2021 Architect of the Year Award shortlists

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Ben Flatman

It’s back: a true celebration of the depth and breadth of UK architectural work

This year’s wide range of shortlisted buildings makes it harder than ever to pick a Stirling Prize winner, but Ben Flatman believes there are two main contenders

Eleanor Jolliffe

Craftmanship is key

Eleanor Jolliffe extols the value of hands-on heritage experience and an opportunity for young architects

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Architecture in the time of covid

Adaptation is in the profession’s DNA which means however uncertain the future we can be hopeful, writes Matthew Lloyd in the first of a new series

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50 Wonders | Terry Farrell: The Great Mosque at Córdoba, Andalucía

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The principal of Farrells talks about one of his favouite buildings

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Ben Flatman

It’s back: a true celebration of the depth and breadth of UK architectural work

2021-09-16T06:25:00+01:00By Ben Flatman

This year’s wide range of shortlisted buildings makes it harder than ever to pick a Stirling Prize winner, but Ben Flatman believes there are two main contenders

Eleanor Jolliffe

Craftmanship is key

2021-09-15T05:00:00+01:00By Eleanor Jolliffe

Eleanor Jolliffe extols the value of hands-on heritage experience and an opportunity for young architects

Matthew Lloyd_resize

Architecture in the time of covid

2021-09-13T06:00:00+01:00By Matthew Lloyd

Adaptation is in the profession’s DNA which means however uncertain the future we can be hopeful, writes Matthew Lloyd in the first of a new series

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The Coach: How do we re-onboard everyone for the ‘new term’?

2021-09-08T06:00:00+01:00By Louise Rodgers2 comments

It’s not only new staff who will be feeling anxious, says Louise Rodgers

Siu-Pei Choi

We need to talk about working in oppressive regimes

2021-09-02T06:00:00+01:00By Siu-Pei Choi1 comments

The profession’s responsibilities extend beyond the physical environment to the political, argues architect-turned-contractor Siu-Pei Choi

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  • 50 Wonders | Terry Farrell: The Great Mosque at Córdoba, Andalucía

  • 50 Wonders | Simon Allford: Notre-Dame de Raincy

  • 50 Wonders | Deborah Saunt: Royal Vauxhall Tavern

  • Technical Study: Cutting 75% of emissions from Powell & Moya’s Wolfson College, Oxford

  • 50 Wonders | Karen Cook: Place des Vosges, Paris

  • 50 Wonders | Graham Morrison: Fondazione Querini Stampalia bridge

  • Technical Study: Kingston Cycle Hub, Sarah Wigglesworth Architects

  • 50 Wonders | John Pawson: Le Thoronet Abbey, Provence

  • 50 Wonders | Anna Liu: Palace of Labour, Turin

  • 50 Wonders | Keith Williams: Capitol Complex, Chandigarh, India

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Finalists named in the Stratford Design Challenge

Shortlist of nine will go forward to the next stage

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Resilient high streets need space for surprises

Leave a little room for the unplanned and experimental, writes Sarah Featherstone in this piece for our Stratford Design Challenge series

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Repurposing is key to unlocking the future of our city centres

In the latest in our Stratford Design Challenge series, BDP’s Nick Fairham considers the role retrofit and reuse can play

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Pedder & Scampton completes Chad Gordon autism campus

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Retrofitted centre is for Haringey residents with autism, complex learning disabilities and Aspergers

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Stirling fever hots up as RIBA announces 54 National Awards

Bennetts Associates in lead with three, closely followed by Peter Barber, Stanton Williams and Carmody Groarke

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