Wednesday23 July 2014

Jane Duncan

Jane Duncan named new RIBA president

23 July 2014

New head is third woman in past four races to take the post

dRMM's Royal Victoria Dock scheme - cable car

DRMM wins Royal Docks competition for floating village

23 July 2014 | Updated: 23 July 2014

Architect proposes Dutch-inspired custom-build community

Strelitzia 1

Carbuncle Cup: Strelitzia by LK2 Consultants

23 July 2014

Our latest nomination is a building inspired by the Bird of Paradise flower

Aerial view of the Wood Wharf Masterplan

Green light for Allies & Morrison's Wood Wharf masterplan

23 July 2014

Outline permission granted for 30 new buildings in London’s Docklands

Principal Place

Amazon interest sparks hope for Foster's Principal Place scheme

23 July 2014

Pre-let could kick start construction of City fringe scheme

Kate Fletcher of Arup Associates: BD BIM Taskforce

BIM libraries - help or hinder?

23 July 2014

There are plenty of drawbacks to relying on external libraries, argues Kate Fletcher

Frank Whittle Partnership's Preston Guild Hall proposal

Frank Whittle unveils £1m proposal for Preston

23 July 2014

New look proposed for 1970s RMJM venue

Crown Sydney at Barangaroo by Wilkinson Eyre Architects

Wilkinson Eyre unveils Sydney tower inspired by Wren church

23 July 2014

Barangaroo casino ‘works hard’ at eye level, says Chris Wilkinson

Olympic Park visualisation velo and chobham manor looking south

PM announces £14bn Olympic boost

23 July 2014

London 2012 ‘breaks economic target two years early’

Developer's CGI of the Shell Centre development as it would look from Waterloo Bridge

Legal challenge launched against Shell Centre decision

22 July 2014 | Updated: 22 July 2014

Activist claims ‘flawed’ decision would set ‘hugely problematic’ precedent

7N Architects' Fountainbridge scheme in Edinburgh: Canal view

7N Architects submits plans for one of Edinburgh's biggest sites

22 July 2014

3.3ha Fountainbridge site has chequered planning history

Planning Houses

Tesco wants to build 4,000 homes

22 July 2014

Retailer announces housebuilding push

Jestico & Whiles Zanzibar

Jestico & Whiles nabs holiday work

22 July 2014

Firm to build resort at Zanzibar

Hank Dittmar

An urbanist's view of the Stirling shortlist

22 July 2014

Hank Dittmar says Haworth Tompkins’ Everyman Theatre best addresses its city location and deserves to win

Codesigning Space by TILT

Book Club review: CoDesigning Space

22 July 2014

Superficially seductive, this guide to designing in partnership is ultimately disappointing, says Zac Carey

Hawkins Brown Crawford primary

Architects scoop Southwark schools work

22 July 2014

Hawkins Brown and Haverstock land host of deals

Stratford City Aerial View

International design contest announced for 'Olympicopolis'

21 July 2014

Cultural and educational quarter planned for Stratford

Leadenhall Building

Cheesegrater makes Open House debut

21 July 2014

Stirling-shortlisted Saw Swee Hock Student Centre also included in two-day festival

Hawkins Brown's airship port proposal

Heathrow's stairway to heaven

21 July 2014

Forget their sci-fi image: airships really could be the answer for Heathrow in a post-airport future, says Hawkins Brown’s Darryl Chen

Allies & Morrison Kentish Town

Green light for Allies & Morrison homes

21 July 2014

Kentish Town work will feature a dozen apartments

Perth stadium

Architects bag work on Aussie stadium

21 July 2014

New 60,000-seat Perth stadium will open in 2018

Adobe Great Kneighton

Housing Design Awards: the winners

21 July 2014

From radical warehouse conversions to art deco elderly care, this year’s Housing Design Awards show an industry emerging from the recession with a spring in its step and unafraid to experiment

Carmody Groarke's mixed-use scheme for Vauxhall

Carmody Groarke bags planning on industrial site

21 July 2014

Mixed-use scheme will be topped by a garden

AstraZeneca's Cambridge HQ, designed by Herzog & de Meuron: Courtyard

Herzog & de Meuron unveils £330m pharma HQ in Cambridge

21 July 2014

Glass laboratories ‘will encourage collaboration’

Stitch Studio's Goresbrook Village scheme - aerial overview drawing

Stitch Studio completes Dagenham social housing

21 July 2014

Architect avoided value engineering

Steven Holl

Maggie's victory better than Praemium Imperiale, says Holl

18 July 2014

US architect celebrates at Zaha Hadid’s Magazine cafe

Zaha Hadid Architects' Aquatics Centre legacy mode

Who should win the Stirling Prize?

