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Argent eyes housing expansion, while Derwent and GPE to 'dabble'


Major commercial developer Argent has said that housing will be a ‘significant’ part of its future pipeline, according to its partner Nick Searl

Gallery installation at Philips Wing, Rijksmuseum. Image: Ronald Tilleman.

Cruz y Ortiz completes renovation of Rijksmuseum


Cruz y Ortiz has completed the renovation of the Rijksmuseum’s Philips Wing, the last phase of the 11 year project to refurbish Amsterdam’s world-famous art gallery

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Memorial fund launched in memory of eco-architect Paul Hinkin


A fund to help disadvantaged architecture students at the Welsh School of Architecture has been set up in memory of Black Architecture founder Paul Hinkin


McChesney completes mirror-like South London house


Ian McChesney has completed this house clad in reflective black glass in Sydenham, London

Bryan Jefferson

Obituary: Bryan Jefferson (1928 - 2014)


Jefferson Sheard managing director Tom Rhys Jones remembers ‘a man of too much energy and vision to be contained within one city’

Simon Thurley

EH boss Thurley to take 'heritage sabbatical'


Simon Thurley is to leave English Heritage after the government quango officially splits next year


AJ Kiosks named as one of 13 key future projects for London


The six AJ Kiosk designs have been listed among the most significant future projects for London


Heatherwick: ‘A Maggie’s centre is one of the hardest briefs’


Thomas Heatherwick has spoken out about his plans for a new centre for Maggie’s in Leeds

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David Morley wins planning to overhaul King’s Cross arches


David Morley Architects has won planning for the transformation of King’s Cross’ historic Fish and Coal Buildings and Wharf Road Arches


Hassell and RKA's Queensland Uni engineering building opens


The new £73million Advanced Engineering Building at the University of Queensland, designed by Hassell and Richard Kirk Architect, has officially opened its doors

Stadthaus in Hackney, London by Waugh Thistleton Architects

Waugh: 'We need UK repeat of Obama’s timber towers contest'


Andrew Waugh has called on the British government to launch its own version of the White House’s timber towers design contest

Crewe HS2 Superhub by Farrells

Farrell reveals new image of HS2 mega hub at Crewe


Terry Farrell has unveiled new images of plans to create a massive Superhub at Crewe station as part of the proposed High Speed 2 (HS2) rail link

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Belsize Architects wins Oxford student housing job


[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] North London-based Belsize Architects has been appointed to work on a new student housing scheme in Oxford

Peter Amato

Wanda One: ‘There will be opportunities’


Peter Amato, development director at Chinese developer Wanda One, on the unique experience of being involved in London’s Nine Elms scheme

Ed Miliband at Crest Nicholson

Michael Lyons: 'Church of England can help solve housing crisis'


The Church of England and supermarket chains should enter the housebuilding market as developers, according to Michael Lyons

Frank Gehry gives Spanish reporter the middle finger

Gehry gives middle finger to reporter


Frank Gehry has given a Spanish reporter the middle finger salute at a press conference after being asked if his own architecture was just about spectacle.

vHH Oundle School

vHH wins planning for school extension


[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA] van Heyningen and Haward Architects has won planning for this new mathematics, science and technology building at Oundle School in Northamptonshire

Maya Lin

Maya Lin wins $300,000 arts prize


American architect and artist Maya Lin has won the $300,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize

Hawkins Brown Bartlett Hampstead Road

Bartlett opens temporary studio space


[FIRST LOOK] Hawkins\Brown’s temporary studio space for the Bartlett School of Architecture has opened its doors

Forest Hill house

Architect: Dramatic house extension ‘owes existence’ to planning reforms


The coalition government’s planning reforms have opened up new opportunities for innovation, according to one London-based architect


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


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

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