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London

Covering news, projects and practices from London

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Lord Adonis

Adonis: 'I wouldn't put money on Heathrow expansion'

Former transport secretary Andrew Adonis has said he ‘wouldn’t put money’ on the Airports Commission’s recommendation of a third runway at Heathrow happening any time soon

John Pardey Architects' proposed housing scheme in Lawn Road, Hampstead

Pardey wins planning for Isokon 'neighbour'

John Pardey Architects (JPA) has won permission for this 73 flat-scheme on the same street as Wells Coates grade I-listed Isokon building in Hampstead, London

Make Architects' Chiswick Octopus

LOM working up 'second son' of Chiswick Octopus

Proposals for a west London site earmarked for Make Architects’ controversial ‘Chiswick Octopus’ have changed again, with a 42-storey mixed-use tower ditched in favour of a housing-led scheme

The Bishopsgate Goodsyard - as amended and resubmitted in June 2015

Bishopsgate opponents blast revised plans for Goodsyard

Campaigners have slammed the latest proposals for Bishopsgate Goodsyard, accusing developers behind the £800million scheme of reducing the allocation of affordable homes

Satish Jassal

New practice: Satish Jassal Architects

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

Buildings

Architecture for London Dartmouth Park

Rising stars reveal north London house extension plans

Architecture for London has won planning for this house extension and refurbishment in Dartmouth Park, north London

Stebon Primary School by Rivington Street Studios

Rivington Street Studio completes Passivhaus School

Rivington Street Studio has completed London’s first Passivhaus school

Theis + Khan's revamp of 76 Portland Place

Theis + Khan reveals £2.9m RIBA HQ overhaul

Theis + Khan has revealed its recently completed revamp of RIBA’s new administrative centre at 76 Portland Place

Serpentine Pavilion by SelgasCano - completed, June 2015

'Serpentine is a lumpy rainbow of ETFE and ribbons', says Pritchard

The AJ’s technical editor Owen Pritchard on this year’s playful but poorly detailed Serpentine Pavilion by Spanish practice SelgasCano

Metropoitan Workshop's proposed new housing tower for Pocket in Wandsworth

Pocket wins planning for first 'micro-flats' tower

Metropolitan Workshop has scooped the go-ahead for this 24-storey tower in south London - the largest scheme to date for micro-housing specialist Pocket Living

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

Satish Jassal

New practice: Satish Jassal Architects

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

MRG Studio

New practice: MRG Studio

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

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

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

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The Tree House by 6a architects

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

Students

Ravensbourne College team

WAF London Student charrette: the future of London’s squares

Architecture students from London Southbank, University of Westminster and Ravensbourne College proposed ideas for the future of London’s squares at a charrette this weekend

ScanLAB reveals Bartlett video ahead of plans to scan student show

ScanLAB has revealed a video showing the transformation of the Bartlett’s temporary home in Hampstead Road, London

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

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