Architects on tape


World Cup Qatar 2022: Education City Stadium by Fenwick Iribarren with BDP Pattern

The final stadium in our World Cup series is a striking design by Fenwick Iribarren, adapted and implemented by BDP Pattern

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World Cup Qatar 2022: Stadium 974 by Fenwick Iribarren Architects

The penultimate project in our World Cup stadiums series is a remarkable temporary structure, inspired by the aesthetics of international freight and logistics

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World Cup Qatar 2022: Khalifa International Stadium by Dar Al-Handasah with Fenwick Iribarren Architects

The sixth in our World Cup stadiums series originally opened in 1976 but has undergone a major upgrade for this year’s football competition

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World Cup Qatar 2022: Al Thumama Stadium by Ibrahim M. Jaidah with Heerim

The fifth in our world cup stadium series is inspired by the “gahfiya”, a simple white cap worn by men throughout the Middle East

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World Cup Qatar 2022: Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium by BDP Pattern

The fourth in our world cup stadium series is by one of the UK’s leading stadium specialists and takes its inspiration from Arabic “naqsh” screens

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World Cup Qatar 2022: Al Bayt Stadium by Dar Al-Handasah

The third in our world cup stadiums series takes its inspiration from a traditional nomadic tent

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World Cup Qatar 2022: Al Janoub Stadium by Zaha Hadid Architects with Aecom

The second in our world cup stadium series is one of the last projects in which Zaha Hadid was directly involved


World Cup Qatar 2022: Lusail Stadium by Foster + Partners

We begin our series on the 2022 World Cup stadiums by taking a look at Lusail Stadium, designed by Foster + Partners with Populous

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Jargon buster: Heat pumps

Simon Wyatt at Cundall on the pros and cons of replacing gas boilers with heat pumps


Jargon buster: Greenhouse Gas Protocol and understanding emissions

Simon Wyatt explains why to understand your carbon footprint you need to look at all green house gases


Jargon buster: Carbon neutral vs net zero

Don’t know the difference between carbon neutral and net zero? Cundall’s Simon Wyatt explains it all here


Listen: Nabers UK explained

The performance gap is a huge challenge, and now there is a system to verify office buildings in use - listen to how it works


Listen: Cundall's Simon Wyatt on climate risk and finance

Pressure is growing from investors to design buildings for extreme weather events - do you understand the risks?

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Listen: Feilden Fowles and Webb Yates on reusing materials

The final Building Talks… Net Zero podcast visits Fergus Feilden and Edmund Fowles down on their farm | Webb Yates engineers on the barriers to reusing concrete and steel | Simon Wyatt of Cundall on heat pumps

Buro Happold’s new Sustainability Director

Interview: Maria Smith on the rising tide of greenwash

Post-COP26: ‘I’m just as angry, just as hopeful, just as pessimistic’

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Listen: Tees Valley mayor on scaling up hydrogen production

Podcast: Also hear from Maria Smith on policies to get us to net zero

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Views from COP26: The mood from industry leaders in Glasgow

This week the Building Talks… Net Zero podcast hears from major contractors at COP | Cundall’s Simon Wyatt explains the Greenhouse Gas Protocol

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Interview: Tom Bennett on eco-activism and the power of protest

The Studio Bark architect arrested during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration talks about what drives him

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Interview: Two of LETI’s founders talk about how the group began – and what next

Clara Bagenal George and Julie Godefroy share the inspiring story behind Building Design’s Architectural Leader of the Year

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Watch: Michael Squire on designing social value

Squire & Partners founder discusses the process of designing the practice’s new office