Carbuncle Cup 2016

Carbuncle Cup: Poole Methodist Church extension by Intelligent Design Centre

27 July 2016

The new extension to this church looks like a set of site huts

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The rebirth of Lochgelly and lessons for Brexit Britain

The EU referendum brought home the political divisions between various parts of the UK. The inspired regeneration of a once deprived ex-mining town in Fife shows how architecture can help resolve them.

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Sydney Opera House

Perfecting a language of architecture that the 99% can understand

If everyone is an architect, how come language is such a barrier, asks Daniel Elsea

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One Carter Lane

Wellbeing registration: Europe's first project

There is now an international standard for measuring how a building impacts on its users’ health and wellbeing. Ike Ijeh looks at how Studio Ben Allen Architects’ One Carter Lane became the first European project to receive the accreditation

Senate House

Senate House north block by Mace and Rock Townsend

A Mace-led team has turned the north end of Senate House into a light-filled learning space and glazed courtyard for the School of Oriental and African Studies



SMARTPLY's revolutionary OSB helps Passivhaus airtight standard

11 July 2016

SMARTPLY PROPASSIV is a revolutionary wood-panel system, perfect for ultra-low energy buildings

Renzo Piano's New Cultural Center in Athens

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre, Athens, by Renzo Piano

29 June 2016

Greece’s most significant cultural project in more than a decade - housing the National Opera House and National Library - is impressive in scale. But do all the elements live up to its immense ambition?

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.

Stratford Waterfront by Allies & Morrison, O’Donnell & Tuomey and Arquitecturia

Architects reveal detailed designs for Stratford's cultural district

27 July 2016

Stratford Waterfront scheme is by Allies & Morrison, O’Donnell & Tuomey and Arquitecturia

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Helen Hayes

Ex-Allies & Morrison partner leads inquiry into housing supply

27 July 2016 | Updated: 27 July 2016

MPs want architects to share ideas for housing innovation

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Ally Pally theatre

FCBStudios' Ally Pally theatre restoration in fundraising drive

27 July 2016

New images of Victorian venue released

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Hawkins Brown rooftop manchester

Hawkins Brown gets OK for rooftop job

27 July 2016

Scheme in Manchester to start later this year

Cavell Street development by Sheppard Robson

Sheppard Robson submits East End tower for planning

27 July 2016

24-storey tower planned for site next to HOK’s hospital

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Brexit worries hit architects' confidence, RIBA bellwether finds

26 July 2016

Future Trends index drops by a quarter - but the picture in Mancheser is rosier

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Conran Brighton

Fresh attempt to overhaul Brighton eyesore goes in to planners

26 July 2016

Conran & Partners working on site where AHMM was rebuffed by planners

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FCB Portsmouth prison

Feilden Clegg Bradley OK'd for prison-to-homes job in Portsmouth

26 July 2016

Former jail to be turned into 230 homes

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10 design

China tonic for 10 Design

26 July 2016

Firm lands role on giant convention centre

Buckley Gray Yeoman - Bishopsgate Goodsyard offices - site view

Year-long redesign for PLP's Bishopsgate Goodsyard

25 July 2016

Hammerson also revising Allies & Morrison’s Croydon shopping centre scheme

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Barbour ABI's July market review is out now

21 July 2016

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

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BD Digital Edition - June 2016

4 July 2016

Highlights from June’s, in a magazine format


CPD 13 2016: Specifying softwood decking

27 May 2016

The latest in our CPD series introduces specifying softwood decking. This module is sponsored by Marley Eternit

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