Ecobuild seminar speakers

Ecobuild seminar highlights: Look who’s talking

2 March 2015

Ecobuild’s seminar and conference programmes will feature more than 400 speakers from industry, government and beyond. Here, some of these experts give a sneak preview of their key messages

Power in the union

Power in the Union

27 February 2015

It seems increasingly possible that the UK will vote to leave the EU in 2017. For many sustainability professionals, this would be a nightmare scenario

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Book Club review: Educating Architects

2 March 2015

Educating Architects: How tomorrow’s practitioners will learn today. Neil Spiller & Nic Clear, Thames & Hudson, £29.95, 352pp

Carnal hall

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

Hong Kong skyline

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

Amanda Baillieu

Is selling the industry to the public a good idea?

Amanda Baillieu says a new advertising campaign by the AIA might not be the right thing

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Cranbrook Academy of Art

Edward Jones' Inspiration: Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan

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

Thames View East

Council housing: Getting it right this time

After years of decline, council house building looks set to enjoy something of a resurgence. But can the new generation of council homes avoid the stigmas of the past? Ike Ijeh reports

The external landing and its drainage

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

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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

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Workloads still way off pre-recession peak, RIBA says

2 March 2015

RIBA estimates work is 25% down on 2007 levels

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Jane Duncan

Jane Duncan launches women's campaign on social media

2 March 2015

Incoming RIBA president kicks off inclusivity push

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Preston Bus Station

Preston bus station competition up and running

2 March 2015

Lancashire county council plans youth centre at saved BDP building

Saw Swee Hock Student Centre

Saw Swee Hock lone UK building vying for Mies van der Rohe Award

2 March 2015

O’Donnell & Tuomey up against four others for top prize

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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BD digital edition - January 2015

BD Digital Edition - January 2015

3 February 2015

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

WA100 2015

WA100 2015: The big list

19 December 2014

View a table of this year’s top 100 architects

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