The executive director of the Garden Bridge Trust has hit back at critics of the proposed Thames crossing designed by Thomas Heatherwick
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
The United Kingdom Trade & Investment (UKTI) has organised a trade mission for architects looking to work in Palestine and Israel
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
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
Thomas Heatherwick’s proposed £175million bridge across the River Thames is facing a new round of criticism after details of entry restrictions for the planned ‘public’ structure emerged.
Former Foster + Partners’ chief executive Mouzhan Majidi is to join Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA)
Forensic archaeologists have started the ‘painstaking work’ of excavating the remains of the Mackintosh Library at the Glasgow School of Art (GSA)
Grimshaw and Australia’s Andrew Burges Architects have won an international contest for a new park and leisure centre in Sydney’s Green Square district
Manchester City Council has approved plans for another city centre residential tower - a 28-storey, 174 home block in Deansgate Locks by 5plus Architects
The UK’s cities and regions need to even more powers to close the north-south divide, a cross-party group of MPs and peers has demanded
The government has said there ‘remained a case’ for the ‘light-touch’ regulation of the architectural profession based on protection of title
Institute’s Palestinian counterpart threatens to cease co-operation in protest at its recent delegation to the region
Plans to devolve more power to England’s cities represent a huge opportunity for architects and the wider development community, leading figures including Bristol’s mayor George Ferguson said this week.
Communities secretary Eric Pickles has decided not to ‘call in’ a 51-storey KPF-designed skyscraper, it has emerged
Richard Rogers, John McAslan and Roger Zogolovitch have paid tribute to the ‘inspirational’ David Mackay who died earlier this week aged 80
Architect and urban designer David Mackay, best known for his influential work in Barcelona and for masterminding the city’s 1992 Olympic Village, has died aged 80
The RIBA’s delegation to Israel and the West Bank has been branded a ‘disgrace’ by the council member who seconded the resolution to suspend the institute’s Israeli counterpart from the International Union of Architects (UIA)
New concept proposals for a tower-led housing scheme at Glengall Bridge south of Canary Wharf have emerged
Chetwood Architects has won permission to install baffles and canopies to solve ongoing problems with dangerous winds at the base of the troubled Bridgewater Place Tower in Leeds
[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA] McDowell+Benedetti has been given the green light for the redevelopment of a school in Surrey designed by John Vanbrugh
David Chipperfield’s ‘City of Culture’ museum complex in Ansaldo, Milan is nearing completion
Architects’ optimism over their work pipelines increased significantly between September and the end of last month, according to a RIBA survey
The London Assembly has launched an investigation into a £1 billion deal for a business park in the Royal Docks masterplanned and designed by Terry Farrell
National Grid is to construct a test-run of the next-generation T-Pylons for use across the British countryside over the coming months, it has announced.
The new Reid building by Steven Holl Architects and JM Architects has been handed the Glasgow Institute of Architects’ (GIA) Supreme Award for 2014
Building industry analyst Glenigan has forecast a 7.3 per cent increase in the number of construction starts for the coming year - a boom driven by a burgeoning commercial sector
Hampshire-based Re-Format has won planning for this £1.5million house near Farnham, Surrey
Architects including Ted Cullinan, Piers Gough, Alison Brooks and Chris Wilkinson have donated artworks for an auction in aid of cancer care charity Maggie’s
Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners’ [RSHP] proposed new £227 million terminal at Geneva airport has been given the green light
Zaha Hadid and Robin Partington & Partners have designed customised statues for a charity promotion connected with the upcoming Paddington film.
Herzog & de Meuron’s £430 million ‘triangle tower’ proposal for Paris has been turned down
The Architects Registration Board (ARB) has found two architects guilty of unprofessional conduct in separate cases involving domestic work