New flats in Jätkäsaari, an emerging neighbourhood in Helsinki's central West Harbour area designed by Jukka Turtiainen Architects

Move over, Guggenheim

Missed out on that shortlist? No problem. As Helsinki embarks on its biggest building programme in 200 years the opportunities for architects are far bigger than any single project, Elizabeth Hopkirk reports

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Bringing buildings back to life

Amanda Baillieu laments the decision to give a permanent home to a Manchester arts festival held in disused buildings

Malaysia Square at Battersea Power Station

Bigging up Battersea: a progress report

Bjarke Ingels’ ‘urban canyon’ power station entrance repeats the mistakes of 1960s planning, warns Hank Dittmar

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Barcelona Pavilion by Mies van der Rohe

Keith Williams' Inspiration: The Barcelona Pavilion by Mies van der Rohe

Keith Williams explains how Mies’ German Pavilion for the Barcelona Exhibition of 1929 still has the power to enthral

The facade has been upgraded with new glazing designed to replicate the 1950s original

Bikini Berlin redevelopment by Hild und K

Hugh Strange examines how architect Hild und K brought new life to a grade II-listed icon of post-war West Berlin, balancing historical sensitivity and environmental performance


Farmhouse observatory, Carnforth, Lancashire

Paul Archer Design updates a 17th-century farmhouse in the Red Rose countryside

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Dorsett Hotel, west London by Flanagan Lawrence

Flanagan Lawrence has skilfully recaptured the golden age of cinema with the sensitive renovation of the derelict, grade II-listed Shepherd’s Bush Pavilion

AYA party 2014

Photo gallery: AYA 2014 ceremony and party

Catching up with the fun at this year’s Architect of the Year Awards

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All the AYA 2014 winners celebrating their success at The Brewery in central London last night

Architect of the Year Awards: The winners

Winners crowned at awards ceremony in London

The Bridge, Dartford Threefold Architects

AYA shortlists: Young Architect of the Year

To celebrate BD’s Architect of the Year 2014 finalists, we look at each shortlist in turn

Bartlett students

Education is not a commodity

1 December 2014

Architectural education should be about opening minds not pockets, a debate at the Architecture Foundation heard. Phil Pawlett Jackson was taking notes

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Book Club review: Architectural Styles – A Visual Guide

1 December 2014

Luke Moore reviews Owen Hopkins’ welcome new history

Winning entry by Connection

RCA students scoop South Ken tunnel competition

17 December 2014

Three teams declared joint winners

Mecanoo Oldham

Mecanoo's Oldham theatre in for planning

17 December 2014

Work is due to start in 2016

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Nottingham carbon neutral Lab

Work begins to rebuild lab destroyed by fire

17 December 2014

Contractor will rebuild timber-framed structure after autumn blaze

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33 Central John Robertson Architects

John Robertson inks City deal

17 December 2014

New office block at northern end of London Bridge

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BD digital edition - November 2014

BD Digital Edition - November 2014

9 December 2014

Highlights from November’s, in a magazine format

Social media

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The #BDInteriors100 2014: the most useful interiors tweeters

24 November 2014

Twitter top 100 launched today - and celebrated tonight at tweet-up

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WeWork's offices in Sea Containers House by TP Bennett

BD announces interiors tweet-up

10 November 2014

Readers invited to join the BD team and TP Bennett at architect’s latest project

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Barbour ABI's December market review

15 December 2014

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

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WA Top 100 survey out

3 September 2014

Survey to be published this December

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