Issue : 22 January 2004
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Heritage bid 'will stifle Liverpool'Subscription
Heritage campaigners are using Liverpool waterfront's World Heritage Site (WHS) application as an excuse to 'drop a cloak of conservation' over the city, local groups have warned.
Rogers in Lords move to amend Planning BillSubscription
A coalition of Richard Rogers, the RIBA and a highly respected Conservative peer has launched a campaign to 'place design at the heart' of the government's planning reforms.
The Liberal Democrats' candidate for mayor has joined the growing band of MPs supporting the AJ's campaign to save the PPG 7 country house clause.
Shuttleworth set to make his markSubscription
Former Foster director Ken Shuttleworth is to call his new practice 'make' (full trading title Make Places Ltd), a name devised by brand and marketing consultant Wolff Olins.
Leaked report shows PFI failingsSubscription
Newham's new mental health unit has been hailed as a case study in the pitfalls of PFI, after a leaked report into the construction of the project revealed a catalogue of problems.
ARB campaigner Salisbury to join RIBA presidency race and return architects to 'position of primacy'Subscription
Anti-ARB campaigner Ian Salisbury has announced he will stand for the presidency of the RIBA in this year's election.
EDAW has unveiled its masterplan for Liverpool's King's Waterfront site. The plan includes a multi-use arena, exhibition space, conference centre, apartments, offices, hotel, leisure and retail uses.
Cook to curate Biennale pavilionSubscription
Nine practices on the verge of international stardom are to represent Britain at the 2004 Venice Architecture Biennale.
IPPR police station push to aid investmentSubscription
Policy think tank, the IPPR has launched a project to raise the ante in the design of police stations, as the government embarks on a major programme of investment.
ARCHAOS CALLS STUDENTS TO COMPLETE PRIZE SURVEYSubscription
Students still have time to complete the annual survey run by student body Archaos - in conjunction with the RIBA, T h e Architects' Journal and RIBA Bookshops. Each completed survey will be entered into a prize draw, with the chance of winning a 20GB Apple iPod, one year's subscription to the AJ and AR, or two £25 tokens to spend in RIBA Bookshops. Visit www. archaos. org to enter, and click on the iPod. The closing date is 31 January.