Philharmonie de Paris: West elevation

Philharmonie de Paris, by Ateliers Jean Nouvel

Built on the edge of the Périphérique, Jean Nouvel’s concert hall has ambitions of serving as common ground between central Paris and the less affluent suburbs

MEA House Newcastle by Ryder & Yates

Why even listing can't preserve the dynamism of our working lives

Architecture Foundation chair Simon Allford, whose Angel Building was shortlisted for the Stirling Prize, hails English Heritage’s office listing bonanza

St James’s House, Frederick Street, Birmingham, John Madin, 1954-7

'Listing buildings is not like stamp collecting - you can't have one by every architect'

As 14 post-war office buildings are listed, experts give their verdicts

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New titles to review in January's architecture book club

Join BD’s Book Club for a chance to review one of nine new titles

HAT Projects' Pocket entry

Honey, I shrunk the flats

Paul McGrath is intrigued by one (very) small house builder with deep Pockets

Mikyoung Kim Design's Crown Sky Gardens - Integrating gardens as an essential feature not an additional luxury

Why designing 'tree views' into your hospital is so important

Designer, writer and television presenter Oliver Heath digs through the research to demonstrate how biophilic design can improve lives and save money for healthcare clients

House on a Hillside, Wyhlen by Gian Salis

House on a Hillside, Wyhlen by Gian Salis

Hugh Strange explores how architect Gian Salis not only navigated his way around a building on a steep incline, but made it a complementing feature of this concrete-framed house

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And the Oscar for best architect goes to...

Ike Ijeh on how Academy Award-winning special effects software is being combined with BIM to give architects mind-bending simulation capacity

Schiphol Airport Amsterdam

Dominic Papa's Inspiration: Schiphol Airport

S333 founder praises the clarity and logic of Schiphol Airport’s transparent design

Stanton Williams lot 2 Cambridge

Stanton Williams gets nod for NW Cambridge work

29 January 2015

Decision means all key worker homes in phase one have planning

Newcastle university urban lab

Hawkins Brown Newcastle Uni scheme in for planning

29 January 2015

Job is part of £250m science park

Gateway House Basingstoke by Arup Associates

Post-war offices listed across the country

28 January 2015

More than a dozen buildings added to register after 18-month project

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Kengo Kuma's revised V&A Dundee design

Kengo Kuma 'surprised' at how much V&A Dundee is now costing

28 January 2015

We did our own cost checking, winning firm says

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Barbour ABI's January market review is out now

22 January 2015

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

BS 5534 has been updated to reflect the increase in extreme weather and to align UK practice more closely with European standards

CPD 2 2015: Revisions to BS 5534

26 January 2015

The latest in our CPD series explains why BS 5534 has been revised and outlines the key changes that designers and contractors need to understand. This module is sponsored by Marley Eternit

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WA100 2015: Specialism tables

23 January 2015

The top architectural firms in each specialism ranked by fee income

Taichung International Convention and Exhibition Center in Taiwan is scheduled to complete in 2017

WA100 2015: Market sector tables

19 January 2015

The top architecture practices in each market sector ranked by fee income

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