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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

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Bosco Verticale by Stefano Boeri Architetti

27-Feb-2015 | By Ellis Woodman

Dubbed the vertical forest, Stefano Boeri Architetti’s latest project in a Milan suburb should influence tower design in the decades to come, says Ellis Woodman

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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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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

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

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More pleasant: Mount Pleasant Studio by Peter Barber

18-Oct-2014 | By Owen Pritchard

As the controversial Mount Pleasant housing scheme gets the OK, Peter Barber has created a hostel nearby that is its antithesis, writes Owen Pritchard. Photography by Morley von Sternberg

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Right side of the tracks: Mint Street by Pitman Tozer

9-Jul-2014 | By Ellis Woodman

Pitman Tozer’s Mint Street housing for Peabody is an ingenious and handsome response to its noisy viaduct location, writes Ellis Woodman

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Rocky Rotterdam

25-Oct-2013 | By

Will Alsop is justifiably proud of the CalypSO mixed use development, not least because it comes at the end of an arduous road, writes Felix Mara. Photography by Ben Blossom

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Card trick: Waddington Studios by Featherstone Young

20-Jun-2013 | By

Featherstone Young’s Waddington Studios is an essay in architectural smoke and mirrors, writes Felix Mara. Photography by Tim Brotherton

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Red and green: Rathbone Market by CZWG

23-May-2013 | By

CZWG’s Rathbone Market flats rely on mechanical smoke extraction, whole-house ventilation and an acoustic green wall, writes Felix Mara. Photography by Tim Crocker

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Narford Road Residential Development by Fraser Brown MacKenna Architects

21-May-2013

Fraser Brown MacKenna Architects created this timber clad residential project on a landlocked site in Hackney

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A special kind of ordinary: Molenplein by Tony Fretton

24-Apr-2013 | By

An artist’s touch lifts Tony Fretton’s Molenplein housing scheme out of the commonplace, says Rory Olcayto. Photography by Christian Richters

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Britain's best residential architects pick their favourite housing

15-Mar-2013

Part two: Alison Brooks, Richard Murphy, Simon Allford, Jude Barber and Richard Lavington and David Bickle pick their favourite housing projects in the UK

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Britain's best residential architects pick their favourite housing

14-Mar-2013

Part one: Peter Barber, Tony Fretton, Paul Karakusevic, Stephen Taylor and Alex Ely pick their favourite housing projects in the UK

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Adelaide Wharf by AHMM

14-Mar-2013 | By Simon Allford

More Homes, Better Homes: The AJ presents twelve exemplar housing schemes

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St Andrews Block B by Maccreanor Lavington Architects

14-Mar-2013

More Homes, Better Homes: The AJ presents twelve exemplar housing schemes

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be:Newhall by Alison Brooks Architects

14-Mar-2013 | By Alison Brooks

More Homes, Better Homes: The AJ presents twelve exemplar housing schemes

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Moore Street by Richard Murphy Architects

14-Mar-2013 | By Richard Murphy

More Homes, Better Homes: The AJ presents twelve exemplar housing schemes

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Byron Street by Collective Architecture

14-Mar-2013 | By Jude Barber

More Homes, Better Homes: The AJ presents twelve exemplar housing schemes

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‘The Guts’, New Islington, Manchester Mae Architects

14-Mar-2013 | By Alex Ely

More Homes, Better Homes: The AJ presents twelve exemplar housing schemes

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Claredale Street by Karacusevic Carson

14-Mar-2013 | By Paul Karakusevic

More Homes, Better Homes: The AJ presents twelve exemplar housing schemes

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Barking Riverside by Sheppard Robson

14-Mar-2013 | By Tom Kyle

More Homes, Better Homes: The AJ presents twelve exemplar housing schemes

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Vassall Road by Tony Fretton Architects

14-Mar-2013 | By Tony Fretton

More Homes, Better Homes: The AJ presents twelve exemplar housing schemes

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Beveridge Mews by Peter Barber Architects

14-Mar-2013 | By Peter Barber

More Homes, Better Homes: The AJ presents twelve exemplar housing schemes

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Chance Street by Stephen Taylor Architects

14-Mar-2013 | By Stephen Taylor

More Homes, Better Homes: The AJ presents twelve exemplar housing schemes

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Richard Meier & Partners\' completed residential tower in Tokyo. Image by Ishiguro Photographic Institute

Meier completes 170m- tall Tokyo tower

10-Apr-2015 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] Richard Meier & Partners has completed this 49-storey residential skyscraper next to the 2020 Olympic Village in Tokyo

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Green light for Robert Adam housing scheme on former MoD site

20-Feb-2015 | By Athlyn Cathcart-Keays

Bath and North East Somerset Council has approved this contentious 204-home scheme by ADAM Architecture within the city’s World Heritage Site boundaries

