Lower Hatea River Crossing, Whangarei, New Zealand, Knight Architects

AYA 2017 shortlists: Infrastructure Architect of the Year

We continue our series celebrating BD’s Architect of the Year finalists, looking at the infrastructure shortlist


Can British architects help build a ‘global Britain’ in emerging markets?

Engaging with emerging markets may have its risks but it might provide architects with a post-Brexit boost, argues Ben Flatman

Street detail

Live Works, Newcastle by Flanagan Lawrence

15 February 2017 | By Ike Ijeh

Live Theatre has ventured into the high-stakes world of property development to enable it to plough the profits back into making plays. Ike Ijeh takes a look around Live Works, the theatre’s £10m office project, to see how the building fits into Newcastle’s historic Quayside


Brain Archtivity

A new scientific study tries to guage the brain’s psychological reaction to architecture and has some surprising results


3-metre-wide house wins daylight award for the clever use of space

3-metre-wide house wins daylight award for the clever use of space

6 February 2017

Tim de Graag’s comprehensive renovation of a 3-metre-wide house in Zierikzee is an outstanding showcase of how to maximise light to enhance space

BIG Courtscraper New York

Communal spaces are essential to a city's resilience. But they are under attack from our consumer and surveillance society

Mark Pimlott’s latest book on the concept of the public interior is fascinating – and practice-altering, finds Nicholas de Klerk

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.

22 Hanover Square

Green light for Rogers’ exclusive Hanover Square scheme...

17 February 2017

…but decision prompts anger over affordable housing contributions tied to development

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Alder Hey hospital

Competition launched for bereavement centre at Alder Hey

17 February 2017

Closing date for Liverpool scheme is next month

7N Edinburgh office

Edinburgh office in for planning

17 February 2017

Scheme drawn up by local firm 7N

St Michaels

Heritage big gun turns on footballers' Make scheme

16 February 2017

Historic England says Manchester scheme “is not good enough”

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Openstudio Project 2020

Openstudio wins RIBA 'homes of future' competition

16 February 2017

Project 2020 initiative was run with house builder Taylor Wimpey

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Haringey council

Haringey's £2bn housing deal moves ahead despite protests

16 February 2017

Lendlease named preferred partner for north London work

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Old War Office hotel

EPR gets OK to turn Old War Office into luxury hotel

16 February 2017

£1bn plan at historic site will include apartments

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LT Landscape Architects - Watchet Waterside

LT drafted in for Somerset scheme

16 February 2017

Landscape architect appointed to draw up public realm for new harbourside on Somerset coast


Sheppard Robson seeks planning for huge Manchester lab schemes

15 February 2017

Practice’s proposals would require the demolition of two wings of grade II listed Edwardian hospital

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Becontree Heath flats by Stitch

Stitch showcases east London regeneration plans

15 February 2017

Becontree Heath proposals would deliver 170 new homes

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Barbour ABI's February market review is out now

16 February 2017

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

Woman with notes

CPD 2 2017: Implementing lean construction

14 February 2017

Lean construction can be applied at every stage of a project to cut waste and improve efficiency. This CPD, sponsored by Newforma, discusses the challenges of implementing this approach and how they can be overcome

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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BD Digital Edition - January 2017

2 February 2017

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

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