Monday08 February 2016

1 Undershaft

Tallest City tower in for planning

8 February 2016

Architect Eric Parry says response to 73-storey block is ‘overwhelmingly positive’

Cambridge University research facility by Fairhursts Design Group

Green light for £79m Cambridge science facility

8 February 2016

Fairhursts Design Group behind biomed facility named Project Capella

Haptic AYA 2016 interior

AYA shortlists: Interior Architect of the Year

8 February 2016

We continue our series celebrating BD’s Architect of the Year finalists, looking at the interior shortlist

Heygate Estate, Lend Lease, Elephant park, elephant and castle

London Assembly calls on Boris to end 'dodgy development deals'

8 February 2016

London Assembly recommends ending secret planning deals by making developers publish viability assessements

Garden Bridge trees and plants

Sadiq Khan backs Garden Bridge despite procurement concerns

8 February 2016

Labour mayorla candidate had initially vowed to scrap the scheme

55 Gresham Street

Fletcher Priest wins St Pauls office revamp

8 February 2016

London practice to manage overhaul of eight-storey office at 55 Gresham Street

The Cass

Academics call for Cass plans to be abandoned

5 February 2016

London Met’s top brass told to rethink plans or resign

Model of a community centre in Japan by Toyo Ito, Kumiko Inui, Sou Fujimoto and Akihisa Hirata

Review: Creation from Catastrophe

5 February 2016

What architecture ‘really is’ is at stake in a new exhibition at the RIBA comparing historic disaster responses with a new movement of community-led rebuilding approaches. Phil Pawlett Jackson questions the dichotomy

Rem Koolhaas at OMA's Progress exhibition at the Barbican

Star names chase latest Budapest museum work

5 February 2016

Zaha Hadid, BIG and OMA among those in hunt for work after Sanaa picked up National Gallery job last year

Portland Place

RIBA launches consultation on future of Portland Place

5 February 2016

Review being conducted by Sarah Williams

Haptic Chelsea

Haptic gets Chelsea green light

5 February 2016

Kensington & Chelsea council approves conservation area work

Twelve Architects Russia

Twelve completes inaugural Russia work

5 February 2016

Practice also working on new airport ahead of 2018 World Cup

zaha hadid

Gold medal winner Hadid marks award with 'traditionalism' fears

4 February 2016

‘I have always believed in progress and in creativity’s role in progress,’ says 2016 recipient

Paddington Place thumb

Sellar admits 'some justification' in Renzo tower opposition

4 February 2016

Man behind 72-storey Paddington Pole concedes opponents had a point

IPT Architects AYA 2016 individual house

AYA shortlists: Individual House Architect of the Year

4 February 2016

We continue our series celebrating BD’s Architect of the Year finalists, looking at the individual house shortlist

AYA party 2014: All the Architect of the Year Award winners

AYA judging panel announced

4 February 2016

Eight strong group includes Steve Tompkins, Sadie Morgan and Alison Brooks

Haworth Tompkins is working with regeneration specialist Crest Nicholson on the King Alfred project

Haworth Tompkins to replace Gehry's mothballed 'wonky towers' scheme

4 February 2016

Stirling Prize winner and LA Architects to lead designs for leisure centre in Hove

Guy Holloway and U+I's residential scheme on Victoria Way, Ashford

Holloway unveils plans for 800 homes in Ashford

4 February 2016

Scheme is for rebranded Development Securities

Amanda Baillieu

Can't get no satisfaction from Instagram architecture

3 February 2016

A generation ago graduates were designing social housing projects not pop-ups, says Amanda Baillieu

Herzog & de Meuron Chelsea

Earls Court developer frets over Chelsea stadium traffic

3 February 2016

Decision on Herzog & de Meuron plan due later this year

UNIT Architects Whitechapel Square

Sainsbury's in Historic England's firing line over Whitechapel tower

3 February 2016

Heritage group says scheme by Unit Architects should be called in if approved

Paul Scott

Shuttleworth pays tribute to Gherkin colleague

3 February 2016

Paul Scott worked with Make boss at Foster’s before joining Shuttleworth’s practice

Grimshaw Parramatta

Grimshaw reveals Aussie school design

3 February 2016

Building will be home to 3,000 pupils

Draped Seated Woman, affectionately known as Old Flo, by Henry Moore

Does public art deserve to be protected?

