The buildings, design and specification programme focuses on the latest design and specification trends as well as technical and product innovation projects.

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Building Study

  • Building study: House in Leconfield Road by vPPR

  • Building study: Technique by Buckley Gray Yeoman

  • Building study: A new campus for the RCA by Herzog & de Meuron

  • Building study: Learning from Denise Scott Brown

  • Building study: Marshall Building, LSE by Grafton Architects

  • Building study: St Hilda’s College, Oxford by Gort Scott

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

  • Building study: Museum of the Home by Wright & Wright Architects


  • Does the key to cutting carbon lie beneath your feet?

  • Technical Study: The Black & White Building by Waugh Thistleton

  • Technical Study: Kingston Cycle Hub, Sarah Wigglesworth Architects

  • Antarctica: Designing for the planet’s most hostile continent

  • One Triton Square by Arup: a refurbishment with a difference

  • Technical: Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin, restored by David Chipperfield Architects

  • Technical Study: Old Admiralty Building, London by BDP

  • NHS Nightingale: How we built a hospital in 10 days


  • Selling off social homes is not the answer to the housing crisis

  • We should all be striving for sustainability

  • Reducing embodied carbon through facade design

  • What’s stopping us from carrying on exactly as we are?

  • New Labour: remembering an era of optimism, enthusiasm and mixed results

  • Design better, specify better and consume more carefully – that’s my (not so) radical idea

  • MoMA’s exhibition illustrates the rich legacy of south Asian modernism

  • Handle with care: retrofits are full of surprises and architects have lots to learn

  • Scrapping the S106 agreement would mean better placemaking

  • What’s stopping us taking more risks?

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  • Platinum sponsor: Rockwool

  • Silver sponsor: TG Escapes

The Product Edit

  • Kebony: Natural wood made to last

  • ROCKWOOL: Indoor Thermal Comfort in Buildings

  • MyDek: Luxura Mineral Composite Decking System

Upcoming in buildings, design and specification

14 & 15 September: Winning work in education & healthcare

18 October: Architect of the Year Awards

1 November: Building Awards

22 and 23 November: Net Zero Live

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Feilden Fowles 2

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