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Sir John Armitt vs George Osborne

Sir John Armitt: HS3 an 'inspired idea' that needs real analysis

23-Jul-2014 | By

UK infrastructure planning requires a more “methodical approach” rather than presenting schemes such as High Speed 3 “without any real background analysis”, according to Sir John Armitt.

Crossrail Stockley Bridge replacement works April 2014 4

Battersea and Cambridge to benefit from infrastructure client routemap

23-Jul-2014 | By

The Department for Transport has been advised to use Crossrail as a benchmark for HS2 – just one week after a document setting out collaboration between major infrastructure clients was published.

Carillion-igloo and Genesis floating village plans

Floating Village on collision course after winner named

23-Jul-2014 | By

Plans to build Britain’s first floating village are in danger of collapsing after Newham’s mayor said the project would fail to deliver sufficient affordable housing.

The RDS Arena in Dublin. Image by LeinsterLad

Competitions: editor's pick 18.07.14

17-Jul-2014 | By

Regenerating Dublin’s RDS Arena, Birmingham City University’s new Edgbaston campus and the Springburn Winter Gardens. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Guangzhou in China. Image by Azwari Nugraha

Competitions: editor's pick 11.07.14

10-Jul-2014 | By

Guangzhou’s new science museum, 42 new homes in Shettleston and an indoor pool and leisure centre in Exeter. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

The World Health Organisation HQ. Image by Thorkild Tylleskar

Competitions: editor's pick 04.07.14

3-Jul-2014 | By

Redeveloping the World Health Organisation headquarters, two new Moscow subway stations and a community centre in Calgary. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

Olympia in Kensington, London. Image by Ruth Sharville

Competitions: editor's pick 25.06.14

26-Jun-2014 | By

RIBA’s lounge for MIPIM UK, transforming Chicago into a ‘city of lights’ and Daegu’s new sports complex. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

The Nidelva River in Trondheim, Norway. Image by Perlblau

Competitions: editor's pick 20.06.14

19-Jun-2014 | By

A new bridge over the Nidelva River, upgrading the home of David Livingstone and an ideas contest for London’s Eisenhower Centre. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

St Albans Old Town Hall. Image by Nigel Cox

Competitions: editor's pick 13.06.14

12-Jun-2014 | By

A new St Albans museum, upgrading Swords Castle in Ireland and regenerating Agnew Park in Stranraer. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions

The Seoul World Cup Stadium. Image by Jirka Matousek

Competitions: editor's pick 06.06.14

5-Jun-2014 | By

Seoul’s culture-led oil depot regeneration, Birmingham’s new urban extension in Langley and a skateboard arena for White Rock Baths in Hastings. The editor’s pick of this week’s top competitions