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Lord Adonis

Adonis: 'I wouldn't put money on Heathrow expansion'

Former transport secretary Andrew Adonis has said he ‘wouldn’t put money’ on the Airports Commission’s recommendation of a third runway at Heathrow happening any time soon

John Pardey Architects' proposed housing scheme in Lawn Road, Hampstead

Pardey wins planning for Isokon 'neighbour'

John Pardey Architects (JPA) has won permission for this 73 flat-scheme on the same street as Wells Coates grade I-listed Isokon building in Hampstead, London

BIG Frankfurt

BIG wins contest for Frankfurt skyscraper

Danish star BIG has landed another major skyscraper project after winning a contest to design a new tower in Frankfurt

Architecture for London Dartmouth Park

Rising stars reveal north London house extension plans

Architecture for London has won planning for this house extension and refurbishment in Dartmouth Park, north London

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Glasgow's 'iconic' Royal Concert Hall steps saved – for now

Developers have gone back to the drawing board on a shopping centre scheme which threatened to demolish the steps of Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall

Chengdu airport winner: ADP Ingenieri, China Southwest Architectural Design and Research Institute, China Airport Construction Group Corporation

Zaha misses out in race for Chengdu airport job

France’s ADP Ingenieri (ADPI) has defeated Zaha Hadid Architects in the competition for Chengdu’s new £7.2 billion airport

Wilkinson Eyre Copenhagen Bridge

Wilkinson Eyre wins Copenhagen bridge contest

Wilkinson Eyre has been chosen to design a new bridge in central Copenhagen

RDA's eco-house at Newhall (Photo: Lorna Soar)

NHS launches new towns offer in drive for healthier homes

The NHS is to help councils to design ‘health-promoting’ housing developments and has vowed to get more involved in ‘place-shaping’

Karen Holmes, chief executive of the ARB June 2015

ARB appoints Karen Holmes as chief executive

The Architects Registration Board (ARB) has appointed Karen Holmes as the new registrar and chief executive

Construction site

Election uncertainty weighed on construction industry output

The UK construction sector is still feeling the effects of the activity drop prior to the general election in May, according to industry analysts Glenigan

The Guts, Manchester

Manchester launches £300m housing fund

Manchester City Council has launched a £300m housing fund to unlock stalled sites in the city for development and build up to 220,000 homes over the next two decades

Cefn Castell, Criccieth by Stephenson: ISA Studio

Revealed: Shortlist for 'best new building in Wales'

The eight schemes in the running for the Welsh Gold Medal for Architecture have been revealed

Allies and Morrison Imperial College

Allies and Morrison wins go-ahead for biomedical research building

Allies and Morrison has won planning for a biomedical engineering building at Imperial College’s White City campus

Architype UEA Enterprise Centre

Architype completes thatch-clad enterprise centre

Architype has completed this £11.6 million enterprise centre at the University of East Anglia

Zaha Hadid Architects' reworked designs for the Tokyo National Stadium

Japan gives final go-ahead for Zaha's £1.3bn Olympic stadium

Zaha Hadid Architects’ Tokyo Olympic stadium will start on site in October and cost £1.3 billion to complete, the Japanese government has confirmed

Hawkins Brown Newcastle Science Building

Hawkins\Brown wins planning for £58m Newcastle Uni science building

Hawkins\Brown has won planning for a new £58 million Urban Sciences building at Newcastle University

Steve Sanham

Sanham: 'What about the homes for the forgotten middle?


What London needs is more homes for those people that make the place tick - the middle market - says HUB’s Steve Sanham

Dirk Lohan

Mies' grandson: ‘We should not allow Farnsworth House to be moved'


Mies van der Rohe’s grandson, Dirk Lohan has spoken out against plans to relocate Farnsworth House from its current site next to the flood-prone Fox River

Helen Hayes, MP

Helen Hayes MP: 'Labour's cities regeneration prioritised design quality'


New MP and former town planner at Allies and Morrison: Urban Practitioners, Helen Hayes, talks about the housing crisis, managing conflicts of interest and how to avoid homogenous cities

Aylesbury Estate (planning submitted October 2014) - View from Westmoreland Square: Design team HTA, mae and Hawkins/Brown

Where do people go to cry?


Architects need to show more compassion in their approach if they are be truly socially engaged, says RCKA’s Dieter Kleiner

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