A visually dramatic means of story-telling, large-scale murals can be an effective way to engage communities.
There were over 1,400 new articles added to Designing Buildings Wiki in 2016. Here are the top 15 most popular.
New milestone achieved with launch of new safety lanyard for working from height.
A quick introductory article about preliminaries in construction.
Brandenburg Gate - an historic structure that went from symbolising German partition to European unity.
A discussion between key players and leading insurers about the future outlook for construction insurance.
New guide from BSRIA on building performance evaluation in domestic buildings.
With a new government consultation underway, ICE look at creating a smarter, more flexible energy system.
A great example of mimetic architecture with the Fish Building of India.
Could e-bikes be a solution to congested and polluted urban centres?
Starting work on a built environment dissertation? Our guides are here to help.
Modernist architecture and its many international variations explained.
MVRDV reveal designs for a strange holiday villa in Taiwan.
America's first sustainable urban neighborhood (an 'agrihood'), provides free produce to residents.
TfL accelerates construction of £3.1bn extension of the Bakerloo tube line by 2022.
Master plan submitted for 1,000-home mixed-use project in Rochdale.
Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners complete new trio of towers at Sydney Harbour.
BSI launches new BIM Kitemark certification.
New government plan and funding to help rejuvenate rundown estates has been announced.
The perilous lives of Cambodia's high rise construction workers.
2017 AIA Gold Medal posthumously awarded to Paul Revere Williams.
International Ethics Standards Coalition publishes first set of ethics principles for built environment professionals.
British Antarctic Survey announces research station is to relocate 23km due to growing crack in the ice shelf.
Government must keep 'Generation Rent’s details on a central database say RICS in new policy paper.
Savills annual report predicts office construction slump.
11,000 homes now registered to the Home Quality Mark.
Government publishes details of £500bn investment pipeline in infrastructure, described as the 'most comprehensive ever'.
"In architecture there's no awareness that we may have to plan buildings for machines rather than humans", says Rem Koolhaas.
Deptford Market Yard - then and now.
Top of new skyscraper trimmed down by 30m to avoid interfering with City Airport flights.
A new concept unveiled to tackle the lack of sports facilities in inner cities.
'Open hand' designs revealed for a new entertainment complex in China.
CITB to treble the number of construction employers surveyed as part of its Consensus process.
Sioux tribe prevails as decision is made to reroute controversial Dakota Access Pipeline.
Reduced value of the pound has led to steepest construction inflation rise in 5 years.
Pipeline setting out over £500 billion worth of infrastructure investment published.
Oliver Wainwright's top 10 buildings of 2016.
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