The buildings, design and specification programme focuses on the latest design and specification trends as well as technical and product innovation projects.

Building Study

  • Building study: Shakespeare North Playhouse

  • Building study: Greenwich Design District

  • Building study: West Hub by Jestico + Whiles

  • Building study: House in Leconfield Road by vPPR

  • Building study: Technique by Buckley Gray Yeoman

  • Building study: A new campus for the RCA by Herzog & de Meuron

  • Building study: Learning from Denise Scott Brown

  • Building study: Marshall Building, LSE by Grafton Architects


  • Does the key to cutting carbon lie beneath your feet?

  • Technical Study: The Black & White Building by Waugh Thistleton

  • Technical Study: Kingston Cycle Hub, Sarah Wigglesworth Architects

  • Antarctica: Designing for the planet’s most hostile continent

  • One Triton Square by Arup: a refurbishment with a difference

  • Technical: Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin, restored by David Chipperfield Architects

  • Technical Study: Old Admiralty Building, London by BDP

  • NHS Nightingale: How we built a hospital in 10 days


  • Architecture without (too much) ego: answering the retrofit challenge

  • Overheating buildings are architects’ responsibility too

  • The joy of designing and building appropriately

  • What’s stopping us from designing more holistically?

  • Selling off social homes is not the answer to the housing crisis

  • We should all be striving for sustainability

  • Reducing embodied carbon through facade design

  • What’s stopping us from carrying on exactly as we are?

  • New Labour: remembering an era of optimism, enthusiasm and mixed results

  • Design better, specify better and consume more carefully – that’s my (not so) radical idea


  • Your guide to new Approved Document L

  • Experts in Mortar: Rochester Riverside Development

  • Discover Texture in Architecture with EQUITONE’s popular new CPD

  • Elegant rows of modular skylights provide a forward-thinking college with daylight

  • Access all areas with Profab’s fire rated access panels

  • MEDITE SMARTPLY defines the standard of innovative wood-based panels

  • The Insulation Solution for Rainscreen and Masonry Facades

  • Vectorworks Architect: Your all-in-one design solution

All our latest content


  • Gold sponsor: Construction Innovation Hub

  • Platinum sponsor: Rockwool

  • Silver sponsor: TG Escapes

Product News

  • Back to school: Glazing for the education sector

  • Attractive, versatile and non-combustible rainscreen options by Tata Steel

Upcoming in buildings, design and specification

14 & 15 September:Winning work in education & healthcare

18 October:2022卡塔尔世界杯欧预赛

1 November:Building Awards

22 and 23 November:Net Zero Live

Keep up to date

The Product Edit

  • IQ Glass: Light is the new luxury

  • Kebony: Natural wood made to last

  • ROCKWOOL: Indoor Thermal Comfort in Buildings

  • MyDek: Luxura Mineral Composite Decking System


Feilden Fowles 2

Listen: Feilden Fowles and Webb Yates on reusing materials

The final Building Talks… Net Zero podcast visits Fergus Feilden and Edmund Fowles down on their farm | Webb Yates engineers on the barriers to reusing concrete and steel | Simon Wyatt of Cundall on heat pumps