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Wilkinson Eyre\'s Prussian Blue tower at 150 Leadenhall

Go-ahead for Wilkinson Eyre's 40-storey City tower scheme

31-Jul-2015 | By

The City of London has approved a new 40 storey office scheme designed by Wilkinson Eyre

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Heatherwick’s Yorkshire Maggie’s centre wins planning

31-Jul-2015 | By

Heatherwick Studio has been given the go-ahead for a new Maggie’s Centre in the grounds of St James’s University Hospital in Leeds

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Regeneration chief backs design contest for HS2's Old Oak station

31-Jul-2015 | By Tim Clark

The new chief executive of the mayoral development corporation managing the regeneration of Old Oak Common has called for a design competition for a new landmark station at the site

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Bartlett set for Olympic park move

30-Jul-2015 | By

The Bartlett has announced it is planning to expand into Hawkins\Brown’s Olympic broadcast centre refit

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ARB's revenue continues to rise

30-Jul-2015 | By

The Architects Registration Board (ARB) has seen its revenue increase by 11 per cent according to its annual board report

The Orbit slide

Kapoor's Orbit to be turned into £1m wonder-slide

29-Jul-2015 | By Tim Clark

Artist Anish Kapoor’s ArcelorMittal Orbit - the opinion-splitting observation tower on the London 2012 park - is to be converted into the world’s longest and tallest tunnel slide

Marks Barfield\'s i360 observation pod opposite West Pier

Wind turbine for top of Marks Barfield’s i360 scrapped

29-Jul-2015 | By

A proposed wind turbine on top of Marks Barfield’s £40 million i360 tower in Brighton looks set to be dtiched

Threatened: Paolozzi murals at Tottenham Court Road

Demolished Paolozzi Tube mosaics to be rebuilt in Edinburgh

28-Jul-2015 | By Colin Marrs

The University of Edinburgh is in talks about rebuilding the famous Eduardo Paolozzi murals - demolished as part of the redevelopment of Tottenham Court Road tube station - on its estate in Scotland

Zaha Hadid Architects\' reworked designs for the Tokyo National Stadium

Zaha says her warnings over Tokyo stadium costs were 'not heeded' Video

28-Jul-2015 | By

Zaha Hadid has robustly defended her practice’s role in the scrapped £1.3 billion Tokyo Olympic stadium, saying her warnings over the ballooning costs were ignored

Walkie Talkie\'s Sky Garden

More woes for Walkie Talkie - Sky Garden not built to plans

28-Jul-2015 | By Colin Marrs

The owners of London’s Walkie Talkie have been asked to reconfigure the controversial tower’s Sky Garden after complaints the built scheme didn’t match consented plans

Wilkinson Eyre\'s Prussian Blue tower at 150 Leadenhall

Wilkinson Eyre's 40-storey City tower scheme set for go-ahead

27-Jul-2015 | By Colin Marrs

A group of three linked office blocks of up to 40 storeys designed by Wilkinson Eyre is set to be approved by the City of London later this week

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Wilford: 'Claims Stirling was unhappy with Poultry are wrong'

27-Jul-2015 | By

Michael Wilford has hit back at claims that designs for No.1 Poultry were incomplete and that James Stirling was unhappy with parts of the plans at the time of his death

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AJ editor joins Stirling Prize jury

27-Jul-2015 | By

AJ editor Rory Olcayto has been named as a judge for this year’s RIBA Stirling Prize

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Student shows 2015 - the reviews

24-Jul-2015 | By

Read reviews of every end of year show at each of the UK’s RIBA-accredited schools of architecture

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Government axes Green Deal 'to protect taxpayers'

23-Jul-2015 | By Gavriel Hollander

The government has axed the Green Deal amid concerns about low take-up and ‘industry standards’

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Revealed: The AJ student survey results 2015

23-Jul-2015 | By

Debt among architecture students is eye-watering and set to rise - and many question whether the education they are paying for is worth the cost

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Mack forced to turn away 'too many' Scottish students

23-Jul-2015 | By Tim Clark

Scottish universities are turning away an unacceptable number of homegrown architecture students because of government caps limiting the number of places on offer, the head of the Mack has warned

Blossom Street/North Folgate scheme for British Land by AHMM et al - rejected July 2015

Campaigners halt British Land's Norton Folgate plans

22-Jul-2015 | By

Controversial plans by AHMM, Duggan Morris, DSDHA and Stanton Williams to overhaul the historic Norton Folgate area in east London have been thrown out by councillors

