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Rob Fiehn

We need to talk about greenwash

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Designing an airport that looks like a tree does not make it green. The profession needs to watch its language, says Rob Fiehn in a piece to mark Earth Day

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The Coach: How to make a success of returning to the office

After so long at home the office could feel like sensory overload. Louise Rodgers suggests how to adjust well

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Technical Study: Park Crescent, Regent’s Park, by PDP London

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Amanda Birch talks to the architects who demolished and rebuilt a grade I-listed Nash crescent – for a second time

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The dangers of white sky thinking

We should be wary of attempts to geo-engineer our way out of the climate crisis, writes David Rudlin

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50 Wonders | Murray Kerr: Brasilia

The Denizen Works founder feels small in the heroically scaled Brazilian city

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50 Wonders | Jo Wright: Neues Museum, Berlin

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The Arup director was beguiled by the masterful rebuilding of Berlin’s war-ravaged museum when she returned to the city where her career began

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The Coach: How to make a success of returning to the office

2021-04-20T06:00:00+01:00By Louise Rodgers

After so long at home the office could feel like sensory overload. Louise Rodgers suggests how to adjust well

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The dangers of white sky thinking

2021-04-13T06:00:00+01:00By David Rudlin

We should be wary of attempts to geo-engineer our way out of the climate crisis, writes David Rudlin

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Too little too late for MMC research

2021-04-01T06:00:00+01:00By Andrew Mellor

Homes England’s study will be influencing housing delivery in several years’ time. We need it right now, Andrew Mellor says

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Could our year of crafting revive the craft of building?

2021-03-30T06:00:00+01:00By Eleanor Jolliffe

The whole country has gone mad for making and even housebuilders are talking about beauty. This is our moment – seize it, says Eleanor Jolliffe

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The Coach: Turning off the mute button

2021-03-23T07:00:00+00:00By Louise Rodgers

After so long living a life of restrictions, emerging from this latest lockdown poses a new set of challenges. So take it slowly, writes Louise Rodgers

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In the battle against austerity we need the Mighty Morphin Whalley Rangers

2021-03-19T07:00:00+00:00By David Rudlin

A new report for the Quality of Life Foundation focuses on what communities can do to shape their areas, writes David Rudlin

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  • 50 Wonders | Murray Kerr: Brasilia

  • Technical Study: Park Crescent, Regent’s Park, by PDP London

  • 50 Wonders | Jo Wright: Neues Museum, Berlin

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  • 50 Wonders | Christopher Lee: Moriyama House, Tokyo

  • Building Study: Barts Square, London, by Sheppard Robson

  • 50 Wonders | Sarah Wigglesworth: Teatro Regio, Turin

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WA100 2021: Digital edition

Building Design’s annual analysis of the state of play in architecture, listing all the top practices, identifying the leaders in different specialisms, markets and regions, and looking to the year ahead in architecture

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Rob Fiehn

We need to talk about greenwash

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Designing an airport that looks like a tree does not make it green. The profession needs to watch its language, says Rob Fiehn in a piece to mark Earth Day

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HS2 seeks architects from diverse backgrounds for design panel

Railway also recruiting urban and landscape designers and sustainability specialists