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Christopher Wren 382nd birthday (20.10.14)

Wren's birthday honoured with Google Doodle

20-Oct-2014 | By

Google has wished Christopher Wren a ‘Happy 382nd birthday’ with an animation depicting St Paul’s Cathedral

AKTII football wins 2014

The winner of the architects' football league... an engineer

6-Oct-2014

Pity the profession - why is it that architects can’t even win their own football league?

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

Garden Bridge

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

Park Hill

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.

Rem Koolhaas’ CCTV Headquarters in Beijing

Chinese President demands end to 'weird architecture'

22-Oct-2014 | By

The Chinese president Xi Jinping has condemned his nation’s fascination with ‘weird architecture’

The Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney. Image by Siegfried Nugent

Chipperfield and Piano vie for £250m Sydney gallery expansion

22-Oct-2014 | By

David Chipperfield, Renzo Piano and Herzog & de Meuron are among twelve outfits competing to extend the Art Gallery of New South Wales

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Raising the roof: Olympic stadium costs soar to over £600m

22-Oct-2014 | By Tim Clark

The cost of the Populous-designed Olympic Stadium in east London is set to rise to more than £600m due to complications in the roof

Kyson\'s Waterloo Road scheme

Kyson showcases Lambeth mixed-use development

22-Oct-2014 | By Jim Dunton

Architect Kyson has released new images of its mixed-use scheme for a prominent corner site in south London.

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New practices: Märraum

22-Oct-2014 | By

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

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‘Pioneering’ woman architect Judith Edelman dies

21-Oct-2014 | By

American architect Judith Edelman, who had been campaigning on women in architecture issues since the sixties, has died at her home in Manhattan, New York, aged 91

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What makes a sustainable city? Find out at AJ Footprint Live

21-Oct-2014 | By

Book your tickets for AJ Footprint Live to hear from green leaders including Green Party leader Natalie Bennett and architects James Timberlake, Greg Penoyre, and Monica von Schmalensee

David Chipperfield\'s Palais Varnhagen residential scheme in Berlin, Germany

Chipperfield unveils £31m Berlin apartment scheme

21-Oct-2014 | By

[First look + project data] David Chipperfield has revealed plans for a 10,000m² luxury residential scheme in Berlin

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McChesney wins commission to design Granary Square benches

21-Oct-2014 | By

Ian McChesney has been appointed to design eight large benches for Granary Square in King’s Cross, London

Hyde and Hyde Pryde House

Hyde + Hyde wins go-ahead for 'quietly monumental' house

21-Oct-2014 | By Tim Clark

Hyde + Hyde Architects has won planning permission for this 250m² home in Penarth, south west of Cardiff

Centenary Square in Birmingham. Image by GMan

Birmingham Centenary Square contest launches

21-Oct-2014 | By

The RIBA has offically launched an international design competition for the regeneration of Centenary Square in Birmingham

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McGonigle McGrath wins planning for rural house

21-Oct-2014 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA + PLANS] Belfast-based McGonigle McGrath has won planning for a 525m2 house in Magherafelt, Northern Ireland

Zaha Hadid\'s Jumeirah Nanjing project in China

Hadid and Foster picked for China hotel schemes

21-Oct-2014 | By

Zaha Hadid and Norman Foster have been chosen to design a pair of new hotel schemes for Jumeirah Group in China

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UN Studio reveals Dutch theatre

20-Oct-2014 | By

UN Studio’s Theatre de Stoep has officially opened in the Dutch town of Spijkenisse

OS31 has won an open ideas competition for a pop-up restaurant on a frozen river in Canada

British newcomer wins contest for Canadian winter restaurant

20-Oct-2014 | By

OS31 has won an open ideas competition for a pop-up restaurant on a frozen river in Canada

Yorkshire Post headquarters

Sheppard Robson designs emerge for former Yorkshire Post site

20-Oct-2014 | By Jim Dunton

Concept designs for the redevelopment of the former Brutalist Yorkshire Post HQ in Leeds have been submitted as part of an outline planning application

MSMR Ransome Wharf

MSMR's Battersea development given green light

20-Oct-2014 | By Tim Clark

Wandsworth Council has approved plans by MSMR Architects to redevelop Ransome’s Dock in Battersea

Christopher Wren 382nd birthday (20.10.14)

Wren's birthday honoured with Google Doodle

20-Oct-2014 | By

Google has wished Christopher Wren a ‘Happy 382nd birthday’ with an animation depicting St Paul’s Cathedral

Image from Isola Nova by Philippe Calandre at Lichfield Studios. Image: Philippe Calandre.

Photomontage exhibition reimagines Venice

20-Oct-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

An exhibition of works which imagine a new island in the lagoon of Venice has gone on display at Lichfield Studios in London

View along the causeway to Grain Tower Battery. Image: Frank Watson

Thames Estuary: exploring London's forgotten gateway

18-Oct-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

A new collection of images by photographer Frank Watson captures the bleak and haunting dereliction of structures along the Thames Estuary shoreline, writes Rakesh Ramchurn

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