Saturday01 November 2014

Everyman Theatre, Liverpool, by Haworth Tompkins

Stirling Prize: A new age of civic building?

17 October 2014

The endearing normality of Haworth Tompkins’ victorious Everyman Theatre embodies a renewed civic spirit

Foster & Partners' Central Square plan for Cardiff

Design Commission praises Foster's Cardiff plan

31 October 2014

Central Square masterplan replaces Stride Treglown proposal

Pheonix Island

This stuff is bad: Horrific architecture, Part 3

31 October 2014

Continuing our Halloween tribute to the most gruesome building designs around the globe, here’s the third of our three-part mini-series

Dhaka Metro station project by John McAslan & Partners

McAslan lands $3 billion Dhaka rail project

31 October 2014

Bangladesh capital tackles congestion and pollution with metro scheme


Here we go again - Dubai plans world's tallest twin towers

31 October 2014

A pair of 600m-tall towers would beat current tallest twin towers the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur

Sting performs the Battersea Power Station concert in New York

Sting buys Battersea flat in power station publicity stunt

31 October 2014

Pop star adds power station apartment to his global property collection

Ian Nairn

Book Club review: Ian Nairn

31 October 2014

Gillian Darley & David McKie’s Ian Nairn: Words in Place

Pangbourne College Mitchell Taylor Workshop

AYA shortlists: Education Architect of the Year

31 October 2014

To celebrate BD’s Architect of the Year 2014 finalists, we look at each shortlist in turn

MSMR Battersea

MSMR's riverside re-jig OK'd

31 October 2014

Mixed-use scheme planned for Ransome’s Wharf

Salk Institute, La Jolla, California, USA by Louis Kahn,

Win a copy of Cathedrals of Culture DVD

30 October 2014

BD has three copies of Cathedrals of Culture on DVD to give away to readers

Preston Bus Station

Preston bus station could become youth centre

30 October 2014

Bus bays along one side of brutalist building would become sports pitches

HOK LG campus

HOK unveils Seoul campus for electronics giant

30 October 2014

Scheme will cover 1.1m sq m


KPF tower lands Breeam first

30 October 2014

Design given rating under latest version of the sustainability standard

Belsize Architects' student flats for University College Oxford

Belsize submits plans for Oxford student flats

30 October 2014

Architect’s proposal is second project for University College

Wanda Cultural City Tourism & Exhibition Centre

This stuff is bad: Horrific architecture, Part 2

30 October 2014

Continuing our Halloween tribute to the most gruesome building designs around the globe, here’s the second of our three-part mini-series

Humberside hotel airport

Take off for airport hotel

30 October 2014

Essex architect behind Humberside Airport scheme

The outer brick wall of Bishopsgate goods yard, left standing alongside Bethnal Green Road

Campaigners step up pressure on Bishopsgate towers plan

29 October 2014

A dozen towers planned for Shoreditch site

Borish Johnson

Crossrail 2 'essential' for coping with London growth, says Boris

29 October 2014

Mayor lays out case for £16bn megaproject

Bryan Jefferson

Former RIBA president dies

29 October 2014

Jefferson Sheard founder Bryan Jefferson was aged 86

White Sails Hospital, Tunisia

This stuff is bad: Horrific architecture, Part l

29 October 2014

Dim the lights and get ready to hide behind the sofa. It’s Halloween this Friday and to mark it here are the most gruesome building designs around the globe

Greenwich Market Barr Gazetas

Greenwich Market work starts

29 October 2014

Barr Gazetas replaced Hopkins on controversial scheme

Gillian Darley

Fight for our rights of way

29 October 2014

Redevelopment can mean cherished routes are cut off once work is finished. Gillian Darley bemoans a worrying trend

ECMR October

Market review: Some turbulence

29 October 2014

Output fell in the latest ONS figures but the value of contracts awarded is growing. Here are highlights of Barbour ABI’s latest monthly Economic & Construction Market Review

van Heyningen and Haward Oundle school

Architect chalks up deal at Richard Dawkins school

29 October 2014

Van Heyningen and Haward lands more work at atheist’s alma mater

Farrells HS2 superhub Crewe

Farrells shows off HS2 Crewe vision

28 October 2014

Station is part of plan to extend HS2 north

istock housing

£800m homes funding up for grabs

28 October 2014

HCA to release second tranche of £1.7bn Affordable Homes Programme

Ben Derbyshire

Restrict who can stand for RIBA president, Ben Derbyshire urges

28 October 2014

RIBA needs radical reform or it will fail, warns new RIBA Council member

Aukett White City

Aukett bought returned to profit Swanke

28 October 2014

Last set of accounts before 2013 takeover show profits back in black

Painting by Angela Brady

Art by Foster, Alsop and Harbour up for auction

28 October 2014

Pictures part of Article 25 fundraiser

Odonnell book cover

Book Club review: Space for Architecture

28 October 2014

Joanna Day reviews a new book by the Gold Medal winners and multiple Stirling Prize finalists

