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Milan Design Week 2015

Milan Design Week 2015: Workplace 3.0


Zaira Magliozzi reports from Milan Design Week - today: workplace

GMW's new 150,000m² passenger terminal at the Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Medina

GMW completes £680m Medina Airport overhaul


[First look + project data] GMW has completed a new 150,000m² passenger terminal at the Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Medina

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg at NHBC’s Annual Lunch last week

LibDem manifesto: 10 garden cities and 300,000 new homes a year promised


The Liberal Democrat 2015 general election manifesto has promised to pump up housebuilding to levels last seen in the 1970s while imposing 21st century standards for energy efficiency

Fulton Centre, New York City by Grimshaw

AJ120 Awards: Building of the Year shortlist announced


From a distillery in Scotland to a yacht club in Monaco – the AJ can reveal the 12 projects in the frame for the AJ120 Building of the Year award

Instead of admitting to having got it wrong, David Cameron has been boasting about scrapping green regulation

Right to Buy pledge could make housing associations 'unfundable'


Experts have voiced doubts that Conservative proposals to extend the Right to Buy to housing association tenants could create the promised housebuilding bonanza

Proposed third unway at Heathrow Airport

Survey: 60% of London firms back Heathrow expansion over Gatwick


London’s top businesses have overwhelmingly backed the expansion of Heathrow airport over another runway at Gatwick

Hall McKnight Victoria Road

Hall McKnight shows off County Down home


Belfast and London-based Hall McKnight has revealed more photographs and plans of this recently completed house in County Down

Janet Turner

Obituary: Janet Turner (1936 - 2015)


One of the UK’s leading architectural lighting designers, Janet Turner has died, after a short illness, aged 78

Reiach and Hall NDA

Reiach and Hall gets green-light for £20m nuclear archive


Reiach and Hall has been given the go-ahead for a new archive building in the Scottish Highlands for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority

Russ + Henshaw Clerkenwell Pavilion

Russ + Henshaw reveals Clerkenwell Design Week pavilion


Russ + Henshaw has revealed its designs for a pavilion for architecture charity Article 25 at Clerkenwell Design Week

Squire and Partners - 1 Park Place, Canary Wharf

Squire and Partners wins go-ahead for Canary Wharf tower


Tower Hamlets has approved plans for Squire and Partners’ 29-storey tower at 1 Park Place, Canary Wharf, east London

David Cameron

Conservatives reveal 2015 manifesto


New measures to create housing on brownfield sites, a pledge to build 500 new free schools, and giving housing association tenants the right to buy their homes are all included in the Conservative Party’s election manifesto for 2015

Natalie Bennett

Green Party showcases 'radical' manifesto


Scrapping the NPPF, ending ‘right to buy’ for social housing and bringing around 350,000 vacant homes back into use all feature in the Green Party’s general election manifesto


Enter Going Underground competition: deadline 8 May


The clock is ticking for entries to be submitted to our Going Underground ideas competition for a radical underground structure - so get creative!

Richard Rogers, Graham Stirk and Ivan Harbour

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners sets up new studio structure


Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP) has formalised its structure into three studios as the practice continues to implement its long-term succession plan


Hoskins brushes off ‘Godzilla’ jibe


Architect Gareth Hoskins has laughed off criticism his impact on Edinburgh’s built heritage is similar to the destructive might of film-monster Godzilla


Guggenheim Helsinki rival contest nets more than 200 entries


An ideas competition seeking ‘bold and thoughtful’ alternatives to Helsinki’s new Guggenheim Museum has received more than 200 entries from 37 countries

Patrik Schumacher, director at Zaha Hadid Architects

Patrik Schumacher: ‘We never aim to create an icon’

13-Apr-2015 | Updated: 15-Apr-2015

Zaha Hadid’s right-hand man Patrik Schumacher has hit out at criticism of iconic buildings and star architects as ‘all-to-easy point-scoring’

Shindesign, London/Daegu (South Korea)

UK-Korean firm wins Yeats poetry pop-up contest


Shindesignworks has won a competition for an installation in Lough Gill, Ireland inspired by William Butler Yeats’ 1892 poem The Lake Isle of Innisfree

Timber framed construction

Construction output down for second month in row month – ONS


Construction industry output fell by 0.9 per cent month on month in February, according to new data from the Office for National Statistics.

Grimshaw-designed hi-tech flat

Let’s go shopping for a high-tech home


One of the Grimshaw-designed Hi-Tech flats in Camden has gone up for sale with a price tag of £650,000

Studio Weave at Civic Trust Awards

Elegantly weaved award winners


Last week the winners of the 2015 Civic Trust Awards were revealed at a glitzy ceremony at Shakespeare’s Globe in London

Wilkinson Eyre stamp

A first‑class endorsement for Wilkinson Eyre


TfL may have only given Wilkinson Eyre three out of five for bridge-design experience, but Thomas Heatherwick has yet to have one of his creations featured on a stamp.

Samsung kennel

Pooch palace has tails wagging


With today’s top dogs facing poisoning attempts, they need a bit of comfort, and one lucky pampered pooch will soon be settling into its very own ‘small project’, courtesy of Samsung


Meades flattered by Stewy's stencils


Jonathan Meades to feature on more walls


Ear-popping treat for open house


Double celebration at the BT Tower as its marks half century


An outbreak of Meades


Has Jonathan Meades becomes a muse for street artists?

Boris Garden Bridge selfie

Crowding out the garden bridge


Crowd funded legal challenge for the garden bridge

Wren conversion

No ding-dong over Wren conversion


A disused Christopher Wren church tower gets second life

Finsbury Health Centre

Your very good health


The Finsbury Health Centre is 76-years young and, it seems, is as much loved today as it was when it opened in 1938

Niall McLaughlin houseboat

Floating an idea


Speaking at the AJ Small Projects Awards launch last week, Niall McLaughlin recalled his early contest-winning designs for a radical houseboat


Red not dead


Where is Jean Nouvel’s 2010 Serpentine Pavilion?

The searchable digital buildings archive with drawings from more than 1,500 projects

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