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AJ Small Projects Awards 2015: Deadline extended! Video

28-Nov-2014 | By

Enter now: The deadline for entering the AJ Small Projects Awards 2015 has been extended until Friday 12 December

Rory Olcayto picking up the IBP magazine of the year (weekly) - November 2

AJ named Magazine of the Year


The AJ has been named the International Building Press’ weekly Magazine of the Year, for the second time in three years

HTA Design with Potton

Carillion Igloo unveils designs for pioneering custom-build scheme

28-Nov-2014 | By

The first images of a pioneering custom-build scheme which could be rolled out across the country have been unveiled

Geraint John

Populous architect gets Olympic service medal

28-Nov-2014 | By Tim Clark

Architect Geraint John has become the first Briton to be awarded a medal for outstanding service to the Olympic Movement

Jerusalem, Israel

Palestinian and Israeli architects divided over UKTI visit

27-Nov-2014 | By

Israeli and Palestinian architects are split over a forthcoming United Kingdom Trade & Investment (UKTI) trade mission for British architects to the region

East Wick

Studio Egret West front runner for latest Olympic housing plots

27-Nov-2014 | By

A team led by Studio Egret West (SEW) and including Stirling Prize-winning Alison Brooks Architects (ABA) has been tipped to design 1,500 new homes on London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park


RSHP poised for Cheesegrater HQ move

27-Nov-2014 | By

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP) is set to sign a deal next week to move into a spectacular office inside the Cheesegrater – the City of London skyscraper designed by the practice

Mac fire

Mac fire: Fire service gives its verdict

26-Nov-2014 | By

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service has blamed ventilation ducts, timber-lined walls and voids for the erratic and rapid spread of the fire which gutted the Mackintosh Library at the Glasgow School of Art (GSA)

Footprint Live James Timberlake

Timberlake calls for ‘red award’ for worst performing buildings

26-Nov-2014 | By

Eco-pioneer James Timberlake has called for a new ‘red award’ to highlight unsustainable buildings

Footprint Live

Housing debate dominates Footprint Live

26-Nov-2014 | By

Last week’s flagship eco-conference heard contrasting views over where to build new housing, as well as calls for post-occupancy monitoring

Model of the proposed restoration of St Peter\'s Seminary in Cardross

First images revealed of Cardross revamp proposals

26-Nov-2014 | By

The first images of Avanti’s £7.3million ‘rescue’ scheme for the St Peter’s Seminary in Cardross have been released

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Spitalfields Society blasts Bishopsgate plans

26-Nov-2014 | By Tim Clark

The Spitalfields Society has called on Tower Hamlets Council to throw out Farrell’s Bishopsgate Goodsyard scheme in east London, branding it the worst proposal it had ever seen

Architecture Foundation headquarters at Tooley Street

dRMM sets up home in Architecture Foundation's former HQ

25-Nov-2014 | By

London practice dRMM is set to move its studio to the Architecture Foundation’s (AF) previous home in London Bridge

Skanska concrete 3D printing

Foster pioneers 3D concrete printing with contractor

25-Nov-2014 | By

Foster + Partners has been working with contractor Skanska on developing the use of 3D concrete printing in construction

Robert Mull

AF debate: Mull calls for clarity on architectural education

25-Nov-2014 | By Tim Clark

Robert Mull has called for architecture’s ‘warring parents’ the RIBA and ARB to come together or risk infantilizing architecture education

Simon Allford

Allford raises questions over European 40 Under 40

24-Nov-2014 | By

The Architecture Foundation’s chair Simon Allford has challenged the credibility of recently released rankings claiming to list the 40 ‘most important’ emerging architects in Europe

Paul Katz

KPF president Paul Katz dies

24-Nov-2014 | By

KPF president and managing principal Paul Katz has died aged 57 following a short battle with cancer

1 Finsbury Avenue by Arup Associates

Battle of Broadgate set to re-ignite

24-Nov-2014 | By

The Twentieth Century Society (C20 Society) has fired the first major broadside in the second battle to list parts of London’s 1980s Broadgate office campus

