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LATEST ARCHITECTS & DESIGN NEWS

The Mall

North London council unveils £3.5bn regeneration plans

23 Jan 17 | By Jim Dunton

Haringey pushes Crossrail 2-driven comprehensive redevelopment proposals

54 Marsh Wall

Planners back rejigged Docklands tower

18 Jan 17 | By Jim Dunton

Rolfe Judd’s 41-storey Marsh Wall tower recommended for approval

The Fellowship Inn

Pub where legendary boxer lived set to be renovated

17 Jan 17 | By Yoosof Farah

Sir Henry Cooper lived in pub ahead of Muhammad Ali fight, while Eric Clapton and Fleetwood Mac played gigs there

Hackney estate regeneration

Green light for £200m Hackney estate regen

17 Jan 17 | By Jim Dunton

Karakusevic Carson Architects-led programme set to deliver 400 new homes

Sheppard Robson's New Victoria Manchester

Sheppard Robson posts strong numbers

16 Jan 17 | By Dave Rogers

Revenue and profits both leap

BUILDING DOODLE

Basilica da Estrela

Sketch of the week: Basilica da Estrela

20 Jan 17

This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is by Martin Douglas, associate director of Bristol-based Pad Design

Mega Silk Way sketch

Sketch of the week: Mega Silk Way

13 Jan 17

This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is by David O’Brien, senior landscape consultant with architect and masterplanning firm Chapman Taylor

Mount Pleasant

Sketch of the week: Mount Pleasant

6 Jan 17

This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is by Hannah Smart, urban design associate at practice West Waddy ADP

Sketch for Welaker's Court, Soho, London by Martha Enthoven

Sketch of the week: Walker's Court, Soho, London

21 Dec 16

This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is by Martha Enthoven, studio manager at Soda Studio

Sketch of the week

Sketch of the week: Housing layout in Oxfordshire

9 December 2016

This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is by Hannah Smart from West Waddy ADP

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ANALYSIS

Top 150 consultants

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

G1

How the Great Fire shaped modern London

6 Sep 16 | By Ike Ijeh

On the 350th anniversary of the fire’s close, Ike Ijeh shows how the disaster heralded enormous changes for architecture and urbanism despite the sidelining of Wren’s grand plan

Loughbourgh Science and Enterprise Park

Let's love industrial estates

15 Aug 16 | By Darryl Chen

The changing nature of manufacturing and enterprise means we need to unlock many sites in our cities, integrating industrial estates with surrounding neighbourhoods

Serpentine Pavilion 2016 Bjarke Ingels

The verdict: BIG's Serpentine Pavilion

7 Jun 16 | By Ike Ijeh

After 15 years the Serpentine has added four summer houses to its series of single pavilions. Is it enough to revive an ageing format? Ike Ijeh is in no doubt

COMMUNITY OPINION

Claire Wansbury

How green space can pay its way in garden villages

9 Jan 17 | By Claire Wansbury

Cost-benefit analysis of the impact of the natural environment on people could be used to plan the proposed wave of garden villages

Alan Shingler

Prefabrication can have a positive impact on architecture

3 Jan 17 | By Alan Shingler

Let’s remain open-minded about the architectural quality modular construction can deliver

Chris Liddle

A chance to rehabilitate our prisons

30 Nov 16 | By Chris Liddle

The Autumn Statement recognised the importance of safety in our prisons, but we need a bigger commitment to overhauling the spaces for prisoners and prison officers

Alex Ely

The secret to a great design brief from a client

23 Nov 16 | By Alex Ely

Suprisingly councils tend to be better at discussing ideas with architects at the briefing stage than commercial developers, why is that?

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Jack Pringle

It's immigration and jobs – stupid, not the economy

18 Nov 16 | By Jack Pringle

Brexit and Trump’s election victory are just the start, western democracies will have to rethink their policies and how they serve ordinary people

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Mark Leeson

Architects must improve relationships with contractors

15 Nov 16 | By Mark Leeson

A recent report found architects receive poor satisfaction ratings from contractors, which comes from a failure to treat contractors like an end-user client

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Philip Watson

How automated design can unleash creativity

11 Nov 16 | By Philip Watson

Automating the design process won’t take creativity out of architecture, but free us up to embrace a more human-centred approach

david hill

How to avoid 'chaos' with shared space schemes

8 Nov 16 | By David Smith

Projects aiming to declutter our streets have come in for a bashing but with careful planning they improve the experience of all road users

Martin Wright

Innovation is the cure to construction's ills

28 Oct 16 | By Martin Wright

We cannot afford to ignore the Farmer Review and we should see Brexit as a catalyst for change

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