Russell Curtis, director of RCKa

The choice was between flat-pack and Frank Gehry

23 April 2014

Russell Curtis on why he’s convinced the time is finally right for his practice to embrace BIM


Welcome to the world of BIM

23 April 2014

BD’s new BIM Taskforce will help architects navigate the complex landscape of technology, protocols and government requirements

David Miller Architects' Aldgate hotel

Why architects should engage with BIM before it’s too late

22 April 2014

Architects need to move fast to avoid being marginalised, warns David Miller

Dutch designer Richard Hutten's multicoloured chair made from layers of Kvadrat fabric

Concrete and candy in Milan

Natasha Bonugli, head of workplace interiors at Woods Bagot, reports from Salone del Mobile in Milan, the world’s biggest furniture and design show

Gradon Architecture's illustrative proposal for Ulan Bator in Mongolia

Gradon Architecture designs Mongolian housing

Sustainable design planned for polluted capital

Manchester Central Library

We’re all ‘children of the municipal’

The best municipal enterprises exemplified sustainable values even more than sustainable buildings, writes Gillian Darley

Mole Architecture's Hsinchu apartments in Taiwan: elevation

How a small practice won its biggest job

Mole Architecture, a small Cambridge practice, is designing an entire resort in Taiwan. Principal Meredith Bowles on a risk that paid off

Headquarters for Dutch fashion brand G-Star, Amsterdam

OMA’s HQ for G-Star Raw fashion brand in Amsterdam

Rem Koolhaas’ open-plan building is the perfect fit for the Dutch denim clothes manufacturer

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Carl-Viggo Hølmebakk's Concrete House, Stange, Norway

Concrete House in Stange, Norway, by Carl-Viggo Hølmebakk

A technical look at Norwegian architect Carl-Viggo Hølmebakk’s Concrete House


Deptford artist’s studio by dRMM Architects

A south London painter’s studio by De Rijke Marsh Morgan Architects brings in north light with a large openable ETFE skylight

Ali Sagharchi, the chairman of the Traditional Architects Group

Farrell's critics 'are missing the point'

10 April 2014

The Farrell Review is bigger than Rogers’ Towards an Urban Renaissance, argues Alireza Sagharchi


An Armstrong White Fabric braced canopy was specified for the Cutty Sark, Greenwich.

CPD 8 2014: Fit-out solutions for ceilings

Ceiling specifications can affect the sustainability, acoustics, fire resistance, visual appeal and cost-effectiveness of an office building, so it’s an areain which every decision counts. This module is sponsored by Armstrong

The Lynden Pindling International Airport, Nassau

Market sectors top 10 2014: Infrastructure

The top architectural firms in the infrastructure sector, ranked by fee income

HOK, New Songdo, South Korea

Market sectors top 10 2014: Offices

The top architectural firms in the office buildings sector, ranked by fee income

NBBJ and HKS' Royal Liverpool Hospital

Market sectors top 10 2014: Hospitality

The top architectural firms in the hospitality sector, ranked by fee income

Heatherwick Studio's Al Fayah Park, Abu Dhabi: Shaded gardens

Heatherwick appointed to design Abu Dhabi city park

Columns will shade flower beds and picnic spots

Olympic Campus: A new headquarters for the IOC

3XN trumps British rivals to win Olympic HQ

AL_A and Farshid Moussavi among vanquished finalists

Stitch Studio and Maccreanor Lavington's Acton Gardens redevelopment, west London

Stitch and Maccreanor Lavington win planning in Acton

Architects are working on third phase of £600m redevelopment

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the John Soane Museum

David Chipperfield to help steer the Soane

Architect and art dealer join board of trustees

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Frank Gehry

Gehry on London: 'Nobody's handled skyscrapers well recently'

Gehry on working with Fosters: ‘Brits talk a lot while they’re working’

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Team 1: Natural History Museum competition

Niall McLaughlin wins Natural History Museum competition

Architect beat Stanton Williams, Feilden Clegg Bradley and BIG

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University College Hospital, Euston Road

Architects appointed to £600m NHS framework

UCLH pushes ahead with 10-year estates strategy

Artist's impression of the new facade proposed for the buildings at the Guildhall Shopping Centre's High Street entrance

BDP mall revamp gets go-ahead in face of English Heritage opposition

Conservationsists called for ‘firm refusal’ of architect’s proposals for Exeter shopping centre

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Richard Waterhouse, chief executive of RIBA Enterprises

BIM users believe it gives them a competitive advantage

NBS survey finds use of technology is up 15%

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Sleep student hotel design competition: the site

Student hotel design competition announced

Winning entries will be displayed at Sleep in November

Lost Victorian Britain by Gavin Stamp

Book Club review: Lost Victorian Britain by Gavin Stamp

Gavin Stamp has produced a ghostly catalogue of loss, says Tamsin Green

Growing your business

Dear Matthew: How do I expand my practice without losing control?

15 April 2014

Our careers expert on learning to delegate as your architecture firm grows

online dating

Dear Matthew: Should I help my colleague find a date online?

14 April 2014

Our agony uncle on how to avoid annoying workmates and get back to the architecture


Welcome to the world of BIM

BD’s new BIM Taskforce will help architects navigate the complex landscape of technology, protocols and government requirements

Make's recycled pop-up cinema

Video: Make's recycled pop-up cinema

28 March 2014

Watch how architect Make designed and built a recycled cinema at Ecobuild this year

BD TV episode 2

Behind the headlines: BDTV looks at what's making the news

20 March 2014

BD reporter Elizabeth Hopkirk discusses the top stories in architecture this week

Framed In Steel video series

Derby Arena: see the latest video in the 'Framed In Steel' series

FaulknerBrowns, Arup and Bowmer & Kirkland discuss the design and build of the £25 million Derby Arena and highlight why steel was chosen for the Midlands' first multi-sports arena which is scheduled to open in November 2014

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