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Elder and Canon Laurieston Housing

The Gorbals transformed

20-Nov-2015 | By Johnny Rodger

Page\Park and Elder & Cannon’s Lauriston Transformational Regeneration Area updates the traditional Glasgow tenement, retaining its scale while accommodating concerns of light, space and greenery

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop & Creative Labs. Sutherland Hussey Harris Architects.

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop by Sutherland Hussey Harris

20-Nov-2015 | By Johnny Rodger

With its cloister and campanile, this workshop complex in Scotland’s capital city can be seen as a tribute to Gillespie, Kidd & Coia’s St Bride’s Church, writes Johnny Rodger

New Street Station Birmingham

Birmingham New Street Station by AZPML, Atkins and Haskoll

13-Nov-2015 | By Owen Pritchard

A new icon in a city of icons, Birmingham New Street Station might be a triumph of function over form, writes Owen Pritchard


Wilton's Music Hall by Tim Ronalds Architects

13-Nov-2015 | By Ellis Woodman

A remarkable restoration project breathes life back into one of London’s unique music venues, writes Ellis Woodman

The Lyric Hammersmith

Lyric Hammersmith by Rick Mather Architects


Rick Mather completes the final phase of a 17 year long development to create London’s first fully integrated production and teaching theatre, writes David Watson

TateHindle - Gagosian Grosvenor Hill

CSJ at 25: Gagosian Gallery Grosvenor Hill by Caruso St John and TateHindle

30-Oct-2015 | By Jay Merrick

The finely wrought detail on show at the new Gagosian Gallery in Mayfair is a world away from the sterile white cube, writes Jay Merrick

csj philharmonic liverpool binet crop

CSJ at 25: Liverpool Philharmonic Hall revamp by Caruso St John

29-Oct-2015 | By Owen Pritchard

Caruso St John’s ‘surgical interventions’ will prolong the life of this much-loved Liverpool landmark, writes Owen Pritchard


CSJ at 25: Newport Street Gallery by Caruso St John

29-Oct-2015 | By

Damien Hirst chose the right architect for his Newport Street Gallery: the spaces are simply beautiful, writes Ellis Woodman

DSR - The Broad

The Broad by Diller Scofidio + Renfro

19-Oct-2015 | By Jay Merrick

Jay Merrick visits Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s anti-icon in Los Angeles


RIBA Stirling Prize 2015 finalist: The Whitworth by MUMA Video

12-Oct-2015 | By Edwin Heathcote

At the Whitworth, MUMA has created a building that makes a real difference to a place, says Edwin Heathcote

Dreamland Margate

Margate reinvigorated

10-Jul-2015 | By Wayne Hemingway, Mark Humphreys

More than 10 years after its doors closed, Dreamland amusement park in Margate reopened last month following a £30 million restoration led by Hemingway Design

HOME Manchester by Mecanoo

HOME Manchester by Mecanoo

10-Jul-2015 | By Owen Pritchard

Will Manchester’s new arts centre live up to the world-class status its aspires to, asks Owen Pritchard

National Theatre by Haworth Tompkins

RIBA Awards 2015: Cultural

18-Jun-2015 | By Peter Wilson

Peter Wilson on the challenges of commissioning award-winning cultural buildings

Fulton Centre

Fulton Center by Grimshaw

12-Jun-2015 | By Jay Merrick

Grimshaw’s design has set a new standard in the quality of human movement. Jay Merrick discovers AJ120’s Building of the Year

Theatre Royal

Theatre Royal by Page/Park Architects

29-May-2015 | By

Rory Olcayto finds a theatre using architecture to attract wider audiences

National Theatre

National Theatre by Haworth Tompkins

8-May-2015 | By Jay Merrick

Jay Merrick discovers that Haworth Tompkins’ remodelled National Theatre hasn’t lost any of its magic

Italy Pavilion at the Milan Expo 2015

Milan Expo 2015: first reaction from the AJ editor

6-May-2015 | Updated: 14-May-2015 | By

There may be organisational issues and local protests over its reliance on volunteers, but this Expo will hook you, says Rory Olcayto

The Broad Street facade, designed by Giles Gilbert Scott

Weston Library by Wilkinson Eyre

17-Apr-2015 | By Robert Bevan

Robert Bevan finds a working building not a ceremonial centre, in Oxford’s new Weston Library

Copper Lane

Copper Lane by Henley Halebrown Rorrison

27-Mar-2015 | By Jay Merrick

Jay Merrick discovers that this London co-housing scheme makes a mockery of faux-luxurious ‘architect-designed’ housing

Whitworth - New west elevation

The Whitworth by MUMA

20-Mar-2015 | By Ellis Woodman

The amount going on at MUMA’s Whitworth leaves you feeling as if it has added more than one extension, says Ellis Woodman

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Takero Shimazaki turns former warehouse into printmakers

