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US engineers design 'octopus' camouflage material

22-Aug-2014 | By Tim Clark

The University of Illinois has developed a new colour changing material which it predicts could have architectural uses

Old Court at Clare College

Witherford Watson Mann lands £20m Cambridge college refurb

21-Aug-2014 | By Jim Dunton

Clare College in Cambridge has appointed Stirling Prize-winning architect Witherford Watson Mann to lead on the £20million refurbishment of its grade I-listed Old Court building

Andy MacMillan at Our Lady of Good Counsel

Platt on MacMillan: 'He never left the Mac and the Mac never left him'

21-Aug-2014 | By Chris Platt

Head of the Mackintosh School of Architecture Chris Platt remembers the Scottish architect and academic Andy MacMillan who died earlier this week

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Scottish architects launch yes campaign

20-Aug-2014 | By

A new campaign group of pro-independence architects is set to launch tomorrow (21 August)

Sainsbury\'s Greenwich by Chetwoods Architects

Stirling-shortlisted supermarket listing bid rejected

20-Aug-2014 | By

A bid to list the Greenwich Sainsbury’s eco-store, which was launched by Paul Hinkin who died earlier this week, has failed

Battersea Power Station chimney

Revealed: first image of Battersea Power Station chimney disassembly

20-Aug-2014 | By

The first image showing Battersea Power Station’s iconic chimneys being dismantled has been revealed

Andy MacMillan with Isi Metzstein at Gillespie Kidd and Coia

Tributes pour in for Scottish architect Andy MacMillan Video

18-Aug-2014 | By

Tributes have poured in for academic and architect Andy MacMillan, who died at the weekend aged 85

Andy MacMillan at Our Lady of Good Counsel

Obituary: Andy MacMillan (1928-2014)

18-Aug-2014 | By

‘Post-war architecture great’ Andy MacMillan has died, aged 85

View of the new amended Athlone House scheme submitted in 2013

Adam defends Athlone House vision, as plans derail again

18-Aug-2014 | By Tim Clark

Architect Robert Adam has defended controversial proposals to demolish Athlone House in Highgate and replace it with a new mega-mansion, after plans for the site were thwarted for a second time

Heatherwick\'s Garden Bridge

War of words over Heatherwick Thames garden bridge proposal

15-Aug-2014 | By

Warnings by the City of London that Thomas Heatherwick’s proposed £175 million Thames Garden Bridge could block protected views have triggered a heated debate about the scheme’s merits

1st Thomas Heatherwick

Heatherwick to resurrect King’s Cross ‘glass’ bridge

15-Aug-2014 | By Sarah Townsend

Thomas Heatherwick has been appointed by Argent to resurrect plans for a signature bridge at King’s Cross which was shelved during the recession

David Adjaye, of Adjaye Associates

Stephen Lawrence Centre has ‘failed’, says Adjaye

14-Aug-2014 | By Rob Sharp,

David Adjaye has admitted the Stephen Lawrence Centre, which he designed and completed in 2007, has ‘failed’

Ealing Broadway Station by Bennetts Asscoiates

Contentious Ealing Crossrail station approved by planners

14-Aug-2014 | By Tim Clark

Ealing Council has given the go-ahead for Bennetts Associates’ reworked Crossrail station at Ealing Broadway, despite complaints the application had been rushed through

Wilkinson Eyre\'s designs for the Science Museum\'s new Medicine Galleries

Science Museum selects Wilkinson Eyre for £24m medical galleries

14-Aug-2014 | By

Wilkinson Eyre has been chosen to design the Science Museum’s new £24 million Medical Galleries – three years after its more ambitious overhaul of the west London attraction was shelved

Ealing Broadway Station by Bennetts Asscoiates

New row erupts over Ealing's Crossrail station plans

13-Aug-2014 | By

A fresh row has broken out over controversial proposals for a West London Crossrail station after it emerged that the local council will consider the plans this week – the height of the holiday season

Ian Simpson\'s competition-winning masterplan to redevelop the Granada Studios site in Manchester

Ian Simpson wins contest for Granada Studios overhaul

13-Aug-2014 | By

Ian Simpson Architecture has won the competition to redevelop the iconic Granada Studios in Manchester

scottish parliament image by Keith Hunter  Arcaid

Survey: How would Scottish independence impact architects?

