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Nouvel: 'Strategy required for tall buildings'

15-Apr-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

French architect Jean Nouvel has spoken about the need for a strategy when approving tall buildings

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Wright & Wright wins Geffrye Museum job

15-Apr-2014 | By

Wright & Wright has been chosen to replace David Chipperfield Architects on the controversial Geffrye Museum revamp job in Hackney, east London

Winner: David Chipperfield Architects\' \'Nobelhuset\' contest entry for Stockholm’s new Nobel Centre

Heritage row erupts over Chipperfield’s Nobel Centre Video

15-Apr-2014 | By

Heritage campaigners have branded David Chipperfield Architects’ Nobel Centre proposal in Stockholm a ‘monument to themselves, at our expense’

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Hopkins tables rival to Steven Holl's Maggie's Centre

14-Apr-2014 | By

A group of campaigners fighting to save a historic part of St Bart’s Hospital in London has tabled plans by Hopkins in the hope of scuppering Stephen Holl’s existing proposal for a new Maggie’s Centre on the site

The Red Road towers in North Glasgow. Image © John Young

Red Road flats demolition 'spectacle' scrapped

13-Apr-2014 | By

Controversial plans to flatten the remaining Red Road tower blocks as part of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony have been scrapped

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Shortlisted practices for the AJ100 2014 awards named

12-Apr-2014 | By Ann-Marie Corvin

The finalists for this year’s AJ100 awards have been announced

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London skyline ‘trashed’ by wave  of speculative towers, says Rees

11-Apr-2014 | By ,

London is being ‘trashed’ by a multitude of inferior towers which are disfiguring its skyline, the driving force behind the Square Mile’s high-rise development has said

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RSHP's turnover rockets by 14 per cent

11-Apr-2014 | By

Roger Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP) has seen its turnover boom to pre-recession levels and has confirmed it is looking for a new home in central London

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Foster + Partners writes down value by £129m

10-Apr-2014 | By

The AJ100’s leading practice Foster + Partners has written down the value of its company by £129.4million, according to new figures posted at Companies House

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Four UK firms named on shortlist for huge Mexico City airport expansion

10-Apr-2014 | By

Zaha Hadid Architects, Foster + Partners, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners and Pascall+Watson have been named on a seven-strong shortlist to design the £1.8 billion expansion of Mexico City airport

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Meier condemns RIBA’s stance on Israeli architects

9-Apr-2014 | By

American-architect Richard Meier has become the latest name to condemn the RIBA’s motion calling for the suspension of Israeli architects from the International Architects Union (UIA)

Winner: David Chipperfield Architects\' \'Nobelhuset\' contest entry for Stockholm’s new Nobel Centre

David Chipperfield wins contest for new Nobel Centre Video

9-Apr-2014 | By

David Chipperfield Architects has won the prestigious competition for Stockholm’s new Nobel Centre

The Red Road towers in North Glasgow. Image © John Young

Games organisers to talk to objectors over Red Road towers demolition stunt

9-Apr-2014 | By

Glasgow Commonwealth Games organisers are to meet with objectors over controversial plans to demolish the remaining Red Road tower blocks as part of the event’s opening ceremony

Griffin Vase, outside the Sir John Soane Museum. Image: Alicia Guirao for Factum Arte.

Chipperfield becomes trustee of Soane's Museum

16-Apr-2014 | By Max Thompson

David Chipperfield has become a trustee of the Sir John Soane’s Museum in London’s Lincoln’s Inn Fields

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Carl Turner wins Brixton pop-up comp

16-Apr-2014 | By

Carl Turner Architects has won a competition to design a 4,000m² temporary community space in Brixton, south London

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American Folk Art Museum architects ‘devastated’ by demolition

16-Apr-2014 | By

Demolition has begun on the building which once housed New York’s American Folk Art Museum despite protests from architects, critics and a petition which had amassed more than 6,800 signatures

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Scotland's huge Kelpies sculpture completes

16-Apr-2014 | By

[FIRST LOOK] Scotland’s £5million horse’s head sculpture is set to open to the public this weekend

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Stellar list of architects join new CABE review panel

16-Apr-2014 | By Max Thompson

Keith Bradley and Joanna van Heyningen are to head up a stellar CABE design panel that will oversee all planning applications in Oxford city centre

Pam Alexander: 'I’m often the only woman’ Video

16-Apr-2014 | By Max Thompson

Last week Pam Alexander was appointed the new chairwoman of CABE. She reveals her goals for the design watchdog and inspirations

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Squire lands planning for £3m sixth form centre in west London

16-Apr-2014 | By

Squire and Partners has won planning for a new £3 million sixth form centre at St James Senior Girls’ School in west London

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BBC Wales HQ misses out on listing

15-Apr-2014 | By

The Welsh Government has decided not to list the 1966 Broadcasting House site in Cardiff against the recommendations of heritage advisors Cadw

BDP\'s international business school project for Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University in Suzhou, China

BDP lands Suzhou business school job

15-Apr-2014 | By

[FIRST LOOK] BDP has been appointed to design a 30,000m² international business school for Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University in Suzhou, China

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Hawkins\Brown completes 'playful' children's theatre

15-Apr-2014 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] Hawkins\Brown has completed this £350,000 children’s theatre in an annexe of a Victorian Grade II-listed primary school in Tooting, London

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Stallan-Brand floats Basra University vision

15-Apr-2014 | By

Stallan-Brand has revealed plans for a new University of Oil and Gas in Basra, Iraq

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US architecture critic bags Pulitzer

15-Apr-2014 | By Max Thompson

An American architecture critic has won one of journalism’s most prestigious prizes - the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for criticism

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Rafi Segal backs RIBA's controversial motion

15-Apr-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

Israeli architect Rafi Segal has backed RIBA’s decision to call for the suspension of Israeli architects from the International Union of Architects (UIA)

Winner: David Chipperfield Architects\' \'Nobelhuset\' contest entry for Stockholm’s new Nobel Centre

Heritage row erupts over Chipperfield’s Nobel Centre Video

15-Apr-2014 | By

Heritage campaigners have branded David Chipperfield Architects’ Nobel Centre proposal in Stockholm a ‘monument to themselves, at our expense’

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Retrofit Awards call for entry

15-Apr-2014 | By

The AJ has launched its annual Retrofit Awards, championing the best in the creative re-use of buildings and construction

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Retrofit Awards call for entry

15-Apr-2014 | By

The AJ has launched its annual Retrofit Awards, championing the best in the creative re-use of buildings and construction

Mind the Gap

Book now for this year's Green Sky Thinking week

10-Apr-2014 | By

Booking has now opened for this year’s Green Sky Thinking week running from 28 April to 2 May

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