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Heatherwick Garden Bridge

Garden Bridge to be built 'within 1,000 days'

28-May-2015 | By Tim Clark

Garden Bridge Trust issues bullish statement on construction timetable and announces Harrods fundraiser

Graduates

Bartlett retakes title of best university to study architecture

28-May-2015 | By

The Bartlett has returned to the top of The Guardian’s annual league of UK architecture schools

The end-of-year show at Leicester School of Architecture, De Montfort University

Don't miss them: full 2015 student show listings

28-May-2015 | By

Full listings for this year’s student shows at all the RIBA accredited UK schools of architecture

Queen

Queen’s Speech at a glance: Right to Buy, devolution and HS2

27-May-2015 | By

The AJ picks out the key points of the Queen’s Speech

North-south section

Team vows to fight on to create Piano’s £80m Jurassica resort

27-May-2015 | By

The team behind a proposed £80million prehistoric-themed attraction in Dorset designed by Renzo Piano has vowed to fight after failing to win Heritage Lottery Funding (HLF)

John McManus of BDP

BDP's financial fortunes turn the corner after 'challenging' years

27-May-2015 | By Keith Cooper

BDP boosted its profits and staff numbers last year, according to its latest accounts which describe 2014 as the ‘turning point’ after a ‘particularly challenging period’

Architects: 'Brick shortage still an issue'

26-May-2015 | By Jim Dunton

Architects are still reporting significant difficulties getting their hands on the bricks they need for projects - despite industry efforts to step up production

Eric Parry wins next phase of Chelsea Barracks

22-May-2015 | By

Eric Parry Architects has landed the next phase of the £3 billion Chelsea Barracks development in Belgravia, London

Brandon Lewis

Brandon Lewis confirmed as 'minister for architecture'

21-May-2015 | By Jim

Brandon Lewis has been given the ‘architecture policy’ brief in the new Conservative government but will not have responsibility for listing historic buildings, AJ has learned

Buckley Gray Yeomna\'s proposals for No 1 Poultry [plans submitted May 2015]

Buckley Gray Yeoman submits plans for No1 Poultry revamp

21-May-2015 | By

Buckley Gray Yeoman has submitted plans to revamp the iconic No 1 Poultry in the City of London designed by James Stirling and Michael Wilford & Partners

Hall McKnight\'s Kings College scheme on the Strand [resolution to approve April 2015]

Historic England changes tack on King's College Strand plans

21-May-2015 | By Jim Dunton

Historic England has revised its stance on Hall McKnight’s plans to redevelop King’s College London’s Strand campus - deciding the controversial scheme will result in ‘substantial harm’

RIAS Convention

RIAS convention: Dundee heralds a pragmatic devolution

21-May-2015 | By Penny Lewis

This year’s RIAS convention celebrated Dundee’s rebirth, as well as a hearing Reinier de Graaf’s more critical take. Penny Lewis reports

Assemble Brutalist playground

Assemble plans to transform RIBA into ‘Brutalist playground’

21-May-2015 | By

Turner Prize-nominated Assemble has revealed plans to transform the RIBA’s architecture gallery into a ‘Brutalist playground’ as part of a new exhibition

Allies and Morrison\'s Olympicopolis proposals - contest win (May 2015)

Revealed: winner in Olympicopolis competition

20-May-2015 | By

A team led by Allies and Morrison, with O’Donnell & Tuomey and AJ’s 2013 Emerging Woman Architect of the Year Olga Felip’s studio, has been chosen to design the new Olympicopolis

Future Systems Lords

Future System’s Lord’s media centre to get makeover

20-May-2015 | By

Future System’s Stirling Prize-winning media centre is set for a £4 million refurbishment

Heatherwick Garden Bridge

Coalition of critics slams the Garden Bridge

19-May-2015 | By

Packed meeting in Waterloo hears from objectors ranging from architects and cycling campaigners to the Tax Payers’ Alliance

The Foundry by Architecture 00

RIBA London Awards: Social justice centre in Vauxhall named capital's best building

19-May-2015 | By

Architecture 00’s social justice centre has been chosen ahead of schemes by Stirling-winners Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, Haworth Tompkins and Stanton Williams to land RIBA London’s Building of the Year Award

Central London office construction up 24% in six months

19-May-2015 | By Jim Dunton

The amount of office space under construction in London’s core business areas has risen by almost one-quarter in the six months from October to March, according to a new survey

