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Crewe HS2 Superhub by Farrells

HS2 link could complete six years early

The government has announced that the section of the High Speed 2 line between Birmingham and Crewe could be finished six years earlier than planned

Houses of Parliament London

Public consultation on Houses of Parliament revamp launches

A group of MPs and Lords examining the potential restoration of Parliament has issued a call for evidence


Day 1: AJ advent calendar - guess the building

Can you be the first to guess the hidden building which will be gradually uncovered in the run up to Christmas?


Architect hits out at ARB over reprimand

An architect has hit back after being reprimanded by the Architects Registration Board for failing to keep a client informed of his ballooning costs


RIBA urges government not to scrap zero-carbon homes

The RIBA is among a group of organisations which have urged MPs to investigate the government’s abandonment of its commitment to a zero-carbon building standard


Architype completes £3.8m Passivhaus school extension

Architype has taken the wraps off this 1,993m2 timber-framed school in Burry Port, Wales


Sergison Bates unwraps £2.45m suburban housing scheme

Sergison Bates has completed this 14 home scheme on a former car park and driving test centre in suburban Aldershot, Hampshire

Stanton Williams Cambridge Judge Business School

Work starts on Stanton Williams’ Cambridge business school

Work has begun on the first phase of Stanton Williams’ £34 million masterplan of Cambridge’s Judge Business School


Pozzoni reveals plans for new Manchester hospital

Pozzoni Architecture has submitted plans for a new Manchester hospital for not-for-profit health organisation Nuffield Health


Michael Stacey leaves Nottingham University

Professor Michael Stacey has stepped down from his role as chair of architecture at Nottingham University

Cosmos by Semiconductor at Alice Holt Forest. Image by Laura Hodgson

Jerwood opens contest for £30k forest installation

The Jerwood Foundation has launched a competition for a ‘bold and broad-thinking’ installation in an English wooded setting


How much carbon does a BREEAM building save?

As the climate change summit begins in Paris, the AJ takes a look at how BREEAM is tackling CO2 emissions


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

Section of Peckham car park - Carl Turner Architects

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

WISE Building

COP21: 'How we build is key to lowering emissions'


The Climate Summit in Paris needs to deliver a ‘zero emissions’ long term goal and plans for adaptation, says Philip James


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

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