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Under threat - Richard Seifert's Berners Street scheme

C20 Society warns against demolition of early Seifert building

The Twentieth Century Society has raised concerns over plans by developer Derwent to demolish the Seifert and Partners’ designed former Copyright House building in central London.

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Boris hits out at Heathrow as Estuary Airport plans face rejection

Boris Johnson is to continue the fight against the expansion of Heathrow airport after it emerged his plans for an Estuary Airport are to be rejected by the Airports Commission

Up Projects Beach Hut

Hawksmoor-inspired beach hut unwrapped in Folkestone

Artist Pablo Bronstein has created this beach hut in the style of Nicholas Hawksmoor for the Folkestone Triennial 2014

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Architects battle for staff as workloads and wages rise

Practices are facing increasing competition for staff as workloads continue to increase, according to both recruitment specialists and the RIBA

The RAF Museum in Hendon, north London. Image by Roger Davies

Hunt begins for RAF Museum upgrade team

The Royal Air Force Museum in Hendon is on the lookout for a landscape architect and multi-disciplinary team for a £23 million overhaul

Idler (2014) by Clare Woods (detail). Art on the Underground. Image: TfL

New artworks for TfL focus on River Thames

Transport for London (TfL) has unveiled two new artworks of the River Thames which will be displayed at London’s piers and across the Underground network

Performance of Casting Traces. Image: New Movement Collective.

Dance troupe creates paper maze to explore space and surveillance

A 2,000 sq m labyrinth made from newspapers has been created for a new production which explored space, surveillance and detective novels

Renato Rizzi's Shakespearean theatre project in Gdansk old town. Image copyright Matteo Piazza

Curtain up on Gdansk’s Shakespearean theatre

Italian architect Renato Rizzi has completed this Shakespearean theatre in Gdansk old town – featuring a unique retractable roof

Architype's UEA Enterprise Centre

Last chance to book for AJ Specification Live green products special

Architects from Arup Associates, Architype, Jerry Tate Architects, Barr Gazetas and BBM Sustainable Design will give their tips on green specification at the next AJ Specification Live

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Building Study: Robinson College by Gillespie, Kidd and Coia

Read Roderick Ham’s appraisal of Robinson College by Gillespie, Kidd and Coia, which was first published in the AJ on the 5th August 1981

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Scottish architects join other business leaders to declare yes vote

More than 200 business leaders, including a number of Scottish Architects, have signed a letter declaring they will vote yes in the Scottish referendum next month

Invisible Studio's competition-winning design for a new ‘mess’ facility for workers at the National Arboretum in Westonbirt

Double victory for Invisible Studio in West of England

Invisible Studio has won two major design contests in the West of England

RMJM's competition-winning tower scheme in Doumen, China

RMJM wins ‘fish-shaped’ tower project in China

RMJM has won an international design competition for a new skyscraper in China, shaped like a fish

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Studio Myerscough reveals Swing it! installation

Studio Myerscough has installed a series of swings at the grade II*-listed Orangery in Wakefield, West Yorkshire

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TateHindle completes City refurb

TateHindle has unwrapped this renovation of a seven storey office block in the City of London

Can Lis by Jorn Utzon. Photo: Anthony Coleman

Mary Duggan visits Utzon's Majorcan summer house

Last days of summer: Mary Duggan immerses herself in Jørn Utzon’s legendary Can Lis summer home in Majorca and looks at the effects a house can have on lifestyle

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From one bank to another

29-Aug-2014

Ian Martin embarks on a series of high-profile bridge designs

Yes

Tell us what independence would really mean for Scottish architects

29-Aug-2014

No one disputes there are ideological differences either side of Hadrian’s Wall, writes Will Hurst

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Walthamstow Wetlands sets an exemplary precedent for legacy projects at the Olympic fringe

28-Aug-2014

Thames Water’s project is a shining example of that great rarity: joined-up thinking, writes Hattie Hartman

Hampstead Heath

Attacks on the green belt are sinister in their implications

27-Aug-2014

Never forget that it was only the prompt action of concerned citizens that saved Hampstead Heath from spec housing, writes Paul Finch

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