Gillian Darley

The inestimable value of a good client

Gillian Darley mourns the widening chasm between architect and client and charts the history of a critical relationship

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How biophilic design brings in human benefits

3 March 2015

Designer, writer and television presenter Oliver Heath says companies should be embracing a design approach that puts the wellbeing of office workers at its core

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Ecobuild seminar highlights: Look who’s talking

2 March 2015

Ecobuild’s seminar and conference programmes will feature more than 400 speakers from industry, government and beyond. Here, some of these experts give a sneak preview of their key messages

BD digital edition February 2015

BD Digital Edition - February 2015

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

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Carnal Hall

Beneath its armour-like steel dome, Bernard Tschumi’s new Swiss concert hall houses a naturally lit and wooden auditorium, as well as a dynamic sequence of interior spaces. Ike Ijeh takes a look

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Book Club review: Educating Architects

2 March 2015

Educating Architects: How tomorrow’s practitioners will learn today. Neil Spiller & Nic Clear, Thames & Hudson, £29.95, 352pp

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Can tall buildings ever be sustainable?

With debate still raging over the 230 towers lined up to make the London skyline look more like Hong Kong’s, Ike Ijeh looks at whether tall buildings can ever be sustainable

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Edward Jones' Inspiration: Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan

The Dixon Jones co-founder marvels at a building which draws comparisons with the Bauhaus

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CPD 7 2015: Level thresholds and water ingress

23 February 2015

This module examines the key regulations concerning the accessibility of building entrances and highlights ways to avoid the main risks. It is sponsored by LABC Warranty

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Barbour ABI's February market review is out now

19 February 2015

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

Maggie's at The Royal Marsden designed by Ab Rogers Design - semi-outdoor room

Ab Rogers to follow dad with Maggie's design

5 March 2015

Ab Rogers Design picked to create charity’s third London centre

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Elephant & Castle AHMM/Panter Hudspith

AHMM Elephant & Castle homes put up for sale

5 March 2015

Schemes also includes designs by Panter Hudspith

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Guildford Cathedral, designed by Edward Maufe

HLF money will keep Maufe's Guildford Cathedral open

5 March 2015

Grant to strip out deteriorating asbestos-laced acoustic plaster

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Farnborough Airshow exhibition hall, Terence O'Rourke

Funding clears airshow plans for take-off

5 March 2015

Work to start next year on Farnborough venue

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Andrew Barraclough

How can architects make contractors deliver their vision?

Now at Wates, Andrew Barraclough spent 19 years at HOK. Here, he advises on how the two disciplines can work together on BIM

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WA100 2015

WA100 2015: The big list

19 December 2014

View a table of this year’s top 100 architects

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