Trump International Golf Club, Dubai


Donald Trump’s architecture talks louder than the man himself, with its gaudy interiors and unashamed excess. But what do his developments reveal about the man who promises to transform America?

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Wanted: skilled communicators to help the architectural profession make itself heard

Effective communication skills are an essential job requirement for senior roles. The architectural profession has some catching up to do, says Amanda Baillieu

Churchill College, Cambridge

Technical study: Churchill College, University of Cambridge

6a Architects’ new timber-clad student court is a clever inversion of the original brutalist college, writes Hugh Strange

Churchill College, Cambridge

“Buildings are used, mis-used, re-used, and they get old, decay, are worn out –watching that happen is the most exciting thing”

Tom Emerson of 6a Architects talks to Hugh Strange bout incorporating the passage of time into the practice’s work and the joy of watching buildings take on a life of their own

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The Invisible Glass creates new possibilities in building design

The Invisible Glass creates new possibilities in building design

16 January 2017

What if the glass used in building design were totally transparent?

How to read Glancey book cover

Book Club review: How to Read Towns & Cities

An appealing idea doesn’t stand up to scrutiny, finds Zac Carey

Hamburg Elbphilharmonie

Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg by Herzog & de Meuron

6 January 2017 | By Ike Ijeh

Hamburg wanted the Elbphilharmonie to be an instantly discernible architectural symbol to lift the city’s prestige but got a faceless glass block sitting on top of a brick one. Yet in its theatrically wavy rooftop, Herzog & de Meuron has brilliantly conjured up an emblematic national icon - just don’t ask how much it cost. By Ike Ijeh

UN Studio’s Raffles City development, under construction in Hanghzou

China 2.0

After a couple of difficult years, optimism has returned to the Chinese market – and along with it, a more discerning approach to development

November BD

BD Digital Edition - November 2016

7 December 2016

Highlights from November’s, in a magazine format

Andrew Stunell

Lib Dem peer to lead review into Brexit’s impact on construction

10 January 2017

Ex-building regs minister Lord Stunell appointed to head up working group

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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.

54 Marsh Wall

Planners back Rolfe Judd’s rejigged Docklands scheme

18 January 2017

Practice’s 41-storey Marsh Wall tower recommended for approval

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Broadway Malyan's Snow Hill public realm revamp

Broadway Malyan draws up cycling plan for Birmingham's Snow Hill

18 January 2017

Initiative involves reducing number of cars in city’s business district

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Part of the Caruso St John exhibition at the Betts Project gallery

Exhibition set to showcase Caruso St John models

18 January 2017

Gallery creates “diorama” picked from Stirling Prize winner’s back catalogue

Nightingale Estate regeneration by KCA, Henley Halebrown Rorrison, Stephen Taylor and Townshend Landscape Architects

Green light for £200m Hackney estate regeneration

17 January 2017

Karakusevic Carson Architects-led programme set to deliver 400 new homes

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Paris to spruce up Eiffel Tower for Olympics bid

17 January 2017

New reception areas and upgrades to lower second-floor proposed for €300m programme

Dunelm House

Appeal as Brutalist Durham union misses out on listing

17 January 2017

Twentieth Century Society to appeal decision by Karen Bradley to refuse listing status

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Warsaw's Varso Tower by Foster + Partner's

Work begins on Foster's Warsaw skyscraper

17 January 2017

Scheme in downtown Warsaw set to be tallest tower in Poland

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Victoria Tower Gardens and Parliament

Michael Gove backs opposition to £3.5bn Parliament move

16 January 2017

MP joins group opposed to vacating Palace of Westminster for repair work

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MahaNakhon tower Bangkok

Skyscraper glut continues as 2016 sets new record

16 January 2017

More tall buildings were built globally last year than ever before, with China completing the most


Benoy nabs Heathrow deal

16 January 2017

Retail specialist hired as commercial masterplanner for airport’s expansion

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Barbour ABI's December market review is out now

15 December 2016

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


CPD 23 2016: BIM levels of detail

19 December 2016

Levels of detail define the content of a BIM project at different stages. This CPD, sponsored by Vectorworks, outlines the main points to consider

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