Focus

Alan Jones

Election watch: Housing must be about quality as well as quantity

RIBA president Alan Jones looks at the parties’ pledges on housing, in the last of a series scrutinising the manifestos

Jane Duncan

Election watch: The next government needs to get an urgent grip on fire safety

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Former RIBA president Jane Duncan looks at how the Grenfell tragedy is addressed in the manifestos

Latest Digital Edition

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BD Digital Edition - November 2019

Highlights from November in a magazine format

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Buildings

  • Building Study: Auckland Tower, County Durham, by Niall McLaughlin

  • Building Study: Walker’s Court, Soho, by Soda Studio

  • Technical Study: Stratford Pavilion by Acme

  • Building Study: Zayed Centre, Great Ormond Street, by Stanton Williams

  • Building Study: Marmalade Lane, Cambridge, by Mole Architects

  • Technical Study: Science Museum supporters’ centre, by Hat Projects

  • Building Study: The Twist, Norway, by BIG

  • Technical Study: Beaconsfield Mews cohousing, London, by Stolon Studio

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

  • Technical Study: North West Cambridge housing by Stanton Williams

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Inspirations

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Murray Kerr’s inspiration: SESC Pompéia, São Paulo

2019-11-25T07:00:00+00:00

The Denizen Works director recalls his first visit to the social and cultural centre in a Brazilian barrel factory

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Making the world a better place - through design

2019-11-13T07:00:00+00:00By 2 comments

Building Design has launched a new initiative placing social value at the heart of our coverage

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Imagine a neighbourhood where social value is part of its DNA

2019-12-10T07:00:00+00:00By Flora Samuel1 comments

What would the characteristics of such a place be, asks Flora Samuel

Eleanor Jolliffe

We need to talk about money

2019-12-04T07:00:00+00:00By Eleanor Jolliffe16 comments

Eleanor Jolliffe looks at the rise and fall of fee scales

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How to do ornament that’s not a crime

2019-11-29T07:00:00+00:00By

Gillian Darley on the delight of a well-crafted detail

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Plasticine and power: Modelling the social value of urban design

2019-11-28T07:00:00+00:00By David Rudlin

Social value is easy to pursue when working for enlightened clients – but what about all those other projects?