Shortlist for the National Eisteddfod’s Gold Medal published

The list of eight candidates for a prestigious Welsh architect award designed to (more…)

RIBA explains what the budget means for architects

The July 2015 budget contained changes that are set to have a big impact on architects, changes that the (more…)

Buildings that heal themselves could be the future

Attendees at Toronto’s Ontario College of Art and Design University’s Urban Ecologies conference were presented with the idea that buildings of the future will be able to (more…)

Exploring the architectural history of Edinburgh

The final part of this series looking at some of the UK’s top spots for architecture enthusiasts takes us to Scotland. Edinburgh’s architectural history has much to offer visitors, even if they are a complete novice when it comes to building design.

As such, whether you take a guided tour or just grab a map and (more…)

Architectural practices expect to employ more staff

The latest Royal Institute of British Architecture Future Trends Survey shows that despite a fall in the number of public sector projects, the UK’s architects still feel that demand overall, will grow.

There seems to be a growing demand for (more…)

Exploring the architectural history of Cambridge

For the next part of this series, we move to the architectural heritage hub that is the city of Cambridge.

World renowned for its University colleges, Cambridge allows visitors to (more…)

Exploring the architectural history of Derbyshire

The second part of this series is based on Derbyshire, an area of significant natural beauty. Many people visit the region to take in the fresh air and stunning scenery that this county and surrounding Peak District has to offer, while it also boasts a variety of beautifully preserved halls, manors, castles and mills.

If you are interesting in finding out more about (more…)

Exploring the architectural history of York

As a nation, we are quick to assume that to experience the most intriguing cultural histories one must travel to the other side of the world, often spending a small fortune to do so. However, as much as our horizons can be broadened by foreign journeys, our ability to realise the beauty of places much closer to home can sometimes be tainted.

To help change this, here is the first of four articles exploring (more…)

RIBA announces the winners of its architectural awards

The Royal Institute of Architects have announced the results of its RIBA National Awards.

This year there is a mixture of different types of winners from across the UK. There is everything from (more…)