House of Parliament beyond Lambeth Bridge

Rebuild Parliament in the north, says SNP grandee

24 October 2016

Alex Salmond calls Holyrood architect Miralles ‘the most impractical man I’ve ever met in my life’

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Victoria Gate

Victoria Gate by Acme

21 October 2016

A modern city centre retail project in Leeds harks back to the city’s grand Victorian shopping arcades

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How planners reshaped Victoria Street

This grand 19th century London boulevard suvived the Blitz only to be the victim of 1950s redevelopment. Now it is being reinvented once again

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The former main pool hall has been restored into a soaring, multi-purpose space

Poplar Baths by Pringle Richards Sharratt

Poplar Baths in London’s East End is a historic example of state architecture used to improve public health. But to preserve this listed building, the project team had to demolish part of it and rebuild through a PPP agreement

ZHA Port House

BD Digital Edition - September 2016

3 October 2016

Highlights from September’s, in a magazine format

A view through to Hays Galleria on Tooley St, with one of the new pillars that will eventually support a new platform at London Bridge Station

Behind the scenes at London Bridge Station – with the architect

It’s probably Britain’s most notorious station, but Grimshaw partner Mark Middleton thinks thoughtful procurement has given London Bridge Station a bright future


One million homes by 2020: Can it be done?

The government wants to see one million homes built in England by 2020, but while some housing experts think a little tinkering will get us there, others countenance a far more radical plan


Comar gave this student hall façade form as well as function

Comar gave this student hall façade form as well as function

14 September 2016

How Comar Systems were used in the development of the University of Birmingham’s new student accommodation

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London Zoo aviary

London Zoo's aviary added to Historic England's at risk register

24 October 2016

New list of sites in danger named by heritage body

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Bournemouth Winter Gardens - concept by BrightSpark Architects

Bournemouth unveils Winter Gardens plan

24 October 2016

Site has been derelict for 10 years

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Haptic Drobac central garden

Haptic lands Norwegian timber project

24 October 2016

Mixed-use scheme includes housing for the elderly

Green web

Report says use green belt to build 200,000 homes in west London

21 October 2016

Proposals involve building on greenfield land with good transport links

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Stanton Williams Royal Opera House

Stanton Williams completes part of Royal Opera House revamp

21 October 2016

Scheme to finish in 2018

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Adjaye San Francisco

Adjaye nabs work on San Francisco masterplan

21 October 2016

Mixed-use scheme includes 12,000 homes

Devereux Southampton

Devereux profits jump

21 October 2016

Firm eyeing new markets to combat slowing public sector work

Aukett Swanke's proposal for Pimlico Road shops and Newson's Yard

Historic timber yard to go after Westminster green light

20 October 2016

Aukett Swanke to turn 175 year old building into shops

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Leeds train station

Gensler on team looking at Leeds station revamp

20 October 2016

Work is part of planned arrival of HS2

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Buckley Gray Yeoman's Hackney Wick project

Buckley Gray Yeoman submits Hackney Wick plans

20 October 2016

East London scheme includes homes and commercial space

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BD’s WA100 survey launched

2017 questionnaire now open for entries

Latest data

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Barbour ABI's October market review is out now

20 October 2016

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

Accoya window frames were specified on this house in Bleakhouse Road, Auckland

CPD 18 2016: Introduction to acetylated wood

18 October 2016

The acetylation process modifies softwood to make it more durable and dimensionally stable. This CPD, sponsored by Accsys, outlines the product’s main benefits and applications

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.

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