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RIBA unveils 2017 national awards winners

22 June 2017

Herzog & de Meuron, Caruso St John and Haworth Tompkins among top names on 49-building Stirling Prize long-list


One year after Brexit, are there actually any signs of the predicted construction crash?

The shadow of Brexit has loomed over commercial development in the City for a year now. So were the doom mongers right to say that leaving the EU would darken prospects for some of the biggest schemes? Ike Ijeh looks at five key projects

Serpentine Pavilion 2017, designed by Francis Kéré

The verdict: Diébédo Francis Kéré's Serpentine Pavilion

21 June 2017 | By Ike Ijeh

This simple structure is laced with countless stories of inclusivity which speak to a London in grief, finds Ike Ijeh

Gillian Darley index

Who says architecture doesn't work on TV?

Frank Lloyd Wright and Le Corbusier instinctively knew how to get in the spotlight - even if it was more egos than axos, says Gillian Darley

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Behind the scenes at the V&A Dundee

Realising Kengo Kuma’s extraordinarily complex design for the V&A’s outpost in Dundee would not have been possible without sophisticated modelling tools and precision construction techniques.


The rebirth of the age of ornament

A Boston restoration project using advanced 3D-modelling and printing technologies could hold the key to a new age of decoration within contemporary design

Garden View, Romanelli Villa, Udine, Italy (1950–55) by Carlo Scarpa and Angelo Masieri

Learning from Chicago: Travels with Frank Lloyd Wright

Despite barely building outside the US, Frank Lloyd Wright’s influence – and influences – are felt all over the world, writes Gwyn Lloyd Jones

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BD Digital Edition - May 2017

2 June 2017

Highlights from May’s, in a magazine format


Sound and sight

Sound and sight

3 April 2017

Armstrong Ceilings’ metal and mineral systems were used for a new Welsh Medium school building in the upper Swansea Valley

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

Jane Duncan

Jane Duncan: Architects ready to help Grenfell inquiry

22 June 2017

RIBA president also scolds government for not reassuring EU architects in Queen’s Speech

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Grenfell Tower fire

Grenfell cladding firm sees work on SOM tower 'halted'

22 June 2017

Fire survivors to be given flats in Squire & Partners scheme - as developer promises to speed up completion

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Heinz Richardson

Brexit sees Jestico & Whiles target overseas work

22 June 2017

Firm says decision caused by uncertainty following UK’s decision to leave EU

Community centre

Patel Taylor’s huge east London scheme in for planning

21 June 2017

Proposals eye up to 3,800 homes on brownfield site near Stratford

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Carbuncle Cup

Carbuncle Cup 2017: Call for entries

21 June 2017

BD fires the starting gun for this year’s most unwanted award

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William Matthews Associates Ross Pavilion

In pics: The seven shortlisted designs for £25m Edinburgh pavilion

21 June 2017

Winner due this August

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Imperial White City - Aukett Swanke Molecular Science Research Hub

Aukett Swanke posts first-half loss

21 June 2017

Architect says cost savings across UK operation fail to outweigh revenue decline

UK Border Heathrow

Overseas staff scramble for British passports to head off Brexit fears, Rogers says

20 June 2017

Employees worried about being kicked out looking to become UK citizens

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Chaloner Street FCH

FCH gets green light for four major Liverpool schemes...

20 June 2017

Council approves hotel and residential new-builds as well as two conversions in single meeting

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Liverpool s World Her 952DB

…but Unesco set to give city final warning over development boom

20 June 2017

Watchdog warns Liverpool could be stripped of its World Heritage Site status as soon as next year

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Barbour ABI's June market review is out now

21 June 2017

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

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CPD 9 2017: Underfloor air conditioning

26 May 2017

It is claimed that underfloor air conditioning can offer improved working conditions. This CPD module, sponsored by AET Flexible Space, considers the different types of system

Heinz Richardson

Brexit sees Jestico & Whiles target overseas work

22 June 2017

Firm says decision caused by uncertainty following UK’s decision to leave EU

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