Friday29 April 2016

The joint AHR and PCKO team

AHR snaps up PCKO

28 April 2016

Deal set to grow AHR’s affordable housing business


Architects' confidence soars - especially in the north

28 April 2016

Private housing and commercial sectors most promising, say practices


Oranjeboomstraat, Rotterdam, by Hans van der Heijden

28 April 2016

Hans van der Heijden’s housing scheme on the Oranjeboomstraat avenue in Rotterdam rekindles the tightly built, historic parcelling of the Feijenoord district, while bringing a new typology to the area

Hans van der Heijden

Interview: Hans van der Heijden

28 April 2016

Fresh from his Oranjeboomstraat housing scheme, architect Hans van der Heijden discusses with Hugh Strange his relationship with Dutch architectural culture and bringing traditional style to a modern market

Farrell's Comyn Ching Triangle development

Big names back Comyn Ching listing bid

28 April 2016

Jencks and Knight argue Farrell project should be viewed alongside Neues Museum and Venturi Scott Brown’s work

Snohetta - the new SFMOMA

Snøhetta completes its transformation of SFMOMA

28 April 2016

Mario Botta gallery triples in size

Piercy Drury Lane

Piercy & Co gets Covent Garden OK

28 April 2016

Scheme on Drury Lane will be resi led

Maggie's Manchester at the Christie Hospital - designed by Foster and Partners

Foster's Manchester Maggie's opens

27 April 2016

Norman Foster speaks of his personal connections

Industry is working to ensure Green Deal qualifi cations and accreditation procedures are in place to protect consumers

Lords reopen the door to zero carbon homes

27 April 2016

Industry ‘hopeful’ that peers’ rebellion could put sustainable homes back on statute books

McIntyre Lands housing for 500 people in Kingston by Patrick Stanigar

Dispatch from Jamaica's urban frontline

27 April 2016

What happens when the built environment becomes a literal battlefield, and how does a city recover?

Penoyre & Prasad's over 55s scheme

Penoyre & Prasad gets green light for older people's homes

27 April 2016

Practice wins planning for 13,600sq m ‘well-being’ campus

Zaha Hadid Architects - Sberbank Technopark at Skolkovo Innovation Centre, Moscow

ZHA beats Foster and Fuksas to Moscow techopark job

27 April 2016

Bank’s neighbours will include David Adjaye college

Zaha Hadid Architects design for Trafalgar Square crazy golf course hole

Plea to make Zaha’s crazy golf course a reality

27 April 2016

Architects and designers each created a hole for Trafalgar Square course

David Chipperfield Architects - Stockholm Nobel Centre

Stockholm approves Chipperfield's Nobel Centre

26 April 2016

Work on controversial project could start next year

July 31

We're pushing out talent by ignoring the business side of the profession till part III

26 April 2016

BD’s student columnist takes issue with her unbalanced architectural education

Glenn Howells

RIBA and housebuilder launch design competition

26 April 2016

Judge Glenn Howells says Taylor Wimpey could build winning scheme

St Mary Redcliffe church - FCBS designs

Bristol church designs revealed

26 April 2016

Designs from Carmody Groarke, Eric Parry and dRMM among shortlist for £15m St Mary Redcliffe project


Nikken Sekkei designs FC Barcelona's £278m stadium extension

26 April 2016

Japanese architect working with Catalan practice

Zaha Hadid Architects - Salerno Maritime Terminal in Italy

Practice is here to stay, say Zaha Hadid’s lieutenants

25 April 2016

‘She left us at the busiest time ever,’ say Schumacher and Majidi

Saw Swee Hock Student Centre

What the LSE's Saw Swee Hock can teach us about procuring brilliant buildings

25 April 2016

Pulling off a coup like O’Donnell & Tuomey’s Stirling finalist is not easy but the story is worth studying, says Simon Carne

FAT Grayson Perry

FAT’s House for Essex could still win the Stirling Prize

25 April 2016

Awards chief blames communication blunder for oversight and vows to give it second chance

Construction site

London borough warns against local authority planning 'penalties'

25 April 2016

Lambeth says policy risks exacerbating funding problems at cash-strapped councils

University of Central Lancashire

Design competition launched for Preston student centre

25 April 2016

RIBA and University of Central Lancashire launch search for design team

HLM Moscow Circus

HLM wins Moscow ideas competition

25 April 2016

Prize was to design new circus school

Julia Park, head of research at Levitt Bernstein

Does the government have the sticking power for proper estate regeneration?

