This week, the builder of a mock-Tudor castle prepares to move into demolition, a petition is launched for a duck, Network Rail gives us the willies, and election excitement reaches fever pitch as politicians dig a hole
Happiness has broken out on the UK’s building sites, it seems (are they putting something in the tea?). Plus, tall towers, oversized sculptures, fantasy drama and Iain Duncan Smith. Happy?
This week sees an industry mired in conflict and charity, as a warrior against the Garden Bridge takes a break, Tory donors swell Cameron’s war chest, Osborne does a good deed, and Costain enters the Dragons’ Den
Things take a turn for the strange this week. The Serpentine’s summer pavilion dabbles in psychedelia, a national memorial centre is shaped like a Spitfire, and Boris Johnson can be found tunnelling underneath London
This week, how watching telly can inspire the next generation of construction workers; northern youth marches south; an octogenarian architect is unstoppable; and the chancellor contemplates a career change
Mipim was as varied as a pack of liquorice allsorts this year with delegates from far-flung corners of the world such as Dagenham imbuing the fair with fun-filled exoticism - all the more puzzling that some failed to show
Exploring alternative planes of existence, there’s Alastair Campbell at Ecobuild, Mipim by bike, bat warnings, and building structures in a 3D procedurally generated world. More mundanely, there’s stamps and Lego
Lots of bright ideas this week: a skyscraper made of wood, relocating parliament to Hull, prolonging Euston Station’s life and a lycra-testing cycle ride to Cannes. Plus, we learn that the Walkie Talkie can whistle too
News from contracting’s big beasts, an estate agent’s imaginative reworking of geography, Washington is taken down a peg or two (as is a former RIBA president) - plus, it’s true, our readers really are getting younger
Those whose sexual preferences lean towards concrete will be excited by this week’s offerings - the rest of us will have to make do with more cerebral ruminations on the intersection between life, art and fog
Good news for fans of transport infrastructure - this week’s tattle has plenty to get your motor running, including tube line cycleways, haunted rail stations, and a bid to bring beauty to Britain’s roads. Yes, roads
Baking infiltrates Building this week as a former Great British Bake Off contestant quizzes the Federation of Master Builders construction panel, and a Buckinghamshire brickmaker wins over a Japanese bakery
No (more) news at Balfour Beatty, no one dislikes Boris, and buying yourself a railway line to run around your mansion isn’t an insane overindulgence. Plus, the Scottish health secretary sets a bad example
Visit parliament, nuke the Welsh, or kick back on the London Eye with a can of Coca-ColaTM. But don’t expect to visit the Garden Bridge with more than seven chums. Plus, can you understand what our architectural writer is saying?
Real estate investors do battle for Knightsbridge barracks, architects clear their diaries for an exhibition dedicated to working with clients, and Redrow makes a late Bafta entry for best psychological thriller
Worked out your ideological resolutions? There’s a row about ‘-isms’ across the pond, Prince Charles ingratiates himself with architects (as usual), and some old bricks get a new lease of life. Plus, the New Year’s Honours
Hello, children … Were you naughty or nice this year? Let me rummage in my sack and produce some Lego, a load of bikes, a massive train set, and a bottle of whisky. Plus, finally, a policy document that makes sense
We get into the yuletide spirit with a pantomime, office Christmas parties, festive jumpers, medieval warriors in the fictional land of Westeros, and an ancient kiwi battle dance. Ho ho ho!
This week, everything’s disappearing - BBC Television Centre is poised for part-demolition, Rafael Viñoly drops off the radar, a housing minister fails to materialise, and we relive a £1bn fortune going down the tube
A former England cricket captain trades in his knee pads for the world of property management, Paddington Bear braves a makeover from Zaha Hadid, and Santa is given the big heave ho-ho-ho
Atkins and Network Rail endure a marriage of inconvenience, architects splash out on the Guggenheim Helsinki, Canadians pray for Canary Wharf, and all hell breaks loose on the UK’s roads. Plus, Zaha vs Japan