Issue : February 2012
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Anglo-US team wins Moscow Mega-projectSubscription
A team including John Thompson & Partners, Gillespies and Buro Happold has beaten a raft of big names in the contest to ‘double the size of Moscow’
Hodder lands planning for £20m Manchester hotelSubscription
Hodder + Partners has bagged planning permission for a 330-room hotel opposite Piccadilly Station and the Grade II* listed Fire Station
Geoff Wilkinson’s Regs: The [HSE’s] Fee For Intervention will recover costs from those who break health and safety lawsSubscription
Site deaths are on the rise and architects can be prosecuted for unsafe designs, warns Geoff Wilkinson
A system of products from Mapei’s Resin & Cementitious Flooring line has been specified in the major refurbishment of Benetton Knightsbridge retail store. Its 1,200m2 existing tile floor has been replaced with Mapei’s Mapefloor System, to create a concrete look epoxy finish
A college in Southport is reaping the rewards of an acoustic ceiling solution from Ecophon, part of leading international materials company Saint-Gobain.
Dutch practice OMA has won the first round in the high-profile competition to masterplan the doubling of Moscow
The Diary of an Anonymous Architect #9Subscription
The latest in an ongoing series about the day-to-day travails of an embattled practitioner. This week: It’s the economy, Stupid……
David Miller Architects has won planning permission for this 251-room tower hotel at Aldgate, east London
Unknown practice Michael Lee Architects has won the international contest to design a new visitor centre at Cronton Colliery
Tower Hamlets Council has unanimously approved Horden Cherry Lee and Aedas’ controversial £500 million project to redevelop Robin Hood Gardens in Poplar, east London