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Investigation launched into Dundee V&A costs fiasco

Dundee City Council has appointed John McClelland, chairman of the Skills Development Scotland, to investigate how the construction budget for the city’s proposed V&A museum rocketed from £49m to £80m

McGonigle McGrath's Home from Home

Work starts on McGonigle McGrath’s £750k ‘home from home’

Work has begun on McGonigle McGrath’s conversion of a listed townhouse in Belfast into a new home for cancer charity Clic Sargent

Russ Edwards of Pocket. Image by Tom Heycock\Archiboo

Pocket: ‘We want to diversify our canon of architects’

Russ Edwards, design director at affordable housing developer Pocket is seeking a raft of new practices to deliver compact housing schemes in the capital

A ruined fort on nearby St Michael's Isle. Image by Kevin Rothwell

Metropolitan Workshop scoops £20m Isle of Man hotel regeneration

Metropolitan Workshop has won a design competition for a new boutique hotel and residential development near Castletown on the Isle of Man

Work starts on Mather and Conran’s Centre Point revamp

Work has begun on the £350 million overhaul of London’s iconic Centre Point tower by Rick Mather Architects and Conran & Partners

Zaha Hadid's Al Wakrah Stadium scheme in Qatar

Zaha donates libel case settlement money to workers’ rights charity

Zaha Hadid has donated the settlement cash from her lawsuit against the New York Review of Books to an unnamed labour rights organization

PRP's approved plans for Lewisham [Muse Developments] - January 2015 - view

PRP wins planning for 169-home Lewisham towers

London Borough of Lewisham has approved two tower blocks designed by PRP Architects as part of its Lewisham Gateway regeneration project

Gort Scott Canadian House

Gort Scott wins planning for Canadian home

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS] Gort Scott has won the go-ahead for a 1,000m² private home in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

Cliffords Tower in York

Hugh Broughton bags York Castle job

Hugh Broughton Architects has won a publicly tendered contract worth £144,000 to overhaul York’s iconic Cliffords Tower

Greenwich Painted Hall. Image by Steve Cadman

Architect sought for Greenwich Painted Hall restoration job

The Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College is on the hunt for an architect to overhaul its iconic Painted Hall

London Southern Powerhouse

Thames City would create 40 new garden cities, says report

A Conservative-backed report has proposed creating a new ‘Thames City’ - an expanded London zone featuring 40 new garden cities on brownfield sites surrounding the capital

Threatened: Paolozzi murals at Tottenham Court Road

Architects agree to meet campaigners over threatened Paolozzi murals

Hawkins\Brown agrees to talk with campaigners over threatened Eduardo Paolozzi murals on Tube

Edward Bennett

Tributes paid to architect killed in scooter accident

Family and friends have paid tributes to architect Edward Bennett, who died earlier this month after his scooter collided with a car in south London

Coppin Dockray

Coppin Dockray completes £2million bathroom showroom

[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA] London-based Coppin Dockray has completed this ‘futuristic’ bathroom showroom in south east London

ARB

Nearly half of 1,824 architects kicked off ARB register rejoin

Almost half of the 1,824 architects kicked off the ARB register earlier this month for failing to pay the £107 annual retention fee have rejoined

Urbed Uxcester expansion

Wolfson winner already 'in talks' over urban extensions

Masterplanner URBED is working with councils and landowners on a number of projects based on the principles of its Wolfson prize-winning entry

rory

Discrimination starts in the studio

23-Jan-2015

The Women in Architecture survey shows discrimination is more rife in the office than on site, says Rory Olcayto

Laura Mark

The glass ceiling is still in place

23-Jan-2015

But we are beginning to see the signs of a change in attitudes towards equality in the workplace, says Laura Mark

Paul Finch

Letter from London: Actions as ever speak much louder than words

21-Jan-2015

We need to find out why more women are not making it onto architecture’s career ladder, says Paul Finch

IanMartin

Space, the new carbon

21-Jan-2015

Pocket gardens and vast Nazi forests leave Ian Martin dazed and confused at a networking jacuzzi

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