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It is time to talk again about protecting the function of architects

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Making the golden thread a legal part of an architect’s role would have so many benefits. It’s about protection not protectionism, argues Jerry Tate

Future of the Profession

We need to talk about the future of the profession

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Climate crisis, the Grenfell tragedy and the biggest professional shake-up for 60 years, not to mention a global pandemic and Brexit. Never has it been more critical to shape the way forward. Building Design invites you to join an urgent conversation

Julia Park

Buildings are getting taller – so is the problem they pose

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The UK is on a high-rise trajectory and Julia Park is worried that politicians, planners and developers are failing to address the consequences

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Technical: Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin, restored by David Chipperfield Architects

‘Surgical’ €100m, decade-long project had to tackle flaws in Mies’ original design

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50 Wonders | Haziq Ariffin: Salinger House, Malaysia

As our anniversary series continues, Building Design’s Architect of the Year, Mica, nominates architectural assistant Haziq Ariffin to pick his Wonder

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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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Future of the Profession

We need to talk about the future of the profession

2021-05-10T06:00:00+01:00By 3 comments

Climate crisis, the Grenfell tragedy and the biggest professional shake-up for 60 years, not to mention a global pandemic and Brexit. Never has it been more critical to shape the way forward. Building Design invites you to join an urgent conversation

Julia Park

Buildings are getting taller – so is the problem they pose

2021-05-07T06:00:00+01:00By Julia Park1 comments

The UK is on a high-rise trajectory and Julia Park is worried that politicians, planners and developers are failing to address the consequences

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Are we ready for WFH to become WFO?

2021-05-05T06:00:00+01:00By Martyn Evans1 comments

As offices gradually reopen, now is the time to re-think the way we work for the sake of our people and our businesses, writes Martyn Evans

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What you need to know about the new draft fire risk appraisal specification

2021-04-27T09:20:00+01:00By Andrew Mellor1 comments

Building Design’s regs columnist Andrew Mellor looks at what PAS 9980 says about assessing fire risk, external wall construction and cladding on blocks of flats

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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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  • Technical: Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin, restored by David Chipperfield Architects

  • 50 Wonders | Haziq Ariffin: Salinger House, Malaysia

  • 50 Wonders | Murray Kerr: Brasilia

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

  • 50 Wonders | Jo Wright: Neues Museum, Berlin

  • 50 Wonders | Chris Harding: Ronchamp

  • 50 Wonders | Nicholas Grimshaw: Bauhaus, Dessau

  • Barony Campus by Sheppard Robson: Scotland’s new super school

  • Building Study: 22 Handyside Street, King’s Cross, by Coffey Architects

  • 50 Wonders | Christopher Lee: Moriyama House, Tokyo

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Future of the Profession

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Climate crisis, the Grenfell tragedy and the biggest professional shake-up for 60 years, not to mention a global pandemic and Brexit. Never has it been more critical to shape the way forward. Building Design invites you to join an urgent conversation

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Ben Flatman

Have we passed peak London?

‘London is going to become a lot scruffier,’ Yolande Barnes tells Ben Flatman

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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

Long reads

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Edinburgh’s 7N beats transport giants to shape Britain’s future railways

Atkins and Pascall & Watson among finalists in station design ideas contest

Future of the Profession

We need to talk about the future of the profession

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Climate crisis, the Grenfell tragedy and the biggest professional shake-up for 60 years, not to mention a global pandemic and Brexit. Never has it been more critical to shape the way forward. Building Design invites you to join an urgent conversation