Buckley Gray Yeoman's No1 Poultry proposal looking east down Queen Victoria Street

Developers won't spend money on the best architects if the results are later trashed

We used to think we could ‘improve’ old masters. What makes us think buildings are any less precious, asks the man behind Terry Farrell’s 76 Fenchurch Street

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Holding guilty buildings to account

Novelist Orhan Pamuk, creator of The Museum of Innocence, questions whether buildings are really so sinless. His conclusion is welcomed by Annabel Wharton whose new book accuses an art gallery of murder


The Woo Building, Battersea, by Haworth Tompkins

The second half of two interconnected buildings designed for the Royal College of Art, the Woo Building in Battersea shares a visual duality with its counterpart The Dyson, while remaining ruggedly distinct


Horizontal lifts: A sideways move

ThyssenKrupp has come up with a lift that not only functions without cables but is also able to move horizontally as well as vertically. So what, asks Ike Ijeh, might this mean for the future of building design?

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BD's BIM survey: Clear gulf between attitudes of small and larger practices

20 November 2015

While big practices steam ahead with BIM, costs and doubts about its worth dog approach of small firms

Alexander Calder (1898-1976) - Triple Gong c.1948

Review: Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture

19 November 2015

Tate Modern’s new exhibition of the late US sculptor’s work is full of shadows, literal and figurative, finds MJ Wells

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New titles to review in BD's autumn architecture book club

16 November 2015

Join BD’s Book Club for a chance to review one of 10 new titles

Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, by Rafael Moneo

Hugh Broughton's inspiration: Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

Hugh Broughton knows the Spanish capital’s buildings intimately but the one that really stood out was Rafael Moneo’s magnificent art gallery

A CGI of Simon Conder's London Fields prefab

Simon Conder creates prefab house on top of Hackney warehouse

1 December 2015

Two-storey flat will be craned into place

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Built environment on climate talks agenda

1 December 2015

RIBA-backed manifesto presented in Paris

AYA party 2014: All the Architect of the Year Award winners

Architect of the Year Awards deadline extended

1 December 2015

AYAs are only awards that reward architects for consistent body of work rather than one-off projects

Sadie Morgan

Sadie Morgan given housing remit on infrastructure commission

30 November 2015

‘Design is a critical part of everything we do’

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HS2 Woodesford

HS2 to Crewe will open six years early

30 November 2015

Chancellor confirms phase two to open in 2027

Architect of the Year Awards 2016 - Enter now

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BD Digital Edition - October 2015

2 November 2015

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

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Barbour ABI's November market review is out now

19 November 2015

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

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CPD 28 2015: Managing contract risk

19 November 2015

This CPD module considers how subcontractors can manage the risks to their businesses, focusing on the contract. It is sponsored by Aldermore

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WA100 2015: The big list

19 December 2014

View a table of this year’s top 100 architects

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