Tuesday26 July 2016

Buckley Gray Yeoman - Bishopsgate Goodsyard offices - site view

Year-long redesign for PLP's Bishopsgate Goodsyard

25 July 2016

Hammerson also revising Allies & Morrison’s Croydon shopping centre scheme

RIBA contenders

The election for RIBA president is a waste of everyone's time

25 July 2016

What we really need is a referendum, argues Paul McGrath

ARB logo

EU referendum triggers ARB review delay

25 July 2016

Communities department tells board it needs to review impact of vote

Sajid Javid

Meet the key players at the communities department

25 July 2016

What are priorities of the new secretary of state and housing minister likely to be?

The Shard

What free market, asks Shard architect

25 July 2016

UK practices ‘often asked to team up with local firms on tenders’

Justine Simons (left) with Sadiq Khan

City Hall explores rate relief to spur culture

25 July 2016

London artists could be offered financial incentives in new creative enterprise zones

Heathrow Grimshaw

Grimshaw’s Heathrow concept targets zero carbon

22 July 2016

Heathrow expansion concept architect Grimshaw says the airport wants to be “most sustainable in the world”

Borough High Street hotel, Squire and Partners

Squire wins South Bank consent

22 July 2016

Facade designed to blend in with historic neighbourhood

Regents shop window architects 2016

Shop window practices named

22 July 2016

Architectural installation project to extend beyond Regent Street

Bennetts Associates, Cardiff scheme

Bennetts submits Cardiff tower plans

22 July 2016

Scheme for Welsh capital boasts 22-storey block

i360 tower

Marks Barfield i360 may be rolled out worldwide

22 July 2016

Practice appoached about building new observation towers

barbour report logo

Barbour ABI's July market review is out now

21 July 2016

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


The rebirth of Lochgelly and lessons for Brexit Britain

21 July 2016

The EU referendum brought home the political divisions between various parts of the UK. The inspired regeneration of a once deprived ex-mining town in Fife shows how architecture can help resolve them.

Rainham Hall

Harrap completes rare Merchant's House restoration

21 July 2016

Conservation project boasts new lift and staircase

Leach Rhodes Walker Strand, Liverpool

Plans submitted for Liverpool waterfront residential block

21 July 2016

Leach Rhodes Walker’s design seeks to knit together city centre with riverside

Hilmer Building, Grimshaw

New Grimshaw-designed laboratory opens Down Under

21 July 2016

Practice claims Aussie facility breaks new ground in lab design

Libeskind_Vilnius tower

Libeskind wins tower competition

21 July 2016

Developers hope new complex will anchor Lithuanian capital’s city centre

Carbuncle Cup 2016

Carbuncle Cup: The Francis Crick Institute, by HOK with PLP Architecture

20 July 2016

A popular contender for the Carbuncle Cup, for some this building is proof big doesn’t mean beautiful

The Royal Academy has launched the Urban Jigsaw competition to find ingenious architectural ideas for London's brownfield sites

Report highlights design professionals' key role in combating nimbyism

20 July 2016

New study calls for better collaboration between architects and councillors to build support for good-quality high-density housing

1 Undershaft

Eric Parry tower decision delayed until after summer

20 July 2016

The proposed tower, if approved, would become the tallest in the City of London

The 2016 Rio Olympics Handball Arena

AndArchitects showcases ‘nomad’ Olympics arena

20 July 2016

Temporary handball venue to dismantled post-games and used to build schools


Stuart Lipton: Housing quality will not rise unless supply does too

20 July 2016

Veteran developer and former Cabe chairman warns of “new ghettoes” under construction and urges government to raise its game

Sheppard Robson’s Chrisp Street proposals

Sheppard Robson lodges Chrisp Street plans

20 July 2016

Proposals would update Festival of Britain Exhibition of Architecture-era east London precinct

Wilkinson Eyre's Crown Sydney scheme for Barangaroo

Wilkinson Eyre wins planning for height-busting Sydney skyscraper

19 July 2016

City approves 275m casino and hotel tower

One Carter Lane

Wellbeing registration: Europe's first project

19 July 2016

There is now an international standard for measuring how a building impacts on its users’ health and wellbeing. Ike Ijeh looks at how Studio Ben Allen Architects’ One Carter Lane became the first European project to receive the accreditation

