a table of this year’s top 100 architects

Thomas Lane, editor, BD

Head for the city

19 December 2014

Prospects for architects look even better than last year, with recruitment on the rise and future work focused on urban centres in emerging economies

Matthew Turner

Dear Matthew: I can't get a job because UK bosses discriminate against foreigners

18 December 2014

BD’s career doctor advises an Italian architect who is struggling to find work in London

New flats in Jätkäsaari, an emerging neighbourhood in Helsinki's central West Harbour area designed by Jukka Turtiainen Architects

Move over, Guggenheim

Missed out on that shortlist? No problem. As Helsinki embarks on its biggest building programme in 200 years the opportunities for architects are far bigger than any single project, Elizabeth Hopkirk reports

Mayfield Depot

Bringing buildings back to life

Amanda Baillieu laments the decision to give a permanent home to a Manchester arts festival held in disused buildings

Malaysia Square at Battersea Power Station

Bigging up Battersea: a progress report

Bjarke Ingels’ ‘urban canyon’ power station entrance repeats the mistakes of 1960s planning, warns Hank Dittmar

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Barcelona Pavilion by Mies van der Rohe

Keith Williams' Inspiration: The Barcelona Pavilion by Mies van der Rohe

Keith Williams explains how Mies’ German Pavilion for the Barcelona Exhibition of 1929 still has the power to enthral

The facade has been upgraded with new glazing designed to replicate the 1950s original

Bikini Berlin redevelopment by Hild und K

Hugh Strange examines how architect Hild und K brought new life to a grade II-listed icon of post-war West Berlin, balancing historical sensitivity and environmental performance


Farmhouse observatory, Carnforth, Lancashire

Paul Archer Design updates a 17th-century farmhouse in the Red Rose countryside

Dorsett Hotel

Dorsett Hotel, west London by Flanagan Lawrence

Flanagan Lawrence has skilfully recaptured the golden age of cinema with the sensitive renovation of the derelict, grade II-listed Shepherd’s Bush Pavilion

AYA party 2014

Photo gallery: AYA 2014 ceremony and party

Catching up with the fun at this year’s Architect of the Year Awards

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All the AYA 2014 winners celebrating their success at The Brewery in central London last night

Architect of the Year Awards: The winners

Winners crowned at awards ceremony in London

The Bridge, Dartford Threefold Architects

AYA shortlists: Young Architect of the Year

To celebrate BD’s Architect of the Year 2014 finalists, we look at each shortlist in turn

George Ferguson

Twitter 'trolls' give Ferguson Arb headache

19 December 2014

Former RIBA president caught out after letting registration laspe

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Terry Farrell

Farrell admits housing panel is 'unbalanced'

19 December 2014

Architect agrees with ‘overwhelming industry response’

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Firms sweat over attracting right staff

19 December 2014

Percentage of staff under-employed now at lowest level since RIBA survey began

Croydon tower Darling Associates

Croydon tower approved

19 December 2014

Work on Darling Associates scheme to start next year

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19 December 2014

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BD digital edition - November 2014

BD Digital Edition - November 2014

9 December 2014

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

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Barbour ABI's December market review

15 December 2014

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

Bartlett students

Education is not a commodity

1 December 2014

Architectural education should be about opening minds not pockets, a debate at the Architecture Foundation heard. Phil Pawlett Jackson was taking notes

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Book Club review: Architectural Styles – A Visual Guide

1 December 2014

Luke Moore reviews Owen Hopkins’ welcome new history

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