22 April 2016

Ministers want estates rebuilt as streets - yet they preside over a funding system that makes this unviable. Julia Park uncovers some cognitive dissonance

V and A East concept image by Sam Jacob Studio

Sam Jacob working on V&A East concepts

22 April 2016

Architect sketches ideas to help curators refine brief

V and A - Amanda Levete AL_A - How the rebuilt Aston Webb Screen on Exhibition Road will look

Jamie Fobert and Ab Rogers on V&A shortlist

22 April 2016

Six finalists vie for £1m revamp of Eva Jiricna’s giftshop - as more images revealed of £50m Amanda Levete scheme

Life House - Ty Bywyd - the latest Living Architecture House designed by John Pawson

John Pawson's holiday home opens

22 April 2016

Living Architecture’s first Welsh project has subterranean ‘contemplation chamber’

The Stow College building which the GSA will refurbish for the School of Fine Art.

BDP lands Glasgow School of Art refurb

22 April 2016

Meanwhile, Mac to become home to all first-years

barbour report logo

Barbour ABI's April market review is out now

21 April 2016

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

Team D - LSE Paul Marshall Building

Grafton sees off star names to land £100m LSE prize

21 April 2016

Beaten firms include Levete, Herzog & de Meuron and Chipperfield


Book Club review: Soundings from the Estuary

21 April 2016

Paul Lincoln reviews a meditative essay in words and pictures

Alison and Peter Smithson - Obelisk - in its original location in the grounds of Hadspen House, Castle Carey, Somerset

Smithsons' Obelisk to be re-erected at Shatwell Farm

21 April 2016

Columns by Alvaro Siza also finds new home on estate of architectural patron

Cottrell and Vermeulen - competition-winning postgraduate housing for Churchill College, Cambridge

AYA winner beats big names to Cambridge postgrad housing

21 April 2016

Cottrell & Vermeulen to build next to its previous work at Churchill College

Kettle Collective - Tony Kettle and Colin Bone

Two architects honoured by Queen for bulging order books

21 April 2016

Fewer than 1% of enterprise award winners are architects

qatar art mill

Adam Khan sole Brit among eight chasing Qatar gallery

21 April 2016

Winner due this autumn

Peter Ullathorne

Don't blame the client - they're bloody heroes

20 April 2016

It’s a miracle anything gets built given that every building is a prototype and most clients are ingénues, says the author of a new book intended to guide them through the pitfalls

A House for Essex by FAT and Grayson Perry for Living Architecture

RIBA refuses to budge on FAT's Stirling snub

20 April 2016

Holland dubs jury’s decision ‘bizarre’, while Jacob shrugs: ‘It’s a fitting end’

Barking station

Moxon wins Barking Riverside station

20 April 2016

Project will connect new suburb to London Overground

Ian Tipton

Stride Treglown expands into Brum with local buy

20 April 2016

Firm picks up Bournville Architects

PLP Architecture’s 235 Westferry Wharf

Tower Hamlets refuses PLP scheme

20 April 2016

Final decision on 110m tower will be made by mayor of London

Amanda Baillieu

Why the Panama Papers raise questions for architects too

19 April 2016

Greater transparency is good news for the profession - but not necessarily in the way you might think, says Amanda Baillieu

zaha hadid

Zaha Hadid's practice issues update on future plans

19 April 2016

Late architect ‘drives and inspires us ever day’

Liverpool's Futurist cinema

Anger as council instructs itself to 'demolish' historic cinema

19 April 2016

Campaigners question motive for Futurist order ahead of Court of Appeal hearing

Shaftesbury Theatre - Bennetts Associates

Bennetts Associates completes Shaftesbury overhaul

19 April 2016

Practice completes work on £5m three-year extension

Peabody Thamesmead

Peabody appoints boss to Thamesmead work

19 April 2016

John Lewis joins from Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation

Manhattan - the view from where Dario lives

A European's guide to working in New York

18 April 2016

Could you hack it in the city that never sleeps? You’re an architect: you don’t sleep anyway. Of course you could

Russell Curtis

Architect forces university to drop £1m turnover demand

18 April 2016

£3.8m refurb of Maguire & Murray student union now open to smaller practices

Topping-out of David Chipperfield Architects' James Simon Galerie in Berlin

Chipperfield's James Simon Galerie tops out

18 April 2016

Practice celebrates Berlin museum reaching key milestone

Bishopsgate Goodsyard

Hackney mayor welcomes Bishopsgate deferral

18 April 2016

Jules Pipe reiterates belief that scheme would have ‘torn heart out’ of Shoreditch

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