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LDA Design's and UHA London's vision to redevelop the former Hammer and Sickle factory site in Moscow

Row erupts as LDA nabs MVRDV's Moscow prize

18-Sep-2014

Dutch star MVRDV has reacted angrily after being replaced by British practice LDA on a project to overhaul Moscow’s Hammer and Sickle factory

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Exclusive AJ interview: Hadid & Schumacher

18-Sep-2014

Zaha Hadid and Patrik Schumacher speak candidly about the libel action against the New York critic, why King’s Cross is ‘totally dull’ and why a debate is needed about the working conditions in the Middle East

Paul Davis + Partners’ Hong Kong office has been chosen for a 120,000m² masterplan in Ningbo, China

Paul Davis scoops Ningbo masterplanning job

18-Sep-2014

Paul Davis + Partners’ Hong Kong office has been chosen for a 120,000m² masterplan in Ningbo, China

Norwegian Canning Museum. Image by Tobias Spaltenberger

Design contest opens for Norwegian Printing Museum extension

17-Sep-2014

The Norwegian Printing Museum has launched a design competition for a new extension

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David Adjaye: ‘I wouldn’t have had a chance without competitions’

17-Sep-2014

David Adjaye has spoken of how architectural competitions were crucial in helping his practice gain prominence as well as landing him bigger commissions.

Petty Island in Philadelphia. Image by Doc Searls

Student contest opens for Philadelphia island overhaul

17-Sep-2014

The Philadelphia Centre for Architecture has launched a student competition to rejuvenate Petty Island featuring a £3,000 top prize

Kait Tak River. Image by Millevache

Contest launched to overhaul Hong Kong river

17-Sep-2014

Hong Kong’s Civil Engineering and Development Department has opened a competition to overhaul the Kai Tak River

Helsinki - paper entries

Finnish Guggenheim - officially most popular architectural contest ever

17-Sep-2014

The international competition to design the new Guggenheim museum in Helsinki has attracted more entries than any other architectural contest in history

Manse: Shortlisted proposal for Tampere’s new transport interchange

Revealed: Brit among Tampere station finalists

16-Sep-2014

Competing proposals for Tampere’s new transport interchange by four architects including London-based AZPML have been revealed

Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners' Maryah Plaza project in Abu Dhabi

Rogers Stirk Harbour lands first Middle East job

16-Sep-2014

[First look + project data] Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners (RSH+P) has revealed this £478 million mixed-use development in Abu Dhabi – its first ever project in Middle East

Fumihiko Maki's Aga Khan Museum in Toronto

Fumihiko Maki’s Aga Khan Museum opens its doors

15-Sep-2014

Toronto’s new Aga Khan Museum, designed by Fumihiko Maki, has opened to the public

Moore Ruble Yudell's and Duffy Mitchell O’Donoghue's masterplan for the Grangegorman site in Dublin

AHR among finalists for Dublin Institute of Technology job

12-Sep-2014

Aedas off-shoot AHR is one three practices competing to design two new faculty buildings for the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT)

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RMJM bosses face three years in prison over unpaid wages

12-Sep-2014

RMJM directors Peter Morrison and Declan Thompson could face up to three years in prison after Hong Kong’s Labour Department launched proceedings against them

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Threefold wins planning for Swiss lakehouse

10-Sep-2014

London’s Threefold Architects has landed planning permission for this 1,300m² house overlooking Lake Geneva in Switzerland

The new monument will be built outside the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw

Design contest launched for Poles who saved Jews memorial

10-Sep-2014

The Remembrance and Future Foundation has launched an international contest for a memorial honouring Poles who saved Jews during the German occupation of Poland

Alex Balchin's 'Clean Air Tower’ shortlisted proposal for the annual Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) international student prize

Nottingham students shortlisted for skyscraper prize

10-Sep-2014

A pair of students from the University of Nottingham have been named among the finalists in a skyscraper design contest run by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH)

Helsinki/Guggenheim

Rival contest opens in Helsinki as official Guggenheim submissions close

10-Sep-2014

An international ideas competition has been launched seeking ‘bold and thoughtful’ alternatives to building a new Guggenheim Museum in Helsinki

Care home at Huise by Sergison Bates

Flanders’ set to scrap progressive procurement system

10-Sep-2014

UK practices could lose out as federal government seeks to ditch state architect, writes Ellis Woodman

Scrapped: Frank Gehry’s proposed performing arts centre for the World Trade Centre in New York

Frank Gehry dropped from World Trade Centre job

8-Sep-2014

Frank Gehry’s vision for a performing arts venue at the World Trade Centre in New York has been abandoned

Zaha Hadid Architects' residential towers scheme for Toowong in Brisbane

Zaha reveals trio of Brisbane towers

5-Sep-2014

Zaha Hadid Architects has unveiled plans for three residential towers in the Toowong suburb of Brisbane

Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, London School of Economics by O’Donnell + Tuomey Architects

