Security was tight at the press opening of the much-photographed, two-bedroom holiday home designed by the now-dissolved FAT together with artist Grayson Perry.
Ever fancied a helicopter ride over London? Well one lucky winner could be in with the chance for a ride in Norman Foster’s private helicopter.
No longer able to attack politicians on Newsnight, Jeremy Paxman has turned his attention to a much bigger, less animate target: the construction of High Speed 2.
As his new $422 million Whitney Museum in New York opens to the public, Renzo Piano has joined the ever-growing list of architects trying their hand at fashion design.
Such sentiments certainly won’t have been appreciated by most architects, who, according to the AJ’s pre-election poll, were hoping for a Labour victory.
As a rule, press releases should not enrage, so perhaps the authors of a post-election media bulletin issued this week should have considered the fact that 75 per cent of the electorate did not vote Conservative.
Lego has just released the latest model in its Landmark Architecture series – an interpretation of New York’s 1902 Flatiron Building.
Last week Richard Rogers gave a talk exclusively for Channel 4’s staff about his life and loves.
Just when we’d almost forgotten about the (non) trials and tribulations of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, tantalising news emerges about a secret-sharing project specifically for architects and planners.
An architect has designed a modular kit which he hopes will be ‘the next Lego’. Arckit, is the brainchild of Irish architect Damien Murtagh who designed it as a reaction to 3D computer models.
While plans for Thomas Heatherwick’s controversial Garden Bridge continue to inch forward, one of the scheme’s trustees has taken a running jump.
All eyes are on Tottenham Hotspur FC and what the club’s proposed new stadium may look like. Rumours are that a ‘big reveal’ is imminent.
For many years public perceptions of spy architecture have been dominated by the work of GCHQ ‘doughnut’ designer Gensler and Terry Farrell – the architect of James Bond’s towering MI6 HQ.
Students at the Glasgow School of Art have hit back at orders to not affix anything to the walls of Steven Holl’s Reid Building
The £3 billion Chelsea Barracks redevelopment is on the move again. The scheme’s original architect, Richard Rogers, was famously thrown off the overhaul of the redundant barracks site in 2009 following a headline-grabbing intervention by Prince Charles.
Carsten Höller’s giant slides, which were erected at Tate Modern in 2006, are set to make a return
Gareth Hoskins takes the prize for most unusual comment made by an architect about themselves after saying he was ‘not tall enough to be Godzilla’.
Grimshaw’s threatened Ship building in Plymouth could be handed a last-minute lifeline by rare birds.
The charity behind plans for London’s controversial Garden Bridge launched a new PR offensive last week.
As the wraps come off Zaha Hadid Architects’ long-awaited Middle East Centre at the University of Oxford it appears the curved, funnel-like addition to St Antony’s College has received a harsh verdict from the local wildlife.
Leading architects have demanded the end to the unbridled rise of ‘super-dense’ developments in London spurred by a ‘frenzy of avarice’ from investors
A pair of Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios (FCBS) projects at Cheshire’s Jodrell Bank Observatory have taken significant steps forward
An opportunity exists for an architect-led lobbying effort to promote good design, delivered at low cost, an expert roundtable concluded
Hall Mcknight has revealed plans for a pop-up pavilion to showcase Irish design at next month’s London Festival of Architecture
London-based 31/44 has won planning for the £1.8 million transformation of a of a building in Shoreditch, East London
Architects have until tomorrow (22 May) to submit schemes for this year’s World Architecture Festival (WAF) awards
Proposals for a multi-building redevelopment of Brixton’s civic quarter, designed by Cartwright Pickard Architects, have been submitted for planning
Proposals for a £135 million studio complex and visitor attraction on the outskirts of Edinburgh by Keppie Design,have been submitted for in-principle planning approval.
Studio Octopi has exceeded its £125,000 crowdfunding target for its proposed Thames Baths floating lido
The latest in a series of practice profiles looking at those who have recently decided to go it alone
Cousins & Cousins founder Ben Cousins speaks to the AJ about the practice’s glazed pavilion for Clerkenwell Design Week
The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has handed £15million towards the proposed revamp of Glasgow’s cultural showpiece - Barry Gasson Architects’ Burrell Collection
Sheffield School of Architecture student Charles Palmer has been handed the 2015 RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship
A team led by Allies and Morrison, with O’Donnell & Tuomey and AJ’s 2013 Emerging Woman Architect of the Year Olga Felip’s studio, has been chosen to design the new Olympicopolis
The Heritage Lottery Fund has handed the Geffyre Museum £11 million, meaning Wright & Wright’s proposed revamp can now go-ahead
The AJ picks out the architectural highlights of the three-day-long creative festival
Beatrice Fraenkel and Richard Parnaby have been re-elected unopposed to their positions at the helm of the Architects Registration Board (ARB).
Get support for your ideas with the AJ Hoare Lea Part 2 research bursary
FAT’s final project – a collaboration with artist Grayson Perry for Living Architecture – has finally completed
Paul Morrell, the former government chief construction adviser, has warned that professional bodies in the sector are in danger of becoming ‘irrelevant within five to 10 years’