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Is this the most influential house in a generation?

30-Jan-2015 | By

Now in its 15th year, how has Sarah Wigglesworth and Jeremy Till’s radical home/office in north London, a test bed for green design, fared?

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Mecanoo’s HOME in Manchester nears completion

29-Jan-2015 | By

New construction shots have been released of Mecanoo’s soon-to-complete art and culture house, the HOME, in Manchester

Arquitectonica\'s plans for its first UK scheme on Whitcomb Street, central London. Designed with Brisac Gonzalez

Miami's Arquitectonica set to make UK debut after planning victory

28-Jan-2015 | By

US practice Arquitectonica has won planning for its first UK scheme – a 22-home, mixed-use project for developer Hobhouse in Whitcomb Street, central London

Stanton Williams\' Cambridge key-worker housing

Stanton Williams gets go-ahead for Cambridge key-worker housing

28-Jan-2015 | By

Stanton Williams has won planning for key-worker homes as part of the North West Cambridge extension

Gort Scott Canadian House

Gort Scott wins planning for Canadian home

26-Jan-2015 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS] Gort Scott has won the go-ahead for a 1,000m² private home in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

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PRP wins planning for 169-home Lewisham towers

26-Jan-2015 | By Colin Marrs

London Borough of Lewisham has approved two tower blocks designed by PRP Architects as part of its Lewisham Gateway regeneration project

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Coppin Dockray completes £2million bathroom showroom

23-Jan-2015 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA] London-based Coppin Dockray has completed this ‘futuristic’ bathroom showroom in south east London

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Groves Natcheva completes £205k London home

22-Jan-2015 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS] London-based Groves Natcheva has completed this 146m² home in Walton-on-Thames, south-west London

Walters and Cohen Buddhist Retreat

Work starts on Walters and Cohen’s £3.7m Buddhist retreat

21-Jan-2015 | By

Construction has started on Walters and Cohen’s competition-winning scheme to extend and refurbish the London Buddhist Centre’s Vajrasana retreat in Suffolk

Stage One, UK Pavilion Milan Expo 2015, test section of hive

Under construction: first pictures emerge of UK's Milan Expo pavilion Video

21-Jan-2015 | By Colin Marrs

Manufacturer Stage One has released the first images of the hive-like structure designed by Wolfgang Buttress which will form the centrepiece of the UK Pavilion at this year’s Milan Expo

Dominic McKenzie Architects\' Dalston House proposals

Dominic McKenzie wins go-ahead for one-bed Dalston house

20-Jan-2015 | By Colin Marrs

Hackney Council has granted permission for this ‘small but beautiful’ one-bedroom home in a Dalston, east London by Dominic McKenzie Architects.

HAB Housing and Hugh Strange Architects\' proposals for Avon

Green light for HAB Housing's Avon Gorge nature reserve cabin

19-Jan-2015 | By Tim Clark

Kevin McCloud’s HAB Housing and Hugh Strange Architects have won planning for a volunteers cabin at Avon Wildlife Trust’s newest nature reserve in the Avon Gorge

Elderly housing, Patel Taylor, Barking & Dagenham

Courtyard housing by Patel Taylor

16-Jan-2015 | By Owen Pritchard

With waiting lists for social housing growing and capital spending stuck in an austerity rut Patel Taylor’s new elderly housing scheme is a breath of fresh air, says Owen Pritchard

Haverstock\'s proposed new £4million crematorium in Aylesbury

Haverstock wins planning for Aylesbury crematorium

14-Jan-2015 | By

Aylesbury Vale District Council has approved plans for this new £4million crematorium designed by architects Haverstock and landscape experts Plincke

MOBO Architects\' competition-winning scheme to overhaul the Cartagena UNESCO World Heritage site in Colombia

MOBO wins Cartagena public realm overhaul job

14-Jan-2015 | By

[First look + plans + project data] Emerging London-based MOBO Architects has taken first place in a design competition to overhaul the Cartagena UNESCO World Heritage site in Colombia

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Sutherland Hussey wins Sessay Pavilion contest

13-Jan-2015 | By

Scottish practice Sutherland Hussey has triumphed in the RIBA-backed competition to design a new community hub and sports pavilion in Sessay, North Yorkshire

Mangera Yvars

Mangera Yvars’ Harrow community centre finally starts on site

12-Jan-2015 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS] Work has begun on Mangera Yvars’ long-awaited community centre in Harrow, North London

