Windy Hill, perspective drawing in ink, 1900, by Charles Rennie Mackintosh

The drawings of a master

6 March 2015

Hugh McEwen recommends a visit to the RIBA’s Mackintosh exhibition – especially for fed-up students

Gillian Darley

The inestimable value of a good client

Gillian Darley mourns the widening chasm between architect and client and charts the history of a critical relationship

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BD digital edition February 2015

BD Digital Edition - February 2015

Highlights from February’s, in a magazine format

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How biophilic design brings in human benefits

3 March 2015

Designer, writer and television presenter Oliver Heath says companies should be embracing a design approach that puts the wellbeing of office workers at its core

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Carnal Hall

Beneath its armour-like steel dome, Bernard Tschumi’s new Swiss concert hall houses a naturally lit and wooden auditorium, as well as a dynamic sequence of interior spaces. Ike Ijeh takes a look

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Can tall buildings ever be sustainable?

With debate still raging over the 230 towers lined up to make the London skyline look more like Hong Kong’s, Ike Ijeh looks at whether tall buildings can ever be sustainable

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Edward Jones' Inspiration: Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan

The Dixon Jones co-founder marvels at a building which draws comparisons with the Bauhaus

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CPD 7 2015: Level thresholds and water ingress

23 February 2015

This module examines the key regulations concerning the accessibility of building entrances and highlights ways to avoid the main risks. It is sponsored by LABC Warranty

London mayor Boris Johnson kicks off construction at St Clements

Boris tells Garden Bridge that taxpayers will bankroll its running cost

6 March 2015

Admission has misled Londoners, opponents say

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Think of capital as London City Region, says Aecom

6 March 2015

Firm draws up action plan on how London can look in 50 years’ time

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Conran school West Ealing

Conran chalks up London school deal

6 March 2015

Scheme in with Ealing planners

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Hotel for Clerkenwell car wash

6 March 2015

Scheme by Stephan Reinke Architects approved

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Andrew Barraclough

How can architects make contractors deliver their vision?

Now at Wates, Andrew Barraclough spent 19 years at HOK. Here, he advises on how the two disciplines can work together on BIM

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Barbour ABI's February market review is out now

19 February 2015

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

WA100 2015

WA100 2015: The big list

19 December 2014

View a table of this year’s top 100 architects

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