Sunday01 March 2015

Stanton Williams, Shell Centre

Defeated Shell Centre protester mulls appeal

27 February 2015

Developer sees off High Court challenge but judge takes planning inspector to task

ZhongRong Group's The Crystal Palace rebuild

Chipperfield, Hadid and Rogers hit as Crystal Palace scheme flops

27 February 2015

Bromley council terminates exclusivity deal with Chinese developer

King's Cross developer confirmed for Cricklewood revamp

27 February 2015

Masterplan for £4.5bn scheme by Allies & Morrison

Manchester Stock Exchange

Manchester United stars win planning for hotel scheme

27 February 2015

Green light for proposals by Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville

Carnal hall

Carnal Hall

27 February 2015

Beneath its armour-like steel dome, Bernard Tschumi’s new Swiss concert hall houses a naturally lit and wooden auditorium, as well as a dynamic sequence of interior spaces. Ike Ijeh takes a look

Power in the union

Power in the Union

27 February 2015

It seems increasingly possible that the UK will vote to leave the EU in 2017. For many sustainability professionals, this would be a nightmare scenario

TP Bennett Havens Hospice

TP Bennett gets hospice green light

27 February 2015

Scheme will be built in Southend

Allies and Morrison - Silver Hill  - View of Friarsgate - Building B with colonnade

Allies & Morrison wades into Winchester opponents

26 February 2015

Partner Paul Appleton blames ‘loud voices’ and says scheme is ‘not beaten’

Buchanan Galleries

'Referendum' shopping centre gets green light

26 February 2015

BDP’s plan for controversial extension approved by Glasgow city council

Saltdean Lido

Spring start for Conran's lido restoration

26 February 2015

Lottery grant kickstarts project to restore sole grade II* listed seaside pool

Northampton University campus

Northampton to get new university campus

26 February 2015

Work on £330m scheme to finish in 2018

Andrew Barraclough

How can architects make contractors deliver their vision?

26 February 2015

Now at Wates, Andrew Barraclough spent 19 years at HOK. Here, he advises on how the two disciplines can work together on BIM

Julie Hirigoyen

The shape of things to come

26 February 2015

We can’t predict the future, but we can detect certain trends. Here are four that will fundamentally change the way we live

AHR’s Manchester Institute of Health and Performance

AHR’s sports health building wins planning

26 February 2015

Manchester facilitiy is first of its kind in UK

Jules Pipe

Hackney mayor starts campaign to stop Bishopsgate towers

25 February 2015

Jules Pipe says scheme is ‘out of scale’ for its surrounds

Royal High School

Heritage warning over Hoskins' Edinburgh plans

25 February 2015

Hotel scheme provokes ire

Fire damage at the Mackintosh Building - professor studios

Project manager named for Mac rebuild

25 February 2015

Architect due to be appointed next month

flanagan lawrence

Green light for Flanagan Lawrence's Wembley housing

25 February 2015

Scheme will be built in shadow of famous stadium

Hong Kong skyline

Can tall buildings ever be sustainable?

25 February 2015

With debate still raging over the 230 towers lined up to make the London skyline look more like Hong Kong’s, Ike Ijeh looks at whether tall buildings can ever be sustainable

Ecobuild seminar speakers

Ecobuild seminar highlights: Look who’s talking

25 February 2015

Ecobuild’s seminar and conference programmes will feature more than 400 speakers from industry, government and beyond. Here, some of these experts give a sneak preview of their key messages

Scott Brownrigg Tamesis, Egham

Scott Brownrigg wins consent for Surrey HQ

25 February 2015

Building pre-let to tech firm Gartner as new European head office

Islington house Autor

Islington sticks to its guns over the 'too tall' one-storey house

24 February 2015

Islington spells out reasons for refusal and says building is ‘overly prominent’

Nine Elms bridge entry

All 74 designs for Nine Elms bridge revealed

24 February 2015

Anonymous entries on public display

Hopkins' Institute of Immunity and Transplantation at the Royal Free

Hopkins gets green light for research centre

24 February 2015

North London complex will focus on AIDS research


Council launches Bath river crossing competition

24 February 2015

Winner will be named this August

Amanda Baillieu

Is selling the industry to the public a good idea?