Pobble House Dungeness, Kent Guy Hollaway Architects

AYA shortlists: One-off house Architect of the Year

28 October 2014

To celebrate BD’s Architect of the Year 2014 finalists, we look at each shortlist in turn

Twitter logo

Search begins for BD's Top 100 Twitter users in interiors

28 October 2014

Final list announced on November 24

1934 - Lawn Road Flats, London by Wells Coates. Nominated by Elizabeth Darling

Housing that defined the Twentieth Century

27 October 2014

The Twentieth Century Society’s 100 Buildings 100 Years project provides a fascinating overview of the history of housing

Frank Gehry giving journalists the finger in Spanish press conference

Frank Gehry brands 98% of architecture 'pure shit'

27 October 2014

Architect gives journalists the finger

Mae's Royal Wharf model

Mae, Serie and Glenn Howells win consent for docks project

27 October 2014

Second Royal Wharf phase includes 14-storey tower

David Morley's Fish & Coal building project at King's Cross for Jamie Oliver

David Morley gets green light for Jamie Oliver conversion

27 October 2014

Historic King’s Cross buildings to become pub and restaurant

Universal Design Studio's Science Museum Information Age gallery

Science Museum's first Masterplan gallery opens

24 October 2014

Universal Design Studios makes the information age tangible

Triumph Pavilion Bethnall Green IPT Architects

AYA shortlists: Small (non-housing) Architect of the Year

24 October 2014

To celebrate BD’s Architect of the Year 2014 finalists, we look at each shortlist in turn

Art Gallery New South Wales

Chipperfield and Piano chase £250m Sydney gallery

24 October 2014 | Updated: 24 October 2014

Finalists come from New York to Tokyo


Assael tops Good Employer Guide

24 October 2014

Three best employers in construction industry are architects

Hyde Park Barracks

Spence's Hyde Park Barracks leads post-war at-risk list

24 October 2014

Twentieth Century Society warns of impending loss of ‘inspiring buildings’

Glenn Howells Pegasus Life

Glenn Howells resi scheme gets planning

24 October 2014

Work being developed by retirement home specialist

Waterloo Road building by Kyson

Kyson wins consent for Waterloo corner

24 October 2014

Mixed-use scheme opposite Old Vic

LVMH Foundation

LVMH Foundation for Creation by Frank Gehry

24 October 2014

Bringing his futuristic flourishes to suburban Paris, Frank Gehry’s privately funded art gallery shoots for the spectacular. But does it thrive or flounder amid the sedate streets of the French capital? Ike Ijeh reports.

Reynaers choose its CW 86 unitised curtain walling system for its own head office in Duffel, Belgium

CPD 31 2014: Introduction to unitised curtain walling

24 October 2014

The latest in our CPD series considers the importance of unitised curtain walling, design considerations as well as legislation and testing issues. This module is sponsored by Reynaers Aluminium

José Damasceno's PLOT installation at Holborn Library for ArtAngel

Artist's library installation speaks volumes

23 October 2014

ArtAngel’s latest project celebrates the pioneering architecture of Holborn Library and raises some interesting challenges for the profession, finds Phil Pawlett Jackson

One of the Guggenheim Helsinki entries. Courtesy of Malcolm Reading Consultants

All 1,715 Guggenheim Helsinki entries published

23 October 2014

Gallery ‘offers rare insight into the design process’, says Malcolm Reading

Royal Academy

Material evidence

23 October 2014

The first of the Royal Academy’s Meaning in Materials series took the audience from specification guides to the moon and back, writes Joanna Day


Practices more optimistic about public sector, says RIBA

23 October 2014

Future Trends surveys shows UK-wide confidence maintained

Levitt Bernstein's Granada Studios plan for the Manchester Grande

Levitt Bernstein to turn Granada Studios into hotel

23 October 2014

Ralph Tubbs building will become first ‘event hotel’

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