Hank Dittmar index

How to fix the UK's housing mess

We need to admit our mistakes and set about making radical changes to the whole system, writes Hank Dittmar

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Maggies Centre Oldham

Technical study: Maggie's Oldham

dRRM’s centre for the cancer care charity hovers above its landscaped garden like a giant treehouse – and represents the practice’s most ambitious use yet of cross-laminated timber.

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Interface showcases +Positive spaces™ at Clerkenwell Design Week 2017

Interface showcases +Positive spaces™ at Clerkenwell Design Week 2017

26 June 2017

At this year’s Clerkenwell Design Week, Interface brought to life +Positive spaces™. The concept explored the genuine positive effect design can have on our lives

London

One year after Brexit, are there actually any signs of the predicted construction crash?

The shadow of Brexit has loomed over commercial development in the City for a year now. So were the doom mongers right to say that leaving the EU would darken prospects for some of the biggest schemes? Ike Ijeh looks at five key projects

Serpentine Pavilion 2017, designed by Francis Kéré

The verdict: Diébédo Francis Kéré's Serpentine Pavilion

21 June 2017 | By Ike Ijeh

This simple structure is laced with countless stories of inclusivity which speak to a London in grief, finds Ike Ijeh

Farshid Moussavi's architecture rooms at the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition 2017

Review: Architecture room at the RA Summer Exhibition

Michael Collins on the exhibition curated by Farshid Moussavi

Garden View, Romanelli Villa, Udine, Italy (1950–55) by Carlo Scarpa and Angelo Masieri

Learning from Chicago: Travels with Frank Lloyd Wright

Despite barely building outside the US, Frank Lloyd Wright’s influence – and influences – are felt all over the world, writes Gwyn Lloyd Jones

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BD Digital Edition - May 2017

2 June 2017

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

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

Grenfell Tower after fire

Arb to investigate role of architects in Grenfell fire

27 June 2017

Professional investigation to be conducted in addition to public inquiry and police probe

John Outram's post-modern Isle of Dogs Storm Water Pumping Station, built between 1986 and 1988 for Thames Water. It has just been listed at grade II*

Outram overjoyed at 'Temple of Storms' listing

27 June 2017

Even Prince Charles praised pumping station as ‘witty and amusing’

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Uwe Krueger

Atkins shareholders approve merger

27 June 2017

Shareholders vote in favour of buyout by Canadian giant SNC-Lavalin

Statue of Liberty New York

US architects predict stable growth

27 June 2017

Billings index rises for fourth consecutive month

Grenfell Tower

Industry clamours for fire regs review

26 June 2017

Renewed demand for review comes after Grenfell Tower fire tragedy

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Dixon Jones' twentieth century galleries at the National Portrait Gallery

National Portrait Gallery announces biggest-ever expansion

26 June 2017

Hunt for architect to begin this autumn

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Prescot Market Place design competition

Five shortlisted for Merseyside regen project

26 June 2017

RIBA-run competition eyes redesign of Prescot Market Place

3D Reid Mill Hill

Impact of Brexit on clients worries 3DReid

26 June 2017

Firm says revenue was up 12% to £9.4 million last year

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Grenfell Tower after fire

Expert says investigation into Grenfell Tower ‘could take two years’

23 June 2017

Man in charge of Fire Brigade’s probe into 2009 Lakanal House blaze says Grenfell far more complicatedPlus: RIBA issues updated guidance on design for fire safety

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Stephen Hodder

Hodder will have 'greater support' than Make plan for Manchester towers, developer admits

23 June 2017

Development by former Manchester United players has been widely criticised by heritage bodies

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Barbour ABI's June market review is out now

21 June 2017

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

Ceiling ductwork ventilation

CPD 9 2017: Underfloor air conditioning

26 May 2017

It is claimed that underfloor air conditioning can offer improved working conditions. This CPD module, sponsored by AET Flexible Space, considers the different types of system

Heinz Richardson

Brexit sees Jestico & Whiles target overseas work

22 June 2017

Firm says decision caused by uncertainty following UK’s decision to leave EU

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