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Eleanor Jolliffe

How traditional building crafts could help tackle the climate crisis

Eleanor Jolliffe hears about techniques and materials with low embodied carbon and long lifespans

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One Triton Square by Arup: a refurbishment with a difference

A 20-year old office block increased its net area by 57% but still saved 40,000 tonnes of carbon. How did the project team do it?

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Let’s be honest, achieving true net-zero is still a huge challenge

Even with a highly motivated team, RIBA’s 2030 target is little more than an aspiration with less than a decade to go, as Robin Turner demonstrates with this live project

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50 Wonders | Tara Gbolade: Benga Riverside, Mozambique

The director of Gbolade Design Studio picks a community project by Kéré Architecture that took the long view

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Junior Wonders: Design your fantasy football stadium and win £100

To celebrate the return of the Euros, we’re inviting our younger readers to draw their dream stadium - and win art vouchers

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Eleanor Jolliffe

How traditional building crafts could help tackle the climate crisis

2021-06-22T06:00:00+01:00By Eleanor Jolliffe

Eleanor Jolliffe hears about techniques and materials with low embodied carbon and long lifespans

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The Coach: How to be a generous leader

2021-06-15T06:00:00+01:00By Louise Rodgers

Talent and experience are important, but generosity creates the foundation for great leadership, writes Louise Rodgers

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Finally, clients are hungry for your ideas

2021-06-09T06:00:00+01:00By Martyn Evans

Uncertainty reigns which puts innovative and confident designers in a strong position, argues Martyn Evans

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The problem of shrinking cities

2021-06-08T06:00:00+01:00By David Rudlin

As the world approaches peak people, what does this mean for our cities, asks David Rudlin

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What you need to know about planning gateway 1

2021-05-28T06:00:00+01:00By Andrew Mellor

Building Design’s regs columnist Andrew Mellor unpicks the first stage of the building safety process which comes into effect in August

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Should we test architects’ competence through a) multiple choice or b) another method

2021-05-25T06:00:00+01:00By Eleanor Jolliffe1 comments

For the second of her two-part look at the Future of the Profession, Eleanor Jolliffe takes the RIBA’s pilot health & safety test

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  • One Triton Square by Arup: a refurbishment with a difference

  • 50 Wonders | Tara Gbolade: Benga Riverside, Mozambique

  • Let’s be honest, achieving true net-zero is still a huge challenge

  • 50 Wonders | Robert Sakula: SESC Pompéia

  • Museum of the Home, Hoxton by Wright & Wright Architects

  • 50 Wonders | Melissa Dowler: National Theatre

  • 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

BUILDING [RE]DESIGN: THE STRATFORD DESIGN CHALLENGE

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How green infrastructure can create inclusive, resilient and biodiverse places

In the first of a series of thought leadership pieces that will run alongside our newly launched Building [Re]Design: Stratford Design Challenge, Phil Askew, who led the transformation of the 2012 Olympic Park, considers the power of landscape

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Building [Re]Design: The Stratford Design Challenge

Building Design invites you to imagine a visionary future for the place that never stands still

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Future of the Profession

Future of the Profession

We need to talk about the future of the profession

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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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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Eleanor Jolliffe

How traditional building crafts could help tackle the climate crisis

Eleanor Jolliffe hears about techniques and materials with low embodied carbon and long lifespans

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RIBA launches trial of ethical workplace framework

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Rules could become mandatory for chartered practices from next year

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