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The Chapel by a21studio

Deadline extended: World Architecture Festival Awards 2015

26-May-2015

The deadline for architects to submit schemes for this year’s World Architecture Festival (WAF) awards has been extended to 28 May

The Jamsil Sports Complex in Seoul. Image by Nagyman

Seoul launches Jamsil Sports Complex revamp contest

26-May-2015

The Seoul Metropolitan Government has launched an international ideas contest to regenerate its 402,816m² Jamsil Sports Complex

The Bauhaus Archive in Berlin. Image by Eisenacher

Berlin opens Bauhaus Archive expansion contest

26-May-2015

The Senate of Berlin has launched a second international competition to overhaul the Bauhaus Archive and Museum of Design

The Willis Tower

Partridge's Chicago: My kind of town

22-May-2015

As the British Council for Offices conference in Chicago draws to a close, its chairman David Partridge picks his 10 favourite buildings in the city that gave birth to the modern workplace

Clinton

AIA Convention: Architects debate America's yawning inequality

22-May-2015

In between the CPD sessions in Atlanta, a new social challenge was discussed following a headline speech by Bill Clinton, writes Jeremy Melvin

The Chapel by a21studio

Last chance to enter: World Architecture Festival Awards 2015

21-May-2015

Architects have until tomorrow (22 May) to submit schemes for this year’s World Architecture Festival (WAF) awards

Skopje. Image by Bakersdozen77

Skopje opens theme park design contest

18-May-2015

Skopje has launched a design competition for a new family-friendly amusement park

The House of Soviets and the former Königsberg Castle site in the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad

Contest launched for Kaliningrad government complex

18-May-2015

The Russian exclave of Kaliningrad has launched a design contest for a new government and cultural complex

WINNER - UC Innovation Centre, Chile by ELEMENTAL

Design of the Year award: O’Donnell + Tuomey’s LSE misses out, again

17-May-2015

O’Donnell + Tuomey’s London School of Economics’ student centre has missed out to a Chilean university building in the architecture category of the Design Museum’s Design of the Year Award

LIVE STREAM: The Pritzker Prize ceremony

15-May-2015

[FROM 1AM 16 MAY] Watch a live stream of the Pritzker Prize ceremony as it recognises the late Frei Otto

AJ120 Building of the Year

Readers poll: What is your Building of the Year?

15-May-2015

Tell us which scheme you think should win the coveted AJ120 Building of the Year trophy

Zaha Mexico

Zaha reveals Mexican debut

13-May-2015

Zaha Hadid Architects is set to build its first project in Mexico – a high-density housing scheme in the country’s third largest city, Monterrey

Disaster relief structures. Image courtesy Shigeru Ban

Shigeru Ban joins Nepal relief as second earthquake strikes

13-May-2015

Pritzker Prize-winner Shigeru Ban has joined the disaster relief effort in Nepal. Meanwhile a second major tremor has struck the country

Portland Place

RIBA co-founds global property ethics body

13-May-2015

The RIBA has helped co-found a new consortium of international property groups committed to developing common standards on ethical behaviour

Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington DC. Image by roger4336

WW1 memorial contest launched in Washington DC

12-May-2015

The US World War I Centennial Commission has announced an international design competition for a National World War I Memorial in Washington, DC

Shortlisted: Gradon Architecture's entertainment, residential and commercial complex proposal in Ulan Bator, Mongolia

Gradon vying for £200m Ulan Bator job

11-May-2015

Gradon Architecture is shortlisted for a £200 million entertainment, residential and commercial complex in Ulan Bator, Mongolia

Reykjavík, Iceland. Image by Hedwig Storch

Architect sought for £170m Reykjavik hospital

11-May-2015

Iceland is seeking an architect for a £170 million overhaul of its National University Hospital in Reykjavik

University of Giessen. Image by Ralf Lotys

Contest launched for Giessen university library

11-May-2015

The German state of Hesse has launched a design contest for a new £18 million central library and archive at the University of Giessen

Clark Green City

Philippines opens affordable housing design contest

11-May-2015

The Philippines has launched a design competition for a pair of flagship affordable housing schemes on its 9,450 hectare Clark Green City masterplan

Filharmonia Szczecinska by Barozzi / Veiga

Polish concert hall wins biggest award in European Architecture

8-May-2015

Poland’s Filharmonia Szczecinska by Barozzi Veiga has won the 2015 Mies van der Rohe Prize

