Tuesday22 August 2017


Building Design

  • How to breach the Chinese wall

    9 May 2011

    China’s rapid urbanisation means work opportunities for overseas practices. But cultural empathy can be just as important as design talent.

  • How do I set up in China?

    21 January 2011

    China is the biggest market in the world for architects, but how do you go about getting a piece of the action?

  • Korea on the march

    6 January 2011

    Working in Korea may be a high risk move but, as local practices are proving, their country offers plenty of rewards.

  • How to be a winner

    5 January 2011

    Ambitious practices hoping to see their name in lights in next year’s World Architecture Top 100 will be studying Aecom and Aedas’s business models to see what they can learn from 2011’s top two.

  • The rewards are here

    16 December 2010

    Old assumptions about everything to do with running a successful business have fallen apart – and that includes a global practice. This is what makes our survey so fascinating.

  • Architects find their way in the shifting sands of the global marketplace

    16 December 2010

    Practices still have confidence in countries such as China and India, but they are more cautious about regions such as the Middle East and South America.

  • Building bridges within the construction industry

    16 December 2010

    In tough times architects’ relationships with others in the construction industry is even more important, but like a good marriage, it has to work both ways.

  • The world at risk

    15 December 2010

    While all architects have to hunt down new markets, it is important to do some basic risk analysis on those countries you are targeting. Here experts from some of Britain’s leading think-tanks predict the areas that might prove particularly unstable in 2011.

  • Smaller practices need to target the right sectors to crack Brazil

    9 December 2010

    There’s a perception that Brazil is already open for business, but the reality for architects is somewhat different.

  • How the charts are compiled

    8 December 2010

    BD’s world architecture survey was emailed to more than 2,000 practices around the world to create the World Architecture 100.

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