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Owen Hatherley’s Eurovisionaries: Silesian Metropolis

4-Oct-2015 | By Owen Hatherley

This little-known conurbation in south-west Poland is in fact the largest municipality of the eastern EU, with a sometimes eccentric architectural mix that includes Gothic, Neoclassical and Modernist buildings, writes Owen Hatherley


Dismaland - Subversion at the Seaside

1-Oct-2015 | By Will Wiles

As Banksy’s ‘bemusement park’ is dismantled and shipped out to Calais to provide shelter for refugees, Will Wiles reflects on his day out at the West Country spectacle


Seeing red over the green belt

26-Sep-2015 | By Jules Lubbock

Britain is not an overcrowded island, but the green belt falsely inhibits house-building. It’s time to dismantle it, says Jules Lubbock


Review: The National Trust take on Brutalism

26-Sep-2015 | By Flora Neville

The National Trust are doing their job, says Flora Neville, but it’s not a natural fit with Brutalism


Where have all the people gone?

19-Sep-2015 | By Amanda Spence

Architects must do more to communicate the power and value of good design to people. And that means using them in photography, writes Amanda Spence


Review: The Architecture School Survival Guide by Iain Jackson

18-Sep-2015 | By Alan Gordon

A practical, light-hearted resource for first-year students, writes Alan Gordon


Review: Palladian Design, The Good, The Bad and The Unexpected

15-Sep-2015 | By Flora Neville

Flora Neville takes a look at the RIBA’s latest exhibition on Palladio’s influence

Manser book cover

Review: Manser Houses by Peter Murray

13-Sep-2015 | By James McLachlan

James McLachlan finds a book which demonstrates more than just a body of work


Review: Drawn to the Future

10-Sep-2015 | By James McLachlan

For a show about communication, Drawn to the Future lacks a narrative, says James McLachlan

Temple of Bel, Palmyra

‘We must take action against the terrorists’

9-Sep-2015 | By Dan Cruickshank

The destruction by the self-proclaimed Islamic State of the ancient city of Palmyra is an attack on architecture and on history itself, says Dan Cruickshank


Win a pair of tickets to the RA’s Spaces of Freedom debate

2-Oct-2015 | By

Tweet us your pictures of spaces of freedom to be in with the chance of winning a pair of tickets to the Royal Academy of the Arts’ next debate


Review: Assemble's 2015 Turner Prize show

1-Oct-2015 | By

Rory Olcayto reviews Assemble’s work on show at Glasgow’s Tramway for the Turner Prize 2015


Assemble re-creates workshop for new Turner Prize show

30-Sep-2015 | By

An exhibition by the artists shortlisted for this year’s Turner Prize has opened at Glasgow’s Tramway arts venue

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Weekend-long architecture festival launches in Manchester

30-Sep-2015 | By

The Manchester Society of Architects has launched a weekend-long, Open House-style festival of architecture

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.

BTE Architecture\'s contest-winning viewing platform for Inveruglas, Loch Lomond

Winners of latest Scottish Scenic Routes contests revealed

8-Oct-2015 | By

Emerging design studio Processcraft and a team featuring Daniel Smith and Philip Zoechbauer have been named winners in a pair of contests for the latest batch of Scottish Scenic Routes installations

Zaha Hadid

Hadid to judge Lebanese architects-only museum contest

6-Oct-2015 | By

Zaha Hadid is to judge an international competition for a new 12,000m² modern art gallery in Beirut – open to architects of Lebanese origin only

Steam locomotive LMS Fairburn 2-6-4T No 42085 on the Great Central Railway heritage railway in Leicestershire. Image by Duncan Harris

Search begins for Leicester railway museum design team

30-Sep-2015 | By

Leicester City Council is seeking a design team for its new £17 million Main Line Museum

Stufish Entertainment Architects\' Dai Show Theatre in Xishuangbanna, China. Image by Tim Franco

Stufish unwraps circular theatre in China

30-Sep-2015 | By

London’s Stufish Entertainment Architects has created a new 19,500m² theatre in Xishuangbanna, southern China