More than 150 architects 'on site' for Open House London 2014

19-Sep-2014

Architects from more than 150 practices will be showing the public around their buildings as part of this year’s Open House London (OHL) programme

Field of Towers Chess Set by Zaha Hadid Design

Zaha Hadid launches first homeware collection

19-Sep-2014

Zaha Hadid has launched a collection of homeware products including candle holders, plates and a chess set to coincide with London Design Festival

Chester Theatre by Bennetts Associates

Bennetts' Chester Odeon proposals given green light

19-Sep-2014

Bennetts Associates’ has won planning permission for a £37million redevelopment of Chester’s Art Deco Odeon cinema

Plot D by Duggan Morris - view from Hammersmith Park (September 2014)

First images of reworked plans for BBC television centre unveiled

19-Sep-2014

New images of the proposed overhaul of the Grade II-listed, 1950s BBC Television Centre in Shepherd’s Bush, west London have been released

Billowing,glowing: a concept for the public space around the Royal Academy designed by Weston Williamson + Partners with (uncommon) landscape and Yinka Shonibare

Reimagining Mayfair: quiz the finalists in Royal Academy contest

18-Sep-2014

The four finalists in the ideas competition to redesign the public realm surrounding London’s Royal Academy of Arts (RA) will present their ideas to a public audience and an expert panel this Friday (19 September)

Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios’ revised plans for the £120 million 'Festival Wing' overhaul of London's 1967 Southbank Centre

Southbank agrees to drop skate-park relocation plans

18-Sep-2014

The Southbank Centre has agreed to drop controversial proposals to move a renowned skateboarder hangout as part of any future redevelopment plans for the Brutalist arts centre

LDA Design's and UHA London's vision to redevelop the former Hammer and Sickle factory site in Moscow

Row erupts as LDA nabs MVRDV's Moscow prize

18-Sep-2014

Dutch star MVRDV has reacted angrily after being replaced by British practice LDA on a project to overhaul Moscow’s Hammer and Sickle factory

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Scotland Referendum 2014: reaction as it happens on twitter

18-Sep-2014

What the profession is saying on Twitter about the Scottish independence referendum

Hush House offices to residential conversion in Chester by Ian Simpson Architects. Image by Ian Lawson

Latest planning reforms prompt new office-to-resi fears

18-Sep-2014

Proposed planning reforms will see vital employment space lost through conversion into housing, the government has been warned

Emerging designers at Benchmark's workshop. Image: Petr Krejci Photography

The Wish List: Foster, Rogers and Hadid team up with new designers

18-Sep-2014

Norman Foster, Richard Rogers and Zaha Hadid are among the architects to have teamed up with emerging designers to create new products for this year’s London Design Festival (LDF)

Principal Tower by Foster + Partners

Foster + Partners releases new images of Principal Tower

18-Sep-2014

Foster + Partners has unveiled new images of its proposed Principal Tower development in Shoreditch at the project launch

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ShedKM gets go-ahead for £100m Brighton scheme

18-Sep-2014

Brighton Council has approved a £100million project by Shedkm to overhaul the municipal market on Brighton’s Circus Street.

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Hadid defends libel action against US publication over Qatar article

18-Sep-2014

Zaha Hadid has defended her decision to sue for libel over an article accusing her of showing ‘no concern’ for the deaths of construction workers in Qatar

Paul Davis + Partners’ Hong Kong office has been chosen for a 120,000m² masterplan in Ningbo, China

Paul Davis scoops Ningbo masterplanning job

18-Sep-2014

Paul Davis + Partners’ Hong Kong office has been chosen for a 120,000m² masterplan in Ningbo, China

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AHMM’s University of Amsterdam crowned AJ Retrofit of the Year

17-Sep-2014

Adam Richards, Barbara Weiss and Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios also triumphed in this year’s AJ Retrofit Awards

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University of Amsterdam by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

17-Sep-2014

Why Allford Hall Monaghan Morris’ University of Amsterdam was chosen as the winner of the 2014 AJ Retrofit Awards

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Ewan Cameron reveals £295,000 Scottish home

17-Sep-2014

[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA] Ewan Cameron Architects has completed this £295,000 coastal home in Lochaber, Scotland

The Pinnacle

New Pinnacle designs in pipeline - but Helter Skelter not dead yet

17-Sep-2014

Developers are reviewing plans for KPF’s 288m-tall Helter Skelter skyscraper and a new design could be submitted before the end of the year

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Assael and John Thompson win GLA housing schemes

17-Sep-2014

The Greater London Authority’s (GLA) has chosen teams led by Assael Architecture and John Thompson & Partners to deliver hundreds of fast-track, privately rented homes in east London

H-Edge installation by Cecil Balmond. Image: Andrew Meredith

Installation by Cecil Balmond opens in Spitalfields

17-Sep-2014

An installation by designer Cecil Balmond has opened in London’s Spitalfields Market after returning from a tour of the USA, Japan and Italy

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