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Tectonics completes zinc-clad Passivhaus in east London

East London-based Techtonics Architects has completed this Passivhaus in a conservation area in Hackney, east London


British team proposes world's tallest building – in Iraq

London office of AMBS Architects reveals plans for 1,152m structure in Basra, which would outstrip the 1km-high Kingdom Tower

Carl Turner to convert Peckham car park into workspace

Carl Turner Architects has been appointed by Southwark Council to create 1,860m2 of creative workspace in a well-loved former public car park in Peckham


Takero Shimazaki turns former warehouse into printmakers

London-based Takero Shimazaki Architects has completed this printmaking studios and workshop in Leicester

Daniel Libeskind's 'Modern Art Center' in Vilnius

Libeskind reveals Vilnius art museum

Daniel Libeskind has unveiled plans for a new 3,100m² gallery for modern Lithuanian art in Vilnius


Knibb overhauls and extends 1950s Hampshire semi

Winchester-based Adam Knibb Architects has completed this £225,000 revamp and extension of a 1951 semi-detached farm worker’s cottage in Hampshire


Alsop reveals plans for £6.6m tower in Vauxhall 'art district'

Will Alsop’s practice aLL Design has submitted plans for a £6.6 million residential tower in Vauxhall, south London

Greg Clark communities secretary

Greg Clark: 'We don't just want more homes, we want better homes'

Communities secretary echoes the AJ’s More Homes, Better Homes campaign with call to promote quality as well as quantity in housebuilding


Study makes case for £88m east London crossing

A new, feasibility study has made the case for an £88 million bridge across the Thames connecting Rotherhithe with Canary Wharf

Sir Howard Bernstein chief executive Manchester City Council.

Manchester council chief: Housing policy is failing

Sir Howard Bernstein has criticised the government’s housing policy for being too London-centric

OMA's competition-winning scheme for The Factory in Manchester

OMA wins contest for Manchester’s £110m ‘Factory’ arts venue

Rem Koolhaas’ OMA has defeated a high-profile shortlist, which included Zaha Hadid and Rafael Viñoly, to win the contest for Manchester’s new £110 million flexible art space – named The Factory


Moxon gets green-light for Cairngorms home

Moxon Architects has received planning for this 209m2 home in Scotland’s Cairngorms National Park

10 Cal Tower by Supermachine Studio

AR announces winner of global Emerging Architecture Award

The Architectural Review’s (AR) Emerging Architecture Award has been handed to Supermachine Studio’s ‘whimsical, fun and radical’ vertical playground in Thailand


High Court forces Lambeth to rethink demolition of Ted Hollamby estate

Lambeth Council has been forced by the High Court to rerun a consultation on its decision to demolish a 300-home estate designed by Ted Hollamby, hailed as ‘unique’ by the Twentieth Century Society

Urban Splash's modular 'hoUSe' scheme in New Islington, Manchester

Autumn statement 2015: The industry reacts

The industry has reacted to the chancellor’s autumn statement which included plans to double the house-building budget

WIA Masterclass

Duncan: 'Where's the focus on design in Osborne's housing drive?'

RIBA president Jane Duncan has urged the chancellor to take ‘urgent action’ to ensure the 400,000 affordable homes he pledged by 2020 are not ‘rabbit hutch’ houses


Fanatics of the Malliphate


Ian Martin imagines the same Adele song simultaneously playing in every shop in the world


Architecture's back-story needs to broaden its scope


It’s time to rewrite the history books to celebrate the unsung heroes and heroines of architecture

One St Peter's Square

Does the construction upturn signal architectural constraint?


Just as there’s more money flowing into the market, rising building costs mean the straitjacket is tightening on architecture, says Denise Chevin


In praise of Croydon


The south London borough is an urban Cinderella about to go to the ball, says Paul Finch

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