Hank Dittmar index

Here’s the detail that's missing from all the manifestos

Politicians must think about design codes if they’re to deliver quality housing in the numbers they promise, says Hank Dittmar

Tate St Ives extenation front

Technical study: Tate St Ives extension, St Ives, Cornwall

Jamie Fobert’s discreet subterranean gallery extension has calmed locals’ concerns about the impact on the town’s skyline and reflects in its design all the elements that make St Ives special

Jerome L. Green Science Centre

Inclusiveness onsite at Columbia University, New York

Columbia University’s new Manhattanville campus by Renzo Piano has championed a policy of inclusiveness for the construction teams that built it. Ike Ijeh reports from New York on how using minority employment targets works in practice

La Seine Musicale

La Seine Musicale, Paris, by Shigeru Ban

22 May 2017 | By Ike Ijeh

The second concert hall to be completed in the French capital within three years is a showcase to innovation and style. Ike Ijeh admires the distinctive features of this venue, which was designed by award-winning Japanese architect Shigeru Ban

St Peter's Cardross in dereliction

Brutalism: Where did it all go wrong?

In a crowded field, this exhibition has much to contribute and deserves a bigger platform than the RA’s architecture ‘corridor’, says Daniel Elsea

BD April cover

BD Digital Edition - April 2017

28 April 2017

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


Sound and sight

Sound and sight

3 April 2017

Armstrong Ceilings’ metal and mineral systems were used for a new Welsh Medium school building in the upper Swansea Valley

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

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.

Farrells 24 hour city

Farrells wins 24 hour city ideas competition

30 May 2017

Proposals to go on display at London’s Building Centre

RSHP Leadenhall Building

Companies House gets tough with Rogers

30 May 2017

Firm issued with strike-off threat

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Ham Mill plans

Assael green light for housing at historic mill

30 May 2017

Gloucestershire scheme will conserve heritage buildings and deliver 100 new homes

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One Pear Place

Kyson scheme turns corner at Waterloo

30 May 2017

Practice shows off One Pear Place mixed-use scheme

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North west view of the Royal Docks Service Station Proposals

Rejigged Docklands resi scheme OK'd after affordable housing upped

26 May 2017

BUJ scheme now has 30% affordable homes after earlier plans included just 13%

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Richard Waterhouse, chief executive of RIBA Enterprises

RIBA Enterprises still in talks with VAT man over £1.6m bill

26 May 2017

Commercial arm of RIBA disputing HMRC demand

Frost Science

Grimshaw’s Miami science museum opens doors

26 May 2017

Four-building Florida complex includes conical aquarium and planetarium

Ardoch by Moxon Architects

Moxon turns sheep shelter into new office

26 May 2017

Practice will use building as temporary studio in Scotland

Victoria and Allbert Museum Shop

Friend and Company's V&A shop completes

26 May 2017

Redesigned main store salutes craft of exhibits with digital technology

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ITV building

ITV eyes 38-storey replacement for London HQ

25 May 2017

Scheme will replace 1970s built South Bank building

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Barbour ABI's May market review is out now

18 May 2017

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

Ceiling ductwork ventilation

CPD 9 2017: Underfloor air conditioning

26 May 2017

It is claimed that underfloor air conditioning can offer improved working conditions. This CPD module, sponsored by AET Flexible Space, considers the different types of system

David Chipperfield

Chipperfield predicts election will be a 'disaster'

19 May 2017

Leading architect speaks out about Brexit and Labour’s likely ‘trouncing’ on June 8

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