Tuesday01 September 2015

Stephen Hodder

Clients 'forced to replace concept architects because they lose interest'

1 September 2015

RIBA reports client frustrations over divide between practices with vision and those that can deliver

Greenwich Cruise Terminal

Boris backs London cruise terminal

1 September 2015

Facility due to be up and running in 2017

Bordeaux’s vast Génicart estate houses 10,500 and occupies 10% of all municipal land owned by the city

District 33, Bordeaux, by LAN

1 September 2015

LAN’s £12m urban renewal of part of the gigantic Génicart housing estate in the Bordeaux suburb Lormont relies on a radical over-cladding strategy and distinguishes public and private space. Could this model influence British cities?

Phelan York Racecourse

Phelan Architects finishes York racecourse work

1 September 2015

Scheme cost £10m

African Slavery Museum by Ayomide Karim

Students honoured in RIBA East Awards

1 September 2015

Students from Cambridge, Anglia Ruskin and Norwich win RIBA East Student Awards

Carbuncle Cup 2015

Carbuncle Cup 2015 shortlist unveiled

28 August 2015

Six of Britain’s worst buildings in the running for architecture’s wooden spoon

Kevin McCloud

RIBA's TV deal 'could turn Manser Medal into Great British Bake Off'

28 August 2015

Chairman of new RIBA House of the Year jury sounds dumbing-down warning


Housing wobble sees architects fret over future work

28 August 2015

Confidence brittle as Future Trends index halves in a month

Architects compete for Obama's presidential library

28 August 2015

Global competiton is weighted in favour of US architects

Oldham College

AHR completes work at Jane Horrocks college

28 August 2015

Project in Oldham completed for £22m

Last year's Manser Medal winner - Stormy Castle by Loyn and Co

Manser Medal renamed as part of four-part TV deal

27 August 2015

RIBA House of the Year to screen on Channel 4 in November

Stamford Bridge

Consultant nabs role on new Chelsea stadium

27 August 2015

Second public consultation on Herzog & de Meuron’s plans starts next week

Dance Base in Edinburgh by Malcolm Fraser Architects, shortlisted for the Stirling Prize

The death of a practice, out of the blue

27 August 2015

Malcolm Fraser Architects is the highest-profile firm to go under for some time. David Rogers reports

York House

A day at the office: Your guide to human happiness

27 August 2015

How can you use design to actively influence and improve people’s lives? British Land is using its own headquarters as a test bed for incorporating wellbeing principles that it hopes will foster a happier, more productive workforce

Alan Dunlop

Dunlop lands Liverpool chair

27 August 2015

Glasgow architect adds new academic title to his portfolio

Coffey Kentish Town

Coffey OK for office refurb

27 August 2015

North London work due to complete next year

Serie and Multiply Architects - Singapore health and community project in Punggol

Serie wins international competition for Singapore work

26 August 2015

Yaya winner lands healthcare project

Malcolm Fraser’s Centre for Carbon Innovation.

Gallery: Two decades of Malcolm Fraser Architects

26 August 2015

BD marks the demise of an award-winning practice with photographic highlights from the last 22 years

Opponents' image showing Norton Folgate today

Warning over AHMM Norton Folgate decision

26 August 2015

Planning report says decision by council to reject British Land scheme could be difficult to defend

Paisley Civic Centre

HLM co-founder dies

26 August 2015

David Hutchison was 78

Gardner Stewart Architects Harlow

Countryside's Essex homes get green light

26 August 2015

Scheme masterplanned by Gardner Stewart Architects

Malcolm Fraser

Shock as Malcolm Fraser goes bust

25 August 2015

‘We have been unable to make it profitable’

Hank Dittmar

London's housing problems are beyond the power of market forces to solve

25 August 2015

The global pressures shaping London’s built environment now include the Airbnb effect, says Hank Dittmar

Broadway Malyan Beorma Quarter

Plans go in for Birmingham's tallest office block

25 August 2015

Broadway Malyan draws up 30-storey scheme

Parliament House on Black Prince Road, with a Royal Doulton turret just visible beyond the viaduct

