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Timberlake calls for ‘red award’ for worst performing buildings

26-Nov-2014 | By

Eco-pioneer James Timberlake has called for a new ‘red award’ to highlight unsustainable buildings

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Housing debate dominates Footprint Live

26-Nov-2014 | By

Last week’s flagship eco-conference heard contrasting views over where to build new housing, as well as calls for post-occupancy monitoring

Model of the proposed restoration of St Peter\'s Seminary in Cardross

First images revealed of Cardross revamp proposals

26-Nov-2014 | By

The first images of Avanti’s £7.3million ‘rescue’ scheme for the St Peter’s Seminary in Cardross have been released

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Spitalfields Society blasts Bishopsgate plans

26-Nov-2014 | By Tim Clark

The Spitalfields Society has called on Tower Hamlets Council to throw out Farrell’s Bishopsgate Goodsyard scheme in east London, branding it the worst proposal it had ever seen

AZPML\'s competition-winning scheme for the £12 million redevelopment of Montreal’s biodome

AZPML wins £12m Montreal Biodome overhaul

25-Nov-2014 | By

Alejandro Zaera-Polo’s practice AZPML has won an international contest for the £12 million redevelopment of Montreal’s biodome

Architecture Foundation headquarters at Tooley Street

dRMM sets up home in Architecture Foundation's former HQ

25-Nov-2014 | By

London practice dRMM is set to move its studio to the Architecture Foundation’s (AF) previous home in London Bridge

Skanska concrete 3D printing

Foster pioneers 3D concrete printing with contractor

25-Nov-2014 | By

Foster + Partners has been working with contractor Skanska on developing the use of 3D concrete printing in construction

Robert Mull

AF debate: Mull calls for clarity on architectural education

25-Nov-2014 | By Tim Clark

Robert Mull has called for architecture’s ‘warring parents’ the RIBA and ARB to come together or risk infantilizing architecture education

Simon Allford

Allford raises questions over European 40 Under 40

24-Nov-2014 | By

The Architecture Foundation’s chair Simon Allford has challenged the credibility of recently released rankings claiming to list the 40 ‘most important’ emerging architects in Europe

Paul Katz

KPF president Paul Katz dies

24-Nov-2014 | By

KPF president and managing principal Paul Katz has died aged 57 following a short battle with cancer

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Battle of Broadgate set to re-ignite

24-Nov-2014 | By

The Twentieth Century Society (C20 Society) has fired the first major broadside in the second battle to list parts of London’s 1980s Broadgate office campus

Winner: James Hand and Nik Klahre

Winner named in contest to transform Glasgow winter gardens

24-Nov-2014 | By

James Hand and Nik Klahre have won the ideas contest to regenerate the category A-listed Springburn Winter Gardens in Glasgow

Bill for parliament restoration could hit £3bn

24-Nov-2014 | By , Robyn Wilson

The restoration of parliament is likely to cost more than £3billion and could see MPs and peers move out of the aging building for five years

Garden Bridge

Garden Bridge backers hit out at critics

21-Nov-2014 | By Jim Dunton

The executive director of the Garden Bridge Trust has hit back at critics of the proposed Thames crossing designed by Thomas Heatherwick

Aerial painting of Winchester - Allies and Morrison\'s scheme for Henderson

Allies and Morrison Winchester scheme faces High Court challenge

20-Nov-2014 | By Jim Dunton

A councillor fighting a £165million Allies and Morrison-designed redevelopment of Winchester city centre has been granted a judicial review into his own authority’s proceedures

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Trade delegation mission to Israel and Palestine: profession reacts

20-Nov-2014 | By

The United Kingdom Trade & Investment (UKTI) has organised a trade mission for architects looking to work in Palestine and Israel

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AJ poll: 40% of architects working more than 10 hours overtime a week

20-Nov-2014 | By Jim Dunton

Nearly two-fifths (38.4 per cent) of architects work at least 10 hours of overtime every week, most of it unpaid, according to the results of a major new survey

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Architects’ willingness to work long hours blamed for overtime culture

20-Nov-2014 | By Jim Dunton

Architects’ willingness to work long hours for ‘their art’ – and the expectation they will continue to do so – are the main factors behind the profession’s overtime predicament, according to commentators

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James Timberlake: 'We don’t see form as independent of performance'

26-Nov-2014 | By

James Timberlake, partner at Kieran Timberlake, speaks exclusively to the AJ about sustainable architecture

FCBS Birmingham Conservatoire

FCBS reveals Birmingham Conservatoire designs

26-Nov-2014 | By

Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios has submitted plans for the new £40million Birmingham Conservatoire


Hodder: overtime problems are 'legacy of fee cutting'

26-Nov-2014 | By

RIBA president Stephen Hodder has blamed the industry’s huge overtime problems on a ‘legacy of fee cutting’ and urged the profession to stop undervaluing itself


John McCall unwraps £2.2m Welsh youth enterprise centre

26-Nov-2014 | By

Liverpool-based John McCall Architects has completed this youth enterprise and education hub in Denbigh, north Wales

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AJ Women in Architecture Awards: deadline extended

25-Nov-2014 | By

The deadline for the fourth annual AJ Women in Architecture Awards has been extended to the 5 December


Patty Hopkins to judge AJ’s fourth Women in Architecture Awards

25-Nov-2014 | By

Co-founder of Hopkins Architects Patty Hopkins has joined this year’s AJ Women in Architecture judging panel

Deathlab/Latent – Constellation Park

Revealed: finalists in contest to design modern mausoleum

25-Nov-2014 | By

DSDHA, Ordinary Architecture and Tonkin Liu have been named as finalists in Bompas and Parr’s competition to design a contemporary mausoleum

Bamiyan in Afghanistan. Image by Marco Bonavoglia

Design contest launched for Bamiyan cultural museum

25-Nov-2014 | By

UNESCO has launched a design competition for a £1.6 million cultural centre in Bamiyan, Afghanistan

Khalifa International Stadium

Qatar reveals third 2022 World Cup Stadium design

25-Nov-2014 | By

Designs for the third stadium for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar have been revealed

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Cousins & Cousins completes glazed house extension

25-Nov-2014 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS] Cousins & Cousins has completed this glazed extension to a Victorian house in Hackney, East London

Fletcher Priest\'s Carmelite Riverside scheme (November 2014)

Fletcher Priest completes Carmelite Riverside revamp

24-Nov-2014 | By

Work has completed on Fletcher Priest Architects’ refurbishment of Carmelite Riverside at 50 Victoria Embankment in London

Tower Bridge walkways

Beer bottle smashes Tower Bridge's glass walkway

24-Nov-2014 | By Tim Clark

A member of staff at Tower Bridge’s new high-level, transparent walkway managed to shatter a pane of glass on the attraction after dropping a bottle of beer

V&A Exhibition Road

V&A on course to reach £49m extension funding target

24-Nov-2014 | By Tim Clark

The V&A is on target to raise total needed for the Exhibition Road extension project designed by AL_A after fundraising passed the £40million mark

Garden City plan as proposed by Urbed

Rogers renews attack on garden city plans

24-Nov-2014 | By Tim Clark

Richard Rogers has renewed his attack on plans to build new garden cities across England, calling the proposals a ‘return to the mistakes of the past’.

Paul Katz

KPF president Paul Katz dies

24-Nov-2014 | By

KPF president and managing principal Paul Katz has died aged 57 following a short battle with cancer


Neon creates ‘House of Mirrors’ on Australian beach Video

17-Nov-2014 | By

[VIDEO] Emerging, London-based practice Neon has revealed this competition-winning structure on a beach in Australia

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