2 February 2016

As a new exhibition opens at Somerset House, the chief executive of Historic England looks at our changing attitude to art for the people

John McAslan & Partners AYA 2016 education

AYA shortlists: Education Architect of the Year

2 February 2016

We continue our series celebrating BD’s Architect of the Year finalists, looking at the education shortlist

Elsie Owusu

Former Feilden & Mawson partner sues for discrimination

2 February 2016

Documents filed at employment tribunal by Elsie Owusu says practice had “culture of bullying”

RIBA headquarters, 66 Portland Place

Macintosh condemns RIBA plan to revive Fellowship Class

2 February 2016

Vote on proposal due later this month

Aukett Fitzroy Robinson chief executive Nicholas Thompson

More acquisitions in Aukett Swanke's plans

2 February 2016

UK work spreading into regions

Lee Evans Ebbsfleet

Lee Evans lands Ebbsfleet scheme

2 February 2016

Work includes 165 new homes

Paddington Place thumb

Opponents hail decision to pull Renzo tower

1 February 2016

Developer agrees to revise plans for west London scheme


Planning is for people, not just Boris

1 February 2016

If the government is still serious about localism its Housing & Planning Bill needs to demonstrate it, says BD editor Thomas Lane


Architects' confidence wobbles at start of year

1 February 2016

RIBA research shows Passivhaus design emerging as growth area

Science Museum Exhibition Road

Speculation over design contest for museums' west London outpost

1 February 2016

Natural History and Science Museums in ‘preliminary’ talks over move to Old Oak Common

Hopkins Architects’ academic building at Brighton College

Hopkins starts work at Brighton College

1 February 2016

Project part of decade-long development programme

Klassnik Corporation - Leyton cycle hub - existing site

Klassnik wins cycle hub project

1 February 2016

Architect to provide facilities in Victorian building in East End park

Jack Pringle and Chris Brandon

Perkins & Will drops Pringle Brandon name

29 January 2016

Jack Pringle and Chris Brandon to stay in management, as architect continues to grow

Peak Architects AYA 2016 small project

AYA shortlists: Small Project Architect of the Year

29 January 2016

We continue our series celebrating BD’s Architect of the Year finalists, looking at the small project shortlist

AHMM Blossom Street

Blossom Street row heads for court

29 January 2016

Judicial review into Boris intervention due by spring

DRDH Architects Oxford

Oxford college proposals unveiled

29 January 2016

Five teams will find out in March who has won a £10 million invited competition for St Hilda’s College, Oxford.

New judge Marilyn Jordan Taylor

RIBA announces second international prize

29 January 2016

Architect under 40 to be honoured

The site at Sellafield

Farrell and Hudspith to judge nuclear design competition

29 January 2016

Brace of contests for Cumbria job

Harvard University

Hopkins wins planning for new Harvard campus

29 January 2016

Building expected to open in 2018

HCA chief executive Bob Kerslake

Kerslake: Even housebuilders doubt government’s housing commitment

28 January 2016

Housing & Planning Bill attacked by Lords


Maagdentoren, Zichem, by De Smet Vermeulen and Studio Roma

28 January 2016

Following a collapse in 2006, this 14th-century tower in the Belgian town of Zichem has been restored to designs by De Smet Vermeulen and Studio Roma. Hugh Strange reports

Old Oak Park

PLP masterplan for Old Oak site unveiled

28 January 2016

Arup also working on first major scheme to come out of planned Old Oak Common redevelopment

Riga museum site

Brits chase Latvia art musuem

28 January 2016

Caruso St John and Adjaye up against five overseas practices

CF Moller park

CF Møller gets south London parkland OK

28 January 2016

Work starts next year


Ruskin School of Fine Art, by Spratley Studios

27 January 2016

Contrasting with its cool, minimalist interiors, this Oxford university arts space relies on an innovative smart glass window to connect with its residential surroundings. Ike Ijeh takes a look

Ed Vaizey

Ed Vaizey requests meeting with London Met over Cass row

27 January 2016

Minister’s interest comes as students threaten to move to other universities

Jules Pipe

'Tell Boris you oppose Goodsyard plan,' Hackney mayor urges locals

27 January 2016

New consultation out on Bishopsgate scheme

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