Tuesday28 April 2015

About Building Design

The weekly

BD is the architects' number one destination for news, comment and opinion.

Its unique tabloid format and critical writing has earned it the reputation as one of the UKs best business titles leading to a clutch of industry awards including Weekly Magazine of the Year (IBP Awards 2008), and Business & Professional Magazines Editor of the Year 2007 (BSME Awards 2007) to name but a few.

Check out BD's latest edition as it was printed with our digital editions.


Bdonline provides around the clock news, videos, blogs, culture, reviews of the latest buildings from all corners of the world and much more.

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Other online-only features include our ever-popular multimedia channel BD TV, and our competitions directory, which keeps you up to date with all the latest tender opportunities.

Our readership

BDs average circulation of 14,346 is more than twice that of its rival's, confirming its place as the leading architectural weekly.

The independently assured PricewaterhouseCoopers average circulation figure for 2013 put BD at 14,346, compared to the Architects Journal's 6,714.

Online, BD receives around 45,000 unique visitors a week, who generate over 750,000 page impressions a month.

Our advertisers

With reputation, influence and reach, BD provides the dominant architectural advertising package.

For more information about advertising opportunities in BD contact Cameron Marshall, on cameron.marshall@ubm.com or call +44 (0) 161 874 3809.

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Our conferences, events and award shows

Building Design hosts a broad range of sharply focused conferences and business focused events across the country and also online.

The Architect of the Year Awards rewards the UKs top architectural practices behind excellent built projects. Since their launch in 2004, the awards have grown in size and stature, featuring entries and attendance from leading practices, and have become firmly established as a key event in the architectural calendar. The awards night is now one of the largest gatherings of architects in the UK.

The Young Architect of the Year Award recognises and rewards Europe's most promising new architects and practices. The winner is announced alongside the other winners at the annual Architect of the Year Awards.

For more information on upcoming awards click here.

Media information

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