24 February 2015

Amanda Baillieu says a new advertising campaign by the AIA might not be the right thing

Houses of Parliament

Ecobuild 2015 programme preview

24 February 2015

From an election manifesto for construction to the latest in biophilic design, there is something for all tastes at Ecobuild. Andrew Brister picks out some of the highlights

Buckley Gary Yeoman Roedean

Buckley Gray Yeoman completes work at top girls' school

24 February 2015

Scheme at Roedean where fees top £37k involved grade II buildings

Bishopsgate towers

Heritage body warns Bishopsgate developer to be serious about rethink

23 February 2015

Victorian Society says scheme is wrong for London

Design Museum Kensington

Design Museum says moving in date has slipped again

23 February 2015

Opening date of John Pawson’s revamp at Commonwealth Institute now switched to 2016

Foster's Hangzhou Apple store

Foster's completes China Apple store

23 February 2015

Country expected to have 40 stores by 2017

Central Street, Islington, London

We Made That asked to revamp Islington public realm

23 February 2015

Scheme will improve public access between City Road and Barbican

Design Research in Architecture book cover

Book Club review: Design Research in Architecture – an overview

23 February 2015

Charlie Kentish reviews a new collection of essays edited by Murray Fraser

Zappos HQ, Las Vegas

Get happy: Wellbeing in buildings

23 February 2015

There is a strong body of evidence of the tangible ways that building design can improve wellbeing. Now an increasing number of major clients are realising that this is not just good for employees’ health – it’s good for business. Katie Puckett reports

BLOK's North Point scheme

Liverpool tower gets OK

23 February 2015

Building part of mixed-use scheme by local firm Blok

Pinnacle stump

New Pinnacle owner wants a new name – and a start on site this year

20 February 2015

Tower will be redesigned by PLP and called 22 Bishopsgate

Red Road tower block

Academics create Domesday Book of post-war towers

20 February 2015

Project aims to change public attitudes to high-rise living

Saw Swee Hock Student Centre

LSE building only UK one on Design Museum shortlist

20 February 2015

O’Donnell & Tuomey’s Saw Swee Hock scheme sole home nomination for Design of the Year Award


Dole figures stay flat

20 February 2015

Fall in number signing on was 63% year-on-year

Havard gallery

Light at the museum

20 February 2015

Exposure to natural light can be damaging to the rare and valuable pieces on display at museums. Amanda Birch investigates how three galleries have employed innovative lighting set-ups to keep their displays illuminated, while remaining protected from harmful ultraviolet rays

JDA cinema in Rye

Locals triumph as former schoolhouse turned into cinema

20 February 2015

Jonathan Dunn Architects behind new Rye arts centre

Allies and Morrison - Silver Hill Square

Winchester decision claims head of council leader

19 February 2015

Pickles now deciding whether to call Allies & Morrison scheme in after judge ruled procurement was unlawful

Austin-Smith Lord, Abu Dhabi

Austin-Smith Lord throws off credit agreement shackles

19 February 2015

Deal came in to force after Abu Dhabi bust-up

Vinoly Marble Arch

Rejigged Viñoly Marble Arch plans win Westminster's blessing

19 February 2015

Almacantar increased scheme’s height following pressure from freeholder for more offices

National Museum of Marine Science and Technology Foster's

Work on Foster's Taiwan aquarium starts

19 February 2015

Scheme being built in Keelung

Architecture Live Projects book cover

Book Club review: Architecture Live Projects: Pedagogy Into Practice

19 February 2015

Michael Collins reviews the latest title in BD’s readers’ book club

barbour report logo

Barbour ABI's February market review is out now

19 February 2015

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

Robert Adam Bath housing

Robert Adam overcomes doubters to win Bath housing consent

19 February 2015

Planners grant permission despite conservation and design reservations


Woodman is new Architecture Foundation director

18 February 2015

Former BD editor charged with reviving think tank

Bishopsgate towers

Bishopsgate protests force rethink, Hammerson admits

18 February 2015

‘We’re looking at overall mix,’ says developer’s boss

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