Sheffield\'s Castlegate Tower - C20 Society\'s alternative plans

Last ditch bid to save Sheffield's Castlegate Tower

28-Nov-2014 | By Colin Marrs

Sheffield City Council is pushing ahead with plans to demolish the 1960s Castlegate Tower, in the face of a campaign to save the structure by Twentieth Century Society

Timber framed construction

Architect fined for safety breaches on timber frame scheme

28-Nov-2014 | By Tim Clark

Sunderland practice Mario Minchella Architects has been fined for safety failings in the construction of a new timber-framed care home in Helmington, County Durham

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AR Design Studio wins planning for £450k house

28-Nov-2014 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] Winchester-based AR Design Studio has won planning for a £450,000 house in Lyme Regis


Protesters to take to streets over Allies & Morrison's Winchester plans

28-Nov-2014 | By Jim Dunton

Marchers will take to the streets in Winchester tomorrow to protest against a number of developments which they say risk ruining the historic town centre

Sunand Prasad at the RSAW conference November 2014

Welsh architects’ conference looks to channel the spirit of Nye Bevan

28-Nov-2014 | By Patrick Hannay

The relationship between architecture and wellbeing was explored at the Royal Society of Architects in Wales annual event, reports Patrick Hannay

HRH Prince Charles

Prince Charles 'intervened in Highlands planning row'

27-Nov-2014 | By Tim Clark

Prince Charles intervened in a planning row in Scotland on behalf of pensioners battling the local council to protect their views of Ben Nevis, it has been reported

Roger Zogolovitch

Zogolovitch speaks out over 'absurd' graduate wages

27-Nov-2014 | By Tim Clark

Architect and developer Roger Zogolovitch has branded the low wages for architectural graduates as ‘absurd’ and called for colleges to help students market their services in a commercial environment

Caroe Architecture\'s competition-winning scheme for New College Oxford

Caroe wins New College chapel yard contest

27-Nov-2014 | By

Cambridge-based practice Caroe Architecture has won the competition to reorganise and reimagine the Chapel Yard space at New College, Oxford

Westgate Oxford John Lewis Store

Oxford's £500m Westgate Centre gets go-ahead

26-Nov-2014 | By Tim Clark

Westgate Oxford Alliance has won detailed planning for its £500million revamp of the Westgate Centre development in Oxford

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Architect sought for new Paris railway station

26-Nov-2014 | By

Société du Grand Paris is on the lookout for an architect for a new train station at Nanterre La Folie in northern Paris


Benoy joins Silvertown Quays team

26-Nov-2014 | By Tim Clark

International architect and masterplanning practice Benoy has joined the team working on the £3.5billion Silvertown Quays development


Hodder: overtime problems are 'legacy of fee cutting'

26-Nov-2014 | By

RIBA president Stephen Hodder has blamed the industry’s huge overtime problems on a ‘legacy of fee cutting’ and urged the profession to stop undervaluing itself

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James Timberlake: 'We don’t see form as independent of performance'

26-Nov-2014 | By

James Timberlake, partner at Kieran Timberlake, speaks exclusively to the AJ about sustainable architecture

FCBS Birmingham Conservatoire

FCBS reveals Birmingham Conservatoire designs

26-Nov-2014 | By

Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios has submitted plans for the new £40million Birmingham Conservatoire


John McCall unwraps £2.2m Welsh youth enterprise centre

26-Nov-2014 | By

Liverpool-based John McCall Architects has completed this youth enterprise and education hub in Denbigh, north Wales


Neon creates ‘House of Mirrors’ on Australian beach Video

17-Nov-2014 | By

[VIDEO] Emerging, London-based practice Neon has revealed this competition-winning structure on a beach in Australia

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Urban green

28-Nov-2014 | By

The Landscape Institute Awards reflect a growing concern with green infrastructure, writes Hattie Hartman

Kieran Timberlake US Embassy 5

James Timberlake: 'We don’t see form as independent of performance'

26-Nov-2014 | By

James Timberlake, partner at Kieran Timberlake, speaks exclusively to the AJ about sustainable architecture

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