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Building of the week


Brandenburg Gate - an historic structure that went from symbolising German partition to European unity.

Future of construction insurance


A discussion between key players and leading insurers about the future outlook for construction insurance.

Building performance evaluation guide


New guide from BSRIA on building performance evaluation in domestic buildings.

Energy system


With a new government consultation underway, ICE look at creating a smarter, more flexible energy system.

Unusual building of the week


A great example of mimetic architecture with the Fish Building of India.

Electric bikes

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Could e-bikes be a solution to congested and polluted urban centres?

Dissertation guides


Starting work on a built environment dissertation? Our guides are here to help.

What is Modernism?

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Modernist architecture and its many international variations explained.

Stratego project


BRE support Europe-wide strategic heating plans for local and national authorities.

Concept design

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One of our most popular articles - RSHP's Mike Davies writes about the concept design process.



How cannabis plants are used to create an alternative building material with plenty of advantages.

Infrastructure and the Mayor

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What does Mayor Sadiq Khan's first policy statement mean for London's infrastructure?

Architecture maps


Designing Buildings Wiki has reviewed a well-designed and researched set of architecture city maps.

Building Live 2016


Designing Buildings Wiki attended the second annual Building Live conference, tackling the challenges facing construction.