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An outbreak of Meades

4-Mar-2015 | By Astragal

Has Jonathan Meades becomes a muse for street artists?

Boris Garden Bridge selfie

Crowding out the garden bridge

4-Mar-2015 | By Astragal

Crowd funded legal challenge for the garden bridge

Finsbury Health Centre

Your very good health

15-Dec-2014 | By Astragal

The Finsbury Health Centre is 76-years young and, it seems, is as much loved today as it was when it opened in 1938

Niall McLaughlin houseboat

Floating an idea

13-Nov-2014 | By Astragal

Speaking at the AJ Small Projects Awards launch last week, Niall McLaughlin recalled his early contest-winning designs for a radical houseboat

Red not dead

7-Nov-2014 | By Astragal

Where is Jean Nouvel’s 2010 Serpentine Pavilion?

Shanghai pavilion’s fate is a seedy affair

6-Nov-2014 | By Astragal

At a recent talk held in aid of the Maggie’s Cancer Care centres, designer Thomas Heatherwick shed some light on what happened to his Lubetkin Prize-winning Seed Pavilion after the 2010 Shanghai Expo closed

Photo via Twitter: @gamblingecon

Fire Brigade called to blaze inside Olympic Stadium

29-Oct-2014 | By

The London Fire Brigade (LFB) was called to the Queen Elizabeth Park this morning (29 October) after a fire was reported at Populous’ Olympic Stadium

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


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


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


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

HOK\'s and ARUP\'s vision for the Dubai 2020 Expo

RMJM vies for Dubai Expo housing

5-Mar-2015 | By

RMJM, Broadway Malyan and Godwin, Austen & Johnston (CAJ) have submitted proposals for a new residential development at the Dubai Expo 2020 site in the United Arab Emirates

Trinity (Salford) exterior by 5plus

5plus wins planning for BetFred-backed tower scheme

5-Mar-2015 | By

Manchester and London-based practice 5Plus has won planning permission for this residential scheme backed by bookmaker-turned-developer Fred Done in his home town of Salford

Europan 13 competition sites

Europan housing contest opens for entries

5-Mar-2015 | By

Europan, the European-wide housing competition for architects under 40 years of age, has opened for entries

Haptic Architects\' and Nordic Office of Architecture\'s new airport scheme at Mo i Rana in Norway

Haptic and Nordic scoop Norway airport scheme

5-Mar-2015 | By

Haptic Architects and Nordic Office of Architecture have been chosen for a new airport at Mo i Rana in north west Norway

Private house,  Tur Langton, Leicestershire by Leaf Architecture & Design

Revealed: shortlisted projects for 2015 RIBA East Midlands Awards

5-Mar-2015 | By Tim Clark

Projects by Make, FaulknerBrowns, Orms and Feldmann Architects have been shortlisted for the 2015 RIBA East Midlands Awards

City of London looking West with Heron, Swiss Re, Leadenhall, and 20 Fenchurch towers.

Tories plan to extend office-to-resi relaxation until 2020

5-Mar-2015 | By Tim Clark

Conservatives promise to extend rules allowing offices to be converted until 2020 as part of new planning measures

Hutton Middle School in Eccleshill

Victorian Society attacks plans to demolish Hockney's former school

5-Mar-2015 | By Tim Clark

The Victorian Society has launched a campaign to halt plans by Bradford Council to demolish artist David Hockney’s former school in Eccleshill.

Kino Cinema, Rye by Jonathan Dunn Architects

Revealed: shortlisted projects for 2015 RIBA South East Awards

5-Mar-2015 | By Tim Clark

Schemes by Stirling Prize-winners Haworth Tompkins, Hopkins and Wilkinson Eyre are among those shortlisted for 2015 RIBA South East Awards

Sling Swing by WMB Studio

UK outfits complete Toronto winter beach installations

4-Mar-2015 | By

Emerging UK firms DM_Studio and WMB Studio have completed their £8,000 ‘winter stations’ on Toronto’s beaches

Alfriston School - Duggan Morris Architects

Revealed: shortlisted schemes for 2015 RIBA South Awards

4-Mar-2015 | By Tim Clark

Schemes by Duggan Morris, David Chipperfield and Wilkinson Eyre are in the running for 2015 RIBA Awards in the South region

Jane Duncan, RIBA president 2015 candidate

Jane Duncan launches #SeeMeJoinMe campaign

4-Mar-2015 | By

RIBA president elect Jane Duncan has launched a twitter campaign in support of women in the industry


Book now:  AJ Spec Live on cladding and curtain walling

4-Mar-2015 | By

Book your seat now to hear from Arup, Aukett Swanke, Scott Brownrigg, Pattern and Design Architects at this month’s upcoming AJ Spec Live

Jan Kaplicky

Kaplicky exhibition opens at the Architectural Association

4-Mar-2015 | By

An exhibition of drawings by Future Systems founder Jan Kaplicky has opened at the Architectural Association

Maggie’s Merseyside, Wirral by Carmody Groarke

Revealed: RIBA North West Awards shortlist

4-Mar-2015 | By

Schemes by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, John McAslan + Partners, Carmody Groarke and MUMA have been shortlisted in the RIBA North West Awards

ADAM Architecture student scholarship opens for entries

4-Mar-2015 | By

ADAM Architecture has launched its annual student travel scholarship

Maggie\'s Centre at the Royal Marsden Hospital by Ab Rogers Design

Ab Rogers to design Maggie’s Centre

3-Mar-2015 | By

Designer Ab Rogers has been chosen to draw up plans for the latest Maggie’s Cancer Care Centre

St James Quarter in Edinburgh: competition-winning scheme by Jestico + Whiles

Jestico + Whiles wins contest for 'centrepiece' Edinburgh hotel

3-Mar-2015 | By

Jestico + Whiles has seen off an impressive list of practices, including Foster + Partners, to design the ‘centrepiece’ hotel within the £850million Edinburgh St James scheme

Boris has ‘serious concerns’ over planning system

Boris has ‘serious concerns’ over planning system

3-Mar-2015 | By Robyn Wilson

London mayor Boris Johnson said he has ‘serious concerns’ about the UK’s planning system


Brindley leaves RIBA in 'member focused' shake-up

3-Mar-2015 | By

RIBA director Richard Brindley is set to leave the institute as part of a shake-up to renew its focus on members

WIA 2015

AJ Women in Architecture Luncheon: the profession reacts

3-Mar-2015 | By

Guests at the 2015 Women in Architecture Luncheon held at Claridge’s on Friday (27 February) give their reaction to the event


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