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RIBA Shanghai windows cyborg

RIBA's window dressing

3-Apr-2014 | By Astragal

The RIBA attempts to promote British practices in Shanghai

Zaha Hadid\'s swimming costumes

Zaha in the deep end

3-Apr-2014 | By Astragal

Zaha Hadid has designed a range of swimwear

Deyan Sudjic. Image by Strelka Institute for Media Architecture and Design

Disappointing Deyan

3-Apr-2014 | By Astragal

Deyan Sudjic’s latest book has come under heavy fire

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners\' designs for the world’s largest airport in Beijing

Spot the difference: an airport by Rogers and another by Atkins

8-Mar-2014 | By Astragal

Images emerged last week of two separate, yet vaguely familiar, airport proposals in China

Wilkinson Eyre brought back onto Carslberg brewery job

7-Mar-2014 | By Astragal

Despite coming runner-up in the contest to revamp the Danish brewery Wilkinson Eyre has been brought back onto the job

'Forth' time lucky for UNESCO World Heritage Site bid?

6-Mar-2014 | By Astragal

Those behind the bid to bag UNESCO World Heritage Site status for the Forth Bridge appear to be supremely confident in the structure’s cultural merits

David Adjaye, of Adjaye Associates

Adjaye's burrower renovations

26-Feb-2014 | By Astragal

David Adjaye is set to revamp the Hackney house which once belonged to ‘Mole Man’

Julie Leonard Crossrail Bond Street Station

Crossrail’s picture rail

26-Feb-2014 | By Astragal

Crossrail has employed artist Julie Leonard to document the infrastructure project’s construction

Fox Hill back in motion

26-Feb-2014 | By Astragal

Almost a decade since Dutch firm Mecanoo started its first project in the UK at Fox Hill in Sheffield, the stalled scheme looks set to start again on site

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End of the road for RIBANet

26-Feb-2014 | By Astragal

This Friday (28 February) marks the end of the road for RIBANet, when the self-help, closed-door internet forum for members is officially shut down

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Viollet-le-Duc's birthday honoured with Google Doodle

27-Jan-2014 | By

Google celebrated the 200th anniversary of Eugène Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc’s birthday today (27 Janaury) with a gothic revival adaptation of their logo

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Lords brand Heatherwick's garden bridge 'BoJo vanity project'

10-Jan-2014

The government’s pledge to stump up £30m towards the cost of Thomas Heatherwick’s proposed Garden Bridge across the Thames has, it seems, not been well received in the other ‘House’.

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Bang on the money: Populous' Sochi Olympic stadium appears on 100 rouble note

1-Nov-2013 | By Astragal

The Bank of Russia has unveiled a commemorative 100 rouble note that features Populous’ 2014 Winter Olympic main stadium

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Who’s got the BIGest…

31-Oct-2013 | By Astragal

In his latest review for the Observer Rowan Moore draws attention to the amusing name one of the world’s most well-known young architects has chosen for his website

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Profession backs Park Hill to win 2013 Stirling Prize

26-Sep-2013 | By

A third of AJ reader’s want Hawkins\Brown’s Brutalist housing project to win the Stirling Prize

Richard Rogers\' AA report

Rogers the no-hoper

25-Jul-2013 | By Astragal

Among the artefacts at the Royal Academy’s exhibition focusing on the work of Richard Rogers is the starchitect’s scathing 1958 school report from the Architectural Association

Hodder Grange over Sands

Council belly-flop

23-Jun-2013 | By Astragal

Miserable news from the North West. Hodder Associates’ award-winning Berners Pool in Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, will finally be demolished this year

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Dizzying heights

20-Jun-2013

Multiply-bespectacled architect Rafael Viñoly has been swanning about in New York claiming that his slender 432 Park Avenue apartment skyscraper will be the tallest in Manhattan.

UCL\'s proposed new campus in east London

UCL looks east

20-Jun-2013

Last month University College London walked away from controversial plans to build a £1 billion campus on the 9-hectare Carpenters Estate site, overlooking the former Olympic Park in Stratford

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All rise for the Stirling Prize

3-May-2013

The ‘old-style seated dinner’ at the annual Stirling Prize shindig has bitten the dust

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AHMM wins planning for new Met Police HQ

2-Sep-2014 | By

Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM) has been given the green light for the Metropolitan Police Service’s new HQ on Victoria Embankment, London

Video: Drone reveals construction of Foster's Apple HQ Video

2-Sep-2014 | By

A video shot from a drone has revealed the scale of Foster + Partners’ Californian HQ for technology giant Apple

Muf\'s competition-winning interactive gallery scheme for the Science Museum in London

Muf scoops Science Museum interactive gallery job

2-Sep-2014 | By

Muf has been chosen to design the Science Museum’s new £4 million interactive gallery

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RSHP gets go-ahead for pre-fab YMCA housing

2-Sep-2014 | By

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP) has won planning for a 36-unit modular housing scheme for the YMCA in Mitcham, south west London

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Building Study: Robinson College by Gillespie, Kidd and Coia

1-Sep-2014 | By Roderick Ham

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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Last chance to book for AJ Specification Live green products special

1-Sep-2014 | By

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

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

Curtain up on Gdansk’s Shakespearean theatre

1-Sep-2014 | By

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

Performance of Casting Traces. Image: New Movement Collective.

Dance troupe creates paper maze to explore space and surveillance

1-Sep-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

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

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Boris hits out at Heathrow as Estuary Airport plans face rejection

1-Sep-2014 | By Tim Clark

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

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

New artworks for TfL focus on River Thames

1-Sep-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

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

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

Hunt begins for RAF Museum upgrade team

1-Sep-2014 | By

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

Under threat - Richard Seifert\'s Berners Street scheme

C20 Society warns against demolition of early Seifert building

1-Sep-2014 | By

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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Architects battle for staff as workloads and wages rise

1-Sep-2014 | By , Tim Clark

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

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Hawksmoor-inspired beach hut unwrapped in Folkestone

1-Sep-2014 | By Tim Clark

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

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TateHindle completes City refurb

29-Aug-2014 | By

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

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Studio Myerscough reveals Swing it! installation

29-Aug-2014 | By

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

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

RMJM wins ‘fish-shaped’ tower project in China

29-Aug-2014 | By

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

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

29-Aug-2014 | By

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

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Scottish architects join other business leaders to declare yes vote

29-Aug-2014 | By

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

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Ellis Woodman on the legacy of Andy MacMillan

28-Aug-2014 | By Ellis Woodman

AJ critic-at-large Ellis Woodman assesses the legacy of Andy MacMillan, a driving force at post-war legends Gillespie Kidd & Coia

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