M by Montcalm - Carbuncle Cup nominee 2015 - designed by Squire and Partners and 5plus Architects

Carbuncle Cup: M by Montcalm hotel

3 July 2015

Squire & Partners and 5plus architects bag a Carbuncle Cup nomination for their Shoreditch collaboration

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CEIP 215 school

CEIP 215 school, Girona, Spain by H Arquitectes

This refurbishment of a 1980s school in the small Catalonian village of Vidreres prioritises durable, low-cost construction while instilling a greater sense of space that values daylighting and a stronger relationship with the outdoors

additive manufacturing

Could you 3D print your building components?

New developments in additive manufacturing are being used to make real building components that are lighter, more cost effective and structurally just as strong as their counterparts, but use 75% less material

The High Line in Manhattan

The High Line has a lot to answer for

Hank Dittmar questions whether landscape urbanism offers cities anything more than window dressing

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Selling the Dream at the Architecture Foundation

When architects only tell one side of the story

30 June 2015

Are architects complicit in creating narratives that ultimately serve to line developers’ pockets? Joanna Day was at an Architecture Foundation debate on the subject

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St Mary of Eton

St Mary of Eton, Hackney Wick by Matthew Lloyd Architects

With its ancillary buildings converted into new flats, the main building of this 1892 Hackney Wick church has been refurbished and retained as a place of worship - creating a unique ecclesiastical blend for new residents

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Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux

Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux by Herzog & de Meuron

Herzog & de Meuron’s new sports stadium in Bordeaux is part of the wider regeneration of the area and taps into the classic French idea of the ‘grand projet’. But is it great architecture? Ike Ijeh takes a tour with Pierre de Meuron

Igualada Cemetery

Duggan Morris' inspiration: Igualada Cemetery

Joe Morris and Mary Duggan, founding partners of Duggan Morris, on a cemetery like no other

Shell Centre

George Turner on his Shell Centre defeat: 'I did what I could'

Decision will deter public from engaging with planning system, warns campaigner in his first interview after the Appeal Court judgement

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Squire & Partners' Shell Centre masterplan

Shell Centre approval is a catastrophe

In this heartfelt piece written last year, Ike Ijeh sets out why the decision to approve the Shell Centre will damage London

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LTS Architects' King's College London science gallery scheme - Great Maze Pond corner

King's College hires LTS for public science gallery

6 July 2015

Architect drew conservationists’ ire for previous project at college’s Borough campus

Amica Dall and Mathew Leung who are leading the project for Assemble

Assemble lands Art on the Underground commission

6 July 2015

Turner Prize nominees plan something ‘useful but joyful’ at Seven Sisters station

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Royal Vauxhall Tavern

Architects support listing bid for UK's oldest gay pub

6 July 2015

Historic England expected to make recommendation on Royal Vauxhall Tavern in weeks

Edinburgh St James

Allan Murray and BDP get green light for £850m Edinburgh scheme

6 July 2015

Edinburgh St James plans will replace 1970s shopping centre with mixed-use scheme

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22 Bishopsgate

City tips Eric Parry’s 1 Undershaft to steal Pinnacle's crown

3 July 2015

Battle of the towers hots up as 22 Bishopsgate planning application due in any day

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BD June cover

BD Digital Edition - June 2015

6 July 2015

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

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Barbour ABI's June market review is out now

18 June 2015

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

A worker applies Sika Sarnafil’s  G410-18ELF PVC membrane to the roof of The Hive Worcester Library and History Centre, in accordance with CDM regulations

CPD 9 2015: Introduction to CDM

29 June 2015

The latest module in our CPD series outlines the recent changes to the CDM regulations, and explains how they will affect the way that project teams work. This module is sponsored by Sika Roofing

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WA100 2015: The big list

19 December 2014

View a table of this year’s top 100 architects


From smuggling computers to BIM pioneers

Ike Ijeh reports on one Budapest firm’s rise to become a leading architectural software manufacturer

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