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MVRDV completes Rotterdam market hall

3-Oct-2014 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS] MVRDV has completed this tunnel-like market hall in Rotterdam

Whiteleys, Bayswater

Hadid and Foster in running to transform 'Harrods of Bayswater'

9-Sep-2014 | By

Zaha Hadid and Foster & Partners have been named on a four-strong shortlist for the multimillion project to overhaul the grade II-listed Whiteleys shopping centre in Bayswater, west London

Chapman Taylor\'s proposals for Ashford Designer Outlet

Chapman Taylor to extend Rogers-designed shopping centre

7-Sep-2014 | By

Chapman Taylor is set to double the size of a Rogers-designed retail park in Ashford, Kent


Alex Monroe Studio by DSDHA

4-Sep-2014 | By Martin Pearson

Stephen Lawrence Prize shortlist: Alex Monroe Studio by DSDHA

LEAD\'s RIBA Window in Shanghai

RIBA seeks architects for Shanghai windows installations

6-Aug-2014 | By

The RIBA has announced an open call for architects to design installations for shops and restaurants in Shanghai next year

Watermark WestQuay

ACME's Southampton shopping centre gets green-light

25-Jun-2014 | By Tim Clark

ACME’s £70million shopping centre scheme for Hammerson in Southampton is set to go-ahead after being granted planning approval

David Chipperfield

Chipperfield bags flagship Oxford Street scheme

5-Jun-2014 | By Max Thompson

David Chipperfield Architects (DCA) has been appointed to redesign the east side of Selfridges’ flagship Oxford Street store in London

Westfield London proposed aerial view

Boris approves Westfield London £1bn expansion

30-May-2014 | By Lucy Mair

Boris Johnson has approved plans for the £1billion extension of Westfield’s Shepherd’s Bush shopping centre and the building of 1,300 new homes


Make builds origami-inspired kiosks Video

17-Feb-2014 | By

Make has built and installed the first of its folding, origami-inspired kiosks

Burrell Foley Fischer\'s alternative plans for Smithfield Market (elevations)

Developer Cathedral throws weight behind SAVE's alternative Smithfield plans

10-Feb-2014 | By

Design-savvy developer Cathedral has become the latest name to take up arms in the ‘Second Battle of Smithfield’

Grimshaw\'s Crossrail over-site development in Paddington, west London

Grimshaw wins planning for Crossrail over-site offices

5-Feb-2014 | By

Grimshaw has won planning permission for this 30,000m² Crossrail over-site development in Paddington, west London

John McAslan + Partners\' proposals for the redevelopment of Smtihfield market (October 2012)

Labour comes out against McAslan’s Smithfield plans

3-Feb-2014 | By

The Labour Party has waded into the ‘Second Battle of Smithfield’ after coming out against John McAslan + Partners’ contentious £160 million plans for the London market


Make reveals bronze-clad Harrods escalators

26-Nov-2013 | By

Make’s overhaul of the central escalators in London’s Harrods department has officially opened to the public


Green as grass: M&S Cheshire Oaks by Aukett Fitzroy Robinson

1-Nov-2013 | By

Aukett Fitzroy Robinson’s Cheshire Oaks scheme proves the value of a rigorous post-occupancy process, writes Hattie Hartman

SPARK\'s Thaihot Mall project in Fuzhou, south east China

SPARK completes Fuzhou shopping mall in China

23-Oct-2013 | By

[First look + plans + project data] SPARK has thrown open the doors on its Thaihot Mall project in Fuzhou, south east China

The Hackney Fashion Hub Manhattan Loft Corporation and Chatham Works by David Adjaye

Adjaye wins planning for post-riot Hackney fashion hub

10-Oct-2013 | By

David Adjaye has bagged permission for this multi-million pound Fashion Hub in Hackney, east London

Victoria Gate John Lewis by Acme for developer Hammerson

Acme wins permission for huge Leeds shopping scheme

8-Oct-2013 | By

Acme has won detailed planning for its £130million Victoria Gate retail-led development in Leeds.

ACME Chester Northgate

Council throws weight behind ACME's £300m Chester plans

3-Oct-2013 | By

Cheshire West and Chester Council has given the initial go-ahead for ACME’s £300million retail-led redevelopment of central Chester


Lubetkin Prize shortlist: Galaxy Soho by Zaha Hadid Architects


Zaha Hadid Architects has been named among the finalists for this year’s Lubetkin Prize

John McAslan + Partners\' proposals for the redevelopment of Smtihfield market (October 2012)

McAslan’s Smithfield revamp called in

4-Sep-2013 | By

John McAslan + Partners’ contentious £160 million Smithfield Market overhaul has been called in by the secretary of state

The searchable digital buildings archive with drawings from more than 1,500 projects


LAVA reveals Y-shaped youth hostel

2-Oct-2014 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] Berlin-based Laboratory for Visionary Architecture (LAVA) has revealed this competition-winning design for a new youth hostel in Bayreuth, Germany

New image of Wilkinson Eyre\'s competition-winning Barangaroo hotel tower project in Sydney, Australia

