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Bircham Park

Bircham Park by S333

18-May-2015 | By Owen Pritchard

Owen Pritchard finds the car is still king with this Plymouth car park

AHMM\'s 61 Oxford Street scheme - nearing completion May 2015

Work nears completion on AHMM's Oxford St showstopper

5-May-2015 | By

Construction work on AHMM’s new retail, office and apartment building at 61 Oxford Street is nearing completion


Belsize unveils £4.9m Saudi scheme

24-Mar-2015 | By

[First look +plans] Belsize Architects has unveiled this 9,000m² office and retail scheme in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Asda supermarket store 2

Asda plans £600m investment in new stores and refurbs

24-Feb-2015 | By Lucy Mair

Asda has announced it will invest £600m to expand and improve its store estate in the coming year.

Foster + Partners\' Apple store in Hangzhou. Image by Nigel Young

Foster completes second Apple store in Hangzhou

19-Feb-2015 | By

[First look] Foster + Partners has completed a new Apple store in Hangzhou, China – its second commission for the world’s largest publically traded company

Winchester, Silver Hill [revised scheme] by Allies and Morrison [December 2014]

Developer loses

17-Feb-2015 | By

Winchester City Council leader Robert Humby has resigned a day after communities secretary Eric Pickles waded into the row over Allies and Morrison’s controversial Silver Hill scheme

Abronhill shopping centre. Image by Paperclip

Architect sought for Abronhill shopping centre regeneration

16-Feb-2015 | By

Abronhill Housing Association and North Lanarkshire Council are on the lookout for an architect to envision a ‘sustainable future’ for Abronhill shopping centre

Winchester, Silver Hill [revised scheme] by Allies and Morrison [December 2014]

High Court rules Winchester acted unlawfully over Allies and Morrison scheme

11-Feb-2015 | By

Campaigners battling Allies and Morrison’s controversial proposals for Silver Hill in Winchester have won a High Court victory, potentially derailing the massive city centre scheme

Whiteleys, Queensway, Bayswater, London: the central winding staircase

Foster beats Zaha to land overhaul of Bayswater's 'Harrods'

30-Jan-2015 | By

Foster & Partners has seen off three others practices, including Zaha Hadid Architects, to land the multimillion project to overhaul the grade II-listed Whiteleys shopping centre in Bayswater, west London

Coppin Dockray

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

Winchester, Silver Hill [revised scheme] by Allies and Morrison [December 2014]

Anger as Allies and Morrison's revised Winchester scheme approved

12-Dec-2014 | By

The decision to approve Allies and Morrison’s reworked proposals for Silver Hill in Winchester has been branded ‘a victory for barbarity and bureaucratic expediency’

Winchester protestors - November 2014

Hundreds protest against Allies and Morrison's Winchester scheme

30-Nov-2014 | By

More than a thousand marchers took to the streets of Winchester at the weekend to protest against a number of developments which they say will ruin the historic town centre


Protesters to take to streets over Allies & Morrison's Winchester plans

28-Nov-2014 | By Jim Dunton

Marchers will take to the streets in Winchester tomorrow to protest against a number of developments which they say risk ruining the historic town centre

Westgate Oxford John Lewis Store

Oxford's £500m Westgate Centre gets go-ahead

26-Nov-2014 | By Tim Clark

Westgate Oxford Alliance has won detailed planning for its £500million revamp of the Westgate Centre development in Oxford

LDS Foyles

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

Aerial painting of Winchester - Allies and Morrison\'s scheme for Henderson

Allies and Morrison Winchester scheme faces High Court challenge

20-Nov-2014 | By Jim Dunton

A councillor fighting a £165million Allies and Morrison-designed redevelopment of Winchester city centre has been granted a judicial review into his own authority’s proceedures

David Morley Fish and Coal

David Morley wins planning to overhaul King’s Cross arches

27-Oct-2014 | By

David Morley Architects has won planning for the transformation of King’s Cross’ historic Fish and Coal Buildings and Wharf Road Arches


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

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Sheppard Robson Clerkenwell scheme goes in for planning

26-May-2015 | By Jim Dunton

Proposals by Sheppard Robson to replace a central London car park with an office, hotel and retail development have been submitted for planning

Grzywinski + Pons

Grzywinski + Pons wins approval for £126m Stratford hotel

6-May-2015 | By

New York-based Grzywinski + Pons has been given the go-ahead for a £126 million hotel scheme in Stratford, East London

Urban Villa

Grzywinski + Pons wins consent for Edinburgh hotel

1-May-2015 | By Jim Dunton

Edinburgh City Council has approved a £35million boutique hotel designed by emerging US talent Grzywinski + Pons and Michael Laird Architects

On the register for more than 10 years: London Road Fire Station

London Road Fire Station sale prompts redevelopment hopes

1-May-2015 | By Jim Dunton

Manchester’s disused London Road Fire Station has been put up for sale by current owner Britannia Hotels after more than two decades of uncertainty about the Grade II* listed building’s future

Town Hall Annex

Go-ahead for Orms’ Camden Town Hall Annex redevelopment

24-Apr-2015 | Updated: 28-Apr-2015 | By Jim Dunton

Proposals to convert Camden Council’s Brutalist Town Hall Annex into a 270-room hotel have been approved by the authority’s own planning committee


Hoskins brushes off ‘Godzilla’ jibe

14-Apr-2015 | By Jim Dunton

Architect Gareth Hoskins has laughed off criticism his impact on Edinburgh’s built heritage is similar to the destructive might of film-monster Godzilla

St James Quarter in Edinburgh: competition-winning scheme by Jestico + Whiles

Jestico + Whiles wins contest for 'centrepiece' Edinburgh hotel

3-Mar-2015 | By

Jestico + Whiles has seen off an impressive list of practices, including Foster + Partners, to design the ‘centrepiece’ hotel within the £850million Edinburgh St James scheme

Hamilton\'s Glasgow Hotel proposals on George Sqaure

'Crude' Glasgow hotel plans attacked

2-Mar-2015 | By Keith Cooper

Plans for a huge extension above an historic hotel in Glasgow’s main civic space have alarmed some of the city’s leading architects, with one branding the proposals a ‘crass piece of urban thuggery’

Quito in Ecuador. Image by David Berkowitz

Ecuador seeks architect to convert military hospital into hotel

16-Feb-2015 | By

The Government of Ecuador is seeking an architect to transform an historic former military hospital into a new five-star hotel

A ruined fort on nearby St Michael\'s Isle. Image by Kevin Rothwell

Metropolitan Workshop scoops £20m Isle of Man hotel regeneration

27-Jan-2015 | By

Metropolitan Workshop has won a design competition for a new boutique hotel and residential development near Castletown on the Isle of Man

Falconer Chester Hall\'s competition-winning mixed-use scheme in Putrajaya, Malaysia

Falconer Chester Hall opens Kuala Lumpur office

12-Dec-2014 | By

AJ100 firm Falconer Chester Hall (FCH) has launched a new office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Levitt Bernstein Granada Studios

Levitt Bernstein to convert Tubbs' Granada Studios

23-Oct-2014 | By

Levitt Bernstein has been appointed to convert Manchester’s 1950s Granada Studios into a hotel


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