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Hall McKnight LDF pavilion

What to see at London Festival of Architecture 2015

29-May-2015 | By

The AJ’s guide of what to see at the capital’s month-long celebration of architecture

RIAS

What's in store at the RIAS Festival of Architecture 2016

29-May-2015 | By

Scotland’s year-long event in 2016 aims to create a long-term legacy recognising the social and economic benefits of architecture, says Merlin Fulcher

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

Hawkins\Brown\'s office in St John St

Architects welcome RIBA plans to strengthen chartered criteria

29-May-2015 | By Tim Clark

Architects have welcomed plans by the RIBA to strengthen the criteria for chartered practices to help root out inequality and promote diversity in the profession

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Nominations open for City of London Building of the Year

29-May-2015 | By Tim Clark

The City of London has invited nominations for the inaugural City of London Building of the Year award

Bruce Martin

Obituary: Bruce Martin (1917 – 2015)

29-May-2015 | By

Architect and designer of the K8 telephone box Bruce Martin has died, aged 97

Hall McKnight LDF pavilion

What to see at London Festival of Architecture 2015

29-May-2015 | By

The AJ’s guide of what to see at the capital’s month-long celebration of architecture

RIBA building HQ

RIBA survey shows rise in staff levels at UK practices

29-May-2015 | By Tim Clark

Staff levels at UK practices have risen by six per cent in a year according to RIBA’s latest Future Trends Workload Index.

Zaha Hadid Oxford

Zaha unwraps polished steel Middle East Centre extension

29-May-2015 | By

Zaha Hadid Architects has completed its long-awaited extension to the Middle East Centre at St Antony’s College, Oxford

Manser Greenwich terminal

Manser Practice reveals plans for London's first cruise liner terminal

29-May-2015 | By

The Manser Practice has submitted plans for a mixed-use development in Greenwich including a new international cruise terminal

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

29-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

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

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

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

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

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