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OMA\'s Checkpoint Charlie apartments in Berlin

House Plan: Alison Brooks on Koolhaas's Checkpoint Charlie

29-Jul-2015 | By Alison Brooks

In the first of a new series looking at influential housing plans, Alison Brooks picks OMA’s proposals for Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin

Student fees protest

Rosbottom: ‘Students are not only paying more, they are getting less’

24-Jul-2015 | By

Delft University of Technology’s new chair of architecture and interiors, Daniel Rosbottom, on architectural education in the UK and why students should look to study abroad

The Byker estate by Ralph Erskine

McGuirk: 'Housing for people in need - the big void in today's thinking'

15-Jul-2015 | By Tony McGuirk

How do architects design lasting communities for people and what lessons can we learn from the Byker estate, asks Tony McGuirk

Architecture Visionaries by Richard Weston

Review: Architecture Visionaries

12-Jul-2015 | By Alan Gordon

Alan Gordon takes a look at the latest book in Laurence King Publishing’s ‘Visionaries’ series

Gaza explosion

What are architects responsible for?

11-Jul-2015 | By

Difficult messages for architects were voiced as professional ethics came under scrutiny at a Bartlett/UCL debate in London last week

51N4E

Come Together – Reinventing the Arts Centre

3-Jul-2015 | By Owen Pritchard

Is it time for a new and more radical approach to the idea of the Arts Centre? A debate organised by the Architecture Foundation earlier this week sought answers, reports Owen Pritchard

Levitt Bernstein LFA

Levitt Bernstein creates upside-down city for LFA

17-Jun-2015 | By

Levitt Bernstein has created an upside-down cardboard city for the London Festival of Architecture (LFA)

Poundbury

‘The worst building in the world awards’

17-Jun-2015 | By Nicholas Boys Smith

A massive gulf persists between the buildings that win architecture awards and those that ?the public prefers, suggests research by Create Streets

Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition 2015

Landscapes go back to nature

13-Jun-2015 | By Ian Ritchie

Ian Ritchie, curator of this year’s Architecture Room at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, on how its theme, ‘Inventive Landscapes’, is a response to the call of the wild

Assemble Brutalist playground

Assemble turns RIBA gallery into 'Brutalist playground'

10-Jun-2015 | By

The RIBA’s architecture gallery has been transformed into a foam playground by Turner-Prize shortlisted Assemble and artist Simon Terrill

Threatened: Paolozzi murals at Tottenham Court Road

Demolished Paolozzi Tube mosaics to be rebuilt in Edinburgh

28-Jul-2015 | By Colin Marrs

The University of Edinburgh is in talks about rebuilding the famous Eduardo Paolozzi murals - demolished as part of the redevelopment of Tottenham Court Road tube station - on its estate in Scotland

Sam Jacob Milton Keynes

Sam Jacob wins planning for menhir in Milton Keynes

28-Jul-2015 | By

Former FAT director Sam Jacob has won the go-ahead to install a 1:1 replica of a standing stone at the top of Milton Keynes’ Midsummer Boulevard

Sculpture show [Intersections and Balances] by former AJ buildings editor Robert Maguire runs until 25 July at Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

AJ building editor's sculpture show

23-Jul-2015 | By

AJ RECOMMENDS: Sculpture show by former AJ buildings editor Robert Maguire runs for two more days in Edinburgh gallery

Alejandro Aravena. Image by Cristobal Palma

Alejandro Aravena named 2016 Venice Biennale director

20-Jul-2015 | By

Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena has been appointed director of the 15th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice

Stockholm Woodlands Cemetery, by Gunnar Asplund and Sigurd Lewerentz

Architecture an Inspiration

2-Feb-2015 | By

Never judge a book by its cover. Especially an architecture book, says Rory Olcayto

Here, by Richard McGuire

Review: Here by Richard McGuire

19-Jan-2015 | By

Richard McGuire’s Here draws readers into the life story of a simple room by invoking images of the past

Sculpture show [Intersections and Balances] by former AJ buildings editor Robert Maguire runs until 25 July at Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

AJ building editor's sculpture show

23-Jul-2015 | By

AJ RECOMMENDS: Sculpture show by former AJ buildings editor Robert Maguire runs for two more days in Edinburgh gallery

Design for Scotland Street School by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Image:  The Hunterian, Univeristy of Glasgow

RIBA exhibition to focus on work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh

2-Dec-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

An exhibition of work by Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928) will open at the RIBA in February, including more than 60 original drawings and watercolours.

RSHP International Spy Museum

RSHP reveals latest designs for International Spy Museum

29-Jul-2015 | By

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP) has revealed its latest designs for a new home for the International Spy Museum in Washington

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

The Andersen Museum. Image by Christian Bickel

Contest opens for Hans Christian Andersen visitor attraction

13-Jul-2015 | By

Odense in Denmark has launched a competition for a new 6,000m² Hans Christian Andersen ‘fairytale’ visitor attraction

The MOSI warehouse building

MOSI opens design contest for £4m temporary exhibitions gallery

10-Jul-2015 | By

Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) has launched a design competition for a new £4 million temporary exhibitions gallery