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.
More than two thirds of existing jobs in the UK are at ‘high risk’ of computerisation and robotic automation over the next 20 years, according to a study by researchers at Deloitte and Oxford University.
A New Zealand architect has two of his designs among the final proposals competing to be his country’s new flag.
The prospect of cycling along the Thames on an eight-mile-long floating path could be a step closer. Next month the team behind the scheme is set to launch a crowdfunding campaign to fund the Thames Deckway’s feasibility stage.
A building that forms the focal point of the Ruhrtriennale arts festival in Bochum, Germany has been ridiculed for resembling a couple having sex.
A trainee architect is one of six Nasa recruits who have just begun the longest isolation experience ever attempted, in an attempt to simulate what life would be like on Mars.
David Adjaye is tipped to be among the ‘frontrunners’ for the new Obama Presidential Centre in Chicago, which will include a museum and presidential library.
In the heat of Labour’s leadership battle and the startling rise of Jeremy Corbyn, one vital question goes unanswered: ‘what does the Corb have in common with Le Corb?’
The headlong rush to do business with Iran in the wake of President Obama’s nuclear deal has left parts of the British establishment struggling to keep up, it seems.
Caruso St John has completed two new London galleries that have opened ahead of this weekend’s Frieze Art Fair
Groves Natcheva won planning for a development of nine homes in Forest Hill, south east London
As part of its centenary celebrations the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) is on the hunt for the country’s favourite buildings
High housing costs in London are costing the economy more than £1 billion a year and stymieing jobs growth, according to new research
Eva Jiricna has revealed plans to transform the Henry Luce III Centre for the Study of American Culture in New York
Carol MacBain, Laura Kinnaird and Neil Gillespie of Reiach and Hall tell the AJ about the practice’s ideas behind the Stirling Prize-shortlisted Maggie’s Lanarkshire
A team headed by Scottish practices Sutherland Hussey Harris and Graeme Massie Architects has been shortlisted in an international competition to redevelop Antwerp’s southern docks
Councillors have approved plans by Studio Egret West and Hawkins\Brown for a 1,500-home scheme in London’s Docklands, three months after announcing their intention to refuse it
Meet the judges who will pick this years RIBA Stirling Prize 2015 winning building
Last chance to reserve your spot on the AJ and Union Square’s live webinar on how to manage the finances of your practice
Haworth Tompkins has completed this new 2,752m² building for the Royal College of Art in Battersea
The UK’s first glow-in-the-dark skateboard park has opened in Liverpool, as part of the city’s Biennial arts festival
Brock Carmichael Architects and Scott Brownrigg are among five teams vying to overhaul government buildings on the remote islands of Tristan da Cunha
AHR has lodged plans for a new innovation space to allow small and medium sized tech firms to access academic research in Birmingham
Artist David Rickard and architect Germano Di Chello’s ‘Myriad’ has won the competition for a £50,000 outdoor sculpture for children at Snape Maltings in Suffolk
The Greater London Authority (GLA) cut its contribution to the London Festival of Architecture by 20 per cent, newly released official documents have revealed
ADP has released the first photographs of its recently completed £16million library for the University of Leeds
Stuart McKnight of MUMA talks about how the practice approached its Stirling Prize-shortlisted Whitworth gallery project
A group of volunteers from Bristol have set off for a refugee camp in France with the fixtures and fittings from Banksy’s Dismaland ‘bemusement park’
Architects have voiced concern after new research warned that funding cuts to local planning authorities are hampering economic growth and that the situation is likely to get worse.