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Open House photography contest winners revealed

A view of one of London’s high-rise landmarks taken from another is among the successful entries in this year’s photography competition

Eric Parry Architects The Assembly Building

Eric Parry steers Manchester tower through planning

Eric Parry Architects has won planning permission for a new 18-storey office tower in central Manchester

Spitalfields Church. Photo: Ben Blossom

Re-incarnations of Nicholas Hawksmoor

The architecture of Nicholas Hawksmoor mesmerises authors, poets, comic book artists and painters, who are inspired by its occult power. Owen Hopkins investigates

Hassell\'s competition-winning scheme to overhaul the University of Brighton in Sussex

Hassell bags Brighton university masterplanning job

Hassell has won a contest to re-masterplan the University of Brighton in Sussex

Leeds train station

Government support for HS3 rail link reignites debate over city devolution

The government’s decision to back a new High Speed 3 (HS3) rail link between Manchester and Leeds has reignited the debate over the devolution of power to cities outside London


Question: What’s scarier than a mega-bling iconic landmark designed by Frank Gehry?

Answer: a mega-bling iconic landmark not designed by Frank Gehry, says Rory Olcayto (ha ha)

‘It falls on the verge of wallpaper’. Alsop in front of Large Decoration with Masks (1953). Image: Anthony Coleman

Will Alsop: the idea of the ‘Garden City’ denies reality

The Garden City as a concept is a contradiction to the modern social condition, says Will Alsop

AHR wins go-ahead for first phase of Kazakhstan 2017 Expo Village Video

Newly-formed AHR has won planning for the first phase of Green Block, the 2017 Expo Village project in Astana, Kazakhstan


31.10.14: Hallowe'en 2014

Subscribers can view this week’s AJ here


AJ Specification, October 2014

Lighting: Subscribers can view this month’s AJ Specification here

ATOM cover

Architecture Tomorrow

Subscribers can view the exhibition catalogue for Architecture Tomorrow here


Footprint Live

footprint live

What makes a sustainable city? Find out at AJ Footprint Live

Book your tickets for AJ Footprint Live to hear from green leaders including Green Party leader Natalie Bennett and architects James Timberlake, Greg Penoyre, and Monica von Schmalensee

Small Projects 2015

14.02.14: AJ Small Projects

AJ Small Projects Awards 2015 open for entries Video

Enter now: The AJ has begun its annual search for the best architecture built for less than £250,000