The Carbuncle cup

Carbuncle Cup 2014 shortlist announced

28 August 2014

Six projects make the shortlist for architecture’s most dubious accolade

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Edwin Smith at the RIBA

Edwin Smith retrospective at the RIBA

2 September 2014

Exhibition will feature over 100 original photographs

Architectural Styles book cover

New titles to review in September's architecture book club

1 September 2014

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

Matthew Turner

Dear Matthew: Should I teach?

2 September 2014

BD’s career doctor on the benefits and strains of combining practice and academia

Glasgow School of Art

What did Scotland do for architecture?

Scotland’s architectural pedigree goes back well before the 1707 Act of Union, and whatever the result of the referendum, its architects will continue to transform the built environment well beyond the bonnie braes of their homeland, says Ike Ijeh

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CGI of Frank Gehry's Arles project

Arles' towering folly

The ancient French town has no need for Frank Gehry’s flashy intervention, argues BD’s editor-at-large Amanda Baillieu

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Copper Lane

1-6 Copper Lane by Henley Halebrown Rorrison Architects

Cohousing is a concept proving popular in North America and parts of mainland Europe but, despite being a potentially viable answer to the housing shortage, it is yet to catch on in the UK. Ike Ijeh visits the first cohousing build in London to see if it’s an idea worth sharing

Work by Manchester School of Architecture student Lauren Green.

Student shows 2014: Manchester School of Architecture

16 July 2014

BD continues its series on this year’s student shows

Jerome Wren

Student shows 2014: Mackintosh School of Architecture

11 July 2014 | Updated: 1 August 2014

BD continues its series on this year’s student shows

The Lynden Pindling International Airport, Nassau

Market sectors top 10 2014: Infrastructure

The top architectural firms in the infrastructure sector, ranked by fee income

HOK, New Songdo, South Korea

Market sectors top 10 2014: Offices

The top architectural firms in the office buildings sector, ranked by fee income

NBBJ and HKS' Royal Liverpool Hospital

Market sectors top 10 2014: Hospitality

The top architectural firms in the hospitality sector, ranked by fee income

Boris Johnson

Mayor comes out fighting after Estuary airport ditched

Airports Commission says Boris Johnson’s proposal is too expensive

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Bloor Homes Robert Adam Bath

Design review group strikes deal with £760m house builder

Agreement with Design Network ‘will help produce better homes’

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muf's plan for Science Museum interactive galleries

Muf wins Science Museum gallery contest

Practice beat David Kohn, Farshid Moussavi and Nord

New College Oxford

Ten chase Oxford college jobs

Winners for New College schemes in November


Architects among 200 backing Scots independence

Letter says Scotland must “look outwards to the world of opportunity”

Heathrow T5 pod

CBI throws weight behind Heathrow

Business group wants single hub solution to airport capacity crisis

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Wakefield City Fields

Wakefield housing scheme set to start

City Fields project will eventually include 2,500 homes

Steven Holl's consented Maggie's Centre for Barts Hospital

City's fury as Steven Holl Maggie's heads for court

Royal obstetrician launches judicial review proceedings

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Pablo Bronstein beach hut by Hydar Dewachi Photography

Pablo Bronstein unwraps Hawksmoor's answer to the beach hut

Whimsical Folkestone Triennial project resembles a church steeple and a lighthouse


Student digs firm looks outside London for schemes

Unite commits to student halls projects in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Newcastle and Portsmouth

Levitt Bernstein's Devonshire Park Plan

Levitt Bernstein creates a racket in Eastbourne

Architect beats four others to land tennis commission

Bennetts Associates' Halo Building on Euston Road

Bennetts shows off office refurb

Former union HQ to reach ‘shell and core’ completion this month

Kate Fletcher of Arup Associates: BD BIM Taskforce

Sticking to the BIM specifics

Trying to keep it simple is the best way, says Kate Fletcher

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Russell Curtis

Don't mistake the means for the end

BIM is useful but don’t let the software dictate the design, says Russell Curtis

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David Shepherd, HOK's London BIM manager

BIM Level 2: defying definition

Achieving 5D BIM will be a slow process, says David Shepherd

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Framed In Steel video series

Derby Arena: see the latest video in the 'Framed In Steel' series

FaulknerBrowns, Arup and Bowmer & Kirkland discuss the design and build of the £25 million Derby Arena and highlight why steel was chosen for the Midlands' first multi-sports arena which is scheduled to open in November 2014

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