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Stanton Williams' Cambridge key-worker housing

Stanton Williams gets go-ahead for Cambridge key-worker housing


Stanton Williams has won planning for key-worker homes as part of the North West Cambridge extension

The Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park in Toronto. Image by Neal Jennings

Alsop vying for Toronto ferry terminal overhaul


Will Alsop’s practice ALL Design has been shortlisted to regenerate Toronto’s Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park

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Investigation launched into Dundee V&A costs fiasco


Dundee City Council has appointed John McClelland, chairman of the Skills Development Scotland, to investigate how the construction budget for the city’s proposed V&A museum rocketed from £49m to £80m

A ruined fort on nearby St Michael's Isle. Image by Kevin Rothwell

Metropolitan Workshop scoops £20m Isle of Man hotel regeneration


Metropolitan Workshop has won a design competition for a new boutique hotel and residential development near Castletown on the Isle of Man

Russ Edwards of Pocket. Image by Tom Heycock\Archiboo

Pocket: ‘We want to diversify our canon of architects’


Russ Edwards, design director at affordable housing developer Pocket is seeking a raft of new practices to deliver compact housing schemes in the capital

McGonigle McGrath's Home from Home

Work starts on McGonigle McGrath’s £750k ‘home from home’


Work has begun on McGonigle McGrath’s conversion of a listed townhouse in Belfast into a new home for cancer charity Clic Sargent

Buckley Gray Yeoman

Buckley Gray Yeoman starts work on homeless centre refurb


Buckley Gray Yeoman has started work on the refurbishment of a homeless centre in Victoria, south London

London Southern Powerhouse

Thames City would create 40 new garden cities, says report


A Conservative-backed report has proposed creating a new ‘Thames City’ - an expanded London zone featuring 40 new garden cities on brownfield sites surrounding the capital

Work starts on Mather and Conran’s Centre Point revamp


Work has begun on the £350 million overhaul of London’s iconic Centre Point tower by Rick Mather Architects and Conran & Partners

Greenwich Painted Hall. Image by Steve Cadman

Architect sought for Greenwich Painted Hall restoration job


The Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College is on the hunt for an architect to overhaul its iconic Painted Hall

Zaha Hadid's Al Wakrah Stadium scheme in Qatar

Zaha donates libel case settlement money to workers’ rights charity


Zaha Hadid has donated the settlement cash from her lawsuit against the New York Review of Books to an unnamed labour rights organization

Cliffords Tower in York

Hugh Broughton bags York Castle job


Hugh Broughton Architects has won a publicly tendered contract worth £144,000 to overhaul York’s iconic Cliffords Tower

Gort Scott Canadian House

Gort Scott wins planning for Canadian home


[FIRST LOOK + PLANS] Gort Scott has won the go-ahead for a 1,000m² private home in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

PRP's approved plans for Lewisham [Muse Developments] - January 2015 - view

PRP wins planning for 169-home Lewisham towers


London Borough of Lewisham has approved two tower blocks designed by PRP Architects as part of its Lewisham Gateway regeneration project

Coppin Dockray

Coppin Dockray completes £2million bathroom showroom


[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA] London-based Coppin Dockray has completed this ‘futuristic’ bathroom showroom in south east London

Threatened: Paolozzi murals at Tottenham Court Road

Architects agree to meet campaigners over threatened Paolozzi murals


Hawkins\Brown agrees to talk with campaigners over threatened Eduardo Paolozzi murals on Tube

Edward Bennett

Tributes paid to architect killed in scooter accident


Family and friends have paid tributes to architect Edward Bennett, who died earlier this month after his scooter collided with a car in south London


Nearly half of 1,824 architects kicked off ARB register rejoin


Almost half of the 1,824 architects kicked off the ARB register earlier this month for failing to pay the £107 annual retention fee have rejoined

Carl Turner Architects - floating house

Free to download: Carl Turner puts plans for floating home on website


Brixton-based practice Carl Turner Architects has made blueprints for a floating home available for free via an open-source architecture website

RIBA. 66 Portland Place, London

Fees stagnant despite growing workloads


The recovery in fee levels remains ‘somewhat elusive’ despite a growing market for architects’ services, according to the RIBA


'Forth' time lucky for UNESCO World Heritage Site bid?

6-Mar-2014 | Updated: 7-Mar-2014

Those behind the bid to bag UNESCO World Heritage Site status for the Forth Bridge appear to be supremely confident in the structure’s cultural merits

David Adjaye, of Adjaye Associates

Adjaye's burrower renovations


David Adjaye is set to revamp the Hackney house which once belonged to ‘Mole Man’

Julie Leonard Crossrail Bond Street Station

Crossrail’s picture rail


Crossrail has employed artist Julie Leonard to document the infrastructure project’s construction


Fox Hill back in motion


Almost a decade since Dutch firm Mecanoo started its first project in the UK at Fox Hill in Sheffield, the stalled scheme looks set to start again on site


End of the road for RIBANet


This Friday (28 February) marks the end of the road for RIBANet, when the self-help, closed-door internet forum for members is officially shut down


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


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

Garden Bridge

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


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’.


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

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