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Small projects 2015

McLaughlin: ‘Through small projects you discover yourself’

30-Oct-2014 | By

Stirling Prize-shortlisted architect Niall McLaughlin joined Studio Weave’s Maria Smith to discuss the trials and tribulations of working on small projects

More Homes, Better Homes

What could the new housing space standards look like?

30-Oct-2014 | By

The proposed introduction of national space standards marks a radical shake-up for new homes, but architects fear the new rules will fail to make an impact. Laura Mark reports


Kensington & Chelsea freezes 120 mega-basement plans

30-Oct-2014 | By Jim Dunton

Architects have slammed a proposal by one of London’s most exclusive residential boroughs to curb a boom in building out mega-basements

Benedetta Tagliabue

Benedetta Tagliabue joins Pritzker Prize jury

30-Oct-2014 | By

Spanish architect Benedetta Tagliabue, the director of the Stirling Prize-winning practice EMBT, has joined the Pritzker Prize jury


New future for Preston bus station as youth centre

29-Oct-2014 | By

Preston’s grade II-listed Brutalist bus station is to be given a £23 million overhaul with part of the BDP-designed landmark set to become a new youth centre

Heatherwick\'s Garden Bridge

‘Garden Bridge is in the wrong place’ says opposition

29-Oct-2014 | By

Opposition to Thomas Heatherwick’s proposed Garden Bridge has mounted following a petition from locals who claim the scheme should be built elsewhere

Bryan Jefferson

Former RIBA president Bryan Jefferson dies

28-Oct-2014 | By

Former RIBA president Bryan Jefferson, described as ‘the last architect to have any influence in government’, has died aged 86

Bishopsgate Goodsyard

Farrell's Bishopsgate plans compared to 'the plague'

28-Oct-2014 | By Tim Clark

Opponents of Terry Farrell’s designs for the redevelopment of Bishopsgate Goodsyard have dubbed the scheme ‘the biggest thing to hit the area since the plague’

Alton West in Roehampton, London. Image Janet Hall  RIBA Library Photographs Collection

Listing bid on cards to stop Alton Estate demolition

27-Oct-2014 | By Jim Dunton

The Twentieth Century Society is to launch a listing bid to preserve two buildings on a landmark post-war London estate earmarked for a major regeneration programme

Grimshaw Union Street Station

Grimshaw’s Union Station masterplan gets go-ahead

27-Oct-2014 | By

Grimshaw Architects competition-winning scheme for Los Angeles’ Union Station has been given the go-ahead

Leeds train station

Government backs HS3 and vision for new 'northern powerhouse'

27-Oct-2014 | By

The prime minister and the chancellor have given their backing to a new rail link connecting Manchester and Leeds

Sainsbury\'s Greenwich by Chetwoods Architects

Threatened eco-store makes C20 list of Buildings at Risk

24-Oct-2014 | By

The Stirling Prize-shortlisted eco-supermarket in Greenwich has been named on the Twentieth Century Society’s most threatened list

Serie Architects\' proposed 11-storey tower at Royal Wharf which was approved in October 2014

Howells, mae and Serie celebrate huge East London approval

24-Oct-2014 | By

Newham Council has approved the second phase of the massive Royal Wharf development in east London featuring schemes by Glenn Howells Architects, mae, Serie Architects and Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

Architects welcome return of Stonehenge tunnel plans

24-Oct-2014 | By

Leading architects have welcomed the news the Government is again considering a road tunnel underneath Stonehenge

Tom Bloxham of Urban Splash

Bloxham: ‘Problems at Oxley Woods must not stop innovation’

23-Oct-2014 | By

Urban Splash director Tom Bloxham has said that problems with the Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners-designed Oxley Woods kit-of-part homes  ‘must not stop innovation’ in the housing industry


Helsinki Guggenheim contest: 100 snapshots of the 1,715 entries

23-Oct-2014 | By

The AJ can reveal 100 of the 1,715 designs submitted for the new Guggenheim museum in Helsinki

Haworth Tompkins picks up the Stirling Prize for the Everyman Theatre in Liverpool

Stirling interview: 'The Everyman Theatre is quite gobby'

23-Oct-2014 | By

Practice founders Graham Haworth and Steve Tompkins talk with Everyman executive director Deborah Aydon, artistic director Gemma Bodinetz and the AJ’s Richard Waite about the Stirling Prize victory

