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North East

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

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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

Riches Hawley Mikhail's competition-winning Malmo Quay scheme

Winners of Newcastle regeneration contest revealed

Riches Hawley Mikhail, AWP, Feix Merlin and Featherstone Young have been chosen to work on developer Igloo’s mixed-use regeneration of Malmo Quay in Newcastle

Niall McLaughlin's contest-winning Auckland Castle scheme

Niall McLaughlin wins Auckland Castle contest

Niall McLaughlin Architects has won the competition to transform Auckland Castle in County Durham into a national museum of religion and religious art

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

Daniel Libeskind reveals Durham University physics centre

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

Kielder Canopy Nicholas Kirk Architects

Nicholas Kirk completes cable-tie Kielder canopy

Emerging London-based practice Nicholas Kirk Architects has collaborated with composer Ed Carter to create an installation for the Kielder Water & Forest Park in Northumberland

Buildings

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

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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.

Victoria Gate John Lewis by Acme for developer Hammerson

Kerching! Acme submits plans for new John Lewis store

Acme has submitted detailed plans for this John Lewis store in Leeds, part of Hammerson’s wider Victoria Gate retail-led scheme – formerly the Eastgate Quarters

Planning

Tyne Bridge and the Sage Gateshead

Pickles puts brakes on Gateshead home demolitions

9-Aug-2013

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

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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

Students

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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