18 July 2014

Vote for your favourite building on this year’s shortlist

Witherford Watson Mann's House of Illustration. Photograph by David Grandorge

Witherford Watson Mann completes first project since Stirling win

18 July 2014

Gallery is world’s first devoted to illustration

Hawkins Brown Whitgift

Hawkins Brown's Whitgift work in for planning

18 July 2014

Scheme is to revamp pedestrian entrances to new shopping centre

Atkins' Asia Aerospace City in Malaysia

Atkins unveils aerospace city for Malaysia

18 July 2014

Research, training and leisure facilities will be clustered around campus

Martin Wing, Shepherd Construction

Are we all on the same BIM page?

18 July 2014

The full benefits of BIM won’t be realised until the industry understands what it is trying to achieve

Paramount development in Kent

Work on Kent Euro Disney rival to start in 2016

18 July 2014

Developer of £2bn Paramount Park leisure resort sets out construction timetable


BIM revolution is unstoppable, says Hansford

17 July 2014 | Updated: 18 July 2014

Government’s chief construction adviser hails industry’s shift to BIM

Steven Holl's consented Maggie's Centre for Barts Hospital

Steven Holl's Maggie's cleared by City planners

17 July 2014

Decision follows last year’s refusal

Dead Dog Basin in Camden, as it could look under plans by John McAslan and Greig and Stephenson

McAslan reveals ambitious plans for Camden Lock Market

17 July 2014

£20m scheme would bring forgotten canal basin back to life

Marks Barfield Architects' primary school for Cambridge University

Marks Barfield gets Cambridge Uni school OK

17 July 2014

Primary school will also train teachers

Zaha Hadid at the re-opened London Aquatics Centre.

City slickers

17 July 2014

This year’s Stirling Prize shortlist puts England’s metropolises centre stage, says Ike Ijeh

Renzo Piano

Bookies make Shard favourite for Stirling Prize

17 July 2014

Winner due to be named on October 16 at the RIBA

Kings Cross station

Not so Stirling stuff

17 July 2014

The RIBA has dropped a clanger not shortlisting McAslan’s King’s Cross scheme for the Stirling Prize, says David Rogers

Saw Swee Hock Student Centre

In pictures: the 2014 Stirling Prize shortlist

17 July 2014

View the shortlisted buildings and see what BD - and the judges - said about them


Foster's Imperial War Museum refurbishment opens

16 July 2014

£40m transformation completes

Steven Holl

Steven Holl awarded Praemium Imperiale

16 July 2014

US architect wins architecture’s richest prize

Architecture minister Ed Vaizey

Promotion for architecture minister Vaizey...

16 July 2014 | Updated: 16 July 2014

…as DCMS ends uncertainty and confirms architecture remains in his newly expanded brief

Hawkins Brown's Heathrow City proposal

Architects outline their visions for a future without Heathrow Airport

16 July 2014

Proposals illustrate how Heathrow could become new town

Richard Rogers

Garden cities would wreck Britain, warns Rogers

16 July 2014

New towns create ‘commuter dormitories’

Catford Greyhound Stadium, Witherford Watson Mann Architects

Johnson in public sector land grab

16 July 2014

Mayor urges government to give him power over more land for housing

One Commercial Street at Aldgate East, London, by Sigma Seifert Architects

Carbuncle Cup: One Commercial Street, by Sigma Seifert Architects

16 July 2014

Flats on London’s City fringe are latest to be nominated

Work by Manchester School of Architecture student Lauren Green.

Student shows 2014: Manchester School of Architecture

16 July 2014

BD continues its series on this year’s student shows

CF Moller's Nieuw Zuid tower in Antwerp

CF Moller wins Antwerp tower

16 July 2014

Variety of apartment types is part of ‘mini-communities’ strategy

Education secretary Michael Gove

Gove moved from education

15 July 2014

Minister became hate figure for profession

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