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Archivate reveals plans for pop-up installation

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Archivate – a collective of architectural designers, musicians and film-makers – has revealed plans for a pop-up installation in west London made from recycled newspapers

Greg Barker DECC Green Deal

Green Deal minister out as Cameron starts reshuffle Video

By Tom Fitzpatrick

Energy minister Greg Barker, who has led the Green Deal for the government, is among the government ministers to exit their roles in prime minister David Cameron’s reshuffle

hhbr\'s Copper Lane \'co-housing\' scheme in Stoke Newington

London's first co-housing scheme completes

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Work has completed on this £1.6million project by Henley Halebrown Rorrison (HHbR) which is being hailed as London’s first ‘co-housing’ scheme

Cullinan RMC HQ

Saved: Ted Cullinan's RMC HQ handed grade II* listing

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Ted Cullinan’s ‘outstanding’ and ‘innovative’ Ready Mix Concrete (RMC) building in Surrey has been given a grade II* listing

bptw\'s Shakespeare House refurbishment

bptw completes Hackney housing

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[FIRST LOOK + PLANS] East London-based practice bptw has completed the refurbishment of a 1930s block of flats in Hackney

Cullinan Uplands Conference Centre

Grade II listing for Cullinan-designed conference centre

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The 30-year-old Uplands Conference Centre in Buckinghamshire by Edward Cullinan Architects has been granted a grade II-listed status

Curtain Road by Duggan Morris

Retrofit Awards 2014 shortlist announced

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The shortlist for this year’s retrofit Oscars - the AJ’s Retrofit Awards 2014 - has been revealed

Perm

This World Cup is as much about the future of Brazil’s cities as it is about football

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Recife’s stadium was meant to be the centrepiece of ‘World Cup City’. Only the stadium and a few restaurants and petrol stations have been built, says Hattie Hartman

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Foster + Partners completes Monaco yacht club

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[FIRST LOOK + DRAWINGS + PROJECT DATA] AJ100 chart-topper Foster + Partners has completed a new building for Monaco’s yacht club

Bennetts Associates\' FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility

Bennetts completes £9.5m wave energy research centre

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Bennetts Associates has completed a facility for researching wave and tidal power at the University of Edinburgh

Architype Burry Port School

Architype wins planning for Welsh Passivhaus school

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[FIRST LOOK + PLANS] Hereford-based Architype has won planning for a Passivhaus primary school in Wales

Green Deal

Industry slams move to exempt small schemes from zero carbon commitments

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Today’s Queen’s Speech has confirmed the government’s plans to water-down its commitment to making all homes zero carbon by 2016

Shelter and PRP\'s shortlisted proposal

Revealed: proposals by five finalists in Garden Cities contest

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The five finalists have been named in the competition to design a ‘visionary and economically viable’ new Garden City in a bid to solve Britain’s growing housing crisis

BIG New York

BIG scoops funding for New York hurricane protection

By Helen Gilbert

Danish architecture outfit BIG has been awarded $335million to proceed with its plans to protect New York against future floods

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Invisible Studio reveals its new £15,000 office

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Invisible Studio has built a larch-clad office, near Bath, as a workspace for the practice

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