Heatherwick Garden Bridge

Garden Bridge to be built 'within 1,000 days'

28-May-2015 | By Tim Clark

Garden Bridge Trust issues bullish statement on construction timetable and announces Harrods fundraiser

Peabody Avenue by Haworth Tompkins

Thousands of London council homes to be sold to fund Right to Buy

28-May-2015 | By Tim Clark

Four London boroughs have warned that more than 3,500 council homes will need to be sold to fund the government’s controversial Right-to-Buy extension

Design Engine Winchester chapel

Design Engine reveals Winchester chapel plans

28-May-2015 | By

Design Engine has revealed plans to extend and renovate the University of Winchester’s Victorian Chapel

Gozo cruise terminal

Chapman Taylor to design Maltese cruise terminal

28-May-2015 | By Tim Clark

Chapman Taylor’s Milan studio has won a competition to design a new €300m cruise terminal and leisure complex on the Island of Gozo, Malta.

Sauerbruch Hutton Fletcher Priest New Ludgate

Sauerbruch Hutton and Fletcher Priest complete City offices

28-May-2015 | By

Sauerbruch Hutton and Fletcher Priest have completed this 30,700m2 office scheme next to the Old Bailey in the City of London

Battersea Power Station Phase 4A designed by Patel Taylor

Patel Taylor unveils designs for Battersea affordable homes

28-May-2015 | By

Patel Taylor and John Thompson & Partners (JTP) have revealed plans for 374 new affordable homes as part of the fourth phase of the redevelopment of Battersea Power station

The end-of-year show at Leicester School of Architecture, De Montfort University

Don't miss them: full 2015 student show listings

28-May-2015 | By

Full listings for this year’s student shows at all the RIBA accredited UK schools of architecture

Architects had to wait an average of 10 weeks to be paid in 2014

New data shows architects waiting 11 days longer to be paid

28-May-2015 | By

Architects had to wait an average of 10 weeks to be paid in 2014 - an increase of 17 per cent on the last figures reported in 2008

The Peterborough Lift Lock. Image by Danauf

Heneghan Peng vying for Canadian Canoe Museum

28-May-2015 | By

Heneghan Peng Architects has been shortlisted in the international design competition for a new £12.5 million Canadian Canoe Museum in Peterborough, Ontario

MRG Studio

New practice: MRG Studio

28-May-2015 | By

The latest in a series of practice profiles looking at those who have recently decided to go it alone

Glyndebourne White Cube by Carmody Groarke

Carmody Groarke completes Glyndebourne art pavilion

27-May-2015 | By

The winners of this year’s AJ Small Projects Award Carmody Groarke has unwrapped this temporary art gallery at Glyndebourne in East Sussex

SANAA\'s contest-winning scheme to extend the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney

SANAA wins contest for £250m Sydney Modern gallery

27-May-2015 | By

SANAA has won the high-profile contest to extend the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney

Green Deal

Architects press government to commit to zero carbon homes by 2016

27-May-2015 | By

Construction professionals including architects Rab Bennetts and Sunand Prasad have signed a letter calling on the government to commit to cut emissions from buildings

Bartlett demolition

Bartlett demolition phase completes

27-May-2015 | By

Work has completed on the demolition phase of Hawkins\Brown’s £23 million revamp of the Bartlett School of Architecture

Panter Hudspith East Dulwich picturehouse

Panter Hudspith cuts ribbon on £1.2m East Dulwich cinema

27-May-2015 | By

Panter Hudspith Architects has converted a Victorian church and schoolhouse in East Dulwich, London into a new 850m2 cinema

Interact

LIVE STREAM: The Pritzker Prize ceremony Video

15-May-2015 | By

[FROM 1AM 16 MAY] Watch a live stream of the Pritzker Prize ceremony as it recognises the late Frei Otto

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Green Deal

Architects press government to commit to zero carbon homes by 2016

27-May-2015 | By

Construction professionals including architects Rab Bennetts and Sunand Prasad have signed a letter calling on the government to commit to cut emissions from buildings

Bartlett demolition

Bartlett demolition phase completes

27-May-2015 | By

Work has completed on the demolition phase of Hawkins\Brown’s £23 million revamp of the Bartlett School of Architecture