London mayor Boris Johnson

Smart planning agents can manipulate system, City Hall told

20 November 2014

‘Pendulum has swung quite far allowing developers to get away with what they want,’ says councillor

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Bishopsgate towers

Tall storeys: the battle for Bishopsgate

Plans for the redevelopment of Bishopsgate Goodsyard have already provoked a storm of protest. Ike Ijeh has a look at why

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Computer cables iStock

Rise of the machines Video

Technology is elbowing out human inefficiency in architecture, says Amanda Baillieu

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Stirling coverage on BBC News

Actually, Stirling had a vintage year

The RIBA’s director of outreach counters the charge that nobody noticed UK architecture’s biggest prize this year

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Singapore National Stadium Arup Associates

AYA shortlists: Sports & Leisure Architect of the Year

To celebrate BD’s Architect of the Year 2014 finalists, we look at each shortlist in turn

Stratford box pumping station east London Lyall Bills & Young

AYA shortlists: Infrastructure Architect of the Year

To celebrate BD’s Architect of the Year 2014 finalists, we look at each shortlist in turn

Newcastle Central station Ryder

AYA shortlists: Public building Architect of the Year

To celebrate BD’s Architect of the Year 2014 finalists, we look at each shortlist in turn

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Reviews

Zandvliet, Belgium

Good neighbours?

17 November 2014

Document Nederlands 2014, showing in the new Philips wing of Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum, reveals the contrasting streetscapes across the Dutch/Belgian border

Preston Bus Station

Towards a new brutalism

14 November 2014

Paul McGrath reviews Jonathan Meades’ Barbican discussion on brutalism

Sea Containers House

Sea Containers House by TP Bennett

Chosen as a ‘blunder’ more times than any other building by BD’s sister title Building, Sea Containers House has undergone an extensive salvage operation by TP Bennett. So, asks Ike Ijeh, how successful is it?

LVMH Foundation

LVMH Foundation for Creation by Frank Gehry

Bringing his futuristic flourishes to suburban Paris, Frank Gehry’s privately funded art gallery shoots for the spectacular. But does it thrive or flounder amid the sedate streets of the French capital? Ike Ijeh reports.

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Baakenhafen Bridge, Hamburg

Baakenhafen Bridge, Hamburg

Wilkinson Eyre and Buro Happold came up with an ingenious and highly sustainable solution for lifting the central section of their new crossing over a Hamburg dock

Mouzhan Majidi

Zaha Hadid signs up the £2 million man

20 November 2014

Ex-Foster chief Mouzhan Majidi to join architect in spring

The Mackintosh library as forensic archaeology begins

Forensic archaeologists start sifting Mac library debris

20 November 2014

Painstaking process will inform restoration of fire-ravaged building

John McAslan's N17 Studio in Tottenham

McAslan's Tottenham studio opens

20 November 2014

Office opening as part of council’s regeneration plans

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Commonwealth House

Orms gets green light for office revamp

20 November 2014

Practice refurbishing Commonwealth House building

BD Digital Edition - October 2014

BD Digital Edition - October 2014

10 November 2014

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

Social media

BDInteriors100

Search begins for BD's Top 100 Twitter users in interiors

28 October 2014

Final list announced on November 24

WeWork's offices in Sea Containers House by TP Bennett

BD announces interiors tweet-up

10 November 2014

Readers invited to join the BD team and TP Bennett at architect’s latest project

Reynaers choose its CW 86 unitised curtain walling system for its own head office in Duffel, Belgium

CPD 31 2014: Introduction to unitised curtain walling

24 October 2014

The latest in our CPD series considers the importance of unitised curtain walling, design considerations as well as legislation and testing issues. This module is sponsored by Reynaers Aluminium

The Lynden Pindling International Airport, Nassau

Market sectors top 10 2014: Infrastructure

21 March 2014

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

HOK, New Songdo, South Korea

Market sectors top 10 2014: Offices

30 January 2014

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

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