New images of Wilkinson Eyre’s Barangaroo tower revealed

23-Jul-2014 | By

Wilkinson Eyre has unveiled fresh images of its competition-winning hotel tower scheme for Barangaroo in Sydney

Anthony Gormley\'s ROOM at the Beaumont Hotel

Gormley sits giant metal man on London hotel

10-Jun-2014 | By Tim Clark

Anthony Gormley has made his mark on London’s hotel scene by erecting a huge, inhabitable sculpture which doubles up as a hotel suite

Ben Adams Architects\' proposed Nobu notel in Shoreditch (image released May 2014)

Arad 'shocked' at 'relaxed version' of new Shoreditch hotel

26-May-2014 | By Max Thompson

Renowned designer Ron Arad has expressed his dismay at being replaced on a high-profile hotel scheme in Shoreditch, London

St Petersburg in Russia. Image by Philipp Hienstorfer

Under-35s design contest opens for St Petersburg summer cabins

22-May-2014 | By

The Yarky art hostel in St Petersburg has launched an open international competition to design five new summer cabins


Roger Stephenson submits plans for Manchester hotel tower

18-Nov-2013 | By

Plans have emerged for a new 20-storey, 258-bedroom Yotel hotel close to Manchester’s Piccadilly station designed by Roger Stephenson’s new practice

3DReid\'s concept Hotel bedroom model for 4* hotel projects

Hotel construction is booming in UK cities

15-Nov-2013 | By

Boosted by an upturn in tourism, new sources of finance and a return of business confidence, hotel construction is set to remain one of the fastest-growing sectors for some years, writes Richard Waite

Squire and Partners\' 5* Bulgari Hotel in Knightsbridge, working alongside concept and design architects Antonio Citterio and Patricia Viel and Partners. Completed last year

What's driving the hotel bonanza? The industry speaks

15-Nov-2013 | By

New figures show the hotel market is blossoming and experts predict the sector is going to be one of the fastest growing areas of work forarchitects in 2014. The industry shares its thoughts on the reasons why


Green giant: ParkRoyal by WOHA

15-Nov-2013 | By

WOHA’s Singapore hotel is stuffed full of trees and eco-gadgetry - but does it all add up to a sustainable building? asks Christine Murray. Photography by Patrick Bingham-Hall


Guy Hollaway reveals proposal for Margate seafront hotel Video

28-Oct-2013 | By

Guy Hollaway Architects has designed a 60-bed hotel for the Rendezvous site next to Turner Contemporary in Margate

Project Orange India Hotel

Project Orange reveals images of Indian hotel concept

1-Jul-2013 | By

Project Orange has unveiled plans for a chain of 4-star hotels in India

KPF’s One Nine Elms towers scheme in south London

Chinese hotelier snaps up KPF’s Nine Elms skyscrapers

19-Jun-2013 | By

China’s Dalian Wanda Group has bought KPF’s £700 million One Nine Elms towers scheme in south London


Vegas on The Strand: ME London Hotel by Foster + Partners

30-May-2013 | By

The ME London Hotel has faux leather walls, cattle horns and obelisked roof gablets, but is it a true Foster project? asks Felix Mara

Winner: Wilkinson Eyre\'s winning proposal for the Barangaroo hotel tower in Sydney, Australia

Wilkinson Eyre wins race for Barangaroo hotel tower

16-May-2013 | By

Wilkinson Eyre has beaten Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture and KPF to land the high-profile project to design a AUS $1 billion ‘resort’ tower in Sydney, Australia

Wilkinson Eyre\'s shortlisted proposal for the Barangaroo hotel tower in Sydney, Australia

Wilkinson Eyre down to final three in race for Barangaroo hotel tower

7-May-2013 | By

Double Stirling Prize-winner Wilkinson Eyre has revealed its proposals in the competition to design a AUS $1 billion ‘resort’ tower in Sydney, Australia

Top floor suite, ME Hotel, London. Image: Foster + Partners.

Foster + Partners' first 'complete' hotel opens in London

4-Mar-2013 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

The ME Hotel, the first hotel fully designed by Foster + Partners, has opened in London

The Manser Practice clads second Hilton hotel with Shackerley’s ceramic granite


Gleaming black polished ceramic granite ventilated facades supplied by Shackerley have provided a stunning appearance and a high performance outer envelope for the new Hilton London Wembley Hotel, overlooking Wembley Stadium and Wembley Arena.

Sheppard Robson\'s CitizenM scheme in Tower Hill, London

Appeal victory for Sheppard Robson’s Tower Hill citizenM scheme

1-Nov-2012 | By

Sheppard Robson has won planning permission for a 370-bedroom citizenM hotel in Tower Hill, London following an appeal


Allies and Morrison throws open doors on South Place Hotel

12-Oct-2012 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS] Allies and Morrison’s 80 bedroom boutique hotel has opened in City of London


Newcastle's hip hotel

6-Sep-2012 | By

The facades of Clash Architects’ budget hotel for the design-conscious Sleeperz chain are tailor-made for its Newcastle city centre context, writes Felix Mara. Photography by Ann Norman