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Scott Kyson

Kyson bags sole UK place in European '40 Under 40' ranking

31-Oct-2014

An awards scheme saluting Europe’s best architecture and design talent aged under 40 has listed just one UK practitioner in its 2014 tally

AHR wins go-ahead for first phase of Kazakhstan 2017 Expo Village

30-Oct-2014

Newly-formed AHR has won planning for the first phase of Green Block, the 2017 Expo Village project in Astana, Kazakhstan

The Wien Museum in Vienna. Image by Clemens PFEIFFER

Contest planned for Vienna Museum overhaul

30-Oct-2014

The City of Vienna is planning a design competition for a £47 million overhaul of its municipal museum

Budapest in Hungary. Image by AngMoKio

Hunt begins for Budapest conference centre architect

30-Oct-2014

A Hungarian asset manager is on the hunt for an architect for a new conference centre in Budapest

Benedetta Tagliabue

Benedetta Tagliabue joins Pritzker Prize jury

30-Oct-2014

Spanish architect Benedetta Tagliabue, the director of the Stirling Prize-winning practice EMBT, has joined the Pritzker Prize jury

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Boston opens flood defences contest

30-Oct-2014

An international design competition has opened for a series of new flood defences in Boston, Massachusetts

John McAslan + Partners' metro project in Dhaka, Bangladesh

McAslan scoops Dhaka metro job

29-Oct-2014

John McAslan + Partners (JMP) has won an international contest for a new £2 billion metro system in Dhaka, Bangladesh

The Kruger National Park in South Africa. Image by Nithin bolar k

Student contest launched for South African wildlife centre

29-Oct-2014

Arquideas is inviting architecture students and recent graduates to participate in an ideas contest for an International Wildlife Centre (IWC) in north-east South Africa

The Ukraine revolution. Image by ВО Свобода

Contest launched for Ukrainian revolution monument

29-Oct-2014

The City of Kyiv has launched an open international contest for a memorial to the protestors who died during the recent uprisings in Ukraine

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Hassell and RKA's Queensland Uni engineering building opens

27-Oct-2014

The new £73million Advanced Engineering Building at the University of Queensland, designed by Hassell and Richard Kirk Architect, has officially opened its doors

Stadthaus in Hackney, London by Waugh Thistleton Architects

Waugh: 'We need UK repeat of Obama’s timber towers contest'

27-Oct-2014

Andrew Waugh has called on the British government to launch its own version of the White House’s timber towers design contest

Grimshaw Union Street Station

Grimshaw’s Union Station masterplan gets go-ahead

27-Oct-2014

Grimshaw Architects competition-winning scheme for Los Angeles’ Union Station has been given the go-ahead

Frank Gehry gives Spanish reporter the middle finger

Gehry gives middle finger to reporter

26-Oct-2014

Frank Gehry has given a Spanish reporter the middle finger salute at a press conference after being asked if his own architecture was just about spectacle.

Maya Lin

Maya Lin wins $300,000 arts prize

24-Oct-2014

American architect and artist Maya Lin has won the $300,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize

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US architect creates 'Back to the Future'-style hoverboard

24-Oct-2014

A California-based architect who spent the last 20 years trying to develop ‘levitating’ buildings, has created a ‘Back to the Future’-style hoverboard instead

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Ideas contest opens for Estonian rail terminal

23-Oct-2014

An international ideas competition has been launched for a new passenger rail terminal in Pärnu, Estonia

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Helsinki Guggenheim contest: 100 snapshots of the 1,715 entries

23-Oct-2014

The AJ can reveal 100 of the 1,715 designs submitted for the new Guggenheim museum in Helsinki

Rem Koolhaas’ CCTV Headquarters in Beijing

Chinese President demands end to 'weird architecture'

22-Oct-2014

The Chinese president Xi Jinping has condemned his nation’s fascination with ‘weird architecture’

The Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney. Image by Siegfried Nugent

Chipperfield and Piano vie for £250m Sydney gallery expansion

22-Oct-2014

David Chipperfield, Renzo Piano and Herzog & de Meuron are among twelve outfits competing to extend the Art Gallery of New South Wales

The Beaches in Toronto. Image by John Vetterli

Design contest opens for Toronto beach installations

22-Oct-2014

An international design competition has been launched for a series of £8,000 winter installations on Toronto’s beaches

