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North East

Covering news, projects and practices from Newcastle and the North East

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Starchitect Daniel Libeskind's proposals for a new £10 million building to house Durham University’s physics researchers

Work begins on Libeskind's Durham Uni physics centre

Construction has started on starchitect Daniel Libeskind’s £11.5 million building to house Durham University’s physics researchers

Crossrail Patrick McLoughlin at breakthrough event at Canary Wharf May 2013

Northern Powerhouse rail scheme 'unpaused'

Two rail electrification schemes controversially paused in the summer are to be restarted, transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced

FaulknerBrowns Architects' 'Beacon of Light' scheme in Sunderland

FaulknerBrowns wins £15m ‘Beacon of Light’ contest

FaulknerBrowns Architects has won a £15 million education and sports centre next to Sunderland’s Stadium of Light

Malmo Quay

Revealed: new images of proposed Malmo Quay development

New images have been revealed of Igloo’s proposed mixed-use regeneration of Malmo Quay in Newcastle

AWP's competition-winning Malmo Quay scheme

First images of contest-winning Malmo Quay scheme revealed

The first images of Paris-based AWP’s scheme for Igloo’s mixed-use regeneration of Malmo Quay in Newcastle have been revealed


FaulknerBrowns' Hebburn Hub

FaulknerBrowns completes £12.8m cor-ten sports centre

FaulknerBrowns has completed this cor-ten clad library and sports centre in Hebburn, south Tyneside

FaulknerBrowns' Hebburn Hub

Work starts on FaulknerBrowns’ cor-ten clad sports centre

Construction has begun on FaulknerBrowns’ £12.8 million community sports centre in Hebburn, South Tyneside

FaulknerBrowns' Freemans Reach

FaulknerBrowns reveals £23m Durham hydro-powered development

North-east based FaulknerBrowns Architects has revealed images of a hydro-powered office development on the bank of the River Wear in Durham


Window on Lindisfarne

Icosis Architects’ visitor centre and look-out tower offer new views across the Northumberland island

Victoria Gate John Lewis by Acme for developer Hammerson

Acme wins permission for huge Leeds shopping scheme

Acme has won detailed planning for its £130million Victoria Gate retail-led development in Leeds.


Tyne Bridge and the Sage Gateshead

Pickles puts brakes on Gateshead home demolitions


Communities secretary Eric Pickles has issued a notice temporarily halting plans to demolish 291 homes in Gateshead


Revealed: Winners of RIBA North East Regional Awards

Local practices have triumphed in the RIBA North East Regional Awards picking up three of the five regional gongs


Bedlington, Northumberland. Image by Oliver Dixon

Northern Architecture opens Bedlington town centre contest


Newcastle’s architecture centre, Northern Architecture has launched a design competition to redevelop a 2.25 hectare plot in Bedlington town centre


Amy Linford

Student Shows 2012: Newcastle University School of Architecture

James Pallister feels the Brutalist heritage of the T Dan Smith era in Newcastle’s show

Joe Crionion - painting of blast furnace

Student Shows 2012: Northumbria University

Steve Parnell finds a phenomenological and poetic ambience to Northumbia’s show

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