Alton Estate

Architects condemn collapse in social housing

23-Oct-2014 | By Tim Clark

Architects have voiced alarm after new figures revealed the full extent of the ‘devastating’ collapse in social housing provision brought about by the coalition government

Leeds train station

Government support for HS3 rail link reignites debate over city devolution

30-Oct-2014 | By

The government’s decision to back a new High Speed 3 (HS3) rail link between Manchester and Leeds has reignited the debate over the devolution of power to cities outside London

The Wien Museum in Vienna. Image by Clemens PFEIFFER

Contest planned for Vienna Museum overhaul

30-Oct-2014 | By

The City of Vienna is planning a design competition for a £47 million overhaul of its municipal museum

KPF Lime Street

KPF's Lime Street tower achieves BREEAM first

30-Oct-2014 | By

Kohn Pedersen Fox’s planned 190m tall skyscraper is the first building to be rated under BREEAM’s updated standards

Foster Cardiff

Foster reveals Cardiff masterplan

30-Oct-2014 | By

Foster + Partners has revealed its plans for the regeneration of Cardiff’s Central Square

Trinity (Salford) exterior by 5plus

BetFred founder backs 5plus for Salford towers scheme

30-Oct-2014 | By

Manchester and London-based practice 5Plus has revealed designs for this residential scheme backed by bookmaker-turned-developer Fred Done in his home town of Salford

Former Ryder and Yates Offices

Ryder and Yates offices awarded grade II listing

29-Oct-2014 | By Jim Dunton

The former base of modernist North East architectural practice Ryder and Yates has won grade II listing from English Heritage.

John McAslan + Partners\' metro project in Dhaka, Bangladesh

McAslan scoops Dhaka metro job

29-Oct-2014 | By

John McAslan + Partners (JMP) has won an international contest for a new £2 billion metro system in Dhaka, Bangladesh

The Ukraine revolution. Image by ВО Свобода

Contest launched for Ukrainian revolution monument

29-Oct-2014 | By

The City of Kyiv has launched an open international contest for a memorial to the protestors who died during the recent uprisings in Ukraine

The Site Gallery in Sheffield

DRDH lands Sheffield gallery job

29-Oct-2014 | By

DRDH Architects has been appointed to overhaul the Site Gallery in Sheffield


Britain's 'best skatepark' listed

29-Oct-2014 | By

The Rom in Hornchurch, east London, has become the first skatepark in Europe to be listed

Jestico and Whiles Walpole Park

Jestico + Whiles transformation of Walpole Park completes

29-Oct-2014 | By

Jestico + Whiles has completed the transformation of John Soane’s Walpole Park in Ealing, West London

Guy Hollaway

Guy Hollaway reveals Canterbury student scheme

28-Oct-2014 | By

Guy Hollaway has revealed plans for a 563-bed student housing scheme in Canterbury, Kent

Artwork by Ian Ritchie. Image: Article 25.

Harbour, Alsop and Jiřičná artworks up for charity auction

28-Oct-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

Images have been released of artworks by leading architects including Ivan Harbour, Will Alsop and Eva Jiricná which are being auctioned by charity Article 25

Commercial session James Pellatt Nick Searl Peter Cole Paul Williams 1 CN Summit 2014

Argent eyes housing expansion, while Derwent and GPE to 'dabble'

28-Oct-2014 | By Robyn Wilson

Major commercial developer Argent has said that housing will be a ‘significant’ part of its future pipeline, according to its partner Nick Searl

Gallery installation at Philips Wing, Rijksmuseum. Image: Ronald Tilleman.

Cruz y Ortiz completes renovation of Rijksmuseum

28-Oct-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

Cruz y Ortiz has completed the renovation of the Rijksmuseum’s Philips Wing, the last phase of the 11 year project to refurbish Amsterdam’s world-famous art gallery


LSE by O’Donnell + Tuomey Video

9-Oct-2014 | By

Stirling Prize video: The AJ and the Concrete Centre present a video study of O’Donnell + Tuomey Architects’ Stirling Prize-shortlisted Saw Swee Hock Student Centre

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KPF Lime Street

KPF's Lime Street tower achieves BREEAM first

30-Oct-2014 | By

Kohn Pedersen Fox’s planned 190m tall skyscraper is the first building to be rated under BREEAM’s updated standards

Paul Hinkin, Black Architecture

Memorial fund launched in memory of eco-architect Paul Hinkin

28-Oct-2014 | By

A fund to help disadvantaged architecture students at the Welsh School of Architecture has been set up in memory of Black Architecture founder Paul Hinkin

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