Thank you for all the student essays
Thanks to everyone that entered our student competitions. The deadline has now passed, so pens down and please stop writing. Your can keep improving your articles if you want, but the judges will only assess the version that existed at the time the competition closed.
We will spend Christmas narrowing down the entries to a short-list of five for each competition. Buro Happold and Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners will then choose one winner from each short-list. Five runners-up from each competition will receive commendations and will be featured on the home page, and all suitable entries will be added to the site.
The winners will be announced in January. Good luck everyone.
By the way – if you haven’t created your ‘page about me’ you need to do it now. Include your name, email address and university course - otherwise we won’t know who you are.
Now you’ve got the hang of it, why not write some more articles? We always welcome new articles on the site - that’s what it’s for. Just click here, and off you go.
Designing Buildings Wiki – What’s it all about?
Take 1min 51sec off to find out why Designing Buildings Wiki matters and why you should write an article about your specialist subject.
Featured articles and news
Sadiq Khan publishes a new development strategy for the capital.
In the week of the momentous Heathrow decision, we look back at the development and design of T5.
BSRIA’s flagship event will address performance and wellbeing beyond compliance.
Young Architects and Developers Alliance launched to build the relationship between the two disciplines.
BS 8536-2:2016 Design and construction: Code of practice for asset management (Linear and geographical infrastructure).
Paying for off-site goods or materials can be useful, but it puts the client at risk.
People power can be transformative if properly informed and inspired.
ZHA win competition to build an Urban Heritage Administration Centre in Saudi Arabia.
Leaps, not steps, are needed to avoid a ticking time bomb, say BRE in response to Farmer Review.
A multi-purpose hall in France covered in a translucent orange membrane.
Winning designs revealed for a rock formation-influenced residential complex in Rennes.
An article explaining the techniques, regulations and environmental impacts of carbon capture and storage.
Watch one of the first documentaries by the acclaimed Adam Curtis, examining the substandard system building of the 1960s.