Sunday21 September 2014

The deal between Holyrood and Westminster could be renegotiated with less cash going to Scotland

Scotland set for investment after No vote

19 September 2014

PM welcomes No campaign victory and pledges devolution for Scotland and English votes for English laws


Jubilation and tears as architects digest referendum result

19 September 2014

‘I don’t think people realised how close to the cliff they had got,’ says Richard Murphy

Digital design agency NYYVE used Unity to create an award-winning visualisation of the city of Ottawa

CPD 24 2014: Creating real-time 3D visualisations

19 September 2014

This CPD module, sponsored by Unity Technologies, will discuss how real-time visualisation engines can be used to communicate designs more effectively to clients and stakeholders

Squire & Partners' Shell Centre scheme

Opponent's swipe at Shell Centre developer's 'presumption'

19 September 2014

Canary Wharf starts tendering work on £1.2bn scheme as its expects “succesful outcome” in court battle


Southbank Centre signs peace deal with skateboarders

19 September 2014

Agreement spells end of SNE’s plans for replacement skatepark

Shedkm's proposals for Brighton’s Circus Street

Shedkm's Brighton scheme nears start

19 September 2014

Work begins next spring

AHR Bath University

AHR's Bath Uni plans clear planning

19 September 2014

Firm that came out of Aedas split working on new engineering building


Worries over towers miss the point

19 September 2014

Super-dense schemes can work in London as long as they reinforce street spaces, says Ben Derbyshire

UNStudio: Qatar metro

UNStudio lands Qatar metro project

19 September 2014

Four lines will link World Cup stadia


Dole figures plummet towards pre-recession levels

18 September 2014

July 2008 was last time more than 230 architects were signing on

Gloriana visualisation by Foster & Partners

Foster's Gloriana boathouse not sunk yet

18 September 2014

Architect keeps project as neighbouring borough offers to give royal barge a home

Essential Living - Swiss Cottage - private rented sector - Grid Architects

Grid's Swiss Cottage tower kicked out

18 September 2014

Former English Heritage director dubbed flats ‘monstrous’

John Thompson & Partners' Silvertown Way scheme in east London

John Thompson nabs east London housing

18 September 2014

Architect will design 1,100 mixed-tenure homes in £360m scheme

The disused Folkestone Harbour railway station remains a testimony to the countless travellers who have passed through the town

Point of departure

18 September 2014

People once flocked to Folkestone. Amanda Baillieu wonders whether an empty, windswept site holds the key to turning the end-of-the-line town in Kent back into a destination.

Paul Davis Ningbo

Paul Davis masterplan for Chinese city

18 September 2014

Scheme at Ningbo covers 120,000sq m

Helsinki Guggenheim

More than 1,700 enter Helsinki Guggenheim competition

17 September 2014

News comes as rival contest launched

KPF Pinnacle

Pinnacle design is dead

17 September 2014

City design chief predicts new application with entirely new design approach

ARB logo

Architect who bust client's budget by £79k hit with Arb fine

17 September 2014

Hearing says client wasn’t given proper reason for why house would cost more

Al Maryah Island_RSHP

RSHP nabs first Middle East job – despite Rogers' stance

17 September 2014

Abu Dhabi project comes days after Richard Rogers says he avoids deserts

Tottenham shops

Architects help Tottenham shops get makeover

17 September 2014

Scheme is part of post-riot regeneration efforts

Julia Park, head of research at Levitt Bernstein

What the housing standards review means for architects

17 September 2014

As the government unveils nationwide space and security standards, Julia Park considers what’s good – and what remains to be done

Amo Kalsi

Amarjit Singh Kalsi (1957-2014)

17 September 2014

Architect spent 33 years at RSH&P, working on some of its most famous schemes

Duggan Morris, Avanti and Mae's Tybalds Estate

London's space standards to be rolled out across UK

16 September 2014

Nationwide space standards introduced for the first time

Patrik Schumacher

Patrik Schumacher: 'Britain's supremacy at risk because students shun maths'

