Russell Curtis, director of RCKa

The choice was between flat-pack and Frank Gehry

23 April 2014

Russell Curtis on why he’s convinced the time is finally right for his practice to embrace BIM


Welcome to the world of BIM

23 April 2014

BD’s new BIM Taskforce will help architects navigate the complex landscape of technology, protocols and government requirements

David Miller Architects' Aldgate hotel

Why architects should engage with BIM before it’s too late

22 April 2014

Architects need to move fast to avoid being marginalised, warns David Miller

Hammersmith flyunder

Don’t build it and they won’t come

Hammersmith & Fulham should consider creating a world-class boulevard alongside the tunnel options, says Hank Dittmar

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Manchester Central Library

We’re all ‘children of the municipal’

The best municipal enterprises exemplified sustainable values even more than sustainable buildings, writes Gillian Darley

Dutch designer Richard Hutten's multicoloured chair made from layers of Kvadrat fabric

Concrete and candy in Milan

Natasha Bonugli, head of workplace interiors at Woods Bagot, reports from Salone del Mobile in Milan, the world’s biggest furniture and design show

Gradon Architecture's illustrative proposal for Ulan Bator in Mongolia

Gradon Architecture designs Mongolian housing

Sustainable design planned for polluted capital

Headquarters for Dutch fashion brand G-Star, Amsterdam

OMA’s HQ for G-Star Raw fashion brand in Amsterdam

Rem Koolhaas’ open-plan building is the perfect fit for the Dutch denim clothes manufacturer

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Carl-Viggo Hølmebakk's Concrete House, Stange, Norway

Concrete House in Stange, Norway, by Carl-Viggo Hølmebakk

A technical look at Norwegian architect Carl-Viggo Hølmebakk’s Concrete House


Deptford artist’s studio by dRMM Architects

A south London painter’s studio by De Rijke Marsh Morgan Architects brings in north light with a large openable ETFE skylight


An Armstrong White Fabric braced canopy was specified for the Cutty Sark, Greenwich.

CPD 8 2014: Fit-out solutions for ceilings

Ceiling specifications can affect the sustainability, acoustics, fire resistance, visual appeal and cost-effectiveness of an office building, so it’s an areain which every decision counts. This module is sponsored by Armstrong

The Lynden Pindling International Airport, Nassau

Market sectors top 10 2014: Infrastructure

The top architectural firms in the infrastructure sector, ranked by fee income

HOK, New Songdo, South Korea

Market sectors top 10 2014: Offices

The top architectural firms in the office buildings sector, ranked by fee income

NBBJ and HKS' Royal Liverpool Hospital

Market sectors top 10 2014: Hospitality

The top architectural firms in the hospitality sector, ranked by fee income

UCLH proton beam therapy centre: View of main entrance Grafton Way/Huntley St

Scott Tallon Walker wins planning for UK's most advanced radiotherapy centre

Framework architect worked with US giant and UK minnow on £250m project

Fewer architects in dole queue

ONS data shows further retraction in unemployed headcount

News & Wines after intervention by You & Me architects

You & Me completes first phase of high street refurb

Architect helps Barking shopkeepers smarten up their act

Heydar Aliyev Cultural Centre in Baku by Zaha Hadid Architects

Zaha Hadid's Heydar Aliyev Centre is best architectural design of 2014

Baku building beats John Pawson, 6a, Lacaton & Vassal and Alison Brooks to be named a Design of the Year

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Berkeley South Quay

Foster & Partners' 73-storey Docklands tower in for planning

Foster + Partners-designed scheme will deliver 900 homes

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Under threat: 3-11 Vallance Road in Whitechapel

Council halts BDP plan to demolish Victorian terrace

Conservation architect steps in to east London project

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New York Stock Exchange

US billings index heads south again

Northeast and Midwest regions lead decline in demand for design services

Economic recovery

Recovery strengthens in Scotland and northern England

Under-employed architects at lowest level in 15 years

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Heatherwick Studio's Al Fayah Park, Abu Dhabi: Shaded gardens

Heatherwick appointed to design Abu Dhabi city park

Columns will shade flower beds and picnic spots

The Wrong House – The Architecture of Alfred Hitchcock

Book Club review: The Wrong House – The Architecture of Alfred Hitchcock

Architecture becomes a metaphor for the human psyche in Hitchcock’s films, says Paul McGrath

Growing your business

Dear Matthew: How do I expand my practice without losing control?

15 April 2014

Our careers expert on learning to delegate as your architecture firm grows

online dating

Dear Matthew: Should I help my colleague find a date online?

14 April 2014

Our agony uncle on how to avoid annoying workmates and get back to the architecture


Welcome to the world of BIM

BD’s new BIM Taskforce will help architects navigate the complex landscape of technology, protocols and government requirements

Make's recycled pop-up cinema

Video: Make's recycled pop-up cinema

28 March 2014

Watch how architect Make designed and built a recycled cinema at Ecobuild this year

BD TV episode 2

Behind the headlines: BDTV looks at what's making the news

20 March 2014

BD reporter Elizabeth Hopkirk discusses the top stories in architecture this week

Framed In Steel video series

Derby Arena: see the latest video in the 'Framed In Steel' series

FaulknerBrowns, Arup and Bowmer & Kirkland discuss the design and build of the £25 million Derby Arena and highlight why steel was chosen for the Midlands' first multi-sports arena which is scheduled to open in November 2014

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