Gordon Ewart, forensic archaeologist, at the entrance to the Mackintosh library

Page\Park triumphs in Mac rebuild competition

31 March 2015

Scottish architect will lead restoration of Mackintosh’s masterpiece

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BD student columnist Eleanor Jolliffe

Practices must play their part – or education reform will fail

Offering student placements will be a professional duty in the RIBA’s brave new world, argues Eleanor Jolliffe

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What the RIBA's changes on education mean for students

RIBA’s director of eduation David Gloster hails the decision to rip up the three-part system

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BD digital edition - March 2015

BD Digital Edition - March 2015

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

Barn in Yorkshire Dales

Barn conversions? Read the advice first

New advice governing the process of barn conversions comes into force on April 1. Jeremy Lake, historic environment intelligence analyst at Historic England, the new name for English Heritage, explains what architects need to know

DRDH Architecture's concert hall and library in Bodo, Norway

Stormen Concert Hall, Bodø, Norway by DRDH Architects

A three-auditorium concert hall was tasked not only with complementing the character of this Norwegian town, but navigating the acoustic challenges that come with a multi-purpose space

Mass at St Peter’s Church, Klippan, Sweden, by Sigurd Lewerentz

Patrick Lynch's Inspiration: St Peter’s Church, Klippan

The founder of Lynch Architects is moved by the visceral drama of this Swedish church

Next, Southampton by Stanton Williams

Next, Southampton by Stanton Williams

Can Stanton Williams work its magic on the most depressing of building typologies, the out-of-town shopping centre? Ike Ijeh is prepared to buy it

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Edwin Maxwell Fry - Jane Drew book cover

Book Club Review: The Architecture of Edwin Maxwell Fry and Jane Drew

23 March 2015

It might be history, but this book can be read as a blueprint for architects working today, writes Nicholas de Klerk

BD Debate on housing at Ecobuild. L-r: Alison Brooks, Martyn Evans, Hank Dittmar, Wayne Hemingway, Elizabeth Hopkirk

BD TV: Quality housing fit for 21st-century living - why can't we get it right? Video

19 March 2015

In this excerpt from one of BD’s key debates at the Ecobuild conference, Wayne Hemingway and Hank Dittmar discuss the state of housing in the UK

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Barbour ABI's March market review is out now

19 March 2015

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

Two-storey exemplar - George Saumarez Smith and Adam Architecture at Poundbury

Government's starter home exemplars dismissed as 'missed opportunity'

31 March 2015

Designs championed by Farrell-Terry-Scruton panel ‘reflect their own prejudices’

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Cameron conference

Give architecture a seat at cabinet, urges Design Council

31 March 2015

Prime minister moves architecture into housing and planning department ‘with immediate effect’

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Native Land snaps up £1 billion Blackfriars development

31 March 2015

Team behind scheme by PLP also includes Singaporean and Malaysian firms

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Sheffield retail

Sheffield sets out timetable for £480m revamp

31 March 2015

City centre overhaul to be mostly completed by 2019

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BPR Architects used Vectorworks BIM software for the design of the Forum North building

CPD 6 2015: Essential BIM technology

20 February 2015

With less than a year to go until the deadline for all government projects to use level 2 BIM, this module explains some of the key concepts that underpin the collaboration technology. It is sponsored by Vectorworks

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

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WA100 2015

WA100 2015: The big list

19 December 2014

View a table of this year’s top 100 architects

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