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Milan Expo 2015: Team 1

Milan Expo UK pavilion designs revealed

17-Apr-2014 | By

The AJ can reveal the images of the eight shortlisted designs for the UK pavilion at the 2015 Milan Expo

Daniel Libeskind

Libeskind and AIA join RIBA Israel row

17-Apr-2014 | By Max Thompson

Daniel Libeskind has accused RIBA of being ‘short-sighted’ over its motion to suspend Israeli architects from the International Architects Union (UIA)

Jean Nouvel

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

The Geffrye Museum

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’

Revised images of Stephen Holl\'s Maggie\'s Centre at St Bartholomew\'s Hospital

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


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

City Planning Officer Peter Rees

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

Thames Wharf by Jim Linwood

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


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

Terminal 2 at Mexico City Airport

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


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)

Collective Architecture Cumbernauld

Collective Architecture submits £8m Cumbernauld Enterprise Centre

17-Apr-2014 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] Glasgow-based Collective Architecture has submitted plans for an £8million community enterprise centre in Cumbernauld, Lanarkshire


Ground Control: Ellis Woodman looks at how London's towers meet the street

17-Apr-2014 | By Ellis Woodman

Can any of London’s recent towers claim to be models of how to introduce a tall building onto a street? asks Ellis Woodman. Photography by David Butler

London City Airport 2023

Close London City Airport, says think-tank

17-Apr-2014 | By

The New Economics Foundation has suggested that London City Airport should be closed to make use of the valuable land


Previously reprimanded architect suspended from register

17-Apr-2014 | By Greg Pitcher

An architect identified by the ARB in 2007 as being ‘reckless’ with client money has been suspended from the professional register after paying cash from a client into his own account

SPARK\'s 18-storey residential tower project in Lagos, Nigeria

SPARK reveals Lagos skyscraper

17-Apr-2014 | By

[FIRST LOOK] SPARK has unveiled its first project in Africa – an 18-storey residential tower in Lagos, Nigeria


Government launches consultation on need for ARB

17-Apr-2014 | By

The Department for Communities and Local Government has asked architects for their views on the Architects Registration Board (ARB) as part of a three-yearly review

Police Service of Northern Ireland - Memorial Garden by Hall McKnight

Revealed: Winners of RIBA Northern Ireland Awards

17-Apr-2014 | By

Four schemes in Northern Ireland have picked up RIBA Regional Awards

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


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

American Folk Art Museum

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


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

Joanna van Heyningen

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


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


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

The searchable digital buildings archive with drawings from more than 1,500 projects


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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