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Robin Hood Gardens in Poplar in 2014, photographed by Mike Seabourne

C20 Society 'deeply disappointed' by Robin Hood Gardens decision Video

4-Aug-2015 | By

The Twentieth Century Society has said it is ‘deeply disappointed’ by the decision to hand Robin Hood Gardens another certificate of immunity from listing

Robin Hood Gardens by the Smithsons

Latest listing bid for Robin Hood Gardens fails

4-Aug-2015 | By

Campaigners, including a raft of big name architects, have failed in their latest bid to win listing for the Smithsons’ 1970s Robin Hood Gardens estate in east London

Winner: Sarah Wigglesworth Architects, London

Sarah Wigglesworth wins Soar Island contest

4-Aug-2015 | By

Sarah Wigglesworth Architects (SWA) has won the RIBA-organised competition to regenerate Soar Island in Leicester

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FAT: Back from the dead to edit The Architects’ Journal

4-Aug-2015 | By

Legendary architecture studio FAT is back for one final project: a summer special edition of The Architects’ Journal complete with a free gift

Millbrook House, Cardiff by Loyn and Co

Loyn and Co triumphs in Welsh Gold Medal – again

3-Aug-2015 | By

Loyn & Co has picked up the Welsh Gold Medal for Architecture for the second year in a row

British Library by Colin St John Wilson in Euston Road

St John Wilson’s British Library given grade I listing

31-Jul-2015 | By

Colin St John Wilson’s ‘immense and extraordinary’ British Library building has been handed a grade I listing by heritage minister Tracey Crouch

Wilkinson Eyre\'s Prussian Blue tower at 150 Leadenhall

Go-ahead for Wilkinson Eyre's 40-storey City tower scheme

31-Jul-2015 | By

The City of London has approved a new 40 storey office scheme designed by Wilkinson Eyre

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Heatherwick’s Yorkshire Maggie’s centre wins planning

31-Jul-2015 | By

Heatherwick Studio has been given the go-ahead for a new Maggie’s Centre in the grounds of St James’s University Hospital in Leeds

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Regeneration chief backs design contest for HS2's Old Oak station

31-Jul-2015 | By Tim Clark

The new chief executive of the mayoral development corporation managing the regeneration of Old Oak Common has called for a design competition for a new landmark station at the site

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Bartlett set for Olympic park move

30-Jul-2015 | By

The Bartlett has announced it is planning to expand into Hawkins\Brown’s Olympic broadcast centre refit

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ARB's revenue continues to rise

30-Jul-2015 | By

The Architects Registration Board (ARB) has seen its revenue increase by 11 per cent according to its annual board report

The Orbit slide

Kapoor's Orbit to be turned into £1m wonder-slide

29-Jul-2015 | By Tim Clark

Artist Anish Kapoor’s ArcelorMittal Orbit - the opinion-splitting observation tower on the London 2012 park - is to be converted into the world’s longest and tallest tunnel slide

Marks Barfield\'s i360 observation pod opposite West Pier

Wind turbine for top of Marks Barfield’s i360 scrapped

29-Jul-2015 | By

A proposed wind turbine on top of Marks Barfield’s £40 million i360 tower in Brighton looks set to be dtiched

Threatened: Paolozzi murals at Tottenham Court Road

Demolished Paolozzi Tube mosaics to be rebuilt in Edinburgh

28-Jul-2015 | By Colin Marrs

The University of Edinburgh is in talks about rebuilding the famous Eduardo Paolozzi murals - demolished as part of the redevelopment of Tottenham Court Road tube station - on its estate in Scotland

Zaha Hadid Architects\' reworked designs for the Tokyo National Stadium

Zaha says her warnings over Tokyo stadium costs were 'not heeded' Video

28-Jul-2015 | By

Zaha Hadid has robustly defended her practice’s role in the scrapped £1.3 billion Tokyo Olympic stadium, saying her warnings over the ballooning costs were ignored

Walkie Talkie\'s Sky Garden

More woes for Walkie Talkie - Sky Garden not built to plans

28-Jul-2015 | By Colin Marrs

The owners of London’s Walkie Talkie have been asked to reconfigure the controversial tower’s Sky Garden after complaints the built scheme didn’t match consented plans

Wilkinson Eyre\'s Prussian Blue tower at 150 Leadenhall

Wilkinson Eyre's 40-storey City tower scheme set for go-ahead

27-Jul-2015 | By Colin Marrs

A group of three linked office blocks of up to 40 storeys designed by Wilkinson Eyre is set to be approved by the City of London later this week

Michael Wilford

Wilford: 'Claims Stirling was unhappy with Poultry are wrong'

