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Norman Foster\'s Apple Store in Dubai

Foster + Partners completes Dubai Apple store

23-Nov-2015 | By

Foster and Partners has completed a new Apple Store in Dubai – its third retail commission for the world’s largest publically traded company


Revealed: Foster's plans for £1bn overhaul of Bayswater store

16-Nov-2015 | By

Foster & Partners has submitted plans for a £1billion residential-led redevelopment of the grade II-listed Whiteleys shopping centre in Bayswater, west London

Rolfe Judd Carnaby Court

Rolfe Judd talks shop about Carnaby Street complex

12-Nov-2015 | By Owen Pritchard

This colourful redevelopment of the former Carnaby Street Shopping Centre ‘enhances the fun and vitality that is at the very heart of this area’, says Jonathan Carter, director at Rolfe Judd


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

Tottenham Shopfront Improvements

You and Me Architecture transforms Tottenham shop fronts

3-Nov-2015 | By Owen Pritchard

You and Me Architecture has transformed 25 shops in north London as part of a £90,000 scheme

The Gateway Centre at Lomond Shores. Image by Keith Hunter

Hunt begins for architect to revamp Loch Lomond gateway centre

21-Sep-2015 | By

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park Authority (LLTNPA) is seeking an architect to overhaul its Bennetts Associates-designed visitors centre

Hillingdon. Image by Nigel Cox

Hillingdon announces high street shop front makeovers role

21-Sep-2015 | By

The London Borough of Hillingdon is on the hunt for design teams to upgrade shop fronts and create new branding on its high streets


Foster completes New York bathroom showroom

15-Sep-2015 | By

Foster + Partners has completed this new showroom for Porcelanosa in New York

Saville Row EPR

24 Savile Row by EPR Architects

11-Sep-2015 | By Owen Pritchard

This is a building that adheres to a strict geometry at a macro scale and dissolves into artisanal chaos up-close, writes Owen Pritchard

Simpson & Brown Architects\'s competition-winning Mackintosh visitor centre proposal (217 Sauchiehall Street)

Simpson & Brown wins Willow Tearooms restoration job

8-Sep-2015 | By

Simpson & Brown Architects has won the competition to overhaul Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Willow Tearooms in Glasgow

ACME\'s revised Northgate plans. The proposed department store. The design of which is inspired by the various Tudor reliefs typically found throughout Chester [August 2015].

ACME reworks £300m central Chester plans

28-Aug-2015 | By

ACME is set to revise its Northgate masterplan in Chester city centre to include a new four star hotel


Chipperfield’s Selfridges revamp gets green light

19-Aug-2015 | By Colin Marrs,

David Chipperfield Architects’ has been given the go-ahead for the redesign of the east side of Selfridges’ flagship Oxford Street store in London


Buckley Gray Yeoman’s Fred Perry store opens

18-Aug-2015 | By

Buckley Gray Yeoman has completed this store for Fred Perry in Bangkok, Thailand

The Willow Tearooms in Glasgow. Image by Dave Souza

McAslan and Purcell shortlisted for Willow Tearooms restoration

18-Aug-2015 | By

John McAslan + Partners and Purcell are among five teams vying to regenerate Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Willow Tearooms in Glasgow


Buckley Gray Yeoman wins go-ahead for Chinatown revamp

6-Aug-2015 | By

Buckley Gray Yeoman has won planning for an a major refurbishment of a 1980s block at the gateway to London’s Chinatown

Allies and Morrison’s controversial and long-running Silver Hill development in Winchester - approved scheme from 2009 which could be resurrected

Allies and Morrison's contentious Winchester scheme resurrected

20-Jul-2015 | By Colin Marrs

Councillors in Winchester have voted to proceed with Allies and Morrison’s controversial plans for the Silver Hill area of central Winchester, drawn up more than six years ago

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

Winchester Council set to resurrect six-year-old Allies and Morrison scheme

25-Jun-2015 | By Colin Marrs

Allies and Morrison’s controversial plans for central Winchester, drawn up more than six years ago, look set to be resurrected

