Lyndhurst School, London, by Cottrell and Vermeulen

Lyndhurst School, London, by Cottrell and Vermeulen

Cottrell and Vermeulen’s third school for the London Borough of Southwark proves that intelligent design can be achieved via government school building programmes, and without reverting to cookie-cutter tropes. Ike Ijeh reports


Oranjeboomstraat, Rotterdam, by Hans van der Heijden

Hans van der Heijden’s housing scheme on the Oranjeboomstraat avenue in Rotterdam rekindles the tightly built, historic parcelling of the Feijenoord district, while bringing a new typology to the area

Hans van der Heijden

Interview: Hans van der Heijden

Fresh from his Oranjeboomstraat housing scheme, architect Hans van der Heijden discusses with Hugh Strange his relationship with Dutch architectural culture and bringing traditional style to a modern market

McIntyre Lands housing for 500 people in Kingston by Patrick Stanigar

Dispatch from Jamaica's urban frontline

What happens when the built environment becomes a literal battlefield, and how does a city recover?



Uniquely slim Schueco FWS 35 PD façade is Passive House-certified

20 April 2016

Schueco’s newly launched façade system shows some significant advances in performance and appearance.

July 31

We're pushing out talent by ignoring the business side of the profession till part III

BD’s student columnist takes issue with her unbalanced architectural education

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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre

What the LSE's Saw Swee Hock can teach us about procuring brilliant buildings

25 April 2016

Pulling off a coup like O’Donnell & Tuomey’s Stirling finalist is not easy but the story is worth studying, says Simon Carne

Scroope Terrace extension

Alastair Hall's inspiration: Scroope Terrace extension, Department of Architecture, Cambridge

Alastair Hall recalls how Colin St John’s extension to the University of Cambridge’s architecture department felt more connected to history than the original building

Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, by Rafael Moneo

Hugh Broughton's inspiration: Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

Hugh Broughton knows the Spanish capital’s buildings intimately but the one that really stood out was Rafael Moneo’s magnificent art gallery


Book Club review: Soundings from the Estuary

21 April 2016

Paul Lincoln reviews a meditative essay in words and pictures

Chernobyl's stricken reactor will be sealed inside a giant shell

After Chernobyl: Moving a whole town

14 April 2016

Book Club: Balazs Endrodi, who grew up in one of the Soviet Union’s ‘nuclear cities’, reviews a new guide to the nation’s last atomgrad

Sam Jacob Studio - Ivy Street, Shoreditch

Sam Jacob wins planning for pub conversion

29 April 2016

Mixed-use project will wrap Victorian building in castle-like wall

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Hugh Broughton Architects - Greenwich Royal Naval College - Painted Hall - cutaway

Hugh Broughton's Greenwich restoration receives £3m boost

29 April 2016

New images of architect’s £8m naval college conservation project released

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Farrell's Comyn Ching Triangle development

Big names back Comyn Ching listing bid

28 April 2016

Jencks and Knight argue Farrell project should be viewed alongside Neues Museum and Venturi Scott Brown’s work

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The joint AHR and PCKO team

AHR snaps up PCKO

28 April 2016

Deal set to grow AHR’s affordable housing business


Architects' confidence soars - especially in the north

28 April 2016

Private housing and commercial sectors most promising, say practices

Snohetta - the new SFMOMA

Snøhetta completes its transformation of SFMOMA

28 April 2016

Mario Botta gallery triples in size

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Piercy Drury Lane

Piercy & Co gets Covent Garden OK

28 April 2016

Scheme on Drury Lane will be resi led

Maggie's Manchester at the Christie Hospital - designed by Foster and Partners

Foster's Manchester Maggie's opens

27 April 2016

Norman Foster speaks of his personal connections

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Industry is working to ensure Green Deal qualifi cations and accreditation procedures are in place to protect consumers

Lords reopen the door to zero carbon homes

27 April 2016

Industry ‘hopeful’ that peers’ rebellion could put sustainable homes back on statute books

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Barbour ABI's April market review is out now

21 April 2016

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

Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool

CPD 10 2016: ISO 9001 compliance and BIM

28 April 2016

 This CPD will focus on ISO 9001 and on how firms can ensure their quality management systems are compliant as they become BIM Level 2 ready. It is sponsored by Newforma

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BD Digital Edition - March 2016

11 April 2016

Highlights from March’s, in a magazine format

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How to order copies of WA100 2016

23 December 2015

Print and digital copies available to buy

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