The race for London mayor seems to be becoming increasingly architectural following the AJ’s latest revelations about the Garden Bridge and the mayor’s meeting in San Francisco with Apple and Thomas Heatherwick.
The first products set to be made in Assemble’s Granby Workshop have gone up for sale. Buyers can now pre-order items which are to go into production in the community-run space from the end of January.
The Twentieth Century Society is set to kick up a stink over plans by Surrey-based consultant Simmons Taylor Hall to upgrade the men’s toilets at London’s Barbican Centre and destroy what is believed to be London’s longest urinal.
Astragal: RSHP staffer sets out stall as X-manVideoSubscription
What with Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners moving office, making redundancies and provoking a stinging ‘open letter’ attack by former managing director Marco Goldschmied, readers may have missed the emergence of a cheekily named and enigmatic offshoot practice.
Astragal: Cluck of disapproval over No 1 Poultry listing denialVideoSubscription
The decision not to list No1 Poultry has not been popular. The Twentieth Century Society, which had backed the bid, was understandably miffed that the DCMS did not deem James Stirling and Michael Wilford’s 1997 PoMo poster boy to be sufficiently under threat.
Astragal: Adjaye's on the busesSubscription
David Adjaye’s latest exhibition of his work is being advertised on buses across Chicago. The retrospective of the architect’s buildings, which is taking place at the Art Institute of Chicago, has received the full star treatment, with the city’s buses fully wrapped in ads for the show.
A high-profile government bid to redress the north/south divide and attract investment to the North is news to most people who live there, it has emerged.
Astragal: Nothing's too big for BIG to handleSubscription
Architect impresses with show of strength, George Ferguson’s trousers up for auction, and guerilla tactics for dressing to impress
Astragal: 30 October '15Subscription
Joanna Lumley’s incisive argument in favour of the Garden Bridge, and Ai Weiwei feels the crush of a Lego boot
Magnanimous Man Utd duo Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville are putting their hotel plans for Manchester’s Grade II-listed Stock exchange building on hold for the winter months.