Issue : 30 October 2003
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MIXING IT UP ON TEESSIDESubscription
Alsop Architects is to develop a mixed-use project in Middlehaven - part of Tees Valley Regeneration s plans to deliver an urban renaissance in the Middlesbrough town. The scheme - which will create 2,000 jobs - aims to deliver a residential development, a business park and a series of leisure and educational facilities.
BDP WINS RIBA COMPSubscription
Building Design Partnership has won a RIBA competition to design a new Learning Resources Centre and students residence for Middlesex University. Five leading practices - HOK, Pascall + Watson, Sheppard Robson, YRM, and Building Design Partnership - were originally invited to submit design concepts.
PLYMOUTH ARTS SHORTLISTSubscription
The University of Plymouth has unveiled an impressive shortlist for a £35 million arts building.
The Corporation of London is urging the government not to hand responsibility for listings to English Heritage.
The foundation stone of Alsop Architects new medical school for Queen Mary's College, London, will be laid next month. The £33 million scheme will house the education department for the Barts and London hospitals.
The public inquiry into the cost and timetable escalations on RMJM's Scottish parliament building opened on Tuesday.
Consultation chaos for PRP's New OsbaldwickSubscription
The public consultation process for PRP Architects' planned urban village of New Osbaldwick has descended into disarray, the AJ has learnt.
Williams' theatre gives kids MoreSubscription
Keith Williams Architects' £11.5 million Unicorn Theatre in London - the UK's first purposedesigned theatre for children - has started on site. The theatre, on Tooley Street, falls within Foster and Partners' masterplan for the More London Bridge development, which includes the new City Hall at its eastern end.
Chipperfield proposals anger Hampstead localsSubscription
David Chipperfield Architects has attracted controversy this week by proposing designs for a series of new luxury apartment buildings on the periphery of London's Hampstead Heath (pictured).
Selfridges scraps FOA store plansSubscription
The new owner of Selfridges has shelved plans for a series of landmark stores across the UK.