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New practices: ZSTa


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

Luker House by Jamie Fobert Architects

Call for entries: RIBA Awards 2015


The RIBA has called for entries for its annual awards programme

Richard Deacon among the ceramic blocks used for the facade at One Eagle Place.

Art and architecture: Richard Deacon on working with Eric Parry


Artist Richard Deacon writes about his collaborations with architect Eric Parry, including a design for the Millennium Bridge and the colourful ceramic facade on London’s Piccadilly

The International Quarter (TIQ), a new £1.3 billion commercial district in Stratford City, London E20.

Revealed: top talents named on Olympicopolis shortlist


Six teams featuring a raft of exciting names including David Chipperfield, Asif Khan, O’Donnell and Tuomey and 6a Architects have been shortlisted for the new Olympicopolis cultural and education quarter

Bishopsgate Goodsyard

Farrell's Bishopsgate could be derailed by major new station


Terry Farrell’s contentious proposals for Bishopsgate Goodsyard could be sent back to the drawing board after plans emerged for a major new station on the east London site

3XN's competition-winning scheme to redevelop the Olympics headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland

3XN reveals contest-winning Olympic HQ scheme


Denmark’s 3XN has revealed the first images of its competition-winning scheme to redevelop the Olympics headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland

Newburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland (2012). Photo: Marc Wilson

Exhibition: The ruins of WWII coastline defences


Photographs focusing on the built remnants of World War II structures on the coastlines of Northern Europe have gone on display at London’s Anise Gallery

Falconer Chester Hall's competition-winning mixed-use scheme in Putrajaya, Malaysia

Falconer Chester Hall opens Kuala Lumpur office


AJ100 firm Falconer Chester Hall (FCH) has launched a new office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Anger at plans to ban ‘mega basements’ in South Kensington


Guidelines setting limits on size of subterranean rooms a ‘dangerous precedent’


London is 'crowded and business-like', says Berlin architect


Architects today debated David Chipperfield’s claim that ‘homogeneous commercialism’ has had a negative impact on building in London.

Swan Heights in Reading

Robert Adam unveils Reading towers scheme


Developer Lochailort Investments has begun consulting on this three-tower housing scheme on the edge of Reading town centre designed by classicists ADAM Architecture

Birds Nest Puzzle Close Up by Mario Bejagan Cardenas

Revealed: Finalists in Art of Building photo competition


The 15 shortlisted entries in this year’s Art of Building photography competition have been revealed

McLellan Galleries

Glasgow School of Art to take over city's McLellan Galleries


The Glasgow School of Art (GSA) is to takeover the city’s McLellan Galleries as part of plans to integrate the B-listed, 19th century building into its existing Garnethill campus

Assael's Pontoon Dock

Assael doubles profits after ‘best year ever'


Architect Assael has seen its profit more than double from £434,959 in 2013 to £921,861 this year

Bell Phillips Skinners School

Bell Phillips bags go-ahead for £3.75m school extension


Bell Phillips Architects has won planning permission for an extension to a Victorian secondary school in Kent

Crop - studio stitch marlow

Stitch wins contest to regenerate Walthamstow estate


Emerging housing specialists Stitch Architects has won the competition to overhaul the Marlowe Road Estate, in Walthamstow, east London

Adidas' World of Sports Campus in Herzogenaurch, Germany. Image by Nico Hofmann

Adidas seeks masterplanner for global headquarters


Adidas Group has launched a two-stage ideas contest to masterplan the open spaces on its World of Sports Campus in Herzogenaurch, Germany

Phipp Street [phase 1], Hoxton, London by Amin Taha Architects (2014)

Amin Taha completes first phase of Hoxton overhaul


Amin Taha Architects has completed the £200,000 first phase of its overhaul of a 19th Century brick building in Hoxton, east London

Final desings: David Chipperfield Architects' designs for Elizabeth House - York Road

Lambeth approves Chipperfield’s Elizabeth House scheme ... again


David Chipperfield Architects’ controversial plans to replace the Elizabeth House office block near London’s Waterloo Station with a 29-storey tower have been approved by Lambeth Council for a second time

Angel Gardens, Moda Living (NOMA) by Fuse and Haus collective

Plans revealed for another Manchester resi-tower


Plans for a new 36-storey tower providing private sector rented housing (PRS) in Manchester have been revealed by Fuse Studios and HAUS Collective


'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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