Philharmonie de Paris: West elevation

Philharmonie de Paris, by Ateliers Jean Nouvel

Built on the edge of the Périphérique, Jean Nouvel’s concert hall has ambitions of serving as common ground between central Paris and the less affluent suburbs

St James’s House, Frederick Street, Birmingham, John Madin, 1954-7

'Listing buildings is not like stamp collecting - you can't have one by every architect'

As 14 post-war office buildings are listed, experts give their verdicts

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James Maddock

Space: The final frontier

Our understanding of the kinds of workspaces employees require is changing and this will result in offices that are more flexible and responsive to the varied needs of their occupiers, says DTZ’s James Maddock

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New titles to review in January's architecture book club

Join BD’s Book Club for a chance to review one of nine new titles

British pavilion, Milan

Milan's British pavilion promises to be the Queen Bee

Much of the site of this year’s British pavilion in Milan will evoke the spirit of British landscapes. But its crowning achievement will be a gigantic recreation of a beehive, reports Ike Ijeh

Mikyoung Kim Design's Crown Sky Gardens - Integrating gardens as an essential feature not an additional luxury

Why designing 'tree views' into your hospital is so important

Designer, writer and television presenter Oliver Heath digs through the research to demonstrate how biophilic design can improve lives and save money for healthcare clients

House on a Hillside, Wyhlen by Gian Salis

House on a Hillside, Wyhlen by Gian Salis

Hugh Strange explores how architect Gian Salis not only navigated his way around a building on a steep incline, but made it a complementing feature of this concrete-framed house

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And the Oscar for best architect goes to...

Ike Ijeh on how Academy Award-winning special effects software is being combined with BIM to give architects mind-bending simulation capacity

Schiphol Airport Amsterdam

Dominic Papa's Inspiration: Schiphol Airport

S333 founder praises the clarity and logic of Schiphol Airport’s transparent design

Kengo Kuma's revised V&A Dundee design

Kengo Kuma 'surprised' at how much V&A Dundee is now costing

28 January 2015

We did our own cost checking, winning firm says

David Hunter, chairman of Stride Treglown

Stride Treglown hands ownership to its staff

28 January 2015

Chairman says move staves off sale and retains financial independence

Soar Island in Leicester

Leicester launches competition to rethink future of island

28 January 2015

Judges include Glenn Howells

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Brunel House - Scott Brownrigg, Bouygues UK

UK recovery boosts Scott Brownrigg's numbers

28 January 2015

Turnover and profits both head up

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Barbour ABI's January market review is out now

22 January 2015

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

BS 5534 has been updated to reflect the increase in extreme weather and to align UK practice more closely with European standards

CPD 2 2015: Revisions to BS 5534

26 January 2015

The latest in our CPD series explains why BS 5534 has been revised and outlines the key changes that designers and contractors need to understand. This module is sponsored by Marley Eternit

WA100 2015

WA100 2015: Specialism tables

23 January 2015

The top architectural firms in each specialism ranked by fee income

Taichung International Convention and Exhibition Center in Taiwan is scheduled to complete in 2017

WA100 2015: Market sector tables

19 January 2015

The top architecture practices in each market sector ranked by fee income

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