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British architects head to Nevada desert for Burning Man festival

British architects have built a series of temporary installations at the annual Burning Man festival in Nevada, with inspirations as diverse as Islamic patterning, fractal geometry and the pyramids

Moxon Architects

Moxon wins planning for Aberdeenshire house

[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA] Moxon Architects has won planning for a 188m² house in Aberdeenshire

Foster

Work starts on Foster's New York tower

Work has begun on this 19-storey tower in New York by Foster + Partners

Sun Met Life stadium

HOK eyeing up Middle East and Asia after returning to sports architecture

Global giant HOK has said it is on the hunt for sports projects in the Middle East and Asia after snapping up US sport specialist 360 Architecture last week

Qatar World Cup 2022 Al Wakrah Stadium model 1

US critic apologises after Zaha sues over Qatar deaths article

American architecture critic who wrote allegedly defamatory article issues statement voicing regret over an ‘error’

Estuary airport

Mayor says Thames Airport would 'support more jobs'

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has claimed that a new Estuary Airport would support a third more jobs than Heathrow and more than five times as many jobs as an expanded Gatwick

Notre Dame college Liverpool

Sheppard Robson unveils Notre Dame College in Liverpool

Sheppard Robson has revealed innovative new design solution for the 950-pupil Notre Dame Catholic College in Everton, Liverpool

Lina Bo Bardi

Second Lina Bo Bardi fellowship awarded

Laura Smith has been chosen as the second recipient of the Lina Bo Bardi fellowship

Reiach and Hall Maggies

Revealed: First snap of Reiach and Hall's Maggie's centre

Reiach and Hall’s newly completed £1.8million Maggie’s Cancer care centre in Airdrie, Lanarkshire will officially open next month

Jeffry’s House

Architect and artist duo reveals thatched folly

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] A competition-winning thatched folly has been installed at the Ards Forest Park in Donegal, Ireland

Housing starts in the UK rose in June

Government launches housing zone prospectus

The Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has invited councils in England to team up with developers to establish new ‘housing zones’ outside London.

1st Thomas Heatherwick

Brit aboard: Heatherwick set to tour US and Far East

The international profile of designer Thomas Heatherwick is set to receive a boost in the coming months as he prepares to launch two major touring exhibitions in the US and Asia.

vPPR

vPPR to design Turkish Ceramics installation for 100% Design

London-based vPPR has revealed designs of its ‘Foam Dome’ for 100% Design

Video: First look inside Heneghan Peng's Greenwich School of Architecture

Work is nearing completion on Heneghan Peng’s new School of Architecture building for the University of Greenwich

Bell Phillips Kings Cross gasholder

Bell Phillips wins planning for King's Cross gasholder transformation

Bell Phillips Architects has scooped planning for its contest-winning scheme to transform a redundant gasholder in King’s Cross into a public park

CGI rendering of completed Payers Park project. Image: Muf Architecture/Art.

Muf creates new park for Folkestone Triennial

Muf Architecture/Art redevelops a derelict park in Folkestone as part of the town’s triennial celebrations

Hampstead Heath

Attacks on the green belt are sinister in their implications

27-Aug-2014

Never forget that it was only the prompt action of concerned citizens that saved Hampstead Heath from spec housing, writes Paul Finch

ianmartin

Old school new towns

15-Aug-2014

Ian Martin knocks up a 21st century new town

A lesson from history - the untold Eden project scandal

15-Aug-2014

Paul Finch reads a riveting account of how a Cornish David beat the Establishment Goliath

rory

Embrace failure like David Adjaye

14-Aug-2014

Ever failed? No matter. Try again. Fail better, says Rory Olcayto

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