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Zaha Hadid's Jumeirah Nanjing project in China

Hadid and Foster picked for China hotel schemes

Zaha Hadid and Norman Foster have been chosen to design a pair of new hotel schemes for Jumeirah Group in China

McGonigle McGrath

McGonigle McGrath wins planning for rural house

[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA + PLANS] Belfast-based McGonigle McGrath has won planning for a 525m2 house in Magherafelt, Northern Ireland

Centenary Square in Birmingham. Image by GMan

Birmingham Centenary Square contest launches

The RIBA has offically launched an international design competition for the regeneration of Centenary Square in Birmingham

Somers Town in Camden, London. Image by Stephen McKay

Adam Khan, DSDHA and Duggan Morris scoop £40m Somers Town overhaul

Adam Khan, Duggan Morris and DSDHA are among a raft of teams chosen for the £40 million overhaul of Somers Town near St Pancras, London

Image from Isola Nova by Philippe Calandre at Lichfield Studios. Image: Philippe Calandre.

Photomontage exhibition reimagines Venice

An exhibition of works which imagine a new island in the lagoon of Venice has gone on display at Lichfield Studios in London

MSMR Ransome Wharf

MSMR's Battersea development given green light

Wandsworth Council has approved plans by MSMR Architects to redevelop Ransome’s Dock in Battersea

Yorkshire Post headquarters

Sheppard Robson designs emerge for former Yorkshire Post site

Concept designs for the redevelopment of the former Brutalist Yorkshire Post HQ in Leeds have been submitted as part of an outline planning application

OS31 has won an open ideas competition for a pop-up restaurant on a frozen river in Canada

British newcomer wins contest for Canadian winter restaurant

OS31 has won an open ideas competition for a pop-up restaurant on a frozen river in Canada


UN Studio reveals Dutch theatre

UN Studio’s Theatre de Stoep has officially opened in the Dutch town of Spijkenisse

View along the causeway to Grain Tower Battery. Image: Frank Watson

Thames Estuary: exploring London's forgotten gateway

A new collection of images by photographer Frank Watson captures the bleak and haunting dereliction of structures along the Thames Estuary shoreline, writes Rakesh Ramchurn

Everyman Theatre by Haworth Tompkins

'Major surprise': bookies clean up after Everyman's RIBA Stirling Prize victory

Bookmaker William Hill has admitted last night’s RIBA Stirling Prize victory for Haworth Tompkins’ Everyman Theatre was a ‘great result’

Circle Housing's Orchard Village

Circle Housing picks 24 architects

More than 20 architects including PRP, HTA Design, JM Architects, PCKO and Levitt Bernstein have won places on a housing framework agreement set to deliver 6,000 new homes over the next five years

Meier Taiwan

Meier starts work on pair of Taiwan towers

Richard Meier and Partners has begun work on a two residential towers in Taiwan

Burwell Deakins' lower refectory proposals

UCL wins planning for £9.3m overhaul

Levitt Bernstein and Burwell Deakins have won planning to transform a refectory and service yard at UCL into a new social space

Library of Birmingham by Mecanoo

Mecanoo’s Library of Birmingham tops AJ reader Stirling Prize poll

The AJ’s readers are backing Mecanoo’s Library of Birmingham to win the RIBA Stirling Prize 2014 tonight (16 October)


John Pardey reveals Lutyens inspired house

John Pardey Architects has submitted plans under the country house clause for this 1,430m² home in rural Surrey


Three clauses in appointments documents often give rise to heated debate


Legalese: The right to withdraw consent to the use of architect’s drawings is probably a better weapon in theory than in it is practice, writes Mark Klimt


Yipster gentrification


Ian Martin proposes a regeneration scheme for Hartlepool via a process of ‘gamification’

walkie talkie

Profession and public are united in their condemnation of Viñoly's Walkie Talkie


But, while the Walkie Talkie is nearly full, the Cheesegrater struggles to find tenants, says Rory Olcayto


And the winner is … well it depends


Awards, awards, awards… What’s the point? asks Rory Olcayto

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