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Generic health Goldthorpe NHS health centre

Almost 75% of councils cancel or delay construction projects

Seventy-three per cent of local authorities have cancelled or postponed planned built environment projects in the past two years, research by Scape Group has revealed

Oldham Coliseum by Mecanoo

Mecanoo submits Oldham Coliseum revamp for planning

Dutch firm Mecanoo, led by Woman Architect of the Year 2014 Francine Houben, is set to submit plans for the revamp of Oldham Coliseum Theatre

Darling Associates' College Road Tower

Darling’s £55m Croydon tower set to start on site

A 37-storey tower in central Croydon designed by AJ100 practice Darling Associates is set to start on-site in next year.

PRP's Chobham Manor housing - second phase [December 2014]

Approval for second phase of Olympic legacy housing

PRP and Make have bagged ‘unanimous approval’ for the 207-home second phase of the new Chobham Manor neighbourhood on London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Studio Weave - Nine Elms

Studio Weave to extend Thames path at Nine Elms

Studio Weave has been appointed to work on the extension of the Thames pathway at Nine Elms

Jestico + Whiles' competition-winning scheme to overhaul the British School Muscat in Oman

Jestico + Whiles bags Muscat school job

Jestico + Whiles has won an international competition to overhaul the British School Muscat in Oman

JRA - 33 Central - Dec 2014

John Robertson wins City office job

John Robertson Architects (JRA) has been appointed to work on a 21,200m2 office redevelopment in the City of London

Waterford Medieval Museum by Waterford City Architects. Image by Philip Lauterbach

European showstoppers line up for Mies van der Rohe prize

Haworth Tompkins’ Stirling Prize-winning Everyman Theatre and Zaha Hadid’s Stirling-shortlisted Aquatics Centre are among 20 UK schemes nominated for the Mies van der Rohe Award 2015

Winner: The Complete History of the Universe

Winners revealed in South Kensington Tunnel competition

Three winners have been named winners in the contest to overhaul an historic foot tunnel in South Kensington, London

Luker House by Jamie Fobert Architects

Call for entries: RIBA Awards 2015

The RIBA has called for entries for its annual awards programme

ZSTa

New practices: ZSTa

The latest in a series of practice profiles looking at architects who have recently decided to go it alone

Project Meganom's competition-winning scheme to regenerate the Moscow River in Russia

UK firms behind winning team in Moscow riverfront contest

Gillespies and John Thompson & Partners are part of a Russian-led team chosen to regenerate 10,400 hectares of riverfront plots and embankments in Moscow

Basement

Islington signals plans for basements crackdown

Islington council has become the latest planning authority in the capital to float the prospect of restrictions on the booming business of basement construction

Richard Deacon among the ceramic blocks used for the facade at One Eagle Place.

Art and architecture: Richard Deacon on working with Eric Parry

Artist Richard Deacon writes about his collaborations with architect Eric Parry, including a design for the Millennium Bridge and the colourful ceramic facade on London’s Piccadilly

Newburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland (2012). Photo: Marc Wilson

Exhibition: The ruins of WWII coastline defences

Photographs focusing on the built remnants of World War II structures on the coastlines of Northern Europe have gone on display at London’s Anise Gallery

The International Quarter (TIQ), a new £1.3 billion commercial district in Stratford City, London E20.

Revealed: top talents named on Olympicopolis shortlist

Six teams featuring a raft of exciting names including David Chipperfield, Asif Khan, O’Donnell and Tuomey and 6a Architects have been shortlisted for the new Olympicopolis cultural and education quarter

ianmartin

‘Austerity Christmas Human Turducken’

11-Dec-2014

Ian Martin sets his sights on becoming a Wise Howl

Legalease

It is hard to resist the obligation to 'supervise' building works

11-Dec-2014

Legalese: Your failure to inspect items properly might cost you dearly in the case of a claim, writes Mark Klimt

Is the government finally taking housing seriously?

11-Dec-2014

This government housing trial could be the start of something big, writes Paul Finch

waite

The unusual suspects - some stories keep on coming back

11-Dec-2014

The RIBA and Israel, the Garden Bridge, Smithfield… some stories just won’t go away, says Richard Waite

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