AYA shortlists 2017

AYA 2017 shortlists: Sustainability Architect of the Year

We continue our series celebrating BD’s Architect of the Year finalists, looking at the sustainability shortlist

Carrowbreck Meadows

Carrowbreck Meadows, Norwich, by Hamson Barron Smith

Hamson Barron Smith has planted 14 Passivhaus homes in a woodland in Norfolk. Ike Ijeh explains why it could blossom into a scheme of nationwide significance

Martyn Evans

Successful places need creativity, enthusiasm and collaboration, not money and masterplanners

Buzzing small business communities like the former Old Truman Brewery on London’s Brick Lane have boomed without developers or architects. What are the ingredients of success asks Martyn Evans

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The Loom, London by Duggan Morris

20 February 2017 | By Ike Ijeh

Duggan Morris has respun a former east London wool warehouse as a 21st-century office through an elegant balance of intervention and restoration. Ike Ijeh reports

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Brain Archtivity

A new scientific study tries to guage the brain’s psychological reaction to architecture and has some surprising results


3-metre-wide house wins daylight award for the clever use of space

3-metre-wide house wins daylight award for the clever use of space

6 February 2017

Tim de Graag’s comprehensive renovation of a 3-metre-wide house in Zierikzee is an outstanding showcase of how to maximise light to enhance space

BIG Courtscraper New York

Communal spaces are essential to a city's resilience. But they are under attack from our consumer and surveillance society

Mark Pimlott’s latest book on the concept of the public interior is fascinating – and practice-altering, finds Nicholas de Klerk

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

50 Architects 50 Buildings

Book review and competition: 50 Architects 50 Buildings - The buildings that inspire architects

BD’s long-running Architects’ Inspirations series is one of the magazine’s best-loved features. Now the twentieth-century buildings have been brought together for the first time in a new book. Paul McGrath takes a look.

PLP Heron Plaza

Work on PLP City tower nears start

24 February 2017

Scheme will include five star hotel

AA campus in Bedford Square.

Architectural Association revenue up

24 February 2017

Latest accounts show staff costs jump 10%

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Great Homer Street

Liverpool gives green light for 277-home flats proposals

24 February 2017

Falconer Chester Hall scheme slated for city fringe

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SimpsonHaugh and Partners - Verde building, Newcastle

SimpsonHaugh completes Newcastle student flats

24 February 2017

Practice unveils landmark student scheme opposite St James’ Park

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Richard Blakeway

City Hall bigwig joins HCA board

23 February 2017

Ex-deputy London mayor Richard Blakeway lands affordable housing role

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Sanya Eyot by Benoy

Benoy showcases China resort designs

23 February 2017

Hong Kong-based practice reveals seashell-inspired Haitang Bay proposals

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Earls Court thumb

Brexit blamed as value of Capco's Earls Court scheme slides

23 February 2017

Farrells masterplanned site now worth £300m less than 2015 figure

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Faculty of Arts Building

FCB Studios sees off high-profile rivals to win Warwick uni contest

22 February 2017

Beaten firms for new arts facility include Fosters and Grimshaw

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classroom education useful

NAO says cost of bringing schools up to standard would hit £6.7bn

22 February 2017

Report estimates a further £7.1bn is needed for ‘minor’ repairs

Knight Architects river Cam bridge

Knight's Cambridge bridge scheme cleared

22 February 2017

County council backs new foot and cycle bridge over River Cam

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Barbour ABI's February market review is out now

16 February 2017

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

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CPD 2 2017: Implementing lean construction

14 February 2017

Lean construction can be applied at every stage of a project to cut waste and improve efficiency. This CPD, sponsored by Newforma, discusses the challenges of implementing this approach and how they can be overcome

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BD Digital Edition - February 2017

24 February 2017

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

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