Andrew MacMillan (left) and Isi Metzstein (right) won the Annie Spink award in 2008

The master: A tribute to Andy MacMillan

Johnny Rodger honours an architect of global renown - and a good friend

Andy MacMillan

Tony Chapman remembers Andy MacMillan

Tony Chapman hails one of European architecture’s finest thinkers, teachers and practitioners

Eleanor Jolliffe, BD's student columnist

Shake hands with the devil

Should architectural ambition ever yield to other considerations, asks BD’s student columnist

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Villa Savoye by Le Corbusier

Even modernism is history now

The Lords were right to identify heritage as a living thing, argues BD columnist Hank Dittmar

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Heneghan Peng's Greenwich school of architecture

Virtual tour of Heneghan Peng's new Greenwich University building Video

Video: See inside the new school of architecture

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Shenzen International Airport

Head in the clouds: 5 great new airports

Airports are now so focused on processing huge numbers of people safely that the glamour of aviation has been left behind. Ike Ijeh explores five of the newest terminals that have managed to buck the trend

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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

Gateshead's Trinity Square shopping centre and student accommodation development

Carbuncle Cup: Trinity Square, Gateshead

13 August 2014

Multiple nominations for shopping centre that replaces brutalist car park

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Deruyte children's shoe shop, Belsele

ONO Architectuur has combined sophisticated detailing and inexpensive materials to create a shop and apartment building with a difference in Belgium

Matthew Turner

Dear Matthew: How do I succeed in a job interview?

31 July 2014

BD’s career doctor advises a nervous candidate how not to fluff his lines

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

Green belt

Persimmon wants Green Belt rules reviewed

Firm says more land needs to be made available for housing

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Summit House

Astudio lodges City office plans

Architect’s proposals would redevelop and expand 80s structure

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Tom Dyckhoff

Self-build ideas contest launched

Prize fund is £5,000

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Wynwood, Miami

Sole UK practice shortlisted for Miami park contest

Colour picked from more than 230 entries

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Leadenhall Building

Cheesegrater's public space unveiled

Area will create new meeting place in City, says project architect Graham Stirk

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Paul Hinkin

Eco-supermarket architect dies

Paul Hinkin opposed plans to demolish award-winning store

Brandon Lewis

Planning minister wants more bungalows

Brandon Lewis laments lack of “quintessentially British” homes

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Aukett White City

Aukett research centre starts

Scheme is part of wider London hub

Laurieston social housing, Glasgow: Elder & Cannon

Elder & Cannon and Page/Park complete Gorbals flats

£24m project is Scotland’s biggest by a single housing association

David Adjaye - 2005

Adjaye tells of lessons from the brink of bankruptcy

Architect reflects on practice’s near-insolvency following the 2008 global crash

Andy MacMillan (1928-2014)

Architect taken ill while judging Doolan Prize

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A Few Years of Writing  — Interspersed with Some Facts of Life by Robert Maxwell

Book Club review: A Few Years of Writing

19 August 2014

MJ Wells on the collected essays of the influential architect-historian

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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Kate Fletcher of Arup Associates: BD BIM Taskforce

BIM libraries - help or hinder?

There are plenty of drawbacks to relying on external libraries, argues Kate Fletcher

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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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