Wednesday23 April 2014

Russell Curtis, director of RCKa

The choice was between flat-pack and Frank Gehry

23 April 2014

Russell Curtis on why he’s convinced the time is finally right for his practice to embrace BIM

Economic recovery

Recovery strengthens in Scotland and northern England

23 April 2014

Under-employed architects at lowest level in 15 years

Heatherwick Studio's Al Fayah Park, Abu Dhabi: Shaded gardens

Heatherwick appointed to design Abu Dhabi city park

23 April 2014

Columns will shade flower beds and picnic spots

Lost Victorian Britain by Gavin Stamp

Book Club review: Lost Victorian Britain by Gavin Stamp

23 April 2014

Gavin Stamp has produced a ghostly catalogue of loss, says Tamsin Green

Olympic Campus: A new headquarters for the IOC

3XN trumps British rivals to win Olympic HQ

23 April 2014

AL_A and Farshid Moussavi among vanquished finalists

Stitch Studio and Maccreanor Lavington's Acton Gardens redevelopment, west London

Stitch and Maccreanor Lavington win planning in Acton

23 April 2014

Architects are working on third phase of £600m redevelopment


Welcome to the world of BIM

23 April 2014

BD’s new BIM Taskforce will help architects navigate the complex landscape of technology, protocols and government requirements

the John Soane Museum

David Chipperfield to help steer the Soane

23 April 2014

Architect and art dealer join board of trustees

David Miller Architects' Aldgate hotel

Why architects should engage with BIM before it’s too late

22 April 2014

Architects need to move fast to avoid being marginalised, warns David Miller

David Shepherd, HOK's London BIM manager

What's it all about, IFC?

22 April 2014

History teaches us that open file formats need to be handled with care, says David Shepherd

BIM Academy's third consecutive international Build Live competition win came after designing a convention centre in Sydney with a team of 63 people in eight cities across three continents

It's about having more than one smart person in the room

22 April 2014

Britain - and Geordies in particular - are leading the way in BIM, says Sam Collard

Mohamad Kassem of Teesside University

Connecting designers, fabricators, builders and owners - and beyond

22 April 2014

The potential of BIM is far greater than most of us realise, says Mohamad Kassem

Johnathan Munkley of Niven Architects

Is the client always right?

22 April 2014

BIM allows architects to demonstrate the consequences of every choice, explains Johnathan Munkley

Team 1: Natural History Museum competition

Niall McLaughlin wins Natural History Museum competition

22 April 2014

Architect beat Stanton Williams, Feilden Clegg Bradley and BIG

Qatar BIM user day in Doha

BD BIM Taskforce member wins $1m grant for research in Qatar

22 April 2014

UK architects can steal a march on Middle East contracts using BIM, says Mohamad Kassem

Kate Fletcher of Arup Associates: BD BIM Taskforce

Careful talk saves time and money

22 April 2014

Kate Fletcher of Arup Associates on the importance of face-to-face communication for BIM

University College Hospital, Euston Road

Architects appointed to £600m NHS framework

22 April 2014

UCLH pushes ahead with 10-year estates strategy

Frank Gehry

Gehry on London: 'Nobody's handled skyscrapers well recently'

22 April 2014

Gehry on working with Fosters: ‘Brits talk a lot while they’re working’

Artist's impression of the new facade proposed for the buildings at the Guildhall Shopping Centre's High Street entrance

BDP mall revamp gets go-ahead in face of English Heritage opposition

22 April 2014

Conservationsists called for ‘firm refusal’ of architect’s proposals for Exeter shopping centre

Richard Waterhouse, chief executive of RIBA Enterprises

BIM users believe it gives them a competitive advantage

22 April 2014

NBS survey finds use of technology is up 15%

Nanyang Technological University learning hub by Heatherwick Studio

Thomas Heatherwick: 'How we designed a university without corridors on a car park budget'

22 April 2014

‘We had an inch of love,’ reveals the designer

Carl-Viggo Hølmebakk's Concrete House, Stange, Norway

Concrete House in Stange, Norway, by Carl-Viggo Hølmebakk

22 April 2014

A technical look at Norwegian architect Carl-Viggo Hølmebakk’s Concrete House

Sleep student hotel design competition: the site

Student hotel design competition announced

22 April 2014

Winning entries will be displayed at Sleep in November

Everyman Theatre, Liverpool, by Haworth Tompkins

Architects honoured with RIBA Regional Awards

18 April 2014

RIBA North West Regional Awards for Liverpool Everyman and Trafford Town Hall

Milan Expo UK Pavilion: Team 5 Image 2

Shortlisted images of UK's Milan Expo pavilion revealed

17 April 2014

Eight teams in running to design UK base for 2015 event

Lusail Iconic Stadium, proposed for the Qatar World Cup 2022

Design competition for flagship World Cup stadium abandoned

17 April 2014

Shortlisted designs for 80,000-seat Lusail stadium in Qatar ‘didn’t hit the right note’

ARB logo

Government asks architects: 'Do you want Arb?'