16 September 2014

Architecture students losing their competitive edge, warns Zaha Hadid director

Heygate AHMM and Panter Hudspith

Next phase of Heygate overhaul in for planning

16 September 2014

AHMM and Panter Hudspith behind latest plans

Everton - Goodison

Council backs Everton's new stadium plan

16 September 2014

Liverpool council and football club agree plan for new development at Walton Park

Sessay in North Yorkshire

RIBA and Wayne Hemingway launch cricket pavilion contest

16 September 2014

Yorkshire village needs community and sports facility

South Bank Tower

South Bank Tower: Going through the roof

16 September 2014

Faced with the task of adding an extra 11 storeys to its structure, the engineering team working on London’s South Bank Tower has found an innovative way to extend its height without the need for additional foundations or a dramatic redesign. Ike Ijeh takes a look.

Ian Simpson Architects' Tariff Street flats in Manchester

Ian Simpson triumphs in planning controversy

16 September 2014

Practice also announces name change and signals expansion

Nottingham carbon neutral Lab

University wants to rebuild lab destroyed by fire

15 September 2014

£16m chemistry lab was designed by Fairhursts


Last chance to enter the Architect of the Year Awards 2014

15 September 2014

Entries close this Wednesday at 5pm

Smithfield Market

Force Smithfield owners to act, government urged

15 September 2014

Eric Pickles asked to start compulsory purchase proceedings on grounds of neglect

Michael Sorkin

Michael Sorkin launches anti-Guggenheim competition for Helsinki

15 September 2014

Architecture critic teams up with Finnish artists and international urbanists to launch ideas contest

Kate Fletcher of Arup Associates: BD BIM Taskforce

Is laser scanning a utopian solution for surveying buildings?

15 September 2014

Drawings of existing buildings are often out of date, which is where laser scanning comes in


Summer slowdown in construction growth

15 September 2014

Year-on-year growth at its lowest rate since November 2013

ADP St John's School

Architect completes work at Richard Rogers' school

15 September 2014

ADP revamps chapel at St John’s School in Leatherhead

Westfield - west London

Allies & Morrison's Westfield extension clears final planning hurdle

15 September 2014

Developer given final planning approval for expansion of its shopping mall in west London

Houses of Parliament

MPs to try hand at urban design

12 September 2014

Move is to help them understand built environment better

Sajid Javid

New culture secretary reveals his architectural tastes

12 September 2014

Sajid Javid praises Zaha Hadid but prefers Pugin and Brunel

Olympic Park under construction

Hundreds of architects chase Olympicopolis project

12 September 2014

Competition formally launched this week

Principal Place Foster & Partners

Amazon settles on Foster's scheme

12 September 2014

Bishopsgate development will also include practice’s first London resi tower

BD student columnist Eleanor Jolliffe

Housing the UK is an opportunity not a crisis

12 September 2014

We have enough homes but they’re owned by the wrong people, argues BD’s student columnist

Hawkins Brown Here East

Work to overhaul 2012 venues gets start date

12 September 2014

Press and broadcast centre work starts next month

Paul King

Green chief to take key role at Lend Lease

11 September 2014

UK Green Building Council chief executive Paul King to step down next year

Zaha Hadid, Patrik Schumacher and culture secretary Sajid Javid at the Science Museum press conference

Hadid: 'I'd love to design a London skyscraper'

11 September 2014

Architect says clients associate her with cultural work

Delays hit Tottenham stadium project

11 September 2014

Ongoing wranglings over compulsory purchase order delay move to new stadium by a season

Schindler award

$150k architecture prize launched

11 September 2014

Award aimed at students

HS2 Woodesford

HS2 on hunt for firms to build railway

11 September 2014

Supply chain conferences being held next month

Copenhagen Harbour Baths by JDS Architects

Water world

11 September 2014

Exhibition explores architects’ ideas for urban river swimming

RSHP's Leadenhall Building

The Leadenhall Building by Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners

11 September 2014

RSHP’s Leadenhall Building – or Cheesegrater – which has just completed its shell and core stage, is an exhilarating skyscraper that does more than any other to open itself up to the public. But Ike Ijeh says it’s a shame that it merely adds to the chaos of London’s skyline

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