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London

Covering news, projects and practices from London

In the news

Allies and Morrison's Olympicopolis proposals - contest win (May 2015)

Revealed: winner in Olympicopolis competition

A team led by Allies and Morrison, with O’Donnell & Tuomey and AJ’s 2013 Emerging Woman Architect of the Year Olga Felip’s studio, has been chosen to design the new Olympicopolis

Hall McKnight's Kings College scheme on the Strand [resolution to approve April 2015]

DCLG places Strand plans on hold

Controversial proposals by Hall McKnight to redevelop King’s College London’s Strand campus have been put on hold while ministers probe the scheme, it has emerged

Marko and Placemakers

New practice: Marko and Placemakers

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

Hall McKnight's Kings College scheme on the Strand [resolution to approve April 2015]

Pressure mounts for King's College Strand plans to face call-in

Westminster City Council’s opposition Labour bloc has added its weight to demands for a public inquiry into Hall McKnight’s controversial scheme for King’s College London

Hall McKnight's Kings College scheme on the Strand [resolution to approve April 2015]

SAVE calls for Strand plans to face planning inquiry

Conservation group SAVE Britian’s Heritage has asked the government to call in Hall McKnight’s controversial proposals to redevelop Kings College’s campus off The Strand in central London

Buildings

Haringey Brick House

Satish Jassal completes 51m² house in Haringey

Satish Jassal Architects has completed this small brick house in Haringey, North London

Soane Museum

John Soane’s private apartments and model room open to the public

The John Soane Museum in London has opened the architect’s private apartments and model room to the public for the first time in more than 160 years

Haverstock Alexandra College

Haverstock to add college to Brutalist Alexandra Road Estate

Haverstock has won the go-ahead for a new adult learning centre in the grade II*-listed Alexandra Road Estate in Camden

Penoyre & Prasad Wimbledon College of Arts

Penoyre & Prasad unveils Wimbledon College of Arts studio

Penoyre & Prasad has completed this £1.3million studio building for Wimbledon College of Arts

Foster Wilson Hoxton Hall

Foster Wilson unveils Hoxton Hall restoration

Foster Wilson Architects has completed the £1.5 million restoration of the grade II*-listed Hoxton Hall in East London

Planning

Carlton Tavern

Council backs plan to make developer rebuild demolished pub

6-May-2015

Westminster City Council has agreed to back an enforcement order which calls for a property firm to rebuild an exact replica of a pub it demolished without permission

Marko and Placemakers

New practice: Marko and Placemakers

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

Architecture With

New practice: Architecture With

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

Alexander Owen Architecture

New practice: Alexander Owen Architecture

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

Fatkin Design

New practice: Fatkin Design

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

Jeremy Foster

New practice: J Foster Architects

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

The Shed by Haworth Tompkins

Revealed: Winners of RIBA London Regional Awards

A whopping 33 projects in the capital have won RIBA London Regional Awards

Hawkins\Brown's Oily Cart

Hawkins\Brown completes 'playful' children's theatre

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] Hawkins\Brown has completed this £350,000 children’s theatre in an annexe of a Victorian Grade II-listed primary school in Tooting, London

ODonnell Tuomey LSE

LSE by O'Donnell + Tuomey

At the LSE, O’Donnell + Tuomey has created imaginative, inviting and memorable architecture on an impossible site, writes Joseph Rykwert. Photography by Dennis Gilbert

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Community framework: JW3 by Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands

With some exquisite finishes, the frame of Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands’ JW3 is elegant as well as tough, writes Felix Mara. Photography by Hufton + Crow

Tree_House_5322____6a_architects

The Tree House by 6a architects

5 houses by 5 practices: The Tree House by 6a architects

Competitions

Allies and Morrison's Olympicopolis proposals - contest win (May 2015)

Revealed: winner in Olympicopolis competition

20-May-2015

A team led by Allies and Morrison, with O’Donnell & Tuomey and AJ’s 2013 Emerging Woman Architect of the Year Olga Felip’s studio, has been chosen to design the new Olympicopolis

Students

Architecture Students

Bartlett ranked second best place in world to study architecture

The Bartlett School of Architecture has come second in new league table of the world’s 100 best places to study architecture

LSA

New London School of Architecture opens for applications

The long-awaited, campus-less London School of Architecture (LSA) has opened for applications

Heneghan Peng's University of Greenwich

Exclusive new images released of Heneghan Peng's Greenwich Uni scheme

The AJ can reveal exclusive new images of Heneghan Peng’s recently completed Greenwich School of Architecture

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

Video: First look inside Heneghan Peng's Greenwich School of Architecture

Work is nearing completion on Heneghan Peng’s new School of Architecture building for the University of Greenwich

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