Green Deal

Architects press government to commit to zero carbon homes by 2016

27-May-2015

Construction professionals including architects Rab Bennetts and Sunand Prasad have signed a letter calling on the government to commit to cut emissions from buildings

Bartlett demolition

Bartlett demolition phase completes

27-May-2015

Work has completed on the demolition phase of Hawkins\Brown’s £23 million revamp of the Bartlett School of Architecture

Patel Taylor's approved residential plans for White City, west London (May 2015)

Patel Taylor's White City development gets green light

27-May-2015

Architects Patel Taylor have been given the go-ahead for a large chunk of the huge White City development in west London which will create hundreds of homes in a series of tower blocks

Farrells ecohouse

Farrells wins planning for ‘country house’ clause eco-home

26-May-2015

Farrells has successfully relied on the ‘country house’ clause to win planning for a new eco-house in rural Goudhurst, Kent

The Chapel by a21studio

Deadline extended: World Architecture Festival Awards 2015

26-May-2015

The deadline for architects to submit schemes for this year’s World Architecture Festival (WAF) awards has been extended to 28 May

Crawford Primary School by Hawkins\Brown

Southwark gives go-ahead for ten primary school projects

26-May-2015

Southwark Council has given the green-light for work to start on ten primary schools designed by a clutch of leading architects

The Bauhaus Archive in Berlin. Image by Eisenacher

Berlin opens Bauhaus Archive expansion contest

26-May-2015

The Senate of Berlin has launched a second international competition to overhaul the Bauhaus Archive and Museum of Design

Architects: 'Brick shortage still an issue'

26-May-2015

Architects are still reporting significant difficulties getting their hands on the bricks they need for projects - despite industry efforts to step up production

Patel Taylor St Georges Bristol

Patel Taylor reveals £5.5m extension plans for Bristol arts venue

26-May-2015

Patel Taylor has revealed plans to add a ‘pavilion-style’ arts pavilion to St George’s concert hall in Bristol

66-86 Farringdon Road

Sheppard Robson Clerkenwell scheme goes in for planning

26-May-2015

Proposals by Sheppard Robson to replace a central London car park with an office, hotel and retail development have been submitted for planning

Dorset Count Museum - cross-section - Carmody Groarke

Carmody Groarke wins funding boost for Dorset Museum plans

26-May-2015

Carmody Groarke’s plans to revamp and expand the grade II-listed Dorset County Museum have received a £10.3 million windfall from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF)

Superdensity - Hong Kong

Superdensity driven by 'frenzy of avarice'

22-May-2015

Leading architects have demanded the end to the unbridled rise of ‘super-dense’ developments in London spurred by a ‘frenzy of avarice’ from investors

Birmingham Centenary Square finalist - Broadway Malyan [May 2015]

Designs by finalists in Birmingham Centenary Sq comp go on show

22-May-2015

The final designs by the five firms vying for the job to regenerate Birmingham’s Centenary Square have gone on public display

Berkeley National Grid St William Battersea Prince of Wales Drive scheme 1

Squire and Partners bags approval for Battersea gasometer scheme

22-May-2015

Squire and Partners has won approval for this £367million housing scheme on the site of a former gasworks next to Battersea Power Station

First Light Pavilion

New FCBS schemes move forward at Jodrell Bank

22-May-2015

A pair of Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios (FCBS) projects at Cheshire’s Jodrell Bank Observatory have taken significant steps forward

#Great Schools round table

Making the case for #greatschools

21-May-2015

An opportunity exists for an architect-led lobbying effort to promote good design, delivered at low cost, an expert roundtable concluded

Hall McKnight's 'yellow pavilion'

Hall McKnight reveals pavilion for London Festival of Architecture

21-May-2015

Hall Mcknight has revealed plans for a pop-up pavilion to showcase Irish design at next month’s London Festival of Architecture

31/44's proposal for Redchurch Street

31/44 wins go-ahead for £1.8m Shoreditch refurb

21-May-2015

London-based 31/44 has won planning for the £1.8 million transformation of a of a building in Shoreditch, East London

The Chapel by a21studio

Last chance to enter: World Architecture Festival Awards 2015

21-May-2015

Architects have until tomorrow (22 May) to submit schemes for this year’s World Architecture Festival (WAF) awards

Lambeth Town Hall model

Cartwright Pickard lodges large-scale Brixton plans

21-May-2015

Proposals for a multi-building redevelopment of Brixton’s civic quarter, designed by Cartwright Pickard Architects, have been submitted for planning

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