Power in the union

Power in the Union

27 February 2015

It seems increasingly possible that the UK will vote to leave the EU in 2017. For many sustainability professionals, this would be a nightmare scenario

Julie Hirigoyen

The shape of things to come

26 February 2015

We can’t predict the future, but we can detect certain trends. Here are four that will fundamentally change the way we live

Carnal hall

Carnal Hall

Beneath its armour-like steel dome, Bernard Tschumi’s new Swiss concert hall houses a naturally lit and wooden auditorium, as well as a dynamic sequence of interior spaces. Ike Ijeh takes a look

Hong Kong skyline

Can tall buildings ever be sustainable?

With debate still raging over the 230 towers lined up to make the London skyline look more like Hong Kong’s, Ike Ijeh looks at whether tall buildings can ever be sustainable

Amanda Baillieu

Is selling the industry to the public a good idea?

Amanda Baillieu says a new advertising campaign by the AIA might not be the right thing

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Book Club review: Design Research in Architecture – an overview

23 February 2015

Charlie Kentish reviews a new collection of essays edited by Murray Fraser

Cranbrook Academy of Art

Edward Jones' Inspiration: Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan

The Dixon Jones co-founder marvels at a building which draws comparisons with the Bauhaus

Thames View East

Council housing: Getting it right this time

After years of decline, council house building looks set to enjoy something of a resurgence. But can the new generation of council homes avoid the stigmas of the past? Ike Ijeh reports

The external landing and its drainage

CPD 7 2015: Level thresholds and water ingress

23 February 2015

This module examines the key regulations concerning the accessibility of building entrances and highlights ways to avoid the main risks. It is sponsored by LABC Warranty

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Barbour ABI's February market review is out now

19 February 2015

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

ZhongRong Group's The Crystal Palace rebuild

Chipperfield, Hadid and Rogers hit as Crystal Palace scheme flops

27 February 2015

Bromley council terminates exclusivity deal with Chinese developer

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King's Cross developer confirmed for Cricklewood revamp

27 February 2015

Masterplan for £4.5bn scheme by Allies & Morrison

Manchester Stock Exchange

Manchester United stars win planning for hotel scheme

27 February 2015

Green light for proposals by Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville

TP Bennett Havens Hospice

TP Bennett gets hospice green light

27 February 2015

Scheme will be built in Southend

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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BD digital edition - January 2015

BD Digital Edition - January 2015

3 February 2015

Highlights from January’s www.bdonline.co.uk, in a magazine format

WA100 2015

WA100 2015: The big list

19 December 2014

View a table of this year’s top 100 architects

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