Benjamin Marks\' Green Room restuarant on the South Bank - exterior looking east

Benjamin Marks' temporary South Bank restaurant opens

12-Jan-2015 | By

Emerging talent Benjamin Marks has completed this ‘meanwhile-use’ restaurant as part of Coin Street Community Builders’ ongoing development plans for London’s South Bank

DRDH\'s Stormen library and concert hall in Bodo, Norway

Stormen concert hall and library, Bodø by DRDH

9-Jan-2015 | By

Drawing on local history and culture DRDH’s new cultural landmark in Bodø, Norway, is worthy of the Norse gods themselves, says Rory Olcayto

No 1 Undershaft by Avery Associates

The Contextual Tower: Avery Associates' No 1 Undershaft

9-Jan-2015 | By Richard Weston

Whether or not it is eventually realised, Brian Avery’s design for No 1 Undershaft marks the emergence of a new building type 

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Fletcher Crane submits £500k hotel-to-homes conversion

7-Jan-2015 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA] Fletcher Crane Architects has submitted plans to refurbish and convert a building on London’s Borough High Street

Jean Nouvel’s Louvre Abu Dhabi museum in the United Arab Emirates. Image credit Ateliers Jean Nouvel, Louvre Abu Dhabi, TDIC. Courtesy of TDIC

Nouvel’s Louvre dome rises over Abu Dhabi

7-Jan-2015 | By

Construction of Jean Nouvel’s £85 million Louvre Abu Dhabi museum is now more than 50 per cent complete

One St Peter\'s Square by Glenn Howells Architects

Glenn Howells' £50m Elisabeth House nears completion

7-Jan-2015 | By

New images have been revealed of Glenn Howells Architects’ competition-winning scheme for One St Peter’s Square in Manchester as the scheme nears completion

Moxon Architects\' opening bridge at Deptford Creek, Greenwich, East London

Moxon completes swinging Greenwich bridge

5-Jan-2015 | By

Moxon has completed this £3.5million swing bridge across the Deptford Creek at Greenwich Reach, south east London

Liddicoat and Goldhill

Liddicoat & Goldhill reveals £650k Hackney home

23-Dec-2014 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] Liddicoat & Goldhill has begun work on a new home in Hackney, east London

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Feix & Merlin completes East London warehouse extension

23-Dec-2014 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] Feix & Merlin has completed this extension to a warehouse building in East London

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AHMM's Shoreditch Estate scheme goes in for planning

19-Dec-2014 | By Jim Dunton

A team led by AHMM has submitted proposals to revamp and extend a cluster of buildings in London’s booming Shoreditch area

Heneghan Peng\'s University of Greenwich

Exclusive new images released of Heneghan Peng's Greenwich Uni scheme

19-Dec-2014 | By

The AJ can reveal exclusive new images of Heneghan Peng’s recently completed Greenwich School of Architecture

Nicolas Tye Architects\' North Bedfordshire House

Nicolas Tye reveals ultra-modern addition to rustic cottage

18-Dec-2014 | By Jim Dunton

[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA] A scheme by Nicolas Tye Architects to redevelop a north Bedfordshire cottage by adding a strikingly futuristic extension to its original core is set to start on site in spring

Bennetts Associates\' revamp of the Hampstead Theatre Foyer [summer 2014]

Bennetts revisits Hampstead Theatre for foyer makeover

18-Dec-2014 | By Tom Cox

Bennetts Associates has released new photographs of the revamp of its 11-year-old Hampstead Theatre in north-west London

Stock Orchard Street

Is this the most influential house in a generation?

30-Jan-2015 | By

Now in its 15th year, how has Sarah Wigglesworth and Jeremy Till’s radical home/office in north London, a test bed for green design, fared?

