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Canada Water scheme for Sellar Developments - designed by David Chipperfield Architects and Maccreanor Lavington

Brady demands rethink on ‘unfair’ Canada Water framework

Past RIBA president Angela Brady has called on Notting Hill Housing and Sellar Design to rethink a £15 million Canada Water framework criticised for excluding small practices

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Public sector pipeline increases architects' confidence

Increased optimism in the public sector has helped push architects’ confidence in future workloads higher in August new figures have revealed.

Glenn Howells

Glenn Howells wins planning for 'Third Age' housing towers

Glenn Howells Architects has won planning approval for this five-tower scheme, housing 240 retirement homes, in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham

Levitt Bernstein Granada Studios

Levitt Bernstein to convert Tubbs' Granada Studios

Levitt Bernstein has been appointed to convert Manchester’s 1950s Granada Studios into a hotel

Marraum

New practices: Märraum

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

Kyson's Waterloo Road scheme

Kyson showcases Lambeth mixed-use development

Architect Kyson has released new images of its mixed-use scheme for a prominent corner site in south London.

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Raising the roof: Olympic stadium costs soar to over £600m

The cost of the Populous-designed Olympic Stadium in east London is set to rise to more than £600m due to complications in the roof

The Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney. Image by Siegfried Nugent

Chipperfield and Piano vie for £250m Sydney gallery expansion

David Chipperfield, Renzo Piano and Herzog & de Meuron are among twelve outfits competing to extend the Art Gallery of New South Wales

Rem Koolhaas’ CCTV Headquarters in Beijing

Chinese President demands end to 'weird architecture'

The Chinese president Xi Jinping has condemned his nation’s fascination with ‘weird architecture’

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

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What makes a sustainable city? Find out at AJ Footprint Live

Book your tickets for AJ Footprint Live to hear from green leaders including Green Party leader Natalie Bennett and architects James Timberlake, Greg Penoyre, and Monica von Schmalensee

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

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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

Sydney

It is time to revive the useful concept of ‘vesting’

22-Oct-2014

We need a body that can draw everything together - and in particular get a grip on land and site assembly, writes Paul Finch

Legalease

Three clauses in appointments documents often give rise to heated debate

20-Oct-2014

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

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Yipster gentrification

17-Oct-2014

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

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

17-Oct-2014

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

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