De Rosee Sa Architects Brook Green pavilion

De Rosee Sa wins planning for Hammersmith pavilion

31-Jul-2015 | By Tim Clark

De Rosee Sa Architects has won planning for a new community pavilion at Brook Green in Hammersmith

Walkie Talkie\'s Sky Garden

City defers Walkie Talkie's Sky Garden decision

31-Jul-2015 | By Tim Clark

The City of London has put back a decision on whether to approve modifications to Sky Garden at Rafel Viñoly-designed building at 20 Fenchurch Street to allow councillors time to visit the tower

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Video: Original competition judges visit Bystrup's T-pylon Video

31-Jul-2015 | By Michaila Hancock

The judges, who selected the Bystrup-designed T-pylon as the winner of the 2011 RIBA-backed contest, have visited the new design in Nottinghamshire

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Ben Adams wins go-ahead for ‘micro garden city’

31-Jul-2015 | By

Ben Adams Architects has won planning for a 34-home scheme in Paddington, London

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UNESCO calls for moratorium on Liverpool Waters scheme

31-Jul-2015 | By Tim Clark

UNESCO has called for a moratorium on new building work across the central Liverpool waterfront due to the potential damage it could cause the World Heritage Site

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Atomik reveals first Kazakhstan project

31-Jul-2015 | By

London’s Atomik Architecture has unveiled its first completed project in Kazakhstan

Elderly housing, Patel Taylor, Barking & Dagenham

New home registrations in London slump as UK booms

31-Jul-2015 | By Tim Clark

The number of new homes registered in London has fallen by 16.2 per cent in the first half of the year, according to new figures

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Steel chief warns Cheesegrater bolt costs may top £6m

31-Jul-2015 | By Tom Fitzpatrick

The chief executive of steel specialist Severfield has warned the cost of replacing steel bolts on the Cheesegrater may rise above the £6m figure flagged with the City

David Chipperfield Architects\' proposed house for artist Tracey Emin

Conservationists object to Chipperfield's plans for Emin

30-Jul-2015 | By Colin Marrs

An East End conservation group says a proposal by artist Tracey Emin to demolish a locally listed building in Spitalfields would cause ‘substantial harm’ to the conservation area in which it sits.

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New figures: number of female architects on the up

30-Jul-2015 | By

The number of women in the profession is on the up, according to the latest figures released by the Architects Registration Board (ARB)

New drainage on Exhibition Road - almost too efficient. Credit: by RBKC

Shared space schemes labelled 'dangerous' in Lords report

30-Jul-2015 | By Tim Clark

A new House of Lords report has called for a moratorium on any new ‘frightening and intimidating’ shared space schemes

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Bartlett students create King’s Cross urban garden

30-Jul-2015 | By

Students from the Bartlett School of Architecture have created a new urban garden in the centre of Argent’s King’s Cross redevelopment in London

Sketch of Sheppard Robson\'s proposed Conference and Learning Centre (July 2015)

Sheppard Robson lands latest Science Central job

30-Jul-2015 | By

Growing AJ120 practice Sheppard Robson has become the latest firm to pick up work on Newcastle University’s Science Central campus

Kevin McCloud’s HAB Housing won planning for a five-home development in Oxford designed by John Pardey Architects in March 2015

Permissions for new homes back to 2008 levels

29-Jul-2015 | By Colin Marrs

Planning permission for new homes in England has passed the 200,000 mark in the past year – the first time since early 2008

Close up view of the proposed new amphitheatre - part of John McAslan & Partners\' wider redevelopment of the grade II-listed Millbank complex

John McAslan releases new images of Millbank Tower plans

29-Jul-2015 | By

John McAslan & Partners has revealed its plans to convert the grade II-listed Millbank Tower - once London’s tallest building - into 200 flats

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Video: Original competition judges visit Bystrup's T-pylon Video

31-Jul-2015 | By Michaila Hancock

The judges, who selected the Bystrup-designed T-pylon as the winner of the 2011 RIBA-backed contest, have visited the new design in Nottinghamshire

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Video: Original competition judges visit Bystrup's T-pylon Video

31-Jul-2015 | By Michaila Hancock

The judges, who selected the Bystrup-designed T-pylon as the winner of the 2011 RIBA-backed contest, have visited the new design in Nottinghamshire

Green Deal

Government axes Green Deal 'to protect taxpayers'

23-Jul-2015 | By Gavriel Hollander

The government has axed the Green Deal amid concerns about low take-up and ‘industry standards’

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