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Coverage of the American Embassy's move from Mayfair to a KieranTimberlake-designed cube in Nine Elms

Kieran Timberlake’s US Embassy scheme in Nine Elms, south London

Kieran Timberlake scoops planning for US Embassy scheme

Philadelphia’s Kieran Timberlake has won detailed planning permission for its new US Embassy scheme in Nine Elms, south London

Stephen Kieran of Kieran Timberlake

Stephen Kieran: ‘A diplomat for sustainability’

Stephen Kieran of Kieran Timberlake tells Hattie Hartman about the design and planning process behind the US Embassy at Nine Elms

Kieran Timberlake’s US Embassy scheme in Nine Elms, south London

In Pictures: Kieran Timberlake’s US embassy submitted for planning

A detailed planning application has been submitted for Kieran Timberlake’s cube-shaped US Embassy located in Nine Elms, south London

Eero Saarinen's American Embassy

The eagle is moving: American Embassy comes to Nine Elms

America’s best architects have risen to the challenge of a complex, detailed brief, writes Rory Olcayto, as the AJ presents all four shortlisted designs for the new US Embassy

American Embassy, Nine Elms by Kieran Timberlake

American Embassy design by KieranTimberlake

The architects of the new American Embassy in London explain their design

American Embassy design by Richard Meier & Partners

American Embassy design by Richard Meier & Partners

The architects of the shortlisted scheme for the new American Embassy in London explain their design

American Embassy design by Morphosis

American Embassy design by Morphosis

The architects of the shortlisted scheme for the new American Embassy in London explain their design

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Beacon of enlightenment: The Lexicon by Carr Cotter Naessens

In a time of shrinking public realm, Carr Cotter Naessens’ new library at Dún Laoghaire is a generous, well-worked example of what civic architecture can be, writes Gary Boyd. Photography by Dennis Gilbert

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Library of Birmingham by Mecanoo

Libraries are where you go to escape and discover other worlds, and Mecanoo has provided an expansive and multi-layered location for this activity, writes Piers Gough

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BDP wins planning for Northampton council HQ

BDP’s designs for Northamptonshire County Council’s new £34 million headquarters have been approved by planners

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Community framework: JW3 by Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands

With some exquisite finishes, the frame of Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands’ JW3 is elegant as well as tough, writes Felix Mara. Photography by Hufton + Crow

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Concrete kaleidoscope: New Seinäjoki City Library by JKMM

JKMM’s digital-age extension to Alvar Aalto’s 1965 city library at Seinäjoki in Finland startles with its edgy angularity and tricks of perspective, writes Felix Mara

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Supersize Mecanoo: Birmingham Library by Mecanoo

Birmingham’s new mega-library might be the last of its kind. But that won’t stop it from becoming a great public building, writes Jay Merrick. Photography by Christian Richters

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