Elizabeth Hopkirk reports on recent statements from the architect of the factory that collapsed in Dhaka, Bangladesh, killing more than 1,100 garment workers. Masood Reza claims that he designed a shopping centre.
May 13, 2013 Building Design
According to Anna Winston, the former prime minister's impact on the architecture profession was huge. With the redevelopment of Canary Wharf, for example, her administration gave a leg up to Cesar Pelli, Sir Norman Foster and SOM, among others.
Apr 9, 2013 Building Design
The global engineering firm envisions a "smart" building that will plug into "smart" urban infrastructure and cater to an increasingly dense and technology-savvy urban population.
Feb 11, 2013 Building Design
Tripoli Airport and Misrata hospital are the first specific projects to be named, as western governments begin to release frozen assets to the National Transition Government (NTI) and international corporations spot an opportunity.
Oct 25, 2011 Building Design
The Town & Country Planning Association of Britain recently released a report calling for more "garden cities" a la Ebenezer Howard. Famed British architect Richard Rogers thinks that's crazy.
Jul 17, 2011 Building Design
As London redevelops its troubled East End ahead of the 2012 Summer Olympics, organizers are warning against the post-event developments turning into ghettos of the middle class.
Oct 12, 2010 Building Design
340KM above your head, the first human dwelling beyond Earth's surface has just been completed. Last week, a space shuttle launched on May 14 added the final building block to the $125 billion International Space Station.
Jun 8, 2010 Building Design
This point-counterpoint from <em>Building Design</em> debates whether the British can design good public spaces.
Feb 14, 2009 Building Design
Prince Charles makes a case for the commercial viability of green housing with traditional design, as opposed to the modernist styles typically associated with the future of low carbon homes.
Dec 16, 2008 Building Design
Where traditional shopping malls were all about creating retail-only internal spaces, new retail developments are mixing uses and returning to the street.
Nov 9, 2008 Building Design