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Kensington & Chelsea freezes 120 mega-basement plans

Architects have slammed a proposal by one of London’s most exclusive residential boroughs to curb a boom in building out mega-basements

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Benedetta Tagliabue joins Pritzker Prize jury

Spanish architect Benedetta Tagliabue, the director of the Stirling Prize-winning practice EMBT, has joined the Pritzker Prize jury

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Foster reveals Cardiff masterplan

Foster + Partners has revealed its plans for the regeneration of Cardiff’s Central Square

The Wien Museum in Vienna. Image by Clemens PFEIFFER

Contest planned for Vienna Museum overhaul

The City of Vienna is planning a design competition for a £47 million overhaul of its municipal museum

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KPF's Lime Street tower achieves BREEAM first

Kohn Pedersen Fox’s planned 190m tall skyscraper is the first building to be rated under BREEAM’s updated standards

Trinity (Salford) exterior by 5plus

BetFred founder backs 5plus for Salford towers scheme

Manchester and London-based practice 5Plus has revealed designs for this residential scheme backed by bookmaker-turned-developer Fred Done in his home town of Salford

Frank Gehry is probably right about quality

we need to have good ground rules, writes Paul Finch

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The government is now consulting on UK housing standards

The Regs: Geoff Wilkinson explains current proposals for changes to regulations on space standards and security

LSE by O’Donnell + Tuomey Video

Stirling Prize video: The AJ and the Concrete Centre present a video study of O’Donnell + Tuomey Architects’ Stirling Prize-shortlisted Saw Swee Hock Student Centre

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24.10.14: Architecture 00 in Vauxhall

Subscribers can view this week’s AJ here

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AJ Specification, October 2014

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

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Digital edition: Atrium Buildings by Richard Saxon

14-Jul-2014 | By Richard Saxon

Richard Saxon’s Atrium Buildings, Design and Development, which was first published in 1983, has now been republished as a digital edition

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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

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