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The crumbling ruins of Gillespie, Kidd & Coia’s St Peter’s Seminary in Cardross

Avanti tipped to win St Peter’s Seminary rescue project - again

28-Aug-2014 | By

Avanti has emerged as favourite to win the long-awaited job to ‘rescue’ Gillespie Kidd & Coia’s St Peter’s Seminary in Cardross

Andrew Derbyshire

Asbestos legal advice website launched by RMJM families

28-Aug-2014 | By

Site backed by RIBA and RIAS will provide help and information on compensation claims

Shelter and PRP\'s shortlisted proposal

Wolfson Prize: 40 Garden Cities needed to solve housing crisis

28-Aug-2014 | By Tim Clark

Plans by the three of the five finalists vying for this year’s Wolfson Economics Prize propose building up to 40 new garden cities to solve the housing crisis

Grimshaw Northern Line extension

Grimshaw team picked for £1bn Northern Line job

28-Aug-2014 | By

Grimshaw has won the race to design the huge £1billion Northern Line extension, including new underground stations at Battersea Power Station and Nine Elms


Number of women architects on the up

27-Aug-2014 | By

The number of women architects joining the profession is rising, according to the latest figures released by the Architects Registration Board (ARB)

Farrell and ed Vaizey

Sector split over where 'chief architect' should sit in government

27-Aug-2014 | By Jim Dunton

The RIBA and the Design Council have expressed differing views on where a ‘chief architect’ should sit in government if ministers adopt Terry Farrell’s proposals to create the post


Survey: How would Scottish independence impact architects?

27-Aug-2014 | By

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

Estuary airport

Mayor says Thames Airport would 'support more jobs'

26-Aug-2014 | By Tim Clark

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has claimed that a new Estuary Airport would support a third more jobs than Heathrow and more than five times as many jobs as an expanded Gatwick

Qatar World Cup 2022 Al Wakrah Stadium model 1

US critic apologises after Zaha sues over Qatar deaths article

26-Aug-2014 | By

American architecture critic who wrote allegedly defamatory article issues statement voicing regret over an ‘error’

The heat sensitive cells spelling out I O U,

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

scottish parliament image by Keith Hunter  Arcaid

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

Andy MacMillan with Isi Metzstein at Gillespie Kidd and Coia

Ellis Woodman on the legacy of Andy MacMillan

28-Aug-2014 | By Ellis Woodman

AJ critic-at-large Ellis Woodman assesses the legacy of Andy MacMillan, a driving force at post-war legends Gillespie Kidd & Coia

Philip Dowson

Obituary: Philip Dowson (1924 – 2014) Video

28-Aug-2014 | By

A founding partner of Arup Associates, Philip Dowson, has died, aged 90

PRP Chobham Manor

PRP sees revenue and profit jump

28-Aug-2014 | By Tim Clark

PRP Architects’ profits haved jumped by 18 per cent to £5.1million from £4.3million on the back of an increasing workload.

Yasmeen Lari at her headquarters in Moak Sharif village where they also experiment with organic farming. Image: Al Jazeera

Rebel Architect #2: Yasmeen Lari and traditional architecture Video

28-Aug-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

The second in a series on radical architects shows how a return to traditional building techniques has helped those affected by natural disasters in Pakistan

Wolfson Garden Cities: Barton WIllmore

Wolfson Prize Garden Cities: Barton Willmore calls for 40 new towns

28-Aug-2014 | By Tim Clark

Barton Willmore has called for an ambitious plan to build 40 new towns and up to two million new homes across England and Wales in its final submission to the 2014 Wolfson Economics Prize

Can Lis by Jorn Utzon. Photo: Anthony Coleman

Mary Duggan visits Utzon's Majorcan summer house

28-Aug-2014 | By Mary Duggan

Last days of summer: Mary Duggan immerses herself in Jørn Utzon’s legendary Can Lis summer home in Majorca and looks at the effects a house can have on lifestyle


ARB's legal fees balloon again

27-Aug-2014 | By

The amount the Architects Registration Board (ARB) spends on legal fees each year has mushroomed again - increasing from £853,648 to a huge £938,557 

Sun Met Life stadium

HOK eyeing up Middle East and Asia after returning to sports architecture

27-Aug-2014 | By Tim Clark

Global giant HOK has said it is on the hunt for sports projects in the Middle East and Asia after snapping up US sport specialist 360 Architecture last week

Hayam Sun Temple by Josh Haywood. Image: Josh Haywood.

British architects head to Nevada desert for Burning Man festival

27-Aug-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

British architects have built a series of temporary installations at the annual Burning Man festival in Nevada, with inspirations as diverse as Islamic patterning, fractal geometry and the pyramids


Work starts on Foster's New York tower

27-Aug-2014 | By

Work has begun on this 19-storey tower in New York by Foster + Partners

Moxon Architects

Moxon wins planning for Aberdeenshire house

27-Aug-2014 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA] Moxon Architects has won planning for a 188m² house in Aberdeenshire


vPPR to design Turkish Ceramics installation for 100% Design

26-Aug-2014 | By

London-based vPPR has revealed designs of its ‘Foam Dome’ for 100% Design

1st Thomas Heatherwick

Brit aboard: Heatherwick set to tour US and Far East

26-Aug-2014 | By Sarah Townsend

The international profile of designer Thomas Heatherwick is set to receive a boost in the coming months as he prepares to launch two major touring exhibitions in the US and Asia.

Housing starts in the UK rose in June

Government launches housing zone prospectus

26-Aug-2014 | By Tim Clark

The Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has invited councils in England to team up with developers to establish new ‘housing zones’ outside London.

Notre Dame college Liverpool

Sheppard Robson unveils Notre Dame College in Liverpool

26-Aug-2014 | By Tim Clark

Sheppard Robson has revealed innovative new design solution for the 950-pupil Notre Dame Catholic College in Everton, Liverpool


Video: Building Jeffry's House Video

26-Aug-2014 | By

See a time-lapse video of the construction of the competition-winning thatched folly at the Ards Forest Park in Donegal, Ireland

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Shelter and PRP\'s shortlisted proposal

Wolfson Prize: 40 Garden Cities needed to solve housing crisis

28-Aug-2014 | By Tim Clark

Plans by the three of the five finalists vying for this year’s Wolfson Economics Prize propose building up to 40 new garden cities to solve the housing crisis

Foster Lomas\' Isle of Man scheme 2014

Planning victory in Isle of Man for Foster Lomas

27-Aug-2014 | By

Foster Lomas has won planning permission to overhaul a hilltop home in the Isle of Man set within a new, privately managed nature reserve