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Lyons Housing Review backs key Farrell proposal

16-Oct-2014

An eagerly-awaited report on the nation’s housing crisis has given its backing to a key Farrell Review proposal on urban design.

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In pictures: The AJ's Architecture Tomorrow exhibition at MIPIM

16-Oct-2014

These are the first photographs of the AJ’s Architecture Tomorrow exhibition at the inaugural MIPIM UK

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Mecanoo’s Library of Birmingham tops AJ reader Stirling Prize poll

16-Oct-2014

The AJ’s readers are backing Mecanoo’s Library of Birmingham to win the RIBA Stirling Prize 2014 tonight (16 October)

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John Pardey reveals Lutyens inspired house

16-Oct-2014

John Pardey Architects has submitted plans under the country house clause for this 1,430m² home in rural Surrey

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Derwent London wins planning to replace early Seifert building

15-Oct-2014

Derwent London has won planning permission to demolish an early building by Seifert & Partners and replace it with a 9,755m2 mixed use scheme Piercy & Co

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Niall McLaughlin and Maria Smith to speak at AJ Small Projects Awards launch

15-Oct-2014

Niall McLaughlin and Maria Smith will be speaking at an event to launch this year’s AJ Small Projects Awards on the 29 October

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Croydon 2020: images of changing skyline revealed

15-Oct-2014

Images have been revealed showing how the London Borough of Croydon is set to change over the next six years

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Mobile Studio reveals King's College pop-up

15-Oct-2014

Mobile Studio Architects’ pop-up ‘folly’ for the Arts & Humanities Festival at King’s College London (KCL) has opened today (15 October)

The Nandor Hidegkuti Stadium in Budapest

AZPML vying for Budapest stadium overhaul

15-Oct-2014

Alejandro Zaera-Polo’s practice AZPML is among twelve teams shortlisted to regenerate the Nandor Hidegkuti Stadium in Budapest

Rafael Viñoly’s 432 Park Avenue skyscraper in New York

Viñoly tops out Western Hemisphere’s tallest residential building

15-Oct-2014

Rafael Viñoly’s 432 Park Avenue skyscraper in New York has reached its full height of 425 metres

William Lyttle's former home in Hackney

Adjaye lodges plans for 'Mole Man' house

15-Oct-2014

David Adjaye-designed proposals to rebuild a north London home that previously belonged to a notorious amateur tunneler have been submited for planning

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Gov't ‘to push ahead’ with English Heritage breakup

14-Oct-2014

The government has confirmed it will split English Heritage into two new organisations, despite fears over funding and remits for the new bodies

Restored interior of the Grade II* listed Fitzrovia Chapel by conservation architects Caroe & Partners.

Grade II* Fitzrovia Chapel 'a major challenge to restore'

14-Oct-2014

Caroe & Partners’ project architect Touseer Ahmad speaks to the AJ about his work on the refurbishment of the Grade II* listed Fitzrovia Chapel

Pasila in Helsinki. Image by JP Karna

Helsinki announces skyscraper design contest

14-Oct-2014

Helsinki is planning a design and build competition for a series of city centre skyscrapers

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Burd Haward reveals contest-winning Mottisfont Abbey scheme

14-Oct-2014

Burd Haward has revealed this competition-winning design for a new visitor centre at the National Trust’s Mottisfont Abbey in Hampshire

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Adam Sims: 'We have a dream for Leeds'

14-Oct-2014

Adam Sims, managing director of One Leeds, on plans to build a ‘game-changing’ £1 billion development south of the city centre

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Cycle Superhighways will make London 'fit for the future' say architects

14-Oct-2014

Richard Rogers, Patrik Schumacher and Terry Farrell have written a letter to London Mayor Boris Johnson in support of the proposed new Cycle Superhighways

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Tesco pulls plans for controversial 3DReid-designed store

14-Oct-2014

Troubled supermarket giant Tesco has scrapped proposals for a big new store close to the seafront in Margate, it has emerged.

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Brutalist lover Johnny Marr joins Manchester Modernists

14-Oct-2014

Legendary guitarist, ex-Smiths man and architecture enthusiast Johnny Marr has become patron of the burgeoning Manchester Modernist Society

Hoskins Aberdeen art gallery

Hoskins’ Aberdeen Art Gallery bags £10 million lottery funding

14-Oct-2014

Gareth Hoskins Architects proposed £30 million redevelopment of Aberdeen Art Gallery has been handed a further funding boost

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Viollet-le-Duc's birthday honoured with Google Doodle

27-Jan-2014

Google celebrated the 200th anniversary of Eugène Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc’s birthday today (27 Janaury) with a gothic revival adaptation of their logo

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Lords brand Heatherwick's garden bridge 'BoJo vanity project'

10-Jan-2014

The government’s pledge to stump up £30m towards the cost of Thomas Heatherwick’s proposed Garden Bridge across the Thames has, it seems, not been well received in the other ‘House’.

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

1-Nov-2013

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

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Who’s got the BIGest…

31-Oct-2013

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

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Profession backs Park Hill to win 2013 Stirling Prize

26-Sep-2013

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

25-Jul-2013

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

23-Jun-2013

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

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Dizzying heights

20-Jun-2013

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

20-Jun-2013

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

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All rise for the Stirling Prize

3-May-2013

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

11-Apr-2013

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

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Bye bye Helter Skelter - Pinnacle to be redesigned

10-Apr-2013

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

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