The Willow Tearooms in Glasgow. Image by Dave Souza

Restoration contest opens for Mackintosh’s Willow Tearooms

18-Jun-2015 | By

The RIAS has launched a competition for the £4 million overhaul of Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Willow Tearooms in Glasgow

Foyles by Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands

RIBA Awards 2015: Retail

18-Jun-2015 | By Jeremy Thornton

To create award-winning retail architecture you need an empowered team, says John Lewis’ Jeremy Thornton

Broadway Malyan Waitrose Chester

Broadway Malyan completes flagship canal-side supermarket

8-Jun-2015 | By Michaila Hancock

AJ120 architect Broadway Malyan has completed this £20million flagship Waitrose supermarket on the outskirts of Chester

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Queensbridge Tower Hotel proposals by Wilkinson Eyre

Wilkinson Eyre lands another super-tall scheme in Australia

20-Oct-2015 | By

Wilkinson Eyre has seen off an impressive shortlist of firms to scoop another major skyscraper scheme in Australia - this time in Melbourne

Gareth Hoskins Architects\' revised proposals for the Royal High School site on Calton Hill in Edinburgh - submitted for planning in September 2015

SAVE calls on city to throw out Hoskins' Calton Hill plans

2-Oct-2015 | By Colin Marrs

Campaign group SAVE Britain’s Heritage has called on Edinburgh City Council to reject Hoskins Architects’ plans to convert Edinburgh’s Royal High School into a hotel


Richard Murphy wades into Calton Hill row with rival plans

25-Sep-2015 | By

Richard Murphy Architects has been asked to work on an alternative scheme for Edinburgh’s disused Royal High School


Make completes Chinese hotel complex

11-Sep-2015 | By

The new Temple House hotel in Chengdu, China, designed by Make Architects, has opened its doors

Gareth Hoskins Architects\' revised proposals for the Royal High School site on Calton Hill in Edinburgh - submitted for planning in September 2015

Conservationists 'ignored' over Hoskins' Calton Hill plans

4-Sep-2015 | By

The Edinburgh World Heritage Trust claims its advice has been ignored by the Hoskins Architects-led design team working on proposals for the city’s unused Royal High School on Calton Hill

Gareth Hoskins Architects\' revised proposals for the Royal High School site on Calton Hill in Edinburgh - submitted for planning in September 2015

Hoskins reveals 'fundamental' redesign of Calton Hill scheme

2-Sep-2015 | By Jim Dunton

Hoskins Architects has unveiled new images of plans to convert one of Edinburgh’s most sensitive landmarks, the historic Royal High School on Calton Hill, into a 147-room hotel

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

Ministers urged to overrule decision on Jestico + Whiles’ Edinburgh hotel

14-Aug-2015 | By

A petition has launched calling on Scottish ministers to overturn Edinburgh Council’s decision to grant planning to a controversial hotel within the city’s St James masterplan

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

Jestico + Whiles' Edinburgh hotel wins go-ahead

12-Aug-2015 | By Colin Marrs

Jestico + Whiles has won planning for a controversial hotel within the £850 million Edinburgh St James scheme after councillors ignored the recommendation of officers to refuse it


Wombats by Andrew Mulroy Architects

6-Aug-2015 | By

A £9million new youth hostel in east London has refurbished two very different buildings to create a modern place for travellers to meet and sleep, says Will Hurst

Gensler\'s proposed 30-storey mixed-use skyscraper in Shoreditch, east London

Revealed: Gensler’s £300m Shoreditch tower

17-Jun-2015 | By

[First look] Gensler is poised to submit plans for this 30-storey mixed-use skyscraper in Shoreditch, east London

Moscow River. Image by Golasso

Design contest opens for Moscow riverside hotel

2-Jun-2015 | By

The Russian National Agency for Architecture and Urban Planning and the Union of Moscow Architects have launched an open contest for a new 45,000m² hotel complex

66-86 Farringdon Road

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