Farrells' conceptual proposal for bridges in inner east London. The practice is currently working with Buro Happold on detailed proposals for bridges throughout east London

How London’s future depends on seven inexpensive bridges Video

In a week of announcements about new Thames crossings, Terry Farrell argues that building multiple low-level bridges in the east could unlock hundreds of thousands of homes

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The Woo Building, Battersea, by Haworth Tompkins

The second half of two interconnected buildings designed for the Royal College of Art, the Woo Building in Battersea shares a visual duality with its counterpart The Dyson, while remaining ruggedly distinct


Horizontal lifts: A sideways move

ThyssenKrupp has come up with a lift that not only functions without cables but is also able to move horizontally as well as vertically. So what, asks Ike Ijeh, might this mean for the future of building design?

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BD's BIM survey: Clear gulf between attitudes of small and larger practices

20 November 2015

While big practices steam ahead with BIM, costs and doubts about its worth dog approach of small firms

Alexander Calder (1898-1976) - Triple Gong c.1948

Review: Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture

19 November 2015

Tate Modern’s new exhibition of the late US sculptor’s work is full of shadows, literal and figurative, finds MJ Wells

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New titles to review in BD's autumn architecture book club

16 November 2015

Join BD’s Book Club for a chance to review one of 10 new titles

Poster for AA XX 100 event based on the 1975 Women in Architecture edition of AD

A history of architecture, now with women

It’s 40 years since the seminal Women in Architecture issue of AD, and 100 since Ruth Lowy was admitted to the AA. But those landmarks are only part of the story, writes Paola Zanotto

House at Flax Bourton near Bristol - by Artist Constructor

Six of the best twentieth-century houses

Elain Harwood picks some favourites from a new book for the Twentieth Century Society which she edited with Alan Powers – Houses: Regional practice and local character

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

St Mary Redcliffe, Bristol

Bristol church launches £15m hunt for architect

27 November 2015

Competition dovetails with plans to wrest neighbourhood from grip of roads


Safer cycling campaign issues manifesto for construction

27 November 2015

Construction Industry Cycling Commission calls for investment in safer vehicles and road user training schemes

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Crossrail 2 seeks infrastructure commission backing

27 November 2015

Scheme lays out plan at Building Live conference

Sanaa Budapest

Sanaa lands Hungary museum

27 November 2015

Scheme to open in summer 2019

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Aberfeldy Village oin Poplar - phase 3 - Levitt Bernstein

Levitt Bernstein estate renewal approved

27 November 2015

Poplar scheme desiged to reflect its Docklands history

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BD Digital Edition - October 2015

2 November 2015

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

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Barbour ABI's November market review is out now

19 November 2015

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

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CPD 28 2015: Managing contract risk

19 November 2015

This CPD module considers how subcontractors can manage the risks to their businesses, focusing on the contract. It is sponsored by Aldermore

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WA100 2015: The big list

19 December 2014

View a table of this year’s top 100 architects

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