Gavin Barwell

Architects call on new minister to deliver housing 'quantity and quality'

19 July 2016

Housing and planning minister Gavin Barwell urged to place good design at heart of housing delivery programme

Sydney Opera House

Perfecting a language of architecture that the 99% can understand

19 July 2016

If everyone is an architect, how come language is such a barrier, asks Daniel Elsea

ARB logo

Coe voted in as new Architects Registration Board chair

19 July 2016

Former NHS senior manager succeeds Beatrice Fraenkel at regulator’s helm

Chapel of Notre Dame du Haut by Le Corbusier

Unesco grants key recognition to tranche of Le Corbusier works

19 July 2016

Seventeen ‘masterpieces’ spanning three continents granted World Heritage staus

Ben Flatman

What 'taking back control' means for architects

18 July 2016

Active and engaged communities are essential to the creation of sustainable and high-quality spaces, argues Ben Flatman

Southbank Centre by Fielden Clegg Bradley Studios

Southbank Centre: We still want to build Feilden Clegg scheme

18 July 2016

£120m FCBS project remains an ambition, says property director

Ian Taylor of Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios on the roof of the Hayward Gallery standing above one of the top-floor galleries where the new pyramids will be installed

Inside the £25m Southbank Centre refurb

18 July 2016

Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios reveals what it will look like - and how it looks now

Renzo Piano's Paddington Cube at night

Luxury flats upset people more than offices, says Paddington Cube architect

18 July 2016

Son of Paddington Pole ‘a much better scheme’

Basil Spence's Salters' Hall in the City of London - transformation by dMFK

dMFK completes upgrade to Spence's last building

18 July 2016

Entrance pavilion added to Salters’ Hall

Friars Bridge Court

PLP's 22-storey Blackfriars Road tower approved

18 July 2016

Conservation fears dismissed

Lechworth garden city

Housing target should be 300k a year, say peers

18 July 2016

House of Lords report delivers stinging rebuke of government housing policy


CZWG wins planning for £175m Old Oak scheme

15 July 2016

QPR housing project is first to progress in mayoral development area

Renzo Piano's Paddington Cube

Renzo Piano lops 58 storeys off Paddington Pole

15 July 2016

Shard architect William Matthews, Pringle Richards Sharratt, BDP and TP Bennett all working on heavily revised scheme

Houses of Parliament

Profession reacts to new government

15 July 2016

Who’s who in the new cabinet - and what architects think

Trio of EU architects

Brexit has stirred feelings I didn’t know I had: Three European architects share their experiences

15 July 2016

BD hears from two senior architects and a student on what the vote to leave means for them personally

Zaha Melbourne

Zaha Hadid tower wows Melbourne planners

15 July 2016

Scheme, which will be 178m high, hailed as ‘project of quality’

istock housing

RIBA shortlists six for housing ideas competition

15 July 2016

Taylor Wimpey looking for homes of future

Senate House

Senate House north block by Mace and Rock Townsend

15 July 2016

A Mace-led team has turned the north end of Senate House into a light-filled learning space and glazed courtyard for the School of Oriental and African Studies

Skipton House Toblerone Towers

Green light for SOM's 'Toblerone' towers

15 July 2016

Elephant & Castle towers set to soar to 39 storeys

Martyn Evans

The view from up here can change the way you feel down there

14 July 2016

It is still relatively novel for Londoners to be able to look down on their city from on high. As opportunities grow, there could be an unexpected benefit, says Martyn Evans

Make's Elephant and Castle masterplan to replace the Heygate estate

Five more plots lined up for architects at £2bn Elephant & Castle scheme

14 July 2016

Open tender process likely to begin next year

Keith Williams Architects

Keith Williams wins cultural project in Ireland

14 July 2016

Clare County Cultural Centre will include a new library and art gallery

Dirty Lane

Spparc wins planning for £300m Borough Market job

14 July 2016

Retail-led scheme aims for Covent Garden feel

Newport Street Gallery in Vauxhall, London - by Caruso St John

Ike Ijeh's verdict on the Stirling Prize shortlist

14 July 2016

BD’s critic assesses a Stirling shortlist featuring some fine civic architecture - and a few curiosities

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