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London City Airport 2023

Close London City Airport, says think-tank

The New Economics Foundation has suggested that London City Airport should be closed to make use of the valuable land

Andrew Phillips

New practices: Andrew Phillips

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

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Skyline: Planning policy on tall buildings is a mess

Skyline gives us a chance to create height policies that are about judgement as well as location, says Paul Finch

Maccreanor Lavington at Elephant and Castle

Maccreanor Lavington unveils Elephant scheme

Maccreanor Lavington has released these new images of this proposed 360-home scheme in London’s Elephant & Castle

Thread Architects

New practices: Thread Architects

The latest in a series of practice profiles looking at architects who have recently decided to go it alone either through choice or redundancy

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Carl Turner wins Brixton pop-up comp

Carl Turner Architects has won a competition to design a 4,000m² temporary community space in Brixton, south London

Douglas and King's Cricklewood apartment scheme

Douglas and King wins planning for Cricklewood apartment block

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] Douglas and King has won planning permission for an apartment building on a corner plot in Cricklewood, north-west London

Phase 3 model for Battersea high street (by Foster + Partners and Frank Gehry)

Gehry and Foster reveal new 'high street' for Battersea Power Station

Frank Gehry and Norman Foster have revealed the first images of a proposed new ‘high street’ at Battersea Power Station

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Make’s Olympic Park visitor centre opens to the public

Following the re-opening of the London 2012 site, Make’s new Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park visitor centre welcomed its first visitors at the weekend

Smith - sheltered pavilion by Studio Weave for Clerkenwell Design Week. Image: Studio Weave.

Studio Weave reveals pavilion plans for Clerkenwell Design Week

Studio Weave has designed a pavilion to host ‘artisan workers’ during Clerkenwell Design Week in May.

Andrew Phillips

New practices: Andrew Phillips

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

Thread Architects

New practices: Thread Architects

The latest in a series of practice profiles looking at architects who have recently decided to go it alone either through choice or redundancy

Sean

New practices: Seán & Stephen

The latest in a series of practice profiles looking at architects who have recently decided to go it alone either through choice or redundancy

Atomik Architecture

New practices: Atomik Architecture

The latest in a series of practice profiles looking at architects who have recently decided to go it alone either through choice or redundancy

Poulsom Middlehurst

New practices: Poulsom Middlehurst

The latest in a series of practice profiles looking at architects who have recently decided to go it alone either through choice or redundancy

London Aquatics Centre by Zaha Hadid Architects

RIBA Awards 2014: London shortlist revealed

Renzo Piano’s Shard, Zaha Hadid’s Aquatic Centre and Caruso St John’s Tate Britain scheme among the buildings shortlisted for RIBA Awards in the London region

Open Air Theatre, Haworth Tompkins

RIBA London Regional Awards shortlist announced

Schemes by Alison Brooks, Peter Barber, John McAslan and Haworth Tompkins have been named on the 57-strong RIBA London Regional Awards shortlist

Students

Architectural education

New campus-less architecture school promises to slash fees

Plans for a new school of architecture with a mantra to provide ‘lower cost, better value architectural education’ have been unveiled

Mel Dodd

Mel Dodd to head Central St Martins' new postgrad architecture course

Mel Dodd of muf_aus has been appointed as programme leader for a new architecture course at Central St Martins

Bartlett Pavilion Comp

Bartlett student to build contest-winning Cornish pavilion

A student from UCL’s Bartlett School of Architecture has won a competition to design a pavilion for a Cornwall sculpture garden

Peggy Le Cren: Tea Factory

Student Shows 2012: South Bank University

India Wright sees a new emphasis on craft and processas South Bank redefines itself

William Gowland, AA Diploma Unit 6

Student Shows 2012: Architectural Association, School of Architecture

Merlin Fulcher explores the creative, speculative thinking on display at the Architectural Association

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