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A short history of protection of title

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The fight for statutory registration of architects was long and hard-fought, as Eleanor Jolliffe recounts in the second of her new series

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In pictures: Why we need to keep fighting for our modern heritage

As C20 Society celebrates its 40th anniversary Catherine Croft looks at some of the treasures we might have lost

Latest Digital Edition

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BD Digital Edition - August 2019

Highlights from August in a magazine format

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Jamie Fobert: ‘Our AYA win feels like a new beginning’

2019-05-03T06:00:00+01:00

Gallery: Pictures from BD’s Architect of the Year Awards

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Jamie Fobert crowned Architect of the Year

2019-05-01T22:45:00+01:00

Full list of winners from BD’s Architect of the Year Awards 2019

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Inspirations

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Alan Stanton’s inspiration: Lovell Beach House, Newport Beach, California

2019-08-28T06:00:00+01:00

The architect recalls his first visit to Rudolph Schindler’s inventive ocean house that has remained in his imagination ever since

Eleanor-Jolliffe

A short history of protection of title

2019-09-19T06:00:00+01:00By Eleanor Jolliffe10 comments

The fight for statutory registration of architects was long and hard-fought, as Eleanor Jolliffe recounts in the second of her new series

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What will the Worcester Park fire mean for fire regs?

2019-09-16T06:00:00+01:00By Andrew Mellor3 comments

Andrew Mellor looks at the latest implications for ever-evolving fire safety legislation

Gillian Darley index

Maybe we could teach Scandinavians about cycling on the pavement

2019-09-10T06:00:00+01:00By 13 comments

Gillian Darley is nearly knocked off her feet in Copenhagen

David Rudlin

There is no limit to the wisdom of cities - if we stop interfering

2019-09-09T06:00:00+01:00By David Rudlin1 comments

Planners must work with these complex entities and stop trying to impose their pocket utopias, says David Rudlin

Martyn Evans index

Two projects that all housing developers should visit

2019-09-05T06:00:00+01:00By Martyn Evans4 comments

When it comes to making good places, architecture is only part of the recipe, says Martyn Evans

Mark Middleton

No more excuses for green washing

2019-09-02T06:00:00+01:00By Mark Middleton1 comments

We need to look for sustainable solutions at every stage of a project. But, says Mark Middleton, it’s not just the responsibility of architects

Building Studies

  • Building Study: Tintagel Bridge, Cornwall, by William Matthews Associates

  • Building Study: James Simon Galerie, Berlin, by David Chipperfield

  • Building Study: Churchill College housing, Cambridge, by Cottrell & Vermeulen

  • Ike Ijeh’s verdict: Junya Ishigami’s Serpentine Pavilion

  • Building Study: Drayton Green Church, by Piercy & Company

  • Building Study: Bracken House, London, by John Robertson Architects

The College of Estate Management, University of Reading, 1970-3, Howell, Killick Partridge & Amis

In pictures: Why we need to keep fighting for our modern heritage

As C20 Society celebrates its 40th anniversary Catherine Croft looks at some of the treasures we might have lost

Arne Jacobsen's St Catherine's College Oxford dining room

How to design a good school dining room

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Tom Waddicor looks at pitfalls and solutions in designing spaces for learners who lunch

41. Park Synagogue in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, by Eric Mendelsohn

Designing for God: Eric Mendelsohn’s US synagogues

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After the trauma of the Holocaust, the task of defining what it meant to be Jewish and American fell to an architect who felt it was his destiny

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Alan Jones: We need to talk

The profession is facing huge challenges. The new president of the RIBA tells Elizabeth Hopkirk how he plans to tackle them

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How to build a circular economy

Petra Marko asks whether we can get to a place of ‘good growth’

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We were so frustrated by gender equality events we decided to hold our own

Jennifer de Vere-Hopkins and Emily Lawrence of Jestico & Whiles explain why they put design at the heart of the equality debate

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‘It’s just the same whether you are designing a building or a bike’

The architect who broke the men’s world cycling speed record at 174mph tells BD how he did it - and admits he was ‘absolutely terrified’

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We should embrace AI to help us solve humanity’s existential crisis

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With a fuller understanding of issues such as climate change and migration we have a better chance of developing solutions, writes Anna Liu

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Confessions of an architectural modelmaker

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Faulkner Browns modelmaker Andrew Parkin explains why he has no need to fear the march of technology

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How a UK architect won the job of designing all eight venues for one of the world’s biggest sporting events

Pattern Design had less than 18 months to deliver the Pan American Games in Lima. Director Lindsay Johnston explains how they did it

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