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Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios’ revised plans for the £120 million 'Festival Wing' overhaul of London's 1967 Southbank Centre

Southbank agrees to drop skate-park relocation plans

The Southbank Centre has agreed to drop controversial proposals to move a renowned skateboarder hangout as part of any future redevelopment plans for the Brutalist arts centre

Billowing,glowing: a concept for the public space around the Royal Academy designed by Weston Williamson + Partners with (uncommon) landscape and Yinka Shonibare

Reimagining Mayfair: quiz the finalists in Royal Academy contest

The four finalists in the ideas competition to redesign the public realm surrounding London’s Royal Academy of Arts (RA) will present their ideas to a public audience and an expert panel this Friday (19 September)

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Hadid defends libel action against US publication over Qatar article

Zaha Hadid has defended her decision to sue for libel over an article accusing her of showing ‘no concern’ for the deaths of construction workers in Qatar

Paul Davis + Partners’ Hong Kong office has been chosen for a 120,000m² masterplan in Ningbo, China

Paul Davis scoops Ningbo masterplanning job

Paul Davis + Partners’ Hong Kong office has been chosen for a 120,000m² masterplan in Ningbo, China

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ShedKM gets go-ahead for £100m Brighton scheme

Brighton Council has approved a £100million project by Shedkm to overhaul the municipal market on Brighton’s Circus Street.

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Foster + Partners releases new images of Principal Tower

Foster + Partners has unveiled new images of its proposed Principal Tower development in Shoreditch at the project launch

Emerging designers at Benchmark's workshop. Image: Petr Krejci Photography

The Wish List: Foster, Rogers and Hadid team up with new designers

Norman Foster, Richard Rogers and Zaha Hadid are among the architects to have teamed up with emerging designers to create new products for this year’s London Design Festival (LDF)

Hush House offices to residential conversion in Chester by Ian Simpson Architects. Image by Ian Lawson

Latest planning reforms prompt new office-to-resi fears

Proposed planning reforms will see vital employment space lost through conversion into housing, the government has been warned

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Scotland Referendum 2014: as it happens on twitter

What the profession is saying on Twitter about today’s Scottish independence referendum

LDA Design's and UHA London's vision to redevelop the former Hammer and Sickle factory site in Moscow

Row erupts as LDA nabs MVRDV's Moscow prize

Dutch star MVRDV has reacted angrily after being replaced by British practice LDA on a project to overhaul Moscow’s Hammer and Sickle factory

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Ewan Cameron reveals £295,000 Scottish home

[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA] Ewan Cameron Architects has completed this £295,000 coastal home in Lochaber, Scotland

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AHMM’s University of Amsterdam crowned AJ Retrofit of the Year

Adam Richards, Barbara Weiss and Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios also triumphed in this year’s AJ Retrofit Awards

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Pilbrow showcases Isle of Dogs high-rise development

Pilbrow & Partners has revealed new images of a mixed-use tower scheme it has designed for a 0.32ha site on east London’s Isle of Dogs.

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University of Amsterdam by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

Why Allford Hall Monaghan Morris’ University of Amsterdam was chosen as the winner of the 2014 AJ Retrofit Awards

Scott Brownrigg's design for the Wales International Convention Centre

Funding boost for Scott Brownrigg's Welsh convention centre plans

AJ100 practice Scott Brownrigg has been commissioned to carry out detailed design work for the Wales International Convention Centre at the Celtic Manor resort near Newport

H-Edge installation by Cecil Balmond. Image: Andrew Meredith

Installation by Cecil Balmond opens in Spitalfields

An installation by designer Cecil Balmond has opened in London’s Spitalfields Market after returning from a tour of the USA, Japan and Italy

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Hadid seems willing to use her voice to help improve workers conditions

18-Sep-2014

Join Zaha Hadid in her bid to see that site welfare is improved in Qatar and beyond, says Rory Olcayto

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Architects shouldn't be blamed for society's woes

17-Sep-2014

Architects and planners can’t and shouldn’t be blamed for society’s woes, writes Paul Finch

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Architects must resist client pressure to certify beyond the scope of their involvement

15-Sep-2014

Legalese: Mark Klimt writes on liability for architects’ certificates

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Scotland’s Got Talent

12-Sep-2014

Ian Martin helps to shape a nation

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