The new building uses traditional materials to provide a link with its historic neighbours but is clearly a modern intervention.

Mansfield College East Range building, by Rick Mather Architects

This modest two-storey building involves a high level of technical complexity to work round a grade II* listed building and a tricky site in the centre of Oxford


Book Club Review: 21 Things You Won't Learn in Architecture School

24 April 2015

Students would learn a thing or two reading this book, says Vinesh Pomal

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Philip Dowson

Philip Dowson: The thinking hand and the discerning eye

The memorial service for the Arup Associates founder was a celebration of a supremely modest man, writes Robert Kerr

Crispin Kelly

This is what the planning system has become

Planning should be the ‘heart and soul’ of every council, according to Brandon Lewis. The reality, says architect and developer Crispin Kelly, is more about passing the buck

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Eleanor Jolliffe, BD's student columnist

Politicians offer more of the same on housing

No party is prepared to be revolutionary enough, says Eleanor Jolliffe

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Eames House

Chris Williamson's Inspiration: Eames House, Los Angeles, California

Weston Williamson founding partner Chris Williamson on the building that has everything

The ‘floating’ bookstack structure is suspended over the new entrance hall

Bodleian library: The new edition

As custodian of millions of precious books and manuscripts, Oxford’s Bodleian library needed a much bigger - and safer - building to house its collection. With the new Weston Library, Ike Ijeh discovers Wilkinson Eyre provided this and much more

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Next, Southampton by Stanton Williams

Next, Southampton by Stanton Williams

Can Stanton Williams work its magic on the most depressing of building typologies, the out-of-town shopping centre? Ike Ijeh is prepared to buy it

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WA100 2015

WA100 2015: The big list

19 December 2014

View a table of this year’s top 100 architects

Armstrong’s CoolZone phase change materials were installed at Belvoir High School in Nottingham

CPD 8 2015: Ceiling Solutions for Education

23 March 2015

This module will examine how suspended ceilings can help meet both the acoustic and thermal-performance demands of schools under the PSBP. It is sponsored by Armstrong Ceilings

BD digital edition - March 2015

BD Digital Edition - March 2015

31 March 2015

Highlights from March’s, in a magazine format

Andrew Barraclough

How can architects make contractors deliver their vision?

Now at Wates, Andrew Barraclough spent 19 years at HOK. Here, he advises on how the two disciplines can work together on BIM

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Barbour ABI's April market review is out now

21 April 2015

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

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