27-Nov-2015 | By

London-based Takero Shimazaki Architects has completed this printmaking studios and workshop in Leicester

Patel Taylor St Georges Bristol

Patel Taylor's Bristol concert hall extension approved

19-Nov-2015 | By

‘Pavilion-style’ extension to St George’s concert hall in Bristol is part of a £5.5 million revamp of the arts venue

Foster Wilson Quarry Theatre

Foster Wilson raises the curtain on £4.3m school theatre

16-Nov-2015 | By Owen Pritchard

Foster Wilson has created a new £4.3m performing arts centre for Bedford School and the local community by converting a listed Moravian church and minister’s house


Adjaye’s Aishti Foundation nears completion

4-Nov-2015 | By

Work is nearing completion on Adjaye Associates’ Aishti Foundation - a new mixed-use cultural centre in Beirut


Morag Myerscough unveils Mexican camera obscura

3-Nov-2015 | By

Designer Morag Myerscough has revealed a new installation for the Abierto Mexicano de Diseño Festival in Mexico


Jonathan Tuckey creates archive in Royal Festival Hall foyer

26-Oct-2015 | By

West London-based Jonathan Tuckey Design has completed this £100,000 working ‘archive studio’ in the foyer of the Royal Festival Hall

Caruso St John\'s Newport Street Gallery

Caruso St John unveils two new London Galleries

13-Oct-2015 | By Owen Pritchard

Caruso St John has completed two new London galleries that have opened ahead of this weekend’s Frieze Art Fair

Stufish Entertainment Architects\' Dai Show Theatre in Xishuangbanna, China. Image by Tim Franco

Stufish unwraps circular theatre in China

30-Sep-2015 | By

London’s Stufish Entertainment Architects has created a new 19,500m² theatre in Xishuangbanna, southern China

Reinhold Messner’s 6th and last MMM-Museum designed by Zaha Hadid Architects

Zaha Hadid's mountain-top museum opens

27-Jul-2015 | By

A new museum designed by Zaha Hadid for famous mountaineer Reinhold Messner has opened on the top of the Kronplatz peak, in the South Tyrol, Italy

OMA Garage Museuum of Contemporary Art

OMA completes Moscow's Garage Museum of Contemporary Art

24-Jun-2015 | By

Rem Koolhaas’ practice OMA has completed this new modern art museum in Moscow

Serpentine Pavilion by SelgasCano - completed, June 2015

'Serpentine is a lumpy rainbow of ETFE and ribbons', says Pritchard

22-Jun-2015 | By Owen Pritchard

The AJ’s technical editor Owen Pritchard on this year’s playful but poorly detailed Serpentine Pavilion by Spanish practice SelgasCano

The Peterborough Lift Lock. Image by Danauf

Heneghan Peng vying for Canadian Canoe Museum

28-May-2015 | By

Heneghan Peng Architects has been shortlisted in the international design competition for a new £12.5 million Canadian Canoe Museum in Peterborough, Ontario

Patel Taylor St Georges Bristol

Patel Taylor reveals £5.5m extension plans for Bristol arts venue

26-May-2015 | By

Patel Taylor has revealed plans to add a ‘pavilion-style’ arts pavilion to St George’s concert hall in Bristol

OMA Foundacion Prada

OMA completes Milan's Fondazione Prada

5-May-2015 | By

Rem Koolhaas’ practice OMA has completed this new home for art organisation the Fondazione Prada in Milan

Foster + Partners\' UAE pavilion - at the Milan Expo - opened 1 May 2015

Foster completes ‘canyon-like’ pavilion for UAE at Milan Expo

1-May-2015 | By

These are the first photographs of Foster + Partners’ United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) pavilion at the Milan Expo in 2015 which opened today

Foster Wilson Hoxton Hall

Foster Wilson unveils Hoxton Hall restoration

27-Apr-2015 | Updated: 27-Apr-2015 | By

Foster Wilson Architects has completed the £1.5 million restoration of the grade II*-listed Hoxton Hall in East London

Stanton Williams\' Royal Opera House proposal - approved March 2015

Stanton Williams gets go-ahead for Royal Opera House revamp

18-Mar-2015 | By

Stanton Williams has won planning for its overhaul of the world-famous Royal Opera House in London’s Covent Garden

Büro Ole Scheeren\'s \'Guardian Art Center\' project in Beijing, China

Ole Scheeren unveils Beijing auction house scheme

10-Mar-2015 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS] Büro Ole Scheeren has revealed plans for a new ‘hybrid’ auction house and arts centre in Beijing, China

Wilkinson Eyre Wellcome Collection stair

Wilkinson Eyre reveals ‘dramatic’ new Wellcome Collection stair

24-Feb-2015 | By

Wilkinson Eyre has completed a new stairway as part of the Wellcome Collection’s £17.5 million revamp of its Euston Road headquarters

Mecanoo HOME

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 centre, HOME, in Manchester