Hammersmith flyunder

Will the Hammersmith 'flyunder' take off?

The latest tunnel project for west London will need to overcome enormous economic and infrastructural obstacles before it is delivered, says Ike Ijeh

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

‘It’s not just a breathing space, it’s a social space’

Landscape architect James Corner has created a promenade of public play spaces dotted around the main venues of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Ike Ijeh speaks to the designer as the park re-opens to the public

Mamou-Mani with Arup Associates with fashion brand Davidson Tsui

RIBA London exports its shop windows to Shanghai

Architects were flown to China to oversee construction

Headquarters for Dutch fashion brand G-Star, Amsterdam

OMA’s HQ for G-Star Raw fashion brand in Amsterdam

Rem Koolhaas’ open-plan building is the perfect fit for the Dutch denim clothes manufacturer

Mole Architecture's Hsinchu apartments in Taiwan: elevation

How a small practice won its biggest job

Mole Architecture, a small Cambridge practice, is designing an entire resort in Taiwan. Principal Meredith Bowles on a risk that paid off

David Gray outside his National Sea Training Centre at Gravesend

David Gray: a life of architecture, landscape and camaraderie

Peter Salter on his friend and former colleague who ‘cared hugely about architecture and the development of the talent of those that made it’

Ali Sagharchi, the chairman of the Traditional Architects Group

Farrell's critics 'are missing the point'

10 April 2014

The Farrell Review is bigger than Rogers’ Towards an Urban Renaissance, argues Alireza Sagharchi

Carole-Anne Davies, CEO Design Commission for Wales

Wales offers a virtual model for Farrell's 'urban rooms'

8 April 2014

The Design Commission for Wales’ new website aims to empower communities, says Carole-Anne Davies

Deptford artist’s studio by dRMM Architects

Deptford artist’s studio by dRMM Architects

A south London painter’s studio by De Rijke Marsh Morgan Architects brings in north light with a large openable ETFE skylight

Arbor drying hall

Arbor drying hall by Office Kersten Geers David Van Severen

Building is designed as a perforated perimeter with a closed roof

Make's recycled pop-up cinema

Video: Make's recycled pop-up cinema

28 March 2014

Watch how architect Make designed and built a recycled cinema at Ecobuild this year

BD TV episode 2

Behind the headlines: BDTV looks at what's making the news

20 March 2014

BD reporter Elizabeth Hopkirk discusses the top stories in architecture this week


An Armstrong White Fabric braced canopy was specified for the Cutty Sark, Greenwich.

CPD 8 2014: Fit-out solutions for ceilings

Ceiling specifications can affect the sustainability, acoustics, fire resistance, visual appeal and cost-effectiveness of an office building, so it’s an areain which every decision counts. This module is sponsored by Armstrong

Barr Gazetas' Greenwich Market scheme

Barr Gazetas wins planning for stalled Greenwich Market

Architect brought in to replace Hopkins despite successful public inquiry

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The Arboretum, Burnham Overy Staithe, by Cowper Griffith Architects

RIBA regional award winners announced

The road to the Stirling Prize begins

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Construction set to grow by more than predicted

Growth forecast revised up as surge in private housing and infrastructure drives recovery

Aberdeen exhibition centre - Henry Boot

Glasgow architects picked for £200m Aberdeen exhibition centre

Sasanbell and Cooper Cromar appointed to relocation project

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Aukett Swanke's Eland House refurb wins planning

Government office originally designed by EPR Architects

Steven Holl's revised design for the Maggie's Centre at St Barts Hospital

Hopkins and Holl go head-to-head over Barts gem

Planners faced with rival proposals for grade I hospital wing


£135m refinancing deal for Urban Splash

Refinancing package is ‘watershed moment’ says founder Tom Bloxham

Nick Clegg

Government revives garden city plans

Coalition will invite bids today from councils for ‘beautifully designed’ new communities

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Red Road tower block

Commonwealth Games chiefs in Red Road U-turn

Flats’ demolition will no longer be screened in opening ceremony

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Exterior view of Herzog & de Meuron's New North Zealand Hospital

Herzog & de Meuron lands Danish hospital project

Architect wins seven-horse race for New North Zealand facility north of Copenhagen

Good Cities, Better Lives by Peter Hall

Book Club review: Good Cities, Better Lives by Peter Hall

Peter Hall looks to Europe in order to address the critical state of urbanism in Britain, says Lionel Eid

Growing your business

Dear Matthew: How do I expand my practice without losing control?

15 April 2014

Our careers expert on learning to delegate as your architecture firm grows

online dating

Dear Matthew: Should I help my colleague find a date online?

14 April 2014

Our agony uncle on how to avoid annoying workmates and get back to the architecture

UCL’s student block, 465 Caledonian Road by Stephen George & Partners

Carbuncle Cup winner 2013: A triumph for the dark side

This year’s worst new building, 465 Caledonian Road by Stephen George & Partners, offers a prison-like experience for student residents

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

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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