Carbuncle Cup: Parliament House, Lambeth, London

25 August 2015

These baleful flats on Black Prince Road designed by Keith Williams Architects would look more at home on Stratford High Street than in central London, says the nominator


LDA Design hired for Plymouth revamp

25 August 2015

Council wants city centre overhauled

Sheppard Robson animal hospital

Green light for Sheppard Robson animal hospital

25 August 2015

Scheme will be built in Edinburgh

American Institute of Architects Billings Index

US billings remain positive

25 August 2015

Strong summer for fees

Enric Miralles book cover

Book Club review: Enric Miralles from Left to Right

24 August 2015

This intimate portrait reveals an architect grounded in reality, says Daniel Parker

Peter Barber's Donnybrook housing

Architects help clients appoint top talent

24 August 2015

Report aims to guide nervous clients through design contest process

Queen Elizabeth Hall at the time it was built

Southbank skateboarders in new campaign to restore original spaces

24 August 2015

50-page dossier praises Archigram’s ‘daring experiment’

Stitch's Marlowe Road Estate scheme in E17 - model

Stitch submits plans for £130m estate regeneration

24 August 2015

Plan for 436 homes plus shops and new links to town centre

Zaha: Messner Mountain Museum

Zaha Hadid completes climbing museum at top of mountain

24 August 2015

Visitors descend inside peak to galleries and viewing platform

Crossrail Cameron

TfL to start £30bn Crossrail 2 procurement in spring

21 August 2015

Project to see company set up to oversee planning and delivery if £250m government funding found

London Theatre Company Haworth Tompkins

Haworth Tompkins to design new London theatre

21 August 2015

Scheme at Tower Bridge due to open in 2017

Designscape Architects' scheme for Cleveland Terrace in Bath

Designscape Architects wins planning for new-build in World Heritge Site

21 August 2015

Flat approved behind listed Bath terrace

Re-Format Long Sutton

Local firm gets Hampshire homes OK

21 August 2015

Re-Format behind plan for conservation area


Interior flooring with a local twist

21 August 2015

Amanda Birch’s study of three distinct examples of interior flooring examines work in London, Zanzibar and India by Amanda Levete, Jestico & Whiles and Project Orange

barbour report logo

Barbour ABI's August market review is out now

20 August 2015

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

Carbuncle Cup 2015

Carbuncle Cup: City Gateway, Swaythling, Southampton

20 August 2015

This hall of residence by Fluid Design for Southampton University is so unpopular with locals they have christened it the ‘fag butt’

Jacques Herzog (left) and Pierre de Meuron

Herzog & de Meuron wins RIBA Jencks Award

20 August 2015

Swiss practice singled out for its international contribution to architectural theory and practice


Scape to launch £350m consultancy framework

20 August 2015

Public sector framework body to provide four-year framework to 568 public sector clients

Arup Associates swimming pool

Arup Associates' 35m high swimming pool

20 August 2015

Facility will be built at Embassy Gardens scheme

Fletcher Priest Manchester

Fletcher Priest OK for Manchester office

20 August 2015

Scheme part of area named after music promoter Tony Wilson

Gillian Darley index

Philip Webb can't avoid the limelight for ever

19 August 2015

In his centenary year, it is time to make a fuss of William Morris’ unassuming collaborator, says Gillian Darley

V&A Dundee by Kengo Kuma

No real hope of V&A Dundee ever making its original budget, report finds

19 August 2015

A ‘mismatch’ between what was wanted and what could be afforded, report author says

Lyndon Goode's winning proposal for Block A at Neptune Wharf on Fish Island

Lyndon Goode wins Olympic fringe housing project

19 August 2015

Architect joins a team featuring Stirling winners Haworth Tompkins

BDP's RAF Uxbridge scheme

BDP submits plans for RAF base

19 August 2015

Flats are part of Sheppard Robson masterplan

Shelter for victims of domestic violence in Israel designed by Amos Goldreich Architecture and Jacobs-Yaniv Architects

Amos Goldreich Architecture to design domestic violence shelter

19 August 2015

Ex-Chipperfield man behind building in Israel

van eyck cover

New titles to review in BD's summer architecture book club

18 August 2015

Join BD’s Book Club for a chance to review one of nine new titles

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