Friday27 November 2015


Crossrail 2 seeks infrastructure commission backing

27 November 2015

Scheme lays out plan at Building Live conference

Farrells' conceptual proposal for bridges in inner east London. The practice is currently working with Buro Happold on detailed proposals for bridges throughout east London

How London’s future depends on seven inexpensive bridges Video

27 November 2015

In a week of announcements about new Thames crossings, Terry Farrell argues that building multiple low-level bridges in the east could unlock hundreds of thousands of homes

Tower cores with cranes

Brittle confidence sees key RIBA marker slip again

27 November 2015

Future Trends index has fallen by over half since summer

St Mary Redcliffe, Bristol

Bristol church launches £15m hunt for architect

27 November 2015

Competition dovetails with plans to wrest neighbourhood from grip of roads


Safer cycling campaign issues manifesto for construction

27 November 2015

Construction Industry Cycling Commission calls for investment in safer vehicles and road user training schemes

Sanaa Budapest

Sanaa lands Hungary museum

27 November 2015

Scheme to open in summer 2019

Aberfeldy Village oin Poplar - phase 3 - Levitt Bernstein

Levitt Bernstein estate renewal approved

27 November 2015

Poplar scheme desiged to reflect its Docklands history

London skyline

Planning getting 'much harder', admit developers

26 November 2015

Building Live: Osborne’s local authority cuts to cause more planning problems according to Building Live panel


The Woo Building, Battersea, by Haworth Tompkins

26 November 2015

The second half of two interconnected buildings designed for the Royal College of Art, the Woo Building in Battersea shares a visual duality with its counterpart The Dyson, while remaining ruggedly distinct

Lords new stand

Populous cleared for Lord's cricket ground expansion

26 November 2015

Third architect to work on plan for legendary venue gets lucky

Jane Duncan

Design is critical to chancellor's pledges, warns Duncan

26 November 2015

New homes, schools and infrastructure must have design at their heart, says RIBA president

The Factory Manchester by OMA

OMA beats Zaha Hadid in Factory competition

26 November 2015

Rem Koolhaas himself to lead architect’s first significant public project in UK

Flint House, Buckinghamshire by Skene Catling De La Pena - shortlisted for the RIBA House of the Year

Skene Catling De La Pena wins House of the Year

26 November 2015

Rothschild-commissioned Flint House revealed to be winner on Channel 4

Nine Elms to Pimlico bridge contest - Bystrup with Robin Snell

Bystrup and Robin Snell win Pimlico bridge contest

25 November 2015

Crossing must still win planning in face of fierce objections from north bank residents

george osborne

Chancellor to announce 'affordable' housing drive

25 November 2015

Treasury will pledge almost £7bn to housebuilding and target delivering 400,000 ‘affordable’ homes in England


Horizontal lifts: A sideways move

25 November 2015

ThyssenKrupp has come up with a lift that not only functions without cables but is also able to move horizontally as well as vertically. So what, asks Ike Ijeh, might this mean for the future of building design?

John Assael

Assael named industry's top employer

25 November 2015

Perks include round the world tickets and taxis home for those working late

Canary Wharf bridge

East London bridge would be used by thouands of commuters, says study

25 November 2015

Crossing would link Rotherhithe with Canary Wharf

Will Alsop All Design Beacon tower Newport Street

Damien Hirst gallery could be overshadowed by Alsop tower

25 November 2015

15-storey scheme in Vauxhall will have just a dozen flats

ZMMA remodelling of Watts Studios, Compton

ZMMA designs second Watts project

25 November 2015

Architect works on studios after redeveloping gallery

AYA party 2014: All the Architect of the Year Award winners

Just one week to enter the Architect of the Year Awards

25 November 2015

AYAs are only awards that reward architects for consistent body of work rather than one-off projects

July 31

Homeland insecurity: Of castles and flatshares

24 November 2015

Parisians’ instinctive response to the terrorist attacks - throwing open their doors to strangers - is one demonstration of our changing attitude to ‘home’, says Eleanor Jolliffe

North West Cambridge Development - consented homes by Alison Brooks Architects

Alison Brooks and PTE get green light at £1bn site

24 November 2015

Architects join host of others working on Cambridge housing

Riga museum site

Guggenheim organiser turns attention to Riga museum competition

24 November 2015

Malcolm Reading to sound out 15 firms for scheme bankrolled by Latvian philanthropist

