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Shell Centre scheme - June 2014

Shell Centre legal challenge thrown out

The redevelopment of the landmark Shell Centre on the London’s South Bank has cleared a major hurdle after the High Court dismissed a legal challenge which had delayed the controversial project.

Video: Why we gave Jane Priestman the Ada Louise Huxtable Prize

In this video the AJ Women in Architecture judges discuss why Jane Priestman was recognised with the inaugural Ada Louise Huxtable Prize

Video: Why we gave the Emerging Woman Architect of the Year Award to vPPR

Women in Architecture jury members Eva Jiricna, John McAslan, Martha Thorne and Anna Keay on why they gave the 2015 Emerging Woman Architect of the Year Award to the co-founders of vPPR

Video: Why we gave the Woman Architect of the Year Award to Teresa Borsuk

Moira Gemmill, Peter Rees, Daisy Froud and Christine Murray on why the Women in Architecture jury awarded Teresa Borsuk the 2015 Woman Architect of the Year Award

Initial concept of a tree house for spa retreat

New practice: Holt Architecture

The latest in a series of practice profiles looking at architects who have recently decided to go it alone

Video: BIG tests smoke ring blower for €470 million waste-to-energy ski slope

This new video reveals how a new system will blow out ‘reminder’ smoke rings from BIG’s €470 million waste-to-energy ski slope in Copenhagen

The Bauhaus Dessau. Image by Dr Volkmar Rudolf Tilman2007

Second Bauhaus Museum contest to launch next month

An international competition for a new Bauhaus Museum in Dessau will open next month – three years after a previous competition for a separate museum in Weimar concluded

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Plans approved to demolish Glasgow's 'iconic' Royal Concert Hall steps

The steps outside Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall are to be torn down to make way for a £390 million, BDP-designed extension of the neighbouring shopping centre

Green Sky Thinking launch 2014

Architects’ role is bigger than ever in green sky thinking

Architects will host almost a third of the events at this year’s Green Sky Thinking Week (20-24 April)

DK-Architects

DK-Architects completes £1.8m thatched office

[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA] Liverpool-based DK-Architects has completed this £1.8 million thatched office in Merseyside

Video: A celebration of Preston Bus Station

A must-watch film for anyone thinking of entering the recently launched contest for Preston’s iconic building

The Shard by Catherine Drea

Ian Martin: 'Let’s renationalise air'

The AJ’s columnist Ian Martin has made a stinging attack on the relentless privatisation of London’s air, space and skyline

RIBA

RIBA report: Practices struggling to find experienced staff

Practices are finding it increasingly difficult to recruit experienced staff, according to the latest RIBA Future Trends survey

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31/44 wins planning for £400k infill house

London-based 31/44 Architects has won planning for this new-build, infill house in south east London

The Mackintosh Building, Glasgow School of Art

Project manager appointed for Mack restoration

Gardiner and Theobald has been appointed as project manager on the restoration of Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s fire-damaged Glasgow School of Art

Farshid Moussavi's Fenchurch Street scheme - approved February 2015

Farshid Moussavi wins planning for Fenchurch Street office block

Farshid Moussavi Architecture has won planning for a new office block at 130 Fenchurch Street in central London

hattie

Build bridges, not trumpet worn-out stereotypes

27-Feb-2015

Shuttleworth is right to celebrate building services engineers, but why trash architects? asks Hattie Hartman

Will Hurst

Architects must branch out and embrace green infrastructure

27-Feb-2015

The benefits of green infrastructure are propelling it from optional extra to must-have, says Will Hurst

The Shard by Catherine Drea

Ian Martin: 'Let’s renationalise air'

26-Feb-2015

The AJ’s columnist Ian Martin has made a stinging attack on the relentless privatisation of London’s air, space and skyline

Tower 42 by Richard Seifert (NatWest Tower)

English Heritage is sometimes its own worst enemy

24-Feb-2015

Why has so little post-war office architecture been listed? wonders Paul Finch

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