David Adjaye’s latest exhibition of his work is being advertised on buses across Chicago. The retrospective of the architect’s buildings, which is taking place at the Art Institute of Chicago, has received the full star treatment, with the city’s buses fully wrapped in ads for the show.
A high-profile government bid to redress the north/south divide and attract investment to the North is news to most people who live there, it has emerged.
Architect impresses with show of strength, George Ferguson’s trousers up for auction, and guerilla tactics for dressing to impress
Joanna Lumley’s incisive argument in favour of the Garden Bridge, and Ai Weiwei feels the crush of a Lego boot
Magnanimous Man Utd duo Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville are putting their hotel plans for Manchester’s Grade II-listed Stock exchange building on hold for the winter months.
As the debate rages over using taxpayers’ millions to underwrite Thomas Heatherwick’s Garden Bridge, London mayor Boris Johnson’s track record on producing landmark architecture from the public purse is coming under increasing scrutiny.
Bogle Architects arrived in style – on an old Routemaster bus – to the opening of its ELI Beamlines laser research building in Prague.
Having protested outside the AJ120 event earlier this year, Architects for Social Housing (ASH) campaigners were at it again last week – targeting the RIBA Stirling Prize awards at 66 Portland Place.
Garden Bridge supporters have had a troubling time of late: a public probe over designer Thomas Heatherwick’s appointment; Lambeth Council walking away from lease negotiations for the bridge’s southern landing; and Labour’s mayoral candidate pledging to scrap the whole scheme.
London mayor Boris Johnson was perhaps unwise to take to Twitter immediately after last week’s #piggate episode.
Kate Moss has unveiled her first foray into interior design with The Barnhouse at a luxury second-homes development by Yoo
With all the attention focused on ‘that’ Zaha Hadid interview, news that her Aquatics Centre is facing a £1 million programme of remedial works somewhat slipped under the radar.
One of the protesters involved in last weekend’s much-reported attack on a breakfast cereal café in London’s Shoreditch is not unknown to the AJ’s readers.
Michael Bloomberg has said that Norman Foster was the only architect he considered for Bloomberg’s new European HQ in the City ofLondon.
Solving London’s housing crisis has perhaps been over-complicated, ventures engineer Alan Baxter, who has ‘a somewhat draconian’ proposal: no bed in the capital should contain fewer than two people.
City livery company the Worshipful Company of Chartered Architects enjoyed a shindig last week the RIBA would have struggled to match.
Those with an eye on London’s West End property market may have noticed that Facebook had finally settled on a new home in Make’s £350 million Rathbone Place scheme.
Back in March the Museum of London announced it intended to move out of its Powell & Moya-designed home at the Barbican and into buildings at Smithfield Market
Hilde Schramm, the daughter of Hitler’s architect Albert Speer is helping Syrian refugees fleeing the country’s civil war, it has emerged.
Jeremy Corbyn’s new shadow cabinet, unveiled this week, may have come under fire from the media, but his choices do reinforce the idea that Labour’s new leader is interested in design and place.
London-based Takero Shimazaki Architects has completed this printmaking studios and workshop in Leicester
Carl Turner Architects has been appointed by Southwark Council to create 1,860m2 of creative workspace in a well-loved former public car park in Peckham
London office of AMBS Architects reveals plans for 1,152m structure in Basra, which would outstrip the 1km-high Kingdom Tower
East London-based Techtonics Architects has completed this Passivhaus in a conservation area in Hackney, east London
Communities secretary echoes the AJ’s More Homes, Better Homes campaign with call to promote quality as well as quantity in housebuilding
Winchester-based Adam Knibb Architects has completed this £225,000 revamp and extension of a 1951 semi-detached farm worker’s cottage in Hampshire
Daniel Libeskind has unveiled plans for a new 3,100m² gallery for modern Lithuanian art in Vilnius
Will Alsop’s practice aLL Design has submitted plans for a £6.6 million residential tower in Vauxhall, south London
RIBA president Jane Duncan has urged the chancellor to take ‘urgent action’ to ensure the 400,000 affordable homes he pledged by 2020 are not ‘rabbit hutch’ houses
The industry has reacted to the chancellor’s autumn statement which included plans to double the house-building budget
Rem Koolhaas’ OMA has defeated a high-profile shortlist, which included Zaha Hadid and Rafael Viñoly, to win the contest for Manchester’s new £110 million flexible art space – named The Factory
Sir Howard Bernstein has criticised the government’s housing policy for being too London-centric
Lambeth Council has been forced by the High Court to rerun a consultation on its decision to demolish a 300-home estate designed by Ted Hollamby, hailed as ‘unique’ by the Twentieth Century Society
The Architectural Review’s (AR) Emerging Architecture Award has been handed to Supermachine Studio’s ‘whimsical, fun and radical’ vertical playground in Thailand
Moxon Architects has received planning for this 209m2 home in Scotland’s Cairngorms National Park
A new, feasibility study has made the case for an £88 million bridge across the Thames connecting Rotherhithe with Canary Wharf
Mayor of London Boris Johnson has rubberstamped Populous’s plans to regenerate the Tavern and Allen Stands at Lord’s cricket ground in west London
AJ120 practice ADP has opened an office in Edinburgh after winning jobs at two of the city’s main universities
UN Studio’s new terminal at Arnhem Central Station in the Netherlands has finally opened to the public
The Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art Foundation has launched an invited international competition for a new £21 million museum in Riga