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Housing

London housing-space standards set to go nationwide

Ministers have floated proposals to allow local planning authorities across England to adopt the minimum housing-space standards that already apply in London

Manse: Shortlisted proposal for Tampere’s new transport interchange

Revealed: Brit among Tampere station finalists

Competing proposals for Tampere’s new transport interchange by four architects including London-based AZPML have been revealed

Amo Kalsi at work at RSHP

Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners pays tribute to Amo Kalsi

Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners (RSHP) has paid tribute to Amo Kalsi, a long-standing director at the practice who played an influential role in Lloyd’s of London, the Millennium Dome and Heathrow Terminal 5.

Arthur Kay bio bean

Architecture graduate wins €500,000 prize for biofuel start-up

Architecture graduate Arthur Kay has scooped the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge for his start-up company Bio Bean

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Scott Batty secures planning for ‘black timber box’ home

Scott Batty Architect has been granted planning permission for a £450,000 house in Storrington, West Sussex

Liverpool Street Crossrail station June 13

Daniel Moylan appointed to oversee Crossrail 2

The Mayor of London’s aviation advisor Daniel Moylan has been appointed by Boris Johnson to oversee the second Crossrail scheme in London.

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Sandy Rendel wins planning for Peckham terrace

Emerging practice Sandy Rendel Architects has secured planning consent for a mixed-use scheme in Peckham, south London

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ARB fines Dundee architect £5,000

An architect from Dundee has been slapped with fines totalling £5,000 by the Architects Registration Board (ARB) for his ‘incompetency’ on a budget-busting eco-house project

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ADP extends listed school chapel

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] ADP has added an extension to this grade II-listed school chapel in Leatherhead, Surrey

KCA scheme Hackney

Karakusevic Carson's Hackney scheme wins green light

Karakusevic Carson Architects (KCA) has won the go-ahead for this 18-home scheme in Hackney, east London.

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Architect hangs huge Union Jack from his Edinburgh flat

Ken Drew draws international media attention after being pictured by Times photographer

Fumihiko Maki's Aga Khan Museum in Toronto

Fumihiko Maki’s Aga Khan Museum opens its doors

Toronto’s new Aga Khan Museum, designed by Fumihiko Maki, has opened to the public

Grid Architects Swiss Cottage

Councillors block controversial Grid tower

Grid Architects-designed plans for a 24-storey tower in north-west London’s Swiss Cottage neighbourhood have been rejected by councillors - against the advice of planning officers

West Grove in Elephant and Castle

AHMM and Panter Hudpith submit plans for Elephant & Castle

Lend Lease has submitted a detailed planning application for this 593-home scheme in Elephant and Castle designed by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM) and Panter Hudspith Architects (PHA)

Crystal Palace Subway, Crystal Palace Parade SE19 1LG by EM Barry.

Open House London: the AJ's top ten must-see buildings

The AJ’s editors pick their favourites buildings from the hundreds of properties which will open their doors for Open House London between 20-21 September

Thames Tideway Tunnel Shafts at Beckton

Southwark leader slams super sewer approval as 'ludicrous and evil'

The leader of Southwark Council has slammed a decision to grant planning approval for the £4.2bn Thames Tideway Tunnel as “ludicrous and evil”.

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Architects must resist client pressure to certify beyond the scope of their involvement

15-Sep-2014

Legalese: Mark Klimt writes on liability for architects’ certificates

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Scotland’s Got Talent

12-Sep-2014

Ian Martin helps to shape a nation

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Britain isn't working - the Scottish referendum is a wake-up call

10-Sep-2014

What the referendum shows is that we are waking up to the fact that Britain isn’t working, says Rory Olcayto

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All architecture is political

10-Sep-2014

Politics are not necessarily architectural, writes Paul Finch

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