Friday24 October 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

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’

RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship

Foster's tribute to staff

23 October 2014

‘A total team,’ says practice founder

OS31 Canada

Sheffield practice wins job to design restaurant on frozen river

23 October 2014

Pop-up will open in Winnipeg next January

JTI Building

Cladding SOM's JTI Building in Geneva

23 October 2014

SOM’s JTI building in Geneva uses a revolutionary facade that optimises daylight and transparency while meeting tight Swiss regulatory requirements. Ike Ijeh finds out more

London Road police and fire station, Manchester

Heritage at Risk register reveals threatened gems

23 October 2014

English Heritage highlights five entrenched cases ‘ripe for redevelopment’

Bartlett Unit 21 project on Scene & Heard - by Jamie Lilley

Raising the curtain on creativity

22 October 2014

Miya Ushida explains why a mentoring charity in King’s Cross is the perfect partner for the Kathryn Findlay Future Fund, set up in her mother’s memory

Project Light, the consented Canada Water scheme for Notting Hill Housing and Sellar by Maccreanor Lavington and David Chipperfield

Anger over Shard developer's framework

22 October 2014

‘Only practices that have designed a 40-storey tower need apply’

Wright + Wright Geffrye Museum

Geffrye Museum's lottery funding bid goes in next month

22 October 2014

£15m scheme by Wright & Wright sweats on decision next spring

Coldbath Town by Peter Barber Architects - axo

Peter Barber makes Mount Pleasant proposal

22 October 2014

Architect suggests whole site could be used for social housing

St Pancras boat club

New home for St Pancras boat club makes waves at last

22 October 2014

Club has been without permanent home since 2008

Meeting Architecture - Richard Deacon with his Parry collaboration for Piccadilly

A pretty healthy suspicion

22 October 2014

The collaborations of Eric Parry and Richard Deacon make for an interesting strand in this year’s Meeting Architecture season at the British School at Rome. Until November 4.

John Robertson Architects Aldwych Quarter

Bush House refurb completed

22 October 2014

Three other buildings revamped under same scheme

Mouzhan Majidi

Foster's chief went with £2.2m pay-off

21 October 2014

Mouzhan Majidi left in February after his role was axed

manchester skyline

English Heritage and Cabe launch tall buildings consultation

21 October 2014

Guidance to be revised in light of NPPF

HTA Design's Officers Field in Portland

Housing firm picks framework architects

21 October 2014

HTA, PRP and Levitt Bernstein among 24 on Circle Housing’s list

Centenary Square Birmingham

Competition to revamp Birmingham's Centenary Square

21 October 2014

Closing date for entries is December 2

Faraday House by dRMM - shortlisted for Housing Architect of the Year Award

AYA shortlists: Housing Architect of the Year

21 October 2014

In the first of a new series celebrating BD’s Architect of the Year finalists, we look at the housing shortlist

Building site

Construction growth heads north

21 October 2014

Construction Product Association’s latest forecast predicts growth of 4.8% this year and 5.3% next year

BD student columnist Eleanor Jolliffe

So, why do you want to be an architect?

20 October 2014

A generation gap separates first-year architecture students from part IIs, finds BD’s student columnist

Steve Tompkins - 1983

Stirling Prize winner hits out at UK procurement

20 October 2014

‘We are ready to work internationally,’ says architect Steve Tompkins in this wide-ranging interview on what winning the Stirling Prize will mean for Haworth Tompkins


Glass safety tests planned for AHMM office block

20 October 2014

Inspection comes after pane fell from BD’s new home

Norman Foster

Foster is crowned Britain's biggest architect

20 October 2014

BDP, Atkins and AHMM in top 5

Imperial College London hub

Allies & Morrison lands Imperial College research hub

20 October 2014

College’s £40m scheme will include research and clinical areas to treat patients in innovative ways

Ellis Miller Dalston

Ellis Miller gets Dalston OK

20 October 2014

Work at east London site to start next year

O'Donnell & Tuomey's LSE student centre

It’s over, says vanquished Tuomey

17 October 2014

RIBA rule change will make it hard for us to win Stirling now, says five-times shortlisted architect

House No 7 in Scotland by Denizen - Stephen Lawrence Prize winner

The night's other winners

17 October 2014

Photo galleries of Stormy Castle and House No 7

Sheppard Robson YP building Leeds

Offices planned at former Yorkshire Post building

17 October 2014

Leeds scheme could see first occupiers move in by 2017

David Adjaye Marian Goodman Gallery

Adjaye completes gallery refurbishment

17 October 2014

Art dealer opens doors in London

Assael Suffolk

Assael homes on stilts get OK

17 October 2014

Development includes flood-proof housing

Toy house

Performance labelling for homes

17 October 2014

A house is the biggest purchase most of us will ever make, yet the amount of consumer information for buyers is pitiful. Now a pilot project aims to test what better home performance labelling might look like in practice

Kenneth Capon Colchester campus

Exhibition to celebrate university's brutalist campus

17 October 2014

Colchester campus by Kenneth Capon honoured

Everyman Theatre, Liverpool, by Haworth Tompkins

Haworth Tompkins wins Stirling Prize

16 October 2014

Practice beats favourite O’Donnell & Tuomey with its Everyman Theatre project

Library of Birmingham by Mecanoo

Public wants Mecanoo library to win Stirling

16 October 2014

Nearly one third say Birmingham scheme is their favourite

istock housing

London's housing needs woefully underestimated, says Aecom

16 October 2014

One million more homes than thought needed for London and south-east


Terry 'excited' by Hadid's Mount Pleasant intervention

16 October 2014

‘It would be good to go through some ideas with her,’ the classicist says


Slight rise in dole numbers

16 October 2014

Architects signing on edges up

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