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Work starts on Mather and Conran’s Centre Point revamp Video

26-Jan-2015 | By Tim Clark

Work has begun on the £350 million overhaul of London’s iconic Centre Point tower by Rick Mather Architects and Conran & Partners

Video: Ash Sakula shows off East London plans in new animation Video

23-Jan-2015 | By Tim Clark

Ash Sakula has released a new video to showcase a new canal-side, mixed-use quarter on the edge of London’s Olympic Park in Hackney Wick, East London

Populous showcases newly completed Australian Open arena Video

22-Jan-2015 | By

Sports specialist Populous has revealed this video of its recently completed Margaret Court Arena in Melbourne - the venue for the Australian Open Tennis Championships which began this week

Terry Farrell unveils Gatwick airport expansion video Video

20-Jan-2015 | By Tim Clark

The architect behind a proposed expansion of Gatwick has released a new animation of what a rebuilt twin-runway airport would look like

Video: bird's eye view of St Peter’s Seminary Video

19-Jan-2015 | By

Fascinating new drone video footage gives a rare aerial view of Gillespie Kidd & Coia’s ruined St Peter’s Seminary in Cardross, Scotland

Revealed: new drone footage of Milan Expo construction Video

16-Jan-2015 | By

Organisers of the 2015 Milan Expo have revealed drone footage of the vast site ahead of the opening of the World’s Fair later this year

Video: Foster's celebrates 10th anniversary of Hearst Tower in NY Video


Foster + Partners has unveiled new drone footage of the Hearst Tower in New York on the tenth anniversary of the topping out of the project.

Video: exploring RSHP's Leadenhall building Video


Take a tour inside Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partner’s (RSHP) 122 Leadenhall building - the practice’s new home.

Video: BIG showcases Paris's Europa City quarter Video


Danish practice BIG has unveiled this ‘virtual tour’ of a proposed new urban quarter on the outskirts of Paris

Video: Steven Holl on how architecture changes lives Video

9-Jan-2015 | By

[Video] Steven Holl on the Glasgow School of Art, his Scandinavian origins, and his approach to architecture

A ruined fort on nearby St Michael\'s Isle. Image by Kevin Rothwell

Metropolitan Workshop scoops £20m Isle of Man hotel regeneration

27-Jan-2015 | By

Metropolitan Workshop has won a design competition for a new boutique hotel and residential development near Castletown on the Isle of Man

Russ Edwards of Pocket. Image by Tom Heycock\Archiboo

Pocket: ‘We want to diversify our canon of architects’

27-Jan-2015 | By

Russ Edwards, design director at affordable housing developer Pocket is seeking a raft of new practices to deliver compact housing schemes in the capital

McGonigle McGrath\'s Home from Home

Work starts on McGonigle McGrath’s £750k ‘home from home’

27-Jan-2015 | By

Work has begun on McGonigle McGrath’s conversion of a listed townhouse in Belfast into a new home for cancer charity Clic Sargent

London Southern Powerhouse

Thames City would create 40 new garden cities, says report

26-Jan-2015 | By

A Conservative-backed report has proposed creating a new ‘Thames City’ - an expanded London zone featuring 40 new garden cities on brownfield sites surrounding the capital

Work starts on Mather and Conran’s Centre Point revamp Video

26-Jan-2015 | By Tim Clark

Work has begun on the £350 million overhaul of London’s iconic Centre Point tower by Rick Mather Architects and Conran & Partners

Zaha Hadid\'s Al Wakrah Stadium scheme in Qatar

Zaha donates libel case settlement money to workers’ rights charity

26-Jan-2015 | By

Zaha Hadid has donated the settlement cash from her lawsuit against the New York Review of Books to an unnamed labour rights organization

Cliffords Tower in York

Hugh Broughton bags York Castle job

26-Jan-2015 | By

Hugh Broughton Architects has won a publicly tendered contract worth £144,000 to overhaul York’s iconic Cliffords Tower

Gort Scott Canadian House

Gort Scott wins planning for Canadian home

26-Jan-2015 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS] Gort Scott has won the go-ahead for a 1,000m² private home in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

PRP\'s approved plans for Lewisham [Muse Developments] - January 2015 - view

PRP wins planning for 169-home Lewisham towers

26-Jan-2015 | By Colin Marrs

London Borough of Lewisham has approved two tower blocