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Zaha: ‘Our Tokyo stadium designs cannot be improved’

27-Aug-2015

Zaha Hadid Architects has released a new video explaining why the Japanese government was wrong to scrap its proposed £1.3 billion Olympic Stadium in Tokyo

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Pentagon: the world's largest office building - in infographics

27-Aug-2015

Sixty years since the death of the Pentagon architect, G Edwin Bergstrom, these jaw-dropping new infographics show the scale of the world’s largest office building

Palazzo del Lavoro, Turin under construction 1960s Architectural Press Archive/RIBA Collections

Nervi's Palace of Labour hit by arsonists

27-Aug-2015

Turin’s Palazzo del Lavoro, designed by Pier Luigi Nervi, has suffered serious fire damage after a suspected arson attack

Farrells' Shanghai Shipyards masterplan

Salaries cut and fees plunge 4% amid China slowdown

26-Aug-2015

China’s plummeting stock exchange and recent currency devaluation has seen the value of architecture fees fall four per cent and salaries cut

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Serie lands major Singapore scheme

26-Aug-2015

London’s Serie Architects has revealed its competition-winning design for a new neighbourhood centre and clinic in Singapore

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Benoy among Iran trailblazers as UK embassy in Tehran reopens

25-Aug-2015

Benoy among a handful of UK companies at the reopening of the British embassy in Tehran

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Myerscough builds pop-up viewing platform on Swedish bridge

25-Aug-2015

Morag Myerscough and Luke Morgan have released these pictures of a colourful, temporary installation on Stockholm’s Norrbro Bridge

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George King reveals plans for 'lasermaze'

24-Aug-2015

London and Melbourne-based George King Architects has revealed an architectural installation for an upcoming design festival in Detroit

Zaha Hadid Architects' reworked designs for the Tokyo National Stadium

Fresh contest planned for Tokyo Olympic Stadium

20-Aug-2015

Japan is planning to launch a second international competition for its centrepiece 2020 Olympic Games stadium

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Zaha unveils 'sculptural' protective walkway on High Line site

20-Aug-2015

Zaha Hadid has built this ‘dynamic and sculptural’ protective walkway on New York’s High Line

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Herzog & de Meuron wins 2015 RIBA Jencks Award

19-Aug-2015

Herzog & de Meuron, hailed as a champion in ‘the global search for an architecture of pluralism’, has won the 2015 RIBA Jencks Award

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Obama poised to begin search for presidential library architect

19-Aug-2015

The Barack Obama Foundation is to begin the hunt for an architect to design its presidential library in Chicago’s Southside later this month

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British Council reveals winner of Lina Bo Bardi fellowship

18-Aug-2015

The third Lina Bo Bardi fellowship has been handed to theatre and opera director Finn Beames

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Buckley Gray Yeoman’s Fred Perry store opens

18-Aug-2015

Buckley Gray Yeoman has completed this store for Fred Perry in Bangkok, Thailand

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Design contest launched for Burning Man festival site plan

18-Aug-2015

The Black Rock City Ministry of Urban Planning has opened an international competition to redesign the Burning Man festival site plan

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Populous unveils San Diego stadium designs

18-Aug-2015

Populous has revealed its designs for the Qualcomm Stadium site in Mission Valley, San Diego

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Bjarke Ingels launches crowdfunding campaign for steam ring generator

17-Aug-2015

BIG founder Bjarke Ingels has begun to crowdfund to realise his steam ring system for the practice’s €470 million waste-to-energy ski slope in Copenhagen

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Brits make Doha Art Mill longlist

17-Aug-2015

David Chipperfield Architects and Adam Khan Architects are the only British practices to make it onto the star-studded list in the running for a massive new art gallery in Qatar

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Zaha wins Danjiang bridge contest

14-Aug-2015

Zaha Hadid Architects has triumphed in an international competition for a new ‘landmark’ bridge over the mouth of the Tamsui River in Taiwan

Video: How Zaha's contest-winning Danjiang bridge will be built

14-Aug-2015

Watch this video showing how Zaha Hadid Architects’ competition-winning cable-stayed bridge over the Tamsui River in Taiwan will be constructed

ACME's revised Northgate plans. The proposed department store. The design of which is inspired by the various Tudor reliefs typically found throughout Chester [August 2015].

