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Sunand Prasad at the RSAW conference November 2014

Welsh architects’ conference looks to channel the spirit of Nye Bevan

The relationship between architecture and wellbeing was explored at the Royal Society of Architects in Wales annual event, reports Patrick Hannay

Caroe Architecture's competition-winning scheme for New College Oxford

Caroe wins New College chapel yard contest

Cambridge-based practice Caroe Architecture has won the competition to reorganise and reimagine the Chapel Yard space at New College, Oxford

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Zogolovitch speaks out over 'absurd' graduate wages

Architect and developer Roger Zogolovitch has branded the low wages for architectural graduates as ‘absurd’ and called for colleges to help students market their services in a commercial environment

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Prince Charles 'intervened in Highlands planning row'

Prince Charles intervened in a planning row in Scotland on behalf of pensioners battling the local council to protect their views of Ben Nevis, it has been reported

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Hodder: overtime problems are 'legacy of fee cutting'

RIBA president Stephen Hodder has blamed the industry’s huge overtime problems on a ‘legacy of fee cutting’ and urged the profession to stop undervaluing itself

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Architects auction artworks for Maggie’s

Architects including Ted Cullinan, Piers Gough, Alison Brooks and Chris Wilkinson have donated artworks for an auction in aid of cancer care charity Maggie’s

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John McCall unwraps £2.2m Welsh youth enterprise centre

Liverpool-based John McCall Architects has completed this youth enterprise and education hub in Denbigh, north Wales

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FCBS reveals Birmingham Conservatoire designs

Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios has submitted plans for the new £40million Birmingham Conservatoire

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James Timberlake: 'We don’t see form as independent of performance'

James Timberlake, partner at Kieran Timberlake, speaks exclusively to the AJ about sustainable architecture

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Benoy joins Silvertown Quays team

International architect and masterplanning practice Benoy has joined the team working on the £3.5billion Silvertown Quays development

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Architect sought for new Paris railway station

Société du Grand Paris is on the lookout for an architect for a new train station at Nanterre La Folie in northern Paris

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Oxford's £500m Westgate Centre gets go-ahead

Westgate Oxford Alliance has won detailed planning for its £500million revamp of the Westgate Centre development in Oxford

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Revealed: finalists in contest to design modern mausoleum

DSDHA, Ordinary Architecture and Tonkin Liu have been named as finalists in Bompas and Parr’s competition to design a contemporary mausoleum

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Cousins & Cousins completes glazed house extension

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS] Cousins & Cousins has completed this glazed extension to a Victorian house in Hackney, East London

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Qatar reveals third 2022 World Cup Stadium design

Designs for the third stadium for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar have been revealed

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Design contest launched for Bamiyan cultural museum

UNESCO has launched a design competition for a £1.6 million cultural centre in Bamiyan, Afghanistan

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Local planning authorities need to be pro-active, or we can expect the worst

27-Nov-2014

‘Untrammelled’ development can only happen where a local authority has no plan for accommodating housing need, writes Paul Finch

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Genius reloci

21-Nov-2014

Ian Martin lands his first nimby-pamby gig

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Unpaid overtime needs to be challenged

20-Nov-2014

Architecture’s culture of unpaid overtime may be embedded but it needs to be challenged, writes Will Hurst

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Place making needs to be a continuous process

19-Nov-2014

Not a fix in time, writes Paul Finch

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