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Enter the AJ/Curtins Inspiring Graduate Prize

The AJ and Curtins has launched a new prize for architecture graduates

Roz Barr Architects' runner-up scheme for Porsgrunn Church in Norway

So close again for Barr in latest Norwegian church contest

Roz Barr Architects has been beaten in a competition to design a Norweigan church – losing out to the same practice in a similar competition in 2012

OMA Brighton College

OMA reveals Brighton College scheme

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) has revealed designs for a new sports and science building at Brighton College

RCKa Arklow Road Pocket Homes

RCKa wins planning for Lewisham Pocket homes conversion

RCKa has won planning for an affordable housing scheme for micro-housing specialist Pocket Living

Snohetta cable car

Snøhetta wins contest for Italian cable car

Norwegian firm Snøhetta has won a competition to design a new cable car in Bolzano, Italy

Housing near rural land green belt

Housing associations feel the heat over delivery levels

An investigation has questioned housing associations’ ability to get value for money in providing new affordable homes and indicated they will be increasingly blamed by ministers for low delivery levels

Nuffield Hospital Cambridge

P+HS showcases new Cambridge hospital

A £30 million hospital designed by P+HS Architects for private provider Nuffield Health has opened in Cambridge

HS2 chairman Higgins hits back over design criticism

High Speed 2 chairman David Higgins has hit back at criticisms regarding his planned use of standardisation as a means to boost efficiency

Grimshaw Western News HQ

Grimshaw’s Plymouth Ship given listing status

Grimshaw’s Ship building in Plymouth has been granted listing status just weeks after it was saved from the wrecking ball

National Panel Special Award - Peace Bridge in Derry City, Northern Ireland by Wilkinson Eyre Architects - selected by National Panel members as their favourite scheme from this year’s Award winning projects.

TfL funds development work for new Thames cycle bridge

A sustainable transport charity has been awarded £170,000 by Transport for London (TfL) to develop plans for a new Thames crossing for cyclists

Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios remodel of Brighton Corn Exchange

FCBS picked for Brighton Dome refurb

 Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios (FCBS) has been appointed to remodel Brighton’s famous 19th century Dome Corn Exchange and Studio Theatre

Zaha Hadid's Helix

Zaha creates sculpture for new London art trail

Zaha Hadid has contributed an artwork for a new London sculpture trail, designed to raise money for HOK and PLP’s Francis Crick Institute

Notre Dame college Liverpool

Video: Sheppard Robson on its super-flexible, low-cost Notre Dame college

Sheppard Robson explain their innovative design for the 950-pupil Notre Dame Catholic College in Everton, Liverpool

McChesney's Granary Square benches

McChesney unwraps new granite benches at King's Cross

Ian McChesney has completed his competition-winning benches at King’s Cross’ Granary Square

Mackenzie Wheeler's completed 3-7 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E2 7DJ

Shoreditch terrace revamp illuminates 850-year site history

Architect Mackenzie Wheeler has included a steel screen detailing all the known occupants of a site in east London as part of the refurbishment and expansion of a 19th Century terrace

vPPR brick house Queens Park

vPPR reveals proposals for 'barrel-vaulted' house

Award-winning practice vPPR has submitted plans for a new four-bedroom house in the Queens Park conservation area of North London

Heatherwick Garden Bridge

Ian Ritchie: 'What problem does the Garden Bridge solve?'

27-Jul-2015

Ian Ritchie takes a forensic look at why Thomas Heatherwick’s controversial Garden Bridge proposal is the wrong project for London

Guardian rankings screenshot

Debunking the architecture school rankings

24-Jul-2015

The schools are doing fine regardless of The Guardian’s rankings, says Rory Olcayto

Legalease

Insuring against the worst

24-Jul-2015

Legalese: Make sure your professional indemnity insurance reflects a realistic level of risk for the project in hand, says Mark Klimt

Stonecutter Street

Prepare yourself for more casual deregulation

24-Jul-2015

Pesky regulation – that’s what has been holding the housing market back, writes Paul Finch

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