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Pickles: 'I want low-rise overhaul of London's inner-city estates'

Communities secretary Eric Pickles has said he wants to pull down London’s inner city housing estates and replace them with high-density, low-rise homes

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Hodder: lower wages for female architects 'deplorable'

RIBA president Stephen Hodder has slammed practices which pay female architects less than men, after figures revealed women in architecture were earning 25 per cent less than their male counterparts

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Keppie reveals £40m Malaysian sports village

[First look + plans + project data] AJ100 practice Keppie has unveiled plans for a 13,000m² sports complex in Medini, Malaysia

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Hadid triumphs in Design of the Year Awards

Zaha Hadid Architects’ Heydar Aliyev Centre in Baku has been crowned the winner of the architectural category for the Design Museum’s 2014 Design of the Year Award

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Third phase of huge South Acton regen wins planning

Maccreanor Lavington and Stitch Studio has scooped planning for the third phase of the huge, 2,600-home regeneration of South Acton

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Foster submits Isle of Dogs super-tall tower

Foster + Partners has submitted plans for a super-tall tower as part of the redevelopment of South Quay Plaza on London’s Isle of Dogs

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Green shoots spread: Architects workloads up across the regions

Scotland and the North of England are predicting the strongest growth in architects’ workloads

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The diaries of L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

Carbon emissions

Using more renewable energy won't lead to a drop in living standards

Listen to the experts, says Rory Olcayto. We don’t have to sacrifice living standards to mitigate climate change

Cover

Good Friday: 18.04.14

Subscribers can view this week’s AJ here

AJ Specification, March 2014

AJ Specification, March 2014

Cladding and curtain walling: Subscribers can view this month’s AJ Specification here

L’Obscurier

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The diaries of L’Obscurier

The hugely influential artist, architect, sculptor, painter and social engineer revolutionised the way we think about the built environment and then drowned in the Mediterranean

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Tall stories: Rowan Moore scrutinises the arguments in favour of building tall

Will owners of £5 million flats really use the Tube? What is modern and progressive about the Shard? Is planning bad for business?

Green Sky Thinking 2014

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Book your place now: Delivering green design

Sarah Wigglesworth, Sheppard Robson’s Alan Shingler, and Yeoryia Manolopoulou of AY Architects will debate what it takes to deliver a sustainable building as part of the AJ’s Green Sky Thinking event

Farrell Review

Farrell Review

Farrell Review will fall on deaf ears in government, industry figures predict

Central government is unlikely to act on the Farrell Review of architecture and the built environment because of a lack of political will, a former construction minister has said