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Andy MacMillan at Our Lady of Good Counsel

Platt on MacMillan: 'He never left the Mac and the Mac never left him'

Head of the Mackintosh School of Architecture Chris Platt remembers the Scottish architect and academic Andy MacMillan who died earlier this week

Frank Gehry's Louis Vuitton Foundation

Frank Gehry’s Louis Vuitton Foundation nears completion

Frank Gehry’s new building for Louis Vuitton in Paris is nearing completion

Thomas Phifer's competition-winning scheme for MOMA, Warsaw

New York-based practice wins Warsaw MOMA contest

Thomas Phifer and Partners has seen off a list of international stars to win the contest to design Warsaw’s new £50million Museum of Modern Art complex


Maps to Memorials: Exploring the work of MacDonald Gill

A new exhibition explores the works of architect and designer MacDonald Gill, known for his colourful ‘Wonderground’ poster and his collaborations with Edwin Lutyens.

FalknerBrowns Swansea

Atkins joins design team for Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon

Atkins Global has been appointed to provide design and engineering support for the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon

Sun Met Life stadium

HOK buys US firm 360 Architecture

The newly expanded global outfit is set to go head-to-head against Populous - once its own sports division

The elevated walkway at London Zoo's new lion enclosure

London Zoo wins planning for Ray Hole-designed lion exhibit

London Zoo has won planning for a new lion enclosure designed by Ray Hole Architects

Witherford Watson Mann's House of Illustration

Witherford Watson Mann's House of Illustration opens

Witherford Watson Mann’s House of Illustration in Kings Cross has opened to the public

Shukhov tower

Moscow’s Shukhov tower saved from demolition

The iconic Shabolovka radio tower in Moscow has been saved from demolition after leading architects rallied together to save it


Housebuilder calls for green-belt development reform

The chief executive of housebuilder Persimmon has called for a relaxation of rules on developing green-belt land as the company announced increased sales and profits

Keppie Design's Ronald McDonald House

Keppie gets green light for McDonald’s hospital project

[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA + PLANS] Keppie has won planning permission for a new accommodation centre to house parents of sick children at South Glasgow Hospitals Campus

Roz Barr King Fahad School theatre

Roz Barr completes new school theatre

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS] London-based Roz Barr Architects has completed this conversion of an assembly room into a theatre for a secondary school in West London

Brandon Lewis

Housing minister Brandon Lewis calls for more ‘bungalow love’

The new housing and planning minister Brandon Lewis has called for the nation – and particularly builders – to love bungalows ‘a little bit more’

Paimio Chair (1932). Image: Martti Kapanen, Alvar Aalto Museum

Exhibition on ‘humanist’ Modernist Alvar Aalto

The Soane-built Pitzhanger Manor House and Gallery in west London is exhibiting a collection of designs, plans and furniture pieces by Finnish architect Alvar Aalto

5plus reworked designs for the Axis tower (August 2014)

Manchester's Axis office tower re-emerges as homes

Stalled plans for a 18-storey office block in Manchester have been brought back to life by 5plus Architects - as a 28-storey residential tower

Mark Physsas

New practices: Mark Physsas Architects

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


Old school new towns


Ian Martin knocks up a 21st century new town

A lesson from history - the untold Eden project scandal


Paul Finch reads a riveting account of how a Cornish David beat the Establishment Goliath


Embrace failure like David Adjaye


Ever failed? No matter. Try again. Fail better, says Rory Olcayto


It's unbelieveable that architectural ‘value’ is a mystery


Best practice: Remember Buffett’s adage: ‘Price is what you pay for, value is what you get’, says Roger Zogolovitch

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