Elderly housing, Patel Taylor, Barking & Dagenham

Courtyard housing by Patel Taylor

16-Jan-2015 | By Owen Pritchard

With waiting lists for social housing growing and capital spending stuck in an austerity rut Patel Taylor’s new elderly housing scheme is a breath of fresh air, says Owen Pritchard

DRDH\'s Stormen library and concert hall in Bodo, Norway

Stormen concert hall and library, Bodø by DRDH

9-Jan-2015 | By

Drawing on local history and culture DRDH’s new cultural landmark in Bodø, Norway, is worthy of the Norse gods themselves, says Rory Olcayto

No 1 Undershaft by Avery Associates

The Contextual Tower: Avery Associates' No 1 Undershaft

9-Jan-2015 | By Richard Weston

Whether or not it is eventually realised, Brian Avery’s design for No 1 Undershaft marks the emergence of a new building type 

Project Orange, Tracey House, December 2014

Crystal clear: Project Orange reconfigures Hopkins' Tracey House

12-Dec-2014 | By James Soane

Project Orange director James Soane describes how his practice reconfigured a 1970s house originally designed by Michael and Patty Hopkins. Photography by Jack Hobhouse

Stanton Williams\'s Hampstead home

Director's Cut: Stanton Williams' home for a film director

11-Dec-2014 | By

A Stanton Williams-designed home in Hampstead for a film director and an interior designer cuts a dramatic dash, writes Ellis Woodman

Glasgow Barrowlands Park: LOCI Design, Dec 2014

The Vinyl Frontier: Barrowland Park by LOCI Design

8-Dec-2014 | By Greg White

Greg White describes how LOCI Design, working with pop artist Jim Lambie, enlivened a derelict site in Glasgow with a pathway modelled on the spines of album covers. Photography by Stephen Hosey

Blackpool Council Offices, Talbot Gateway, AHR, Dec 2014

The last resort: Blackpool council offices by AHR

4-Dec-2014 | By Owen Pritchard

Blackpool’s glory days are well behind it, but AHR’s council building sets out to reverse the decline, writes Owen Pritchard. Photography by Daniel Hopkinson

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Ready for its close-up: Glasgow Film Theatre by NORD

1-Dec-2014 | By Brian McGinlay

NORD’s new auditorium for the Glasgow Film Theatre harks back to the cinema’s 1930s grandeur, writes project architect Brian McGinlay. Photography by Dapple Photography

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Mighty neighbourly: Pewsey One by Tony Fretton Architects

28-Nov-2014 | By Ellis Woodman

Tony Fretton’s Wiltshire housing scheme flies in the face of local sensibilities to create a more sociable development, writes Ellis Woodman. Photography by Peter Cook

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Browsing, not surfing: Foyles by Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands

24-Nov-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands’ flagship bookshop for Foyles sets out to provide a retail experience that challenges online alternatives, writes Rakesh Ramchurn. Photography by Hufton + Crow

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Browsing the AJ Buildings Library: Ben Adams on the Cripps Building

20-Nov-2014 | By Ben Adams

Discovering the Cripps Building at St John’s College, Cambridge, in the AJBL takes Ben Adams, founder of Ben Adams Architects, back to his student days

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Beacon of enlightenment: The Lexicon by Carr Cotter Naessens

13-Nov-2014 | By Gary Boyd

In a time of shrinking public realm, Carr Cotter Naessens’ new library at Dún Laoghaire is a generous, well-worked example of what civic architecture can be, writes Gary Boyd. Photography by Dennis Gilbert

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Sacred Heart Catholic School by Cottrell & Vermeulen

10-Nov-2014 | By Ellis Woodman

Spared the constraint of having to build alongside a working school, Cottrell & Vermeulen was able to completely remodel thesite plan of Camberwell’s Sacred Heart Catholic School, writes Ellis Woodman. Photography by Anthony Coleman

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Bond Bryan's school conversion of Alsop's The Public

7-Nov-2014 | By Owen Pritchard

Take a failed £72?million ‘quirky unorthodox art centre’ by Will Alsop. Shut it down after four years. Hire Bond Bryan to convert it into a school

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Raising the level of care: Maggie's Oxford by Wilkinson Eyre

5-Oct-2014 | By Jay Merrick

Wilkinson Eyre’s Oxford Maggie’s Centre is a tree house-like structure reminiscent of a Californian Modernist home, writes Jay Merrick

Elderly housing, Patel Taylor, Barking & Dagenham

Courtyard housing by Patel Taylor

16-Jan-2015 | By Owen Pritchard

With waiting lists for social housing growing and capital spending stuck in an austerity rut Patel Taylor’s new elderly housing scheme is a breath of fresh air, says Owen Pritchard

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Grimshaw's Melbourne health institute officially opens

24-Sep-2014 | By

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has officially opened Grimshaw’s £135 million Doherty Institute in Melbourne