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RMJM's competition-winning tower scheme in Doumen, China

RMJM wins ‘fish-shaped’ tower project in China

29-Aug-2014

RMJM has won an international design competition for a new skyscraper in China, shaped like a fish

Sun Met Life stadium

HOK eyeing up Middle East and Asia after returning to sports architecture

27-Aug-2014

Global giant HOK has said it is on the hunt for sports projects in the Middle East and Asia after snapping up US sport specialist 360 Architecture last week

Hayam Sun Temple by Josh Haywood. Image: Josh Haywood.

British architects head to Nevada desert for Burning Man festival

27-Aug-2014

British architects have built a series of temporary installations at the annual Burning Man festival in Nevada, with inspirations as diverse as Islamic patterning, fractal geometry and the pyramids

Foster

Work starts on Foster's New York tower

27-Aug-2014

Work has begun on this 19-storey tower in New York by Foster + Partners

1st Thomas Heatherwick

Brit aboard: Heatherwick set to tour US and Far East

26-Aug-2014

The international profile of designer Thomas Heatherwick is set to receive a boost in the coming months as he prepares to launch two major touring exhibitions in the US and Asia.

Jeffry’s House

Architect and artist duo reveals thatched folly

26-Aug-2014

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] A competition-winning thatched folly has been installed at the Ards Forest Park in Donegal, Ireland

Washington DC. Image by Carol M Highsmith

Contest launched for Museum of Science Fiction interior

26-Aug-2014

An international design competition has been launched for the interior fit-out of a pop-up science fiction museum in Washington DC

Lina Bo Bardi

Second Lina Bo Bardi fellowship awarded

26-Aug-2014

Laura Smith has been chosen as the second recipient of the Lina Bo Bardi fellowship

Qatar World Cup 2022 Al Wakrah Stadium model 1

US critic apologises after Zaha sues over Qatar deaths article

26-Aug-2014

American architecture critic who wrote allegedly defamatory article issues statement voicing regret over an ‘error’

The heat sensitive cells spelling out I O U,

US engineers design 'octopus' camouflage material

22-Aug-2014

The University of Illinois has developed a new colour changing material which it predicts could have architectural uses

ZAP Architecture Dublin City University

ZAP Architecture reveals Dublin City University entrance scheme

22-Aug-2014

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] London-based ZAP Architecture has revealed images of its completed competition-winning scheme for Dublin City University

The OnaltiDokuz Residence

Top court orders demolition of luxury Istanbul tower blocks

22-Aug-2014

The Turkish Council of State has ruled that three luxury Istanbul tower blocks must be demolished after concerns over the impact on the city’s UNESCO World Heritage zone

Broadway Malyan's competition-winning Chengdu Creative Centre scheme in China

Broadway Malyan wins Chengdu business district masterplan

22-Aug-2014

Broadway Malyan has won an international contest for a new business park in Chengdu, Western China

Landfill. Image by Ropable

Contest seeks ideas to regenerate landfill in Rome

21-Aug-2014

An international ideas contest has been launched to regenerate the Malagrotta Landfill in Rome

St Petersburg Pier. Image by Texx Smith

Design contest launched for St Petersburg pier regeneration

20-Aug-2014

St Petersburg in Florida has opened an international design competition for the £27 million overhaul of its iconic pier

Sun Met Life stadium

HOK buys US firm 360 Architecture

20-Aug-2014

The newly expanded global outfit is set to go head-to-head against Populous - once its own sports division

Thomas Phifer's competition-winning scheme for MOMA, Warsaw

New York-based practice wins Warsaw MOMA contest

20-Aug-2014

Thomas Phifer and Partners has seen off a list of international stars to win the contest to design Warsaw’s new £50million Museum of Modern Art complex

Frank Gehry's Louis Vuitton Foundation

Frank Gehry’s Louis Vuitton Foundation nears completion

20-Aug-2014

Frank Gehry’s new building for Louis Vuitton in Paris is nearing completion

Shukhov tower

Moscow’s Shukhov tower saved from demolition

19-Aug-2014

The iconic Shabolovka radio tower in Moscow has been saved from demolition after leading architects rallied together to save it

Santiago Cirugeda on the site of the new classroom at La Floresta. Image: Al Jazeera.

