The Phase 2 building is clad in copper panels, which project outwards like a ship’s prow

Young Street Campus, Cambridge by Richard Murphy Architects

29 July 2016

Richard Murphy Architects has skilfully integrated Anglia Ruskin University’s new nursing and music therapy campus into a close-knit network of Cambridge terraces, writes Ike Ijeh

2012 Olympic Projects

Assessing the legacy of London's Olympics

The architecture of the 2012 Olympics had to do more than provide an awe-inspiring home for the Games: it was meant to provide a foundation for the regeneration of a blighted area of the capital. Four years on, Ike Ijeh reports on whether it has succeeded

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

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.

Stirling's No1 Poultry

Culture secretary gives fresh hope for No1 Poultry

29 July 2016

Surprise as last year’s listing rejection to be reviewed

Fentress airport

US architect launches airport design competition for students

29 July 2016

Winner of $15,000 prize to be named in November

Manchester - Toast Rack plans by Ollier Smurthwaite and SixTwo Architects

Manchester Toast Rack will become flats

29 July 2016

Proposal for listed university building wins planning

Stanton Williams and Asif Khan's winning proposal for the Museum of London

Stanton Williams and Asif Khan triumph in Museum of London contest

28 July 2016

Pernilla Ohrstedt, BIG, Caruso St John and Sergison Bates beaten to Smithfield job

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Make and Gary Neville's St Michael's scheme - St Michael's Square and the towers

Footballers hire Make to give Manchester its 'biggest architectural statement in generations'

28 July 2016

Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs unveil first images of £140m towers

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Olympic Park homes

Olympic Park redesigned to hit mayor's 50% affordable housing target

28 July 2016

Work underway to revise final tranches of legacy housing in line with new ambition

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City of London

More wobbles hit construction

28 July 2016

RICS survey says workloads are slowing - a day after ONS declares industry is in recession

HTA Duggan Morris Aylesbury

Next phase of Aylesbury revamp before planners

28 July 2016

Work known as Plot 18 designed by HTA and Duggan Morris

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Pascall and Watson scheme for London City Airport

Pascall & Watson's City Airport expansion approved

28 July 2016

Ministers give green light to £344m project

Economic downturn.

Construction entered recession before Brexit, says ONS

27 July 2016

Bad news for profession despite surprise uptick for economy as a whole

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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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