Mackintosh library before the fire

Replication is never the right thing to do

As experts gather in Glasgow today to discuss the future of the Mac, Alan Dunlop takes issue with Hank Dittmar’s case for restoration

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Amanda Baillieu

Architect-free architecture? I can see a few problems

Open source architecture has to be about more than giving away blueprints, says Amanda Baillieu

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Smiljan Radic's Serpentine Pavilion in its new home at Hasuer and Wirth in Somerset

Smiljan Radić’s pavilion is set free in Somerset meadow

16 April 2015

Hauser & Wirth’s architecture season explores the boundaries between architecture, sculpture and landscape. Alice Haugh is impressed

Eames House

Chris Williamson's Inspiration: Eames House, Los Angeles, California

Weston Williamson founding partner Chris Williamson on the building that has everything

MyHouse by Mae - illustration for Royal Academy exhibition and talk

How to tackle the housing crisis - four architects' visions

Against the backdrop of the UK’s ever tightening housing crisis – a key issue in the general election campaign – the Royal Academy has been running a season of debates, talks and an exhibition examining housing’s future. Owen Hopkins, the season’s curator, explains

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The ‘floating’ bookstack structure is suspended over the new entrance hall

Bodleian library: The new edition

As custodian of millions of precious books and manuscripts, Oxford’s Bodleian library needed a much bigger - and safer - building to house its collection. With the new Weston Library, Ike Ijeh discovers Wilkinson Eyre provided this and much more

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Next, Southampton by Stanton Williams

Next, Southampton by Stanton Williams

Can Stanton Williams work its magic on the most depressing of building typologies, the out-of-town shopping centre? Ike Ijeh is prepared to buy it

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Massing options for the East India Dock residential project in Tower Hamlets

BIM: Early adopters

Ramboll has developed an early stage modelling process that combines the qualitative capabilities of parametric design with BIM’s algorithmic, analytical strengths. Ike Ijeh wonders where this leaves designers

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Barbour ABI's March market review is out now

19 March 2015

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

AA campus in Bedford Square.

Accounting scam sees AA learn lessons

17 April 2015

Group tightens up internal controls as it continues to look at getting degree awarding powers

Allies and Morrison's temporary craft pavilion for London Craft Week

Allies & Morrison designs pop-up craft pavilion

17 April 2015

Structure will be key feature of first London Craft Week

MDS conference speakers

May Design Series 2015 conference programme unveiled

17 April 2015

Event runs from May 17-19

Aberdeen winning design

Student to design Aberdeen arts festival info centre

17 April 2015

RGU undergraduate wins public vote

BPR Architects used Vectorworks BIM software for the design of the Forum North building

CPD 6 2015: Essential BIM technology

20 February 2015

With less than a year to go until the deadline for all government projects to use level 2 BIM, this module explains some of the key concepts that underpin the collaboration technology. It is sponsored by Vectorworks

BD digital edition - March 2015

BD Digital Edition - March 2015

31 March 2015

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

Andrew Barraclough

How can architects make contractors deliver their vision?

Now at Wates, Andrew Barraclough spent 19 years at HOK. Here, he advises on how the two disciplines can work together on BIM

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WA100 2015

WA100 2015: The big list

19 December 2014

View a table of this year’s top 100 architects

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