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South and South East

Covering news, projects and practices from Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Oxfordshire, Kent, Surrey and East and West Sussex

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WCEC Reading residential tower

WCEC reveal Reading resi-tower plans

AJ120 practice WCEC Architects has revealed plans for a new ‘landmark’ residential tower on the former Norwich Union site in Reading

Team A

Finalists show off Sevenoaks civic centre proposals

The AJ can exclusively reveal the schemes by the finalists in the contest to design a new community and conference centre next to Bat & Ball railway station in Sevenoaks, Kent

Guy Hollaway Architects - multi-storey skatepark in Folkestone - long section

Guy Hollaway reveals plans for multi-storey skatepark

Guy Hollaway Architects has drawn up plans for the world’s first multi-storey skatepark in Folkestone

[Paramount Port] Swanscombe, north kent for Paramount London [Farrells and Ray hole]

Revealed: latest vision for £2bn Paramount resort in Kent

Hollywood filmmaker Paramount has revealed its latest plans for a proposed £2 billion resort in north Kent masterplanned by Terry Farrell

Kino Cinema, Rye by Jonathan Dunn Architects

Revealed: shortlisted projects for 2015 RIBA South East Awards

Schemes by Stirling Prize-winners Haworth Tompkins, Hopkins and Wilkinson Eyre are among those shortlisted for 2015 RIBA South East Awards



Delvendahl Martin converts Oxford semi into single house

Delvendahl Martin Architects has recently completed this conversion of two semi-detached houses into a single family home

Spinners garden new house by PAD Studio

PAD Studio completes £550,000 New Forest house

Hampshire-based PAD Studio has completed this two-storey home set within a woodland garden

Stockwool Marine Plaza

Stockwool gets go-ahead for seaside scheme

Stockwool has won the green light for this 282-home, mixed-use development in Southend-on-Sea

Zaha Hadid Oxford

Zaha unwraps polished steel Middle East Centre extension

Zaha Hadid Architects has completed its long-awaited extension to the Middle East Centre at St Antony’s College, Oxford

Design Engine Winchester chapel

Design Engine reveals Winchester chapel plans

Design Engine has revealed plans to extend and renovate the University of Winchester’s Victorian Chapel


New Forest design guide

New Forest design guide created


A Hampshire planning authority has created a design guide for the area to help architects


New practices: ZSTa

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

Sarah Williams

New practices: S Williams Architects

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

Ian Hazard Architect

New practices: Ian Hazard Architect

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

Mark Physsas

New practices: Mark Physsas Architects

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

Winner: Stitch Studio

Stitch Studio lands Fort Albert scheme

Emerging practice sees off strong field of contenders in competition to design residential-led scheme at 19th century sea fortress on Isle of Wight

Private House by Smerin Architects

Revealed: Winners of RIBA South East Regional Awards

The judges of the RIBA South East Regional Awards have handed more than a third of the region’s prizes to one-off homes

Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford by Rafael Vinoly Architects

Revealed: Winners of RIBA South Regional Awards

A raft of ‘brilliant’ higher education projects dominate this year’s RIBA South Regional Awards


The ship’s sarcophagus: Mary Rose Museum by Wilkinson Eyre

The design of the Mary Rose Museum posed searching questions, but did Wilkinson Eyre and Pringle Brandon Perkins + Will find the right answers? asks Felix Mara


crab bournemouth

Bournemouth Part 2 course gets RIBA validation

The Arts University Bournemouth’s new MArch course has received RIBA validation

Canterbury student Sean Hanmer's Gasworks Proposal

Student Shows 2012: Canterbury School of Architecture

Felix Mara finds activist architects in Canterbury

Amy Nash: Tideform

Student Shows 2012: The Arts University College, Bournemouth

Warren Lever sees the value of being within the creative hub of an arts campus

Kent student Louisa Clifford's Faversham Thames Barge Restoration Centre

Student Shows 2012: Kent School of Architecture, University of Kent

The Kent student show strikes a balance between a structured and experimental approach, finds Felix Mara

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