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Atkins joins design team for Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon


Atkins Global has been appointed to provide design and engineering support for the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon


Maps to Memorials: Exploring the work of MacDonald Gill


A new exhibition explores the works of architect and designer MacDonald Gill, known for his colourful ‘Wonderground’ poster and his collaborations with Edwin Lutyens.

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

New York-based practice wins Warsaw MOMA contest


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


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

Brandon Lewis

Housing minister Brandon Lewis calls for more ‘bungalow love’


The new housing and planning minister Brandon Lewis has called for the nation – and particularly builders – to love bungalows ‘a little bit more’

Roz Barr King Fahad School theatre

Roz Barr completes new school theatre


[FIRST LOOK + PLANS] London-based Roz Barr Architects has completed this conversion of an assembly room into a theatre for a secondary school in West London

Keppie Design's Ronald McDonald House

Keppie gets green light for McDonald’s hospital project


[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA + PLANS] Keppie has won planning permission for a new accommodation centre to house parents of sick children at South Glasgow Hospitals Campus


Housebuilder calls for green-belt development reform


The chief executive of housebuilder Persimmon has called for a relaxation of rules on developing green-belt land as the company announced increased sales and profits

Shukhov tower

Moscow’s Shukhov tower saved from demolition


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

Witherford Watson Mann's House of Illustration

Witherford Watson Mann's House of Illustration opens


Witherford Watson Mann’s House of Illustration in Kings Cross has opened to the public

Paimio Chair (1932). Image: Martti Kapanen, Alvar Aalto Museum

Exhibition on ‘humanist’ Modernist Alvar Aalto


The Soane-built Pitzhanger Manor House and Gallery in west London is exhibiting a collection of designs, plans and furniture pieces by Finnish architect Alvar Aalto

Paul Hinkin, Black Architecture

Obituary: Paul Hinkin (1965 - 2014)


Eco-architect and founder of Black Architecture Paul Hinkin has died, aged 49

Rogers Leadenhall Building public space

Cheesegrater’s public realm completes


The public realm at the foot of Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners’ 47-storey Leadenhall Building has opened to the public

Astudio Summit House

Astudio submits plans for Summit House revamp


Astudio has submitted plans for the redevelopment of a 1980s office block in the City of London

Gareth Hoskins' Firrhill - external

Go-ahead for Gareth Hoskins' Scottish health centres


Gareth Hoskins Architects has won planning for two new health centres in Lothian, Scotland

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

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


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

Mark Physsas

New practices: Mark Physsas Architects


The latest in a series of practice profiles looking at architects who have recently decided to go it alone

5plus reworked designs for the Axis tower (August 2014)

Manchester's Axis office tower re-emerges as homes


Stalled plans for a 18-storey office block in Manchester have been brought back to life by 5plus Architects - as a 28-storey residential tower

Pennyfathers Lane

Duggan Morris gets go-ahead to rework Medd-designed house


Duggan Morris Architects has won permission to remodel a grade II-listed house designed by leading, post-war school architects David and Mary Medd

Sketches by Mike Oades of Atomik Architecture

Architects sketch the city for Article 25


Last weekend a gaggle of leading architects sketched the City of London as part of Article 25’s annual 10x10 Drawing the City event


Bang on the money: Populous' Sochi Olympic stadium appears on 100 rouble note


The Bank of Russia has unveiled a commemorative 100 rouble note that features Populous’ 2014 Winter Olympic main stadium


Who’s got the BIGest…


In his latest review for the Observer Rowan Moore draws attention to the amusing name one of the world’s most well-known young architects has chosen for his website

Park Hill

Profession backs Park Hill to win 2013 Stirling Prize


A third of AJ reader’s want Hawkins\Brown’s Brutalist housing project to win the Stirling Prize

Richard Rogers' AA report

Rogers the no-hoper


Among the artefacts at the Royal Academy’s exhibition focusing on the work of Richard Rogers is the starchitect’s scathing 1958 school report from the Architectural Association

Hodder Grange over Sands

Council belly-flop


Miserable news from the North West. Hodder Associates’ award-winning Berners Pool in Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, will finally be demolished this year


Dizzying heights


Multiply-bespectacled architect Rafael Viñoly has been swanning about in New York claiming that his slender 432 Park Avenue apartment skyscraper will be the tallest in Manhattan.

UCL's proposed new campus in east London

UCL looks east


Last month University College London walked away from controversial plans to build a £1 billion campus on the 9-hectare Carpenters Estate site, overlooking the former Olympic Park in Stratford


All rise for the Stirling Prize


The ‘old-style seated dinner’ at the annual Stirling Prize shindig has bitten the dust

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners' 1986 Lloyd's Building in London. Image by Martin Charles

Rogers' Lloyd’s building set for £260m sale


Richard Rogers’ Lloyd’s building in London is reportedly in line to be sold for nearly £260 million


Bye bye Helter Skelter - Pinnacle to be redesigned


Sad news - the Helter Skelter as we once knew it is officially no more

Draw your own Festival Wing

Design your own Festival Wing


The AJ invites architects to sketch their own extension to the Southbank centre

The Hepworth Gallery by David Chipperfield Architects received the Special Award

Pritzker for Chipperfield?


AJ readers believe it is time David Chipperfield won the Pritzker Prize, according to an online survey

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