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Peabody Avenue

Report: Planning permissions dip in third quarter

The number of new-home approvals in Britain dropped by more than one-fifth in the three months to the end of September, according to new research.

Zaha Copacabana

Zaha designs Copacabana beach-side apartments

Zaha Hadid Architects has drawn up plans for a new residential building beside Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro

RIBA

Practices finding it increasingly difficult to attract staff

According to the latest RIBA Future Trends survey practices are finding it increasingly difficult to find staff

Elder Street

AHMM's Shoreditch Estate scheme goes in for planning

A team led by AHMM has submitted proposals to revamp and extend a cluster of buildings in London’s booming Shoreditch area

Zaha Bee'ah

Zaha designs super-green UAE headquarters

Zaha Hadid Architects has designed this new headquarters building for Middle Eastern environmental and waste management company Bee’ah

Deli, India

RIBA to open new India chapter

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is to open a new branch in India - its fourth International Chapter

BDP's competition-winning scheme for a new 13,000m² cruise terminal at Port Zayed in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates (UAE)

BDP wins Port Zayed cruise terminal contest

BDP has won an international contest for a new 13,000m² cruise terminal at Port Zayed in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Garden Bridge

Questions remain over Garden Bridge funding

Questions still hang over who will fund the upkeep of Thomas Heatherwick’s contentious Garden Bridge across the River Thames

Marc Benjamin Drewes – Celebration of death

Bompas & Parr name winner of modern mausoleum contest

London-based industrial designer Sebastian Bergne has been announced as the winner of the competition to design a contemporary mausoleum

Nicolas Tye Architects' North Bedfordshire House

Nicolas Tye reveals ultra-modern addition to rustic cottage

[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA] A scheme by Nicolas Tye Architects to redevelop a north Bedfordshire cottage by adding a strikingly futuristic extension to its original core is set to start on site in spring

Bennetts Associates' revamp of the Hampstead Theatre Foyer [summer 2014]

Bennetts revisits Hampstead Theatre for foyer makeover

Bennetts Associates has released new photographs of the revamp of its 11-year-old Hampstead Theatre in north-west London

Astudio - Waldegrave sixth form

Astudio completes £7m sixth form centre

[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA] Waterloo-based Astudio has completed this sixth form centre in Twickenham, Middlesex

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

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

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.

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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