Former construction minister Nick Raynsford has demanded Zaha Hadid use her influence to improve site conditions in Qatar following revelations that hundreds of workers have died building World Cup projects in the Gulf state
Assemble has defeated five rival practices in the competition to design a new £1.8 million art gallery for Goldsmiths College in south-east London
Cancer charity Maggie’s has revealed that Thomas Heatherwick is to design a centre for it in the grounds of St James’s University Hospital in Leeds.
Haworth Tompkins has been appointed to design a new housing scheme at the foot of Erno Goldfinger’s Trellick Tower
Allies and Morrison is to lead the ‘design vision’ for Bristol’s Arena Island - the future home for a £91million, 12,000-capacity horseshoe-shaped arena
The fifth of the AJ/iGuzzini Place: Light First proposals imagines a radical answer to the current concerns about the impact tall buildings are having on London’s skyline
Canary Wharf Group is considering a change of plan on a yet-to-be-built high-rise office scheme by Pelli Clarke Pelli, it has emerged.
Powell Dobson Architects has revealed plans for the transformation of Cardiff’s Central Station
In his first interview since becoming the new joint planning and housing minister, Brandon Lewis talks about his role, council housebuilding and what can be learned from Stirling Prize-winning schemes
Eric Parry Architects has won the competition to design a key building in the first phase of Birmingham’s Paradise Circus redevelopment
Architects including 2014 Stirling Prize-shortlisted practices Haworth Tompkins and Mecanoo among nine named to deliver 5,000 new homes
An international design competition has been launched for a £3.5 million memorial to the 185 victims of the Christchurch earthquake
Hopkins Architects has revealed designs for a new research building at the Royal Free Hospital in north London
Proposals to create an ‘innovation quarter’ with 3,000 new homes and a purpose-built showcase space for leading brands at east London’s Royal Docks have been submitted to Newham Council.
A student from Leicester School of Architecture has won the 2014 3DReid Student Prize
Studio Seilern Architects has submitted plans to overhaul an office building in Kensington, west London
The loci of student activity which suggest promising ways forward, writes Hattie Hartman
Architects are good at connecting dots. They are rarely specialists, instead they cross-pollinate ideas from the arts and sciences, writes Arthur Kay
Ian Martin builds up his psychogeographically-retrieved sustainable heritage consultancy
Opposing views about what education is for go to the core of what it means to be an architect, says Rory Olcayto