Wind tunnel tests ‘show no cause for concern’ for £1.2bn development
The Walkie Talkie is a disaster for London and its planning system, says Ike Ijeh
Behind the headlines ridiculing the Walkie Talkie for its death ray and wind scoop effects are serious issues that should concern us all, says architect and urban climatologist Julie Futcher
Many of the architects nominated for the Carbuncle Cup are also RIBA Award-winning practices. How do talented professionals sometimes get it so badly wrong, asks Eleanor Jolliffe
As a $60m international design competition is launched by Gallaudet, Washington’s specialist university for the deaf, its campus architect Hansel Bauman shares insights from a decade of research into DeafSpace design
Amanda Birch’s study of three distinct examples of interior flooring examines work in London, Zanzibar and India by Amanda Levete, Jestico & Whiles and Project Orange
LAN’s £12m urban renewal of part of the gigantic Génicart housing estate in the Bordeaux suburb Lormont relies on a radical over-cladding strategy and distinguishes public and private space. Could this model influence British cities?
Based at the heart of a regeneration of Denmark’s second city Aarhus, Dokk1 library rejects tradition for innovative design that borders on science fiction. But is this the library of the future?
How can you use design to actively influence and improve people’s lives? British Land is using its own headquarters as a test bed for incorporating wellbeing principles that it hopes will foster a happier, more productive workforce
Sites sold two years ago under government cost-cutting plans
Practice leaving King’s Cross in 2016
Decision to award Carbuncle Cup to Walkie Talkie was unanimous
Almost 700 registered interest in Gallaudet University design contest after BD’s announcement
Work on £25m redevelopment will start later this month
The latest in our series of CPD modules examines the key issues when selecting a rooflight, including the diff erent types of glass and operating systems, as well as relevant standards and testing procedures
Andrew Barraclough on what contractors typically ask of design when invited to tender and how BIM can help you avoid the flowerpot trap