Issue : 4 September 2003
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Southwark leaves Ritchie fumingSubscription
Ian Ritchie Architects' scheme for a 'cluster of mini-towers' on London's Potters' Fields drew a volley of criticism on Monday evening before being thrown out by Southwark council's planning committee.
A glittering line-up is to battle it out for the chance to design a new bridge over the River Clyde in Glasgow.
KATHERINE VAUGHAN WILLIAMS DIES AT 48Subscription
Katherine Vaughan Williams (née Shonfield), architect, writer and former AJ columnist, died on Tuesday.A service will be held at St Andrew's Church, Barnsbury, on Wednesday 10 September. Call 020 7505 6709 for details.An obituary will be in next week's AJ.
Western conservationists have reacted with horror at plans to demolish a vast swathe of Sir Edwin Lutyens' New Delhi complex.
This £100 million office development in London's Curzon Square, originally by Michael Hopkins and Partners, officially opened yesterday (Wednesday).Along with commercial office space, it encompasses a residential development of 24 new apartments and two mansion houses.The 7,500m2 office overlooks a new square, also designed as part of the project, which is open to the public. It is the first new public space in the Mayfair Conservation Area for more than 100 years and will be serviced ...
LIFT FOR BUSCHOW HENLEY AND PENOYRE & PRASADSubscription
A consortium including Penoyre & Prasad and Buschow Henley has won preferred bidder status for the Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham and Hounslow LIFT.
MODERNIST BUILDINGS TO FEATURE IN FILM FESTIVALSubscription
A series of film screenings at Modern buildings across London are taking place from 13-21 September as part of the London Open House festival.The Wild Walls London season will include films exploring the highs and lows of Modernism at sites including Lubetkin's Penguin Pool at the London Zoo and Lasdun's Royal College of Physicians in Regent's Park.For more information about the series go to www. londonopenhouse. org
The secretaries of state for culture and education have launched an initiative that aims to encourage the use of the built environment as an educational tool.Tessa Jowell and Charles Clarke have set up a joint education and culture advisory committee - under the chairmanship of Gillian Wolfe - to advise them on how to promote the urban environment as an educational resource.
Hamilton leads the way for Alsop in BarnsleySubscription
Hamilton Associates has won an invited competition to design the first phase of Will Alsop's masterplan for Barnsley.
Former Tory environment minister John Gummer has stepped up the campaign to stop the government abandoning the PPG 7 country house clause.