Martyn Evans

What Brexit means for architects: A client's view

BD columnist and developer Martyn Evans surveys the scene as clients, investors and contractors try to make sense of the referendum fallout


Don't panic. It's going to be a rough ride but we will get through this

The new normal is going to be an extended period of uncertainty. But architects are very adaptable, says Thomas Lane

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Amanda Baillieu - home page index

Why are you giving £250,000 to another vanity project, Sadiq?

Amanda Baillieu takes issue with the proposal to light up 17 of London’s bridges with a permanent installation

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Rally in support of refugees

What does architecture mean in places like Syria and the Calais Jungle?

Joanna Day is impressed by the Architecture Foundation’s refugee festival

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Book Club review: The Art and Architecture of CFA Voysey

Nicholas Vaughan Roberts on an architect who could produce a set of scaled plans, sections and elevations in a weekend

RA Summer Exhibition 2016 architecture room

Review: RA Summer Exhibition architecture room

There are moments of richness in this year’s architecture room, but there is also a great deal of mediocrity, finds MJ Wells

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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.

Carbuncle Cup 2016

Carbuncle Cup: Saffron Square, Croydon by Rolfe Judd

22 June 2016

We kick off this year’s Carbuncle Cup with a multicoloured monster in Croydon town centre

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British Airway i360

The i360 tower by Marks Barfield Architects

The £46 milllion i360 tower in Brighton may claim accolades of being the tallest moving observation tower, the first vertical cable car and the world’s most slender tower, but the execution of its design and build is the real talking point

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Mark Fisher's movie park for Wanda, designed around the theme of the ancient Chinese chime instrument

How to work for the world's biggest property company

China’s £70bn Wanda Group will open 55 shopping malls and 18 hotels in China alone this year, and its ambitious plans are increasingly targeting the rest of the world.British architects are being offered a piece of the action. Lai Jian Yan, vice president of Wanda Commercial Properties, the world’s biggest property company, explains how to win a place on its supplier database

Owen Williams' Sainsbury factory at the time of completion

Obituary to a great London sausage factory

One of London’s most significant concrete buildings is being demolished without a murmur. Nina Rappaport pays tribute to Owen Williams’ ground-breaking Sainsbury factory in Southwark

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Serpentine Pavilion 2016

The verdict: Bjarke Ingels' Serpentine Pavilion - and four summer houses

After 15 years the Serpentine has added four summer houses to its series of single pavilions. Is it enough to revive an ageing format? Ike Ijeh is in no doubt


Holland Green, London, by OMA + Allies & Morrison

OMA’s first UK residential project has been designed with Allies & Morrison and is arranged around Holland Park’s former Commonwealth Institute, soon to be the new home of the Design Museum. It interacts smoothly with the local context, but does it play things too safe? Ike Ijeh reports

Tate Modern extension, London, by Herzog and de Meuron

Tate Modern extension, London, by Herzog & de Meuron

Herzog and de Meuron’s much-delayed extension of the Tate Modern saw the architect handed the rare opportunity of returning to a project having worked on the original

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What Brexit means for architects: Sector-by-sector breakdown

24 June 2016

BD looks at what the future might hold for architects’ projects

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RIBA 66 Portland Place

RIBA vows to engage at highest level to protect architects

24 June 2016

Institute produces Brexit briefing for profession

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Referendum result triggers infrastructure fears

24 June 2016

Brexit and change of PM ‘could threaten big-ticket projects’

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Economic downturn.

Housebuilder shares crash more than 20%

24 June 2016

Developers, contractors and housebuilders all see share prices plummet after Brexit vote

Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners' 3 World Trade Centre

Rogers celebrates topping out of his World Trade Centre tower

24 June 2016

3 WTC due to complete in 2018

Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios - Cambridge Biocentrum for Cambridge University - the two sites: west

Feilden Clegg Bradley wins Cambridge Uni masterplan

24 June 2016

Two bioscience sites are focus of 20-year approach

Stanbrook Abbey, York - by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

RIBA national winners announced

23 June 2016

Starting gun fired for the Stirling Prize

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Tin House in Shepherd's Bush, London, by Henning Stummel Architects

Contenders for House of the Year announced

23 June 2016

John Pardey and Sanei Hopkins only architects to feature twice

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Sadiq Khan

Mayor orders review of Old Oak regeneration body

23 June 2016

Sadiq Khan cites affordable housing concerns after land deal struck by predecessor Boris Johnson

Stanton Williams Museum of London

Results tonic for Stanton Williams

23 June 2016

Profits up one third at Stirling Prize winner


BD Digital Edition - May 2016

6 June 2016

Highlights from May’s, in a magazine format

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Barbour ABI's June market review is out now

23 June 2016

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


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

Alejandro Aravena in Venice

Aravena's Biennale raises taxing questions

Weighty issues come under the Venice spotlight this year. But some of them might be better addressed through tax law than architecture, suggests Amanda Baillieu

Fair Building - Polish pavilion

Amanda Baillieu's Venice highlights

Eavesdrop on Alvaro Siza’s post-occupancy research and grapple with questions about Fairtrade buildings and refugees

Venice Architecture Biennale 2016

British Pavilion is a missed opportunity

Home Economics, the UK’s contribution to the Venice Biennale, could have made some radical proposals for better ways of living but instead relies on models that already exist. Hugh McEwen finds debate is raging at Venice. Just not here

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How to order copies of WA100 2016

Print and digital copies available to buy

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