27-Jul-2015 | By

Michael Wilford has hit back at claims that designs for No.1 Poultry were incomplete and that James Stirling was unhappy with parts of the plans at the time of his death

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Studio Weave completes zinc-clad artist’s studio

4-Aug-2015 | By

Studio Weave has completed this zinc-clad artist’s studio on the Kintyre Peninsula, in western Scotland

RH Partnership\'s revamp of the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts

Grade II*-listed Basil Spence arts centre gets a revamp Video

4-Aug-2015 | By

Britain’s first university campus arts centre, designed by Basil Spence, has undergone a revamp

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Architects: 'Westminster crackdown won't kill off basement work'

4-Aug-2015 | By Colin Marrs

Proposed new rules restricting basement extensions in a second London borough are unlikely to dampen demand for subterranean development, according to architects

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Scott Brownrigg expands into America

4-Aug-2015 | By Colin Marrs

Scott Brownrigg has moved into the US market, opening an office on Fifth Avenue in New York

Roz Barr Architects Augustinian Centre

Roz Barr to design new Augustinian Centre

4-Aug-2015 | By

Roz Barr Architects has been appointed to design a new Augustinian Centre in Hammersmith, West London

Galeri. Image by Eirian Evans

Caernarfon theatre seeks architect for £4m cinema expansion

4-Aug-2015 | By

The Galeri Creative Enterprise Centre in Caernarfon – also known as Galeri Caernarfon – is on the hunt for an architect for a new £4 million extension featuring two cinemas

The R1 building at King\'s Cross by Maki and Associates (park view)

Maki's UK debut set for green light

4-Aug-2015 | By Colin Marrs

Planners have recommended approval for the first UK scheme by award-winning Japanese practice Maki and Associates

ADP Sussex Uni Masterplan

ADP nets appeal victory for Sussex University campus plans

4-Aug-2015 | By

ADP has won a planning appeal for its £500million masterplan to extend the University of Sussex’s Basil Spence-designed campus

HAB Housing Stroud by DSDHA

HAB ‘powerless’ over issues at Applewood housing scheme

3-Aug-2015 | By

Kevin McCloud’s housing firm HAB has said it had ‘no power to manage the construction’ at the DSDHA-designed Applewood housing scheme where residents have reported a catalogue of problems

B3\'s Monmouthshire Housing HQ build, which has recently completed

Workforce at B3 tops 150 following another merger

3-Aug-2015 | By

Darton EGS and B3 Architects have merged, creating a new firm with 150 staff across 11 offices in the UK

Newground Architects\' Material Store scheme at the Old Vinyl Factory for HUB Developments [approved July 2015]

Newground wins go-ahead for 183-homes at Old Vinyl Factory

3-Aug-2015 | By

Emerging practice Newground Architects has won permission for the latest phase of the £250million regeneration of the Old Vinyl Factory in Hayes, west London

Nigel Lea, new design director ay Gensler (July 2015)

Gensler lands Conran & Partners director

3-Aug-2015 | By Colin Marrs

Gensler has made another major signing after snapping up former Conran & Partners’ big hitter Nigel Lea as its London office’s design director

British Library by Colin St John Wilson in Euston Road

St John Wilson’s British Library given grade I listing

31-Jul-2015 | By

Colin St John Wilson’s ‘immense and extraordinary’ British Library building has been handed a grade I listing by heritage minister Tracey Crouch

De Rosee Sa Architects Brook Green pavilion

De Rosee Sa wins planning for Hammersmith pavilion

31-Jul-2015 | By Tim Clark

De Rosee Sa Architects has won planning for a new community pavilion at Brook Green in Hammersmith

Walkie Talkie\'s Sky Garden

City defers Walkie Talkie's Sky Garden decision

31-Jul-2015 | By Tim Clark

The City of London has put back a decision on whether to approve modifications to Sky Garden at Rafael Viñoly-designed building at 20 Fenchurch Street to allow councillors time to visit the tower

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RH Partnership\'s revamp of the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts

Grade II*-listed Basil Spence arts centre gets a revamp Video

4-Aug-2015 | By

Britain’s first university campus arts centre, designed by Basil Spence, has undergone a revamp

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Video: Original competition judges visit Bystrup's T-pylon Video

31-Jul-2015 | By Michaila Hancock

The judges, who selected the Bystrup-designed T-pylon as the winner of the 2011 RIBA-backed contest, have visited the new design in Nottinghamshire

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Government axes Green Deal 'to protect taxpayers'

23-Jul-2015 | By Gavriel Hollander

The government has axed the Green Deal amid concerns about low take-up and ‘industry standards’

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