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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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Carbucle Cup

Carbuncle Cup: 8 Somers Road, Malvern by Vivid Architects

26 July 2017

An unfortunate juxtaposition of old and new

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Hank Dittmar index

Should we be building icons or retaining our talented people?

The City of London’s Culture Mile proposal is a bloated distraction from what London really needs to focus on, says Hank Dittmar

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Floors are in polished concrete and ceiling and the tops of walls are clad in birch plywood

Technical study: Larkfield Road, Dublin

Tom de Paor has created an expansive network of interconnected spaces next to an end-of-terrace property in south Dublin, writes Hugh Strange

Tom de Paor

“The creative act is making the rules up until the point they break”

Hugh Strange talks to Wicklow-based architect Tom de Paor about his most significant projects, his polymathic approach to architecture and his ‘paradise garden’ on an abandoned farm

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Ghost Bike

What Britain needs to realise if it really wants to go Dutch

Don’t assume the Netherlands has always had great cycling infrastructure. It took coordinated public protest after thousands of deaths in the 1970s to bring about change, writes Tina Avery

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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

Grenfell-Tower

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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BD Digital Edition - June 2017

30 June 2017

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

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

Populous Lord's masterplan

Lord’s backs Populous plan to hit David Morley for six

27 July 2017

Rival scheme involved building two 10-storey apartment blocks on Wellington Road

Architype and Jon Broome Architects - RUSS self-build project in Lewisham - image shows control scheme before community design process

Don’t throw out baby with leasehold bathwater, architects warn

27 July 2017

Government reforms ‘could threaten community land trusts’

Manchester Metropolitan University

Allies and Morrison gets go-ahead for new MMU block

27 July 2017

Arts building will ‘dovetail’ on to grade II-listed former Manchester School of Art

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Wood Street Police Station

Go-ahead for controversial Wood Street Police Station redevelopment

26 July 2017

City of London planners agree to expansion of Britain’s only listed post-war police station

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Herzog & de Meuron's Chelsea stadium fends off legal challenge

26 July 2017

High Court rejects judicial review application over Stamford Bridge approval

Hopkins' Vine Street student scheme for Urbanest in the City of London

Hopkins wins planning for City student flats and start-up space

26 July 2017 | Updated: 26 July 2017

Urbanest project will contain a piece of London’s Roman wall

Camley Street Bridge by Moxon Architects

Moxon unveils ‘lean’ King’s Cross bridge

26 July 2017

Pedestrian and cycle link connects Gasholder Gardens with Camley Street Nature Reserve

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Brunel JTP

JTP Canning Town scheme gets council OK

26 July 2017

London mayor to make final decision on east London homes

The Citroën Yser building in Brussels

Caruso St John, 6a and Sergison Bates knock out big guns in race for Brussels Pompidou

25 July 2017

RSHP, Foster, Zaha, Chipperfield and AL_A fail to make it on to shortlist

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Chinatown Liverpool 2

Legal row hits Blok's £200m Liverpool Chinatown development

25 July 2017

Council says developer owes £950,000 in missed staged payments

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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

Chase Farm hospital

CPD 12 2017: Protecting below-ground structures from gas and water ingress

24 July 2017

Appropriate measures to protect below-ground structures from gas and water will be determined by site conditions and the intended use of the building. This CPD, sponsored by RIW, outlines the key considerations for designers

Farshid Moussavi's architecture rooms at the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition 2017

Review: Architecture room at the RA Summer Exhibition

Michael Collins on the exhibition curated by Farshid Moussavi

Amanda Levete at the press launch of her V&A Exhibition Road Quarter, standing in front of the new gates in the Aston Webb screen

Levete eyes Paris office to mitigate Brexit threat

4 July 2017

V&A architect warns government: ‘Decades of work could be trashed in months’

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