Photography studio for Juergen Teller, Ladbroke Grove, by 6a architects

Stirling Prize 2017 shortlist unveiled

20 Jul 17 | By Elizabeth Hopkirk

6a, Amin Taha and Baynes and Mitchell join Stirling veterans RSHP, dRMM, Reiach & Hall and Michael Laird

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Atkins poaches new architecture director from Arup

6 Jul 17 | By Will Mann

Declan O’Carroll to head architecture, masterplanning and urban design team

Marco Gottardi Gloria Trevisan, Grenfell victimes

Marco's death in Grenfell fire 'leaves huge void in our lives'

3 Jul 17 | By Elizabeth Hopkirk

The boss of Marco Gottardi, one of the Italian architects believed to have died in the Grenfell Tower fire, has paid tribute to the “massive contribution” he made in his short time at the practice.


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Sketch of the week: London regeneration project

11 Aug 17

This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is by architect Patrick Spears of bptw partnership

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Sketch of the week: Manchester housing development

4 Aug 17

This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is by Ewen Miller, managing director of Calderpeel Architects

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Sketch of the week: Cheltenham housing development

28 Jul 17

This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is by Martin Douglas, associate director at Pad Design

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Sketch of the week: Australian Embassy, Washington

21 Jul 17

This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is by Kristen Whittle, director at Bates Smart, Australia

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Sketch of the week: Bath townhouse

14 Jul 17

This #buildingdoodle sketch shows Curo’s Mulberry Park development in Bath



Eugenie Bliah

How Brexit got personal

23 Jun 17 | By Joey Gardiner

The focus of Brexit so far has been the possible impact on construction’s growing skills shortage. But how is the UK’s vote to leave affecting the EU nationals themselves and what can employers do to ensure that they stay?


BIM: ‘They just don’t get it’

12 May 17 | By Tim Clark

The latest survey from NBS shows take-up is growing but raises concerns that private clients don’t understand BIM and that the government is failing to enforce its own mandate


Consultants salary survey 2017: The bold and the bountiful

10 Mar 17 | By David Blackman

Strong hiring intentions and employee caution post the Brexit vote mean those prepared to move jobs could be richly rewarded - as may firms prepared to be aggressive in sourcing new hires

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Top 150 consultants 2016

16 Sep 16 | By Joey Gardiner

Consultants grew their UK staff by 5% overall during the past year, but where was the biggest growth and are cuts on their way as the post-Brexit fall-out makes itself felt?

Ben Derbyshire

Ben Derbyshire: ‘Change is necessary’

9 Sep 16 | By Elizabeth Hopkirk

RIBA president-elect Ben Derbyshire is sure of one thing: the 182-year-old institute can’t go on the way it has done. So he’s embarking on a UK tour to try to stir up non-engaged members and convince them that turning the RIBA on its head is the best plan for its survival


Michael Brennan

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

28 Jul 17 | By Michael Brennan

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 | By Sadie Morgan

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 | By Jack Pringle

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 | By Chloë McCulloch

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 | By Dave Rogers

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

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Earle Arney

London needs a housing reset

4 Jul 17 | By Earle Arney

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 | By Ike Ijeh

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

Anthony Thistleton

Modular housing can introduce choice

20 Jun 17 | By Anthony Thistleton

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 | By Jack Pringle

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