ACME reworks £300m central Chester plans

28-Aug-2015

ACME is set to revise its Northgate masterplan in Chester city centre to include a new four star hotel

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RIBA Future Trends sounds cautionary warning

28-Aug-2015

The latest RIBA Future Trends survey has revealed a drop in both workloads and staffing forecasts

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Allies and Morrison submits plans for Ealing Broadway revamp

28-Aug-2015

AJ120 big hitter Allies and Morrison has submitted plans to redevelop a major site at Ealing Broadway

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Sean Griffiths reveals Distant Drumbeat installation

27-Aug-2015

Sean Griffiths, ex director of FAT, has created an architectural art piece for the National Trust’s Lyme Park on the edge of the Peak District

Zaha: ‘Our Tokyo stadium designs cannot be improved’

27-Aug-2015

Zaha Hadid Architects has released a new video explaining why the Japanese government was wrong to scrap its proposed £1.3 billion Olympic Stadium in Tokyo

Rest and Be Thankful visitor centre - proposed - August 2015 by KennedyTwaddle

Plans revealed for Scottish mountain pass visitor centre

27-Aug-2015

Scotland and London-based practice KennedyTwaddle has revealed plans to create a visitor attraction overlooking the old Military Road at the Rest and Be Thankful

Pentagon infographic

Pentagon: the world's largest office building - in infographics

27-Aug-2015

Sixty years since the death of the Pentagon architect, G Edwin Bergstrom, these jaw-dropping new infographics show the scale of the world’s largest office building

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Is architecture really LGBT friendly?

27-Aug-2015

Our industry-wide survey revealed architecture fared better than engineering and contracting for LGBT equality. But what does this really mean for sexual minorities in the profession? Rakesh Ramchurn reports

Palazzo del Lavoro, Turin under construction 1960s Architectural Press Archive/RIBA Collections

Nervi's Palace of Labour hit by arsonists

27-Aug-2015

Turin’s Palazzo del Lavoro, designed by Pier Luigi Nervi, has suffered serious fire damage after a suspected arson attack

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Design advisory services sought for Parliament revamp

27-Aug-2015

The first contracts for the restoration of the Palace of Westminster, a job that could cost up to £7 billion, will be awarded next summer

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Architect fined over eco-home costs wrangle

27-Aug-2015

An architect who failed to tell his clients the conversion of a 1970s bungalow into an eco-home was not achievable on their budget has been found guilty of unacceptable professional conduct and fined £4,000

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Studio Spicer completes £675k Stratford villas

27-Aug-2015

Studio Spicer has completed this pair of ‘strikingly bold and contemporary’ homes in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

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Conran to turn Barbican youth hostel into luxury flats

27-Aug-2015

Conran and Partners has revealed plans to turn a tower at the Barbican, which was used as a youth hostel, into luxury apartments

Terry Farrell's masterplan for Bicester eco-town

Shelter fears Starter Homes will only help high earners

27-Aug-2015

The Government’s Starter Homes initiative will narrow housing options for the lowest paid while helping mainly higher earners, according to homelessness charity Shelter

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HLM co-founder Hutchison dies

26-Aug-2015

David Hutchison, one of the founders of Hutchison Locke and Monk (HLM) has died aged 78.

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Gillespie Yunnie transforms naval base into studios

26-Aug-2015

Gillespie Yunnie has transformed a former naval base in Plymouth into a series of artist’s studios

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Serie lands major Singapore scheme

26-Aug-2015

London’s Serie Architects has revealed its competition-winning design for a new neighbourhood centre and clinic in Singapore

Designer crowdfunds to build pods for homeless

25-Aug-2015

Architectural designer James Furzer has launched a crowdfunding campaign for a modular homeless shelter which would hang off the sides of buildings

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Grimshaw completes £180m energy-from-waste facility

25-Aug-2015

Grimshaw Architects has completed this £180 million power plant in Great Blakenham, Suffolk

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Myerscough builds pop-up viewing platform on Swedish bridge

25-Aug-2015

Morag Myerscough and Luke Morgan have released these pictures of a colourful, temporary installation on Stockholm’s Norrbro Bridge

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