Hunter Architects & Planners\' thatched country house scheme in Suffolk

Hunter Architects wins planning for thatched 'P55' house in Suffolk

19-Feb-2015 | By

[First look] Cheshire-based Hunter Architects has won planning permission for this thatched country house in Suffolk

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PTE gets go-ahead for 225-home scheme

10-Feb-2015 | By

Pollard Thomas Edwards has won planning for this 225-home scheme in Southwark, south London

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Jestico + Whiles wins green light for railside homes at King's Cross

5-Feb-2015 | By

Islington Council has approved plans by Jestico + Whiles for this 156 home scheme at the north-eastern tip of the King’s Cross masterplan

FCBS\'s £60 million regeneration scheme on Garratt Lane in Wandsworth, south west London

FCBS wins planning for £60m Wandsworth tower

4-Feb-2015 | By

[First look + project data] Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios (FCBS) has won planning permission for a £60 million regeneration scheme on Garratt Lane in Wandsworth, south west London

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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

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

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Plans revealed for another Manchester resi-tower

10-Dec-2014 | By Colin Marrs

Plans for a new 36-storey tower providing private sector rented housing (PRS) in Manchester have been revealed by HAUS Collective and Fuse Studios

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PTE wins planning for £30m King’s Cross mixed-use scheme

19-Nov-2014 | By

Pollard Thomas Edwards (PTE) has won planning for a £30 million mixed-use, housing-led scheme in London’s King’s Cross

John Pawson\'s and Herzog & de Meuron\'s skyscraper proposal in New York

Pawson and Herzog & de Meuron join forces on New York tower

2-Oct-2014 | By

John Pawson and Herzog & de Meuron have revealed plans for a new 28-storey mixed-use skyscraper in the Bowery, New York

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Maccreanor Lavington unveils new Blackfriars Road tower plans

18-Sep-2014 | By

Maccreanor Lavington has revealed its latest designs for this 336-home scheme on Blackfriars Road, south London.

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Sandy Rendel wins planning for Peckham terrace

15-Sep-2014 | By

Emerging practice Sandy Rendel Architects has secured planning consent for a mixed-use scheme in Peckham, south London

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Karakusevic Carson's Hackney scheme wins green light

15-Sep-2014 | By Tim Clark

Karakusevic Carson Architects (KCA) has won the go-ahead for this 18-home scheme in Hackney, east London.

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Alsop heliport tower cleared for take-off

25-Jul-2014 | By Jim Dunton

Wandsworth Council has approved a 15-storey residential tower designed by Will Alsop’s ALL Design practice next to London Heliport, in Battersea.

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Urban Splash launches kit-of-parts homes

2-Jul-2014 | By

Urban Splash has finally launched its new modular housing range – hoUSe - as the company announced it had edged back into profit after restructuring its debt

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McGarry-Moon completes cedar-clad Irish house

6-May-2014 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] Northern Ireland-based McGarry-Moon Architects has completed this house in Sligo, Ireland

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MW Architects completes Hampstead house refurb

4-Apr-2014 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] MW Architects has completed the 530m² refurbishment and extension of this four-storey Victorian house in Hampstead, London

Zaha Hadid Architects\' 40-storey City of Dreams hotel project in Macau, China

Zaha reveals ‘City of Dreams’ hotel in Macau

1-Apr-2014 | By

[First look] Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has unveiled plans for a new 40-storey hotel in Macau, China

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Urban Projects Bureau unwraps Fitzrovia townhouse refurb

31-Jan-2014 | By

Camdem-based Urban Projects Bureau has completed the £420,000 conversion and extension of a Georgian townhouse in Fitzrovia, London

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Go ahead for East’s 44-unit housing scheme in Newham

29-Jan-2014 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS] East has won planning permission for this 4,700m² residential development in Newham, east London

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Alsop reveals Battersea heliport tower

23-Jan-2014 | By

Will Alsop’s practice ALL Design has submitted plans to Wandsworth Borough Council for this apartment tower next to Battersea heliport

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5Plus submits detailed plans for 95-home riverside scheme

23-Jan-2014 | By

Architect of Manchester’s Airport City sends in £20 million first phase of regeneration plans for brownfield site near Meadow Lane in Nottingham

Photography by Sebastiano Scapolan

Claridge completes Victorian bakery refurbishment

4-Dec-2013 | By

Claridge Architects has converted a Victorian bakery in Battersea into six luxury apartments

HTA Architects\' Acton Gardens phase 1 - completed September 2013

South Acton: Phase 1 finishes; phase 2 starts; phase 3 revealed

28-Oct-2013 | By

The first phase of the huge, 2,600-home regeneration of South Acton housing estate has completed – as new plans emerge for the later stages