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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

Pitzhanger Manor is undergoing an ambitious renovation

Soane of the suburbs

4-Feb-2015 | By

As well as his famous Lincoln’s Inn home, John Soane built a country house for his family in Ealing. Now Pitzhanger Manor is undergoing an ambitious renovation


Gehry Monster: Fondation Louis Vuitton by Frank Gehry

3-Nov-2014 | By Owen Pritchard

And what rough beast, its hour come round at last, slouches towards Paris to be born? Frank Gehry’s mad landmark for Louis Vuitton, of course, says Owen Pritchard. Photography by Iwan Baan


Finely chiselled: AG Leventis by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

27-Oct-2014 | By Jay Merrick

A well-honed sculptural sensibility informs Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios’ sophisticated art gallery-cum-apartment tower in Nicosia, writes Jay Merrick. Photography by Hufton?+?Crow


Everyman Theatre by Haworth Tompkins

10-Oct-2014 | By Ellis Woodman

Stirling Prize 2014: Haworth Tompkins is no stranger to theatre projects but, with its first permanent new-build venue, it has created something more resolved, even monumental, writes Ellis Woodman


House of Illustration by Witherford Watson Mann

27-Sep-2014 | By Ellis Woodman

Witherford Watson Mann’s House of Illustration continues the remodelling techniques that won it the Stirling Prize, writes Ellis Woodman. Photography by David Grandorge

Foster + Partners\' Imperial War Museum

Imperial War Museum by Foster + Partners

15-Aug-2014 | By Ellis Woodman

Phase 1 of Fosters’ masterplan for the Imperial War Museum has a fittingly solemn effect, as though we were in the last resting place of a great warrior, writes AJ critic-at-large Ellis Woodman

RSHP British Museum

World Conservation and Exhibitions Centre by Roger Stirk Harbour + Partners

14-Aug-2014 | By

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners’ newly-opened British Museum extension carries the ‘Rogers’ imprimatur but it is very much the work of Graham Stirk, says Rory Olcayto


Lochside lookout

4-Jul-2014 | By Daniel Tyler, Angus Ritchie

Part 2 students Angus Ritchie and Daniel Tyler on how they built a mirrored cabin in Scotland’s first national park. Photography by Ross Campbell


RIBA Awards winners 2014: Public

19-Jun-2014 | By Róisín Heneghan, Shih-Fu Peng

This year 17 public projects have won RIBA National Awards

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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

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

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

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

DRDH’s Norwegian library and concert hall opens

19-Nov-2014 | By

DRDH Architects’ competition-winning £126million concert hall and library in Bodø, Norway have been officially opened

Stanton Williams ROH

Stanton Williams’ Royal Opera House revamp plans revealed

31-Oct-2014 | By

Stanton Williams has revealed its long-awaited designs for the overhaul of the world-famous Royal Opera House in London’s Covent Garden

Jestico and Whiles Walpole Park

Jestico + Whiles transformation of Walpole Park completes

29-Oct-2014 | By

Jestico + Whiles has completed the transformation of John Soane’s Walpole Park in Ealing, West London

Wright & Wright\'s Geffrye Museum proposals

Wright & Wright reveals new plans for Geffrye Museum revamp

21-Oct-2014 | By

New images have been revealed of Wright & Wright’s £15 million proposals for the Geffrye Museum in Hackney, East London


UN Studio reveals Dutch theatre

20-Oct-2014 | By

UN Studio’s Theatre de Stoep has officially opened in the Dutch town of Spijkenisse