BBC: Dame Zaha Hadid receives Riba Gold Medal for architecture

Dame Zaha Hadid has received the Royal Gold Medal for architecture from the Royal Institute of British Architects in recognition of her body of work. The Iraqi-born architect said she was "very proud... to be the first woman to receive the honour in her own right."


Construction Enquirer: Green light for three major Manchester projects

The mix of projects includes a £75m Nuffield hospital next to the Manchester Royal Infirmary, the £60m Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre for the city's university and a new hotel and casino.


Dezeen: British architecture is experiencing a "dull period" says Peter Cook

Lack of experimentation and a culture of narrow-mindedness in schools has led to a dull period in British architecture, according to Archigram founder Peter Cook.

Read more... 'Once green capital, always green capital': Bristol unveils new sustainability ambitions

The city of Bristol has announced a flurry of sustainability initiatives as it looks to maintain the positive momentum it built last year as the European Green Capital.


Construction Index: EU referendum uncertainty clouds construction growth forecasts

The Construction Products Association has once again downgraded its growth forecast for 2016 and warned that EU referendum uncertainty is stalling projects.


Evening Standard: Boris Johnson plans three new cycle superhighways for London

Transport for London launched consultation on building protected bike lanes on the A40 Westway flyover, between Swiss Cottage and the West End and between Farringdon and King's Cross.