13-Aug-2014 | By

Take the AJ’s survey and tell us what independence would mean for Scottish architects

Estuary airport

Foster + Partners launches last ditch bid for Estuary Airport

12-Aug-2014 | By

Foster + Partners has made a final plea for a Thames Estuary airport, responding to a series of reports which claimed the scheme would be ‘costly, challenging and risky’

Witherford Watson Mann Elephant and Castle

Witherford Watson Mann reveals Elephant and Castle revamp

22-Aug-2014 | By

The Stirling Prize-winning practice has revealed plans to redesign the Elephant and Castle roundabout in London

ZAP Architecture Dublin City University

ZAP Architecture reveals Dublin City University entrance scheme

22-Aug-2014 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] London-based ZAP Architecture has revealed images of its completed competition-winning scheme for Dublin City University

Three Pancras Square

Green light for Porphyrios at Kings Cross

22-Aug-2014 | By Sarah Townsend

Plans have been approved for the newest office building at London’s King’s Cross – Porphyrios Associates’ Three Pancras Square

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Top court orders demolition of luxury Istanbul tower blocks

22-Aug-2014 | By Jim Dunton

The Turkish Council of State has ruled that three luxury Istanbul tower blocks must be demolished after concerns over the impact on the city’s UNESCO World Heritage zone

St Leonard\'s Place in York

Brewster Bye unveils plans for historic York terrace

22-Aug-2014 | By Jim Dunton

Proposals to restore and redevelop a grade II*-listed 19th century crescent in York have been unveiled by developer Rushbond Group

Bell Phillips Kings Cross gasholder

Bell Phillips wins planning for King's Cross gasholder transformation

22-Aug-2014 | By

Bell Phillips Architects has scooped planning for its contest-winning scheme to transform a redundant gasholder in King’s Cross into a public park

Broadway Malyan\'s competition-winning Chengdu Creative Centre scheme in China

Broadway Malyan wins Chengdu business district masterplan

22-Aug-2014 | By

Broadway Malyan has won an international contest for a new business park in Chengdu, Western China

CGI rendering of completed Payers Park project. Image: Muf Architecture/Art.

Muf creates new park for Folkestone Triennial

22-Aug-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

Muf Architecture/Art redevelops a derelict park in Folkestone as part of the town’s triennial celebrations

A crane lifts steel roof sections.

Nash gem's roof project nears completion

21-Aug-2014 | By Jim Dunton

Work to replace a roof on a grade I-listed John Nash stately home in Shropshire is nearing completion

House building

England sees largest growth in housing starts since 1976

21-Aug-2014 | By Charlie Schouten

Figures released by the government today show housing starts are up by 22 per cent year on year

Mac fire May 2014 - photograph by Gunnar Groves-Raines

Glasgow School of Art finds temporary home

21-Aug-2014 | By

Glasgow School of Art has confirmed plans to move into the city’s Tontine East Building whilst work is carried out at the fire-damaged Mac

Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid to be awarded Goldsmiths fellowship

21-Aug-2014 | By Tim Clark

Zaha Hadid is set to be awarded an honorary degree and fellowship by Goldsmiths College during its annual graduation ceremony next month


Atmos reveals Camden Roundhouse light installation

21-Aug-2014 | By

Atmos Studio has unveiled a new ‘tree-like’ light installation in Camden’s Roundhouse

The elevated walkway at London Zoo\'s new lion enclosure

London Zoo wins planning for Ray Hole-designed lion exhibit

20-Aug-2014 | By Tim Clark

London Zoo has won planning for a new lion enclosure designed by Ray Hole Architects

Sun Met Life stadium

HOK buys US firm 360 Architecture

20-Aug-2014 | By Tim Clark

The newly expanded global outfit is set to go head-to-head against Populous - once its own sports division


Video: Paul Stallan on what’s next for Glasgow Video

14-Aug-2014 | By

Stallan-Brand director Paul Stallan talks about designing the 2014 Commonwealth Games Village and Glasgow’s history of demolition and revival

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Atkins joins design team for Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon

20-Aug-2014 | By Jim Dunton

Atkins Global has been appointed to provide design and engineering support for the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon

Sainsbury\'s Greenwich by Chetwoods Architects

Stirling-shortlisted supermarket listing bid rejected

20-Aug-2014 | By

A bid to list the Greenwich Sainsbury’s eco-store, which was launched by Paul Hinkin who died earlier this week, has failed

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