Rebel Architect #1: Santiago Cirugeda, Spain's 'guerrilla architect'

18-Aug-2014

A new series on radical architects begins with Seville-based ‘guerrilla’ Santiago Cirugeda who reclaims unused or abandoned spaces for community-focused interventions

The RAF Museum in Hendon, north London. Image by Roger Davies

Hunt begins for RAF Museum upgrade team

1-Sep-2014

The Royal Air Force Museum in Hendon is on the lookout for a landscape architect and multi-disciplinary team for a £23 million overhaul

Under threat - Richard Seifert's Berners Street scheme

C20 Society warns against demolition of early Seifert building

1-Sep-2014

The Twentieth Century Society has raised concerns over plans by developer Derwent to demolish the Seifert and Partners’ designed former Copyright House building in central London.

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Architects battle for staff as workloads and wages rise

1-Sep-2014

Practices are facing increasing competition for staff as workloads continue to increase, according to both recruitment specialists and the RIBA

Up Projects Beach Hut

Hawksmoor-inspired beach hut unwrapped in Folkestone

1-Sep-2014

Artist Pablo Bronstein has created this beach hut in the style of Nicholas Hawksmoor for the Folkestone Triennial 2014

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TateHindle completes City refurb

29-Aug-2014

TateHindle has unwrapped this renovation of a seven storey office block in the City of London

Studio Myerscough Swing It

Studio Myerscough reveals Swing it! installation

29-Aug-2014

Studio Myerscough has installed a series of swings at the grade II*-listed Orangery in Wakefield, West Yorkshire

RMJM's competition-winning tower scheme in Doumen, China

RMJM wins ‘fish-shaped’ tower project in China

29-Aug-2014

RMJM has won an international design competition for a new skyscraper in China, shaped like a fish

Invisible Studio's competition-winning design for a new ‘mess’ facility for workers at the National Arboretum in Westonbirt

Double victory for Invisible Studio in West of England

29-Aug-2014

Invisible Studio has won two major design contests in the West of England

scottish parliament image by Keith Hunter  Arcaid

Scottish architects join other business leaders to declare yes vote

29-Aug-2014

More than 200 business leaders, including a number of Scottish Architects, have signed a letter declaring they will vote yes in the Scottish referendum next month

Andy MacMillan with Isi Metzstein at Gillespie Kidd and Coia

Ellis Woodman on the legacy of Andy MacMillan

28-Aug-2014

AJ critic-at-large Ellis Woodman assesses the legacy of Andy MacMillan, a driving force at post-war legends Gillespie Kidd & Coia

Philip Dowson

Obituary: Philip Dowson (1924 – 2014)

28-Aug-2014

A founding partner of Arup Associates, Philip Dowson, has died, aged 90

PRP Chobham Manor

PRP sees revenue and profit jump

28-Aug-2014

PRP Architects’ profits haved jumped by 18 per cent to £5.1million from £4.3million on the back of an increasing workload.

Yasmeen Lari at her headquarters in Moak Sharif village where they also experiment with organic farming. Image: Al Jazeera

Rebel Architect #2: Yasmeen Lari and traditional architecture

28-Aug-2014

The second in a series on radical architects shows how a return to traditional building techniques has helped those affected by natural disasters in Pakistan

Wolfson Garden Cities: Barton WIllmore

Wolfson Prize Garden Cities: Barton Willmore calls for 40 new towns

28-Aug-2014

Barton Willmore has called for an ambitious plan to build 40 new towns and up to two million new homes across England and Wales in its final submission to the 2014 Wolfson Economics Prize

Can Lis by Jorn Utzon. Photo: Anthony Coleman

Mary Duggan visits Utzon's Majorcan summer house

28-Aug-2014

Last days of summer: Mary Duggan immerses herself in Jørn Utzon’s legendary Can Lis summer home in Majorca and looks at the effects a house can have on lifestyle

ARB

ARB's legal fees balloon again

27-Aug-2014

The amount the Architects Registration Board (ARB) spends on legal fees each year has mushroomed again - increasing from £853,648 to a huge £938,557 

Sun Met Life stadium

HOK eyeing up Middle East and Asia after returning to sports architecture

27-Aug-2014

Global giant HOK has said it is on the hunt for sports projects in the Middle East and Asia after snapping up US sport specialist 360 Architecture last week

Hayam Sun Temple by Josh Haywood. Image: Josh Haywood.

British architects head to Nevada desert for Burning Man festival

27-Aug-2014

British architects have built a series of temporary installations at the annual Burning Man festival in Nevada, with inspirations as diverse as Islamic patterning, fractal geometry and the pyramids

Foster

Work starts on Foster's New York tower

27-Aug-2014

Work has begun on this 19-storey tower in New York by Foster + Partners

Moxon Architects

Moxon wins planning for Aberdeenshire house

27-Aug-2014

[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA] Moxon Architects has won planning for a 188m² house in Aberdeenshire

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