Issue : March 2011
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[First look] Foster + Partners has secured planning permission for its revised plans for a £500 million mixed-use project in Bishopsgate, east London
Manchester-based Stephenson Bell has gone into liquidation following the collapse of an ‘unworkable’ company voluntary arrangement (CVA)
Rick Mather Architects has seen off an impressive shortlist to win the RIBA Competition to design a new lecture theatre and kitchens for Worcester College, Oxford
Enough land to build 100,000 new homes will be sold off by the public sector under plans to be announced by housing minister Grant Shapps tomorrow
Partnerships for Schools abolishedSubscription
The government has abolished the former BSF-delivery body Partnerships for Schools (PfS), replacing it with a new central procurement body
The World Architecture Festival (WAF) is on the hunt for the best buildings in the world
Edge City, GlasgowSubscription
Scottish architecture charity Skirmishes has created an open design competition seeking ‘new urbanism’ concepts for a 9.3 hectares site on the edge of Glasgow.
Museum and school of FlamencoSubscription
A competition has launched seeking designs for a joint school and museum of Flamenco in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain
Each week a selection of exemplar projects from the twentieth century are added to the AJ Buildings Library
David Chipperfield’s Neues Museum in Berlin has won the prestigious 2011 Mies van der Rohe Award