Jerome L. Green Science Centre

Inclusiveness onsite at Columbia University, New York

Columbia University’s new Manhattanville campus by Renzo Piano has championed a policy of inclusiveness for the construction teams that built it. Ike Ijeh reports from New York on how using minority employment targets works in practice

La Seine Musicale

La Seine Musicale, Paris, by Shigeru Ban

22 May 2017 | By Ike Ijeh

The second concert hall to be completed in the French capital within three years is a showcase to innovation and style. Ike Ijeh admires the distinctive features of this venue, which was designed by award-winning Japanese architect Shigeru Ban

Good urbanism: Hamburg

It's time to reconcile architects and urbanists

A false and unhelpful division has arisen between the two disciplines, argues David Rudlin, the new chair of the Academy of Urbanism

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St Peter's Cardross in dereliction

Brutalism: Where did it all go wrong?

In a crowded field, this exhibition has much to contribute and deserves a bigger platform than the RA’s architecture ‘corridor’, says Daniel Elsea

BD April cover

BD Digital Edition - April 2017

28 April 2017

Highlights from April’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

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.

istock employment

Pay remains top priority for job hunters

24 May 2017

Survey says workplace culture also an important factor

Bratislava Sky Park

Work starts on Zaha’s Slovak scheme

24 May 2017

Bratislava Sky Park’s three-tower first phase set to complete in 2019

The "living bridge" proposed for the redevelopment of Brent Cross Shopping Centre

Plans in for Brent Cross centre revamp

24 May 2017

Work set for start next summer

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Studio Bark

Studio Bark gets OK for Paragraph 55 home in Norfolk

24 May 2017

Scheme will be off-grid


Legendary music venue KOKO set for remix

23 May 2017

Archer Humphryes Architects proposals will upgrade Grade II building and deliver new hotel

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AHMM Croydon scheme for HUB

Green light for AHMM homes at former Croydon council HQ

23 May 2017

Work on Taberner House to start later this year

Chloe Loader

Lincoln student wins Foster's Travelling Scholarship

23 May 2017

Winner will study sustainable masterplanning in emerging cities

Liverpool cruise terminal plan

Stride Treglown on board for Liverpool cruise terminal

23 May 2017

Planning application due in later this year

Angel Court by Fletcher Priest Architects

Fletcher Priest reveals reborn Angel Court

23 May 2017

Architect rebuilds City of London tower from its core

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Whiteleys Foster's

Rejigged Foster's Whiteleys scheme clears planning hurdle

22 May 2017

Redevelopment, originally approved last year, sees number of flats increase by a quarter

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Barbour ABI's May market review is out now

18 May 2017

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

De Montfort University’s Fletcher Complex

CPD 8 2017: Curtain wall systems: classification, design and testing

19 May 2017

Getting the curtain walling design right is essential if a building is to remain watertight. This CPD module, sponsored by Kawneer, outlines the main points to consider

David Chipperfield

Chipperfield predicts election will be a 'disaster'

19 May 2017

Leading architect speaks out about Brexit and Labour’s likely ‘trouncing’ on June 8

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