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WORLD CUP STADIUMS

Doha

Qatar: ‘This dispute has escalated beyond any reasonably sane level’

13 Jul 17

With tensions between Qatar and Saudi Arabia and its allies rising by the week, many are fearful of the impact this row could have on construction companies working in the Gulf state, the World Cup 2022 preparations, and Qatari investment in UK projects

LATEST ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW

notre dame

School building: Top form

13 Nov 15

Sheppard Robson and Willmott Dixon have teamed up to create a new model of school that aims to be economic, quick to build and flexible enough to be used for multiple alternative uses. Key to all this is the structurally independent, over-sailing glulam roof

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London skyline

Architecture in a time of austerity

29 Apr 15

Ike Ijeh assesses the impact the coalition has had on architecture and how design has fared through the years of budget tightening

240 Blackfriars interior

240 Blackfriars: Welcome to our new home

20 February 2015

The designer behind the interiors of Building’s new home explains the thinking behind designing an office for the workforce of the millenials’ generation

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BIM architecture: The vision thing

19 Nov 14

BIM isn’t normally seen as a design tool but increasingly it can influence what a building looks like. We explore the possibilities and dangers of BIM-inspired architecture

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What to specify: Residential

4 Aug 17

Marley Eternit supplies tiles for a unique curved roof in Gloucestershire, Actis’ Hybrid range is certified for another year of local authority use, and Cupa Pizarras’ Thermoslate roof is used in the French Pyrenees

COMMUNITY OPINION

Michael Brennan

Large-scale recruitment should be phased, like any successful project

28 Jul 17

Employers need to recruit carefully to ensure that mass hiring of new employees does not dilute the company’s culture

Sadie Morgan

At what cost?

26 Jul 17

It’s important to look at what is lost when competing design proposals are judged simply on how much money they will take to build out

Jack Pringle

Dreaming of Margate

19 Jul 17

On the run-down north Kent coast is a living example of regeneration in action. With its contemporary art gallery and now the revival of Dreamland amusement park, Margate has become a model for culture-led revival

Chloe McCulloch

After the fire

6 Jul 17

The traumatic experience at Grenfell Tower has understandably triggered a rush to find answers, but we also need to stand back and look at social housing in a holistic way

Dave Rogers

The government isn’t doing enough to prevent a mass exodus of EU workers

4 Jul 17

Brexit could be a spark for an exodus of EU construction workers and the government doesn’t seem to have a plan

Earle Arney

London needs a housing reset

4 Jul 17

The private rental sector could help the government tackle the housing crisis in the capital

Ike Ijeh

A view of the Serpentine Pavilion 2017

21 Jun 17

Natural simplicity forms an ode to the spirit of a modern city

Anthony Thistleton

Modular housing can introduce choice

20 Jun 17

Modular housing doesn’t have to come at the expense of good architecture and could bring choice

Jack Pringle

Housing: Great shakes

23 May 17

If you look hard enough, something positive has come out of this turbulent world politics and frenzy of electioneering