Issue : 1 May 2003
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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is readying itself for a fresh offensive against architects and construction design professionals to enforce the CDM regulations.
Crossrail has replaced Alsop Architects with John McAslan + Partners as designer of the line's Paddington station.
CZWG has won planning permission to add another five floors to its 24-storey residential SeaCon Wharf development in London's Isle of Dogs.The Westferry Road scheme, which had planning for a 19-storey building, will become the Isle of Dogs' tallest building.The project is in the Thames Gateway development area and will provide a housing density above the government's target, at 850 units per hectare.
Olé! Spanish bullring gets RRP makeoverSubscription
Spanish developer Sacresa has chosen the Richard Rogers Partnership to transform Barcelona's second most important bullring into a e100,000m mixed-use leisure and entertainment complex. The £63 million design - which will restore the existing Arabic facade - will cover the inside of the Las Arenas ring with a partially transparent roof and feature a series of new piazzas within the enclosed ground level. There will also be an additional 'piazza in the sky' that will house a garden ...
RIBA wants slice of housing actionSubscription
The RIBA is pushing for a new role in the delivery of the government's massive house-building plans, which came under heavy criticism this week.
BACK NEW LONDON TOWER, ROGERS TELLS INQUIRYSubscription
The London mayor's architecture adviser, Lord Rogers, has called on the London Bridge planning inquiry to approve the controversial skyscraper.
The drop in Lottery ticket sales is threatening FaulknerBrowns' £6.4 million National Sailing Centre in Weymouth.
Herzog & de Meuron's Chinese bird's nest swoopSubscription
Herzog & de Meuron has won the competition to design a new 100,000capacity Olympic Stadium in Beijing, the centrepiece of the 2008 games.
Modern ruin proposal for derelict CardrossSubscription
Gillespie Kidd & Coia's best-known work, St Peter's College in Cardross, Scotland, is in such a state of dereliction that it could be made a rare modern ruin.
The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation has unveiled the competition design brief for the World Trade Center memorial.