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Hyde and Hyde Pryde House

Hyde + Hyde wins go-ahead for 'quietly monumental' house

Hyde + Hyde Architects has won planning permission for this 250m² home in Penarth, south west of Cardiff

Zaha Hadid's Jumeirah Nanjing project in China

Hadid and Foster picked for China hotel schemes

Zaha Hadid and Norman Foster have been chosen to design a pair of new hotel schemes for Jumeirah Group in China

McGonigle McGrath

McGonigle McGrath wins planning for rural house

[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA + PLANS] Belfast-based McGonigle McGrath has won planning for a 525m2 house in Magherafelt, Northern Ireland

Centenary Square in Birmingham. Image by GMan

Birmingham Centenary Square contest launches

The RIBA has offically launched an international design competition for the regeneration of Centenary Square in Birmingham


McChesney wins commission to design Granary Square benches

Ian McChesney has been appointed to design eight large benches for Granary Square in King’s Cross, London

David Chipperfield's Palais Varnhagen residential scheme in Berlin, Germany

Chipperfield unveils £31m Berlin apartment scheme

[First look + project data] David Chipperfield has revealed plans for a 10,000m² luxury residential scheme in Berlin

Judith Edelman

‘Pioneering’ woman architect Judith Edelman dies

American architect Judith Edelman, who had been campaigning on women in architecture issues since the sixties, has died at her home in Manhattan, New York, aged 91

Image from Isola Nova by Philippe Calandre at Lichfield Studios. Image: Philippe Calandre.

Photomontage exhibition reimagines Venice

An exhibition of works which imagine a new island in the lagoon of Venice has gone on display at Lichfield Studios in London

MSMR Ransome Wharf

MSMR's Battersea development given green light

Wandsworth Council has approved plans by MSMR Architects to redevelop Ransome’s Dock in Battersea

Yorkshire Post headquarters

Sheppard Robson designs emerge for former Yorkshire Post site

Concept designs for the redevelopment of the former Brutalist Yorkshire Post HQ in Leeds have been submitted as part of an outline planning application

OS31 has won an open ideas competition for a pop-up restaurant on a frozen river in Canada

British newcomer wins contest for Canadian winter restaurant

OS31 has won an open ideas competition for a pop-up restaurant on a frozen river in Canada


UN Studio reveals Dutch theatre

UN Studio’s Theatre de Stoep has officially opened in the Dutch town of Spijkenisse

View along the causeway to Grain Tower Battery. Image: Frank Watson

Thames Estuary: exploring London's forgotten gateway

A new collection of images by photographer Frank Watson captures the bleak and haunting dereliction of structures along the Thames Estuary shoreline, writes Rakesh Ramchurn

Everyman Theatre by Haworth Tompkins

'Major surprise': bookies clean up after Everyman's RIBA Stirling Prize victory

Bookmaker William Hill has admitted last night’s RIBA Stirling Prize victory for Haworth Tompkins’ Everyman Theatre was a ‘great result’

Circle Housing's Orchard Village

Circle Housing picks 24 architects

More than 20 architects including PRP, HTA Design, JM Architects, PCKO and Levitt Bernstein have won places on a housing framework agreement set to deliver 6,000 new homes over the next five years

Meier Taiwan

Meier starts work on pair of Taiwan towers

Richard Meier and Partners has begun work on a two residential towers in Taiwan


Three clauses in appointments documents often give rise to heated debate


Legalese: The right to withdraw consent to the use of architect’s drawings is probably a better weapon in theory than in it is practice, writes Mark Klimt


Yipster gentrification


Ian Martin proposes a regeneration scheme for Hartlepool via a process of ‘gamification’

walkie talkie

Profession and public are united in their condemnation of Viñoly's Walkie Talkie


But, while the Walkie Talkie is nearly full, the Cheesegrater struggles to find tenants, says Rory Olcayto


And the winner is … well it depends


Awards, awards, awards… What’s the point? asks Rory Olcayto

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