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Destruction following the 2015 Nepal earthquake. Image by Krish Dulal

Nepal earthquake: Article 25 launches urgent rebuild appeal

UK-based architecture charity Article 25 has launched an urgent appeal for donations to rebuild schools in Nepal following the recent earthquake which killed more than 3,700 

UK Pavilion Milan Expo

Wolfgang Buttress: 'From afar the Hive looks chaotic'

Designer of the UK pavilion at the 2015 Milan Expo, Wolfgang Buttress, tells the AJ about the challenges of the project ahead of the world fair’s official opening on Friday (1 May)

Ben Adams Architects\' 24 King William Street

Ben Adams wins planning for £23m City office revamp

Ben Adams Architects has won planning for the transformation of a 1980s office building at the edge of the City of London

The University of Cyprus. Image by UniversityofCypruspics

ADP scoops Cyprus university expansion job

ADP has won an international contest to overhaul and expand the University of Cyprus (UCY) in Nicosia

Ed Miliband

Labour's rent cap pledge could 'deter investment in housing'

Critics claim Labour party’s promise to bring in new rent caps could stifle the emerging private rented sector (PRS)

Foster Wilson Hoxton Hall

Foster Wilson unveils Hoxton Hall restoration

Foster Wilson Architects has completed the £1.5 million restoration of the grade II*-listed Hoxton Hall in East London

Bryn Riches

Obituary: Bryn Riches

Bryn Riches, revered teacher and respected architect, has died aged 71

IanMartin

International Graffiti

Ian Martin explores the latest trends in commodified graffiti

The Mackintosh Building, Glasgow School of Art

Take a risk and stay true to Mackintosh and Glasgow

As Page\Park embarks on restoring the Mack, it needs to ignore the heritage bores, says Rory Olcayto

General Election 2015

Business

AJ Meeting

How deep thinking wins competitions

Demonstrating an astute analysis of a brief sends the powerful message that you are on the client’s wavelength, says Malcolm Reading

Culture

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Brownfield first, tenants last

The ‘brownfield first’ policy has more to do with profiteering than with tackling the housing crisis

Buildings

Dundon Passivhaus

Dundon Passivhaus by Prewett Bizley Architects

Set at the foot of a wooded hill, the Dundon Passivhaus is an extremely energy-efficient house overlooking the Somerset Levels

Designs for fifth Qatar World Cup stadium revealed Video

Pattern has revealed its designs for this 40,000-seat stadium for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar

Interact

Max Fordham

Beautiful Engineering: Max Fordham roundtable

Beautiful Engineering: Max Fordham roundtable Video

What is the equivalent of the Georgian terrace today? How do engineers help clients understand architects’ ideas? And are Jackson Pollock’s splash paintings more like scientific artifacts then great works of art? 

LGBT flag

First ever industry-wide survey of attitudes to sexuality launched

The AJ, working with sister publications Construction News and New Civil Engineer, is leading the first ever survey of attitudes to sexuality across the construction sector

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24.04.15: 3 Houses

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