Niall McLaughlin and AY Architects - Alzheimer's drawing

Niall McLaughlin to represent Ireland at Venice Biennale

24 November 2015

Alzheimer’s exploration is collaboration with Yeoryia Manolopoulou

Chesterfield House Wembley

Maccreanor Lavington behind major Wembley resi scheme

24 November 2015

Hub submits plans for 239-home redevelopment of Chesterfield House

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We face a race against time to save our exceptional post-modern heritage

23 November 2015

Po-mo is threatened by a building boom and its own fleeting unpopularity. But it’s not the first style to face this peril and we need to stop reinventing the wheel, writes Adam Nathaniel Furman

Comyn Ching: Proposed elevation of St Martin's House at the corner of Monmouth and Shelton streets in Seven Dials, by Morrow and Lorraine

Farrell angered as second po-mo building 'threatened' in a week

23 November 2015

Architect urges refusal of Morrow & Lorraine application

Witherford Watson Mann Hoxton

Stirling Prize winner nabs office job

23 November 2015

Witherford Watson Mann working on Hoxton scheme opposite ill-fated Chipperfield pub

St George’s Bristol Patel Taylor

Patel Taylor to add extension to Bristol concert hall

23 November 2015

Scheme due to finishin autumn 2017

New York skyline

US billings stable

23 November 2015

Healthy forecast predicted for next few months, says AIA

3 Angel Square Noma Manchester

Two AHR offices approved in Manchester

20 November 2015

Noma buildings in heart of city win planning

David Shepherd

How small practices can adopt BIM without hiring an expensive BIM manager Subscription Required

20 November 2015

The author of a new BIM handbook for smaller architects has some practical advice for those hesitating to take the plunge


BD's BIM survey: Clear gulf between attitudes of small and larger practices

20 November 2015

While big practices steam ahead with BIM, costs and doubts about its worth dog approach of small firms

BFF and Save proposal for the four threatened frontages on the Strand

Save reveals alternative to Hall McKnight's Strand scheme

20 November 2015

Counter proposal for King’s College London drawn up by Burrell Foley Fischer

Think bim

Smaller firms lagging behind on BIM, says BD survey

20 November 2015

Costs and staffing issues named as reasons for slow take-up

James Stirling's No1 Poultry is currently dominated by traffic at Bank junction

City to order redesign of Bank junction

20 November 2015

Notorious accident blackspot to ban cars

Knight Architects river Cam bridge

Knight Architects' Cambridge bridge cleared

20 November 2015

Council says £4.5m scheme is ‘vital’

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Barbour ABI's November market review is out now

19 November 2015

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

Amanda Levete

Big names shortlisted in £100m LSE contest

19 November 2015

RIBA run competition will pick winner next April

Alexander Calder (1898-1976) - Triple Gong c.1948

Review: Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture

19 November 2015

Tate Modern’s new exhibition of the late US sculptor’s work is full of shadows, literal and figurative, finds MJ Wells

Blossom Street warehouses

Developer offers to spare two warehouses in contentious AHMM scheme

19 November 2015

British Land hopes concession will get Blossom Street redevelopment past Boris Johnson

Levring House Jamie Fobert Architects

Latest finalists for House of the Year revealed

19 November 2015

Two more architects named in RIBA/Channel 4 contest

Caruso St John - Cologne office win, showing the Hahnentorburg

Caruso St John scoops €120m Cologne project

19 November 2015

Win caps a celebratory week for 25-year-old architect

14 Great Peter Street - former Arts Council building on corner of Tufton Street, Westminster. Barbara Weiss Architects has won approval to convert the offices into flats

Barbara Weiss wins planning for Parliament view flats

19 November 2015

Former Arts Council building close to Palace of Westminster and Abbey

The Lego building at Reading University, designed by Howell Killick Partridge & Amis and due to be remodelled by Hawkins Brown

Reading University announces industry links for fledgling architecture school

18 November 2015

Hawkins Brown, Broadway Malyan and Architecture PLB to offer placements

The 350-seat auditorium is now capable of multiple stage configurations

University of Sussex arts centre by RH Partnership

18 November 2015

The renovation of the University of Sussex’s arts centre transforms the space beyond an education facility to a fully fledged performance venue

Madin tower Birmingham

Madin tower begins to come down

18 November 2015

Birmingham landmark went up in 1976

Centre Parcs Ireland Holder Mathias

Holder Mathias draws up Centre Parcs' first village in Ireland

18 November 2015

Leisure company hopes to open outpost in 2019

AYA party 2014: All the Architect of the Year Award winners

Two weeks to enter the Architect of the Year Awards

18 November 2015

AYAs are only awards that reward architects for consistent body of work rather than one-off projects

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