T Lane

It's time to divert Garden Bridge funding to other Thames crossings

Our reader poll demonstrates an appetite for more Thames pedestrian crossings. Public money left over from scrapping support for the Garden Bridge would get these moving, says Thomas Lane


Technical study: Atlas House, Eindhoven

Monadnock has created a three-storey house of clarity, rigour and poetic flourishes on a Dutch woodland estate, writes Hugh Strange


“We're very happy with the term magic realism"

Job Floris and Sandor Naus of Monadnock talk to Hugh Strange about the mixed legacy of the Superdutch generation and the importance of creating new stories from old traditions

St Peter's Cardross in dereliction

Brutalism: Where did it all go wrong?

In a crowded field, this exhibition has much to contribute and deserves a bigger platform than the RA’s architecture ‘corridor’, says Daniel Elsea

Warwick Hall

Warwick Hall, Burford by Acanthus Clews Architects

24 April 2017 | By Ike Ijeh

Building anything new in a Cotswold village is hard enough, but when it’s next door to one of the nation’s best-loved churches, you know you’ve got your work cut out. Ike Ijeh admires a deft piece of architectural reinterpretation by Acanthus Clews Architects


Sound and sight

Sound and sight

3 April 2017

Armstrong Ceilings’ metal and mineral systems were used for a new Welsh Medium school building in the upper Swansea Valley

UN Studio’s Raffles City development, under construction in Hanghzou

China 2.0

After a couple of difficult years, optimism has returned to the Chinese market – and along with it, a more discerning approach to development

50 Architects 50 Buildings

Book review and competition: 50 Architects 50 Buildings - The buildings that inspire architects

BD’s long-running Architects’ Inspirations series is one of the magazine’s best-loved features. Now the twentieth-century buildings have been brought together for the first time in a new book. Paul McGrath takes a look.

BD April cover

BD Digital Edition - April 2017

28 April 2017

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

Diamond Jubilee Bridge

Diamond Jubilee Bridge tops Thames crossing poll

28 April 2017

One-World Design Architects’ west London scheme pips downstream rivals

Labour to set up housing ministry if it wins power

28 April 2017

Shadow housing minister launches party’s policy to build one million homes over five years


Architects more upbeat, despite Brexit uncertainty

28 April 2017

RIBA said the private housing sector was still expected to be the strongest performer during the next quarter

Lower Marsh hotel

Kyson gets go-ahead for Waterloo hotel

28 April 2017

Lambeth planners back Lower Marsh scheme despite protests

Battersea Power Station

Battersea developer wants to look again at affordable housing targets

27 April 2017

Rethink puts up to 250 affordable homes at risk

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MPs accuse Whitehall of ‘wasting money' on free schools

27 April 2017

RIBA backs report accusing ministers of spending “well over the odds” on new free schools while others deteriorate

Sadiq Khan

London mayor funds ‘hub’ to support small-scale housing

27 April 2017

Help centre aims to aid affordable community-build and custom-build projects

Day Architectural

More student flats for Coventry OK'd

27 April 2017

City has seen numbers more than double in last 10 years

The Clifford's Tower visitor centre

Protesters set for Judicial Review over York tower plans

26 April 2017

Judge to rule on council’s handling of English Heritage visitors’ centre scheme

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The Royal Clarence Hotel in Exeter before the fire

Manchester architect to rebuild fire-ravaged Exeter hotel

26 April 2017

Buttress’ relationship with engineer led to appointment

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Barbour ABI's April market review is out now

27 April 2017

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

George Dixon Academy

CPD 7 2017: Rainscreen cladding

11 April 2017

Rainscreen cladding, which uses an inner and outer leaf to create a seal against moisture, has been in use for decades. But modern systems offer a more flexible, lightweight protection. This CPD module is sponsored by Kalzip

Union Jack and EU flag in front of Palace of Westminster

Architects launch forum to explore Brexit opportunities

4 April 2017

Group aims to capture global business as UK leaves EU

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