Scott Kyson

Kyson bags sole UK place in European '40 Under 40' ranking

31-Oct-2014

An awards scheme saluting Europe’s best architecture and design talent aged under 40 has listed just one UK practitioner in its 2014 tally

Eric Parry Architects The Assembly Building

Eric Parry steers Manchester tower through planning

31-Oct-2014

Eric Parry Architects has won planning permission for a new 18-storey office tower in central Manchester

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Open House photography contest winners revealed

31-Oct-2014

A view of one of London’s high-rise landmarks taken from another is among the successful entries in this year’s photography competition

Hassell's competition-winning scheme to overhaul the University of Brighton in Sussex

Hassell bags Brighton university masterplanning job

30-Oct-2014

Hassell has won a contest to re-masterplan the University of Brighton in Sussex

AHR wins go-ahead for first phase of Kazakhstan 2017 Expo Village

30-Oct-2014

Newly-formed AHR has won planning for the first phase of Green Block, the 2017 Expo Village project in Astana, Kazakhstan

Leeds train station

Government support for HS3 rail link reignites debate over city devolution

30-Oct-2014

The government’s decision to back a new High Speed 3 (HS3) rail link between Manchester and Leeds has reignited the debate over the devolution of power to cities outside London

The Wien Museum in Vienna. Image by Clemens PFEIFFER

Contest planned for Vienna Museum overhaul

30-Oct-2014

The City of Vienna is planning a design competition for a £47 million overhaul of its municipal museum

KPF Lime Street

KPF's Lime Street tower achieves BREEAM first

30-Oct-2014

Kohn Pedersen Fox’s planned 190m tall skyscraper is the first building to be rated under BREEAM’s updated standards

Foster Cardiff

Foster reveals Cardiff masterplan

30-Oct-2014

Foster + Partners has revealed its plans for the regeneration of Cardiff’s Central Square

Trinity (Salford) exterior by 5plus

BetFred founder backs 5plus for Salford towers scheme

30-Oct-2014

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

Former Ryder and Yates Offices

Ryder and Yates offices awarded grade II listing

29-Oct-2014

The former base of modernist North East architectural practice Ryder and Yates has won grade II listing from English Heritage.

John McAslan + Partners' metro project in Dhaka, Bangladesh

McAslan scoops Dhaka metro job

29-Oct-2014

John McAslan + Partners (JMP) has won an international contest for a new £2 billion metro system in Dhaka, Bangladesh

The Ukraine revolution. Image by ВО Свобода

Contest launched for Ukrainian revolution monument

29-Oct-2014

The City of Kyiv has launched an open international contest for a memorial to the protestors who died during the recent uprisings in Ukraine

The Site Gallery in Sheffield

DRDH lands Sheffield gallery job

29-Oct-2014

DRDH Architects has been appointed to overhaul the Site Gallery in Sheffield

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Britain's 'best skatepark' listed

29-Oct-2014

The Rom in Hornchurch, east London, has become the first skatepark in Europe to be listed

Jestico and Whiles Walpole Park

Jestico + Whiles transformation of Walpole Park completes

29-Oct-2014

Jestico + Whiles has completed the transformation of John Soane’s Walpole Park in Ealing, West London

Guy Hollaway

Guy Hollaway reveals Canterbury student scheme

28-Oct-2014

Guy Hollaway has revealed plans for a 563-bed student housing scheme in Canterbury, Kent

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Harbour, Alsop and Jiřičná artworks up for charity auction

28-Oct-2014

Images have been released of artworks by leading architects including Ivan Harbour, Will Alsop and Eva Jiricná which are being auctioned by charity Article 25

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Argent eyes housing expansion, while Derwent and GPE to 'dabble'

28-Oct-2014

Major commercial developer Argent has said that housing will be a ‘significant’ part of its future pipeline, according to its partner Nick Searl

Gallery installation at Philips Wing, Rijksmuseum. Image: Ronald Tilleman.

Cruz y Ortiz completes renovation of Rijksmuseum

28-Oct-2014

Cruz y Ortiz has completed the renovation of the Rijksmuseum’s Philips Wing, the last phase of the 11 year project to refurbish Amsterdam’s world-famous art gallery

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