17 April 2014

Full-scale review of regulation and protection of title is launched

Dutch designer Richard Hutten's multicoloured chair made from layers of Kvadrat fabric

Concrete and candy in Milan

17 April 2014

Natasha Bonugli, head of workplace interiors at Woods Bagot, reports from Salone del Mobile in Milan, the world’s biggest furniture and design show

Manchester Central Library

We’re all ‘children of the municipal’

17 April 2014

The best municipal enterprises exemplified sustainable values even more than sustainable buildings, writes Gillian Darley

Brunel House - Scott Brownrigg, Bouygues UK

Scott Brownrigg's Portsmouth tower goes in for planning

17 April 2014

Architect plans 38-storey mixed-use tower on city’s waterfront

Collective Architecture's proposed community enterprise centre for Cumbernauld

Collective Architecture submits Cumbernauld project

17 April 2014

Practice designed community enterprise centre

David Chipperfield's Nobel Centre for Stockholm

Nobel stands firm in face of Chipperfield row

16 April 2014

Heritage protestors demand new site for architect’s winning scheme

New Istanbul Airport by Grimshaw, Nordic and Haptic

Grimshaw and Haptic collaborate on 'world's largest airport'

16 April 2014

Istanbul vies with Dubai and Beijing for title

Exterior of Hopkins' Alder Hey scheme

Hopkins wins consent for Alder Hey research unit

16 April 2014

Architect’s vision for hospital facility aims to break down barriers

Gradon Architecture's illustrative proposal for Ulan Bator in Mongolia

Gradon Architecture designs Mongolian housing

16 April 2014

Sustainable design planned for polluted capital

contemporary design in the New Forest blending the old and new

New Forest launches design tool

16 April 2014

Online resource aimed at architects and clients

geffrye museum

Wright & Wright replaces Chipperfield on Geffrye

15 April 2014

Shortlist included Alison Brooks, Haworth Tompkins, Pringle Richards Sharratt and van Heyningen & Haward

Barr Gazetas' Greenwich Market scheme

Barr Gazetas wins planning for stalled Greenwich Market

15 April 2014 | Updated: 15 April 2014

Architect brought in to replace Hopkins despite successful public inquiry

The Arboretum, Burnham Overy Staithe, by Cowper Griffith Architects

RIBA regional award winners announced

15 April 2014

The road to the Stirling Prize begins


Construction set to grow by more than predicted

15 April 2014

Growth forecast revised up as surge in private housing and infrastructure drives recovery

Coop Himmelblau's House of Music in Aarlborg, Denmark

Coop Himmelb(l)au’s Danish House of Music opens

15 April 2014

Project took 14 years to build

Growing your business

Dear Matthew: How do I expand my practice without losing control?

15 April 2014

Our careers expert on learning to delegate as your architecture firm grows

Aberdeen exhibition centre - Henry Boot

Glasgow architects picked for £200m Aberdeen exhibition centre

15 April 2014

Sasanbell and Cooper Cromar appointed to relocation project


Aukett Swanke's Eland House refurb wins planning

15 April 2014

Government office originally designed by EPR Architects

Red Road tower block

Commonwealth Games chiefs in Red Road U-turn

14 April 2014

Flats’ demolition will no longer be screened in opening ceremony

Nick Clegg

Government revives garden city plans

14 April 2014

Coalition will invite bids today from councils for ‘beautifully designed’ new communities

Exterior view of Herzog & de Meuron's New North Zealand Hospital

Herzog & de Meuron lands Danish hospital project

14 April 2014

Architect wins seven-horse race for New North Zealand facility north of Copenhagen

Steven Holl's revised design for the Maggie's Centre at St Barts Hospital

Hopkins and Holl go head-to-head over Barts gem

14 April 2014

Planners faced with rival proposals for grade I hospital wing


£135m refinancing deal for Urban Splash

14 April 2014

Refinancing package is ‘watershed moment’ says founder Tom Bloxham

online dating

Dear Matthew: Should I help my colleague find a date online?

14 April 2014

Our agony uncle on how to avoid annoying workmates and get back to the architecture

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