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Buckley Gray Yeoman completes Heal’s department store refurb


Practice has transformed upper floors of grade II*-listed building in London’s West End into office space


Labour unveils plan to build on ‘grey belt’ land

The policy has the potential to unlock land to build hundreds of thousands of new homes, party says

  • Post-call-out decontamination: What’s the burning issue?

  • Social Value Live - Reviving neighborhoods: Designing and delivering spaces that contribute to the community

  • CO2-derived concrete can build a net-negative future

  • Shining a light on Bromley Old Town Hall


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London mayoral elections 2024: Sadiq Khan’s record on the built environment

What might a third term for the capital’s most powerful politician look like? Daniel Gayne considers the mayor’s record so far

WA100 2024

  • WA100 2024: Architects expect patchy international growth

  • WA100 2024: The big list

  • WA100 2024: Digital edition

In Pictures

  • Alma-nac unveils redesign of Tooting community incubator for Business Launchpad

  • Grafted seeks to redefine design and build with Cast Corbel House

  • Fraser Brown Mackenna unveils Bow housing scheme

  • Mecanoo completes refurbishment of Perth museum

  • Unknown Works unveils Science Museum gallery space

  • HLM completes music facility for British Army Band at Sandhurst

  • BDP retrofits two Coventry University buildings to create new centre for arts

  • Ole Scheeren completes 280m Shanghai tower

  • In pictures: Costa’s Barbers by Brisco Loran and Arrant Industries

  • Tate Hindle completes new Salvation Army headquarters


Upcoming webinars

  • Net Zero Live - Reaching net zero: How to maximise commercial retrofits

  • Social Value Live - Building impact: Measuring social value and crafting enduring legacies in construction projects

  • Social Value Live - How do we deliver social value through the housing sector?

  • Social Value Live - Reviving neighborhoods: Designing and delivering spaces that contribute to the community

  • Social Value Live - Material matters: Navigating the human impact of materials in construction

  • Digital Building Week: Digital innovation for enhanced building safety compliance

  • Digital Building Week: Leveraging data to maximise asset lifecycle management

  • Digital Building Week: Construction optioneering through the use of AI

  • Digital Building Week: Prefabrication and DfMA strategies for enhanced efficiency and sustainability in construction

  • Digital Building Week: Lessons learned from major projects in the use of technology for construction excellence

Architect of the Year Awards 2023

  • What made this project… Haberdashers’ Boys’ School by NVB Architects

  • What made this project… Newson’s Yard by Stiff+Trevillion

  • What made this project… Salford PassivHaus by PRP Architects



  • Review | Brutal Wales

  • An Atlas of Es Devlin: ‘The impact of her work can last a lifetime’

  • Review | RIBA Ethical Practice Guide

  • The Ingenious Mr Flitcroft, Palladian Architect

  • The Architecture of Sir Edwin Lutyens – Volume 2: Gardens, Delhi, Washington

  • 100 Women: Architects in Practice

  • Property: The myth that built the world

  • ​Architect: The evolving story of a profession

  • Hidden Patrons: ‘We need more of these stories to be told’

  • How to Be an Architect Developer: ‘This book should probably be compulsory reading’

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Regenerative design and the problem with sustainability jargon


An alphabet soup of terminology can often obscure the real objectives around sustainability, writes Marc Seligmann


How the Duchy of Cornwall’s Faversham scheme is putting ‘building beautiful’ to the test


As the Duchy of Cornwall proposes a new 2,500-home Poundbury-style scheme in Kent, Paul Smith argues greater competition is the real key to improving housing design


Was Angela Rayner right to buy?


The shadow levelling-up secretary has taken flak for exercising her right to buy, but Labour has a long history of dalliance with the concept of selling council homes, writes Ben Flatman

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Similar, but not the same: How qualifying as an architect differs between the US and UK

2024-04-17T05:00:00+01:00By 1 comments

When Chris Fogarty’s daughter expressed an interest in becoming an architect, it led him to a deeper understanding of how the US and UK education systems differ


Why recruiters must constantly adapt to attract the best staff


Many potential candidates may not even be actively looking for a job, which means employers need to utilise a wide range of strategies, writes Jimmy Bent


Can bankrupt Birmingham afford its vision for a greener future?

2024-04-12T00:05:00+01:00By 2 comments

Birmingham’s latest public realm improvement brings with it some expensive maintenance liabilities, writes Joe Holyoak


  • River Wing by Witherford Watson Mann: 'This is the closest we've come to the structure being the architecture'

  • Jankes Barn by Lynch Architects: ‘We like to call it a barn non-conversion’

  • How Corstorphine & Wright are reimagining Bloomsbury's Victoria House as a life sciences hub

  • ‘A nightclub on a massive scale’: touring Populous’ £365m Co-op Live arena

  • Building study: Levitt Bernstein’s Bristol Beacon

  • Make’s Eden project – setting a new standard for eco offices

  • Bringing dignity and joy to later living: Mae’s Daventry House project sets a whole new standard

  • Appleby Blue in Southwark: Witherford Watson Mann’s new model for later living

  • BDP's new state-of-the-art research centre for The Royal Marsden

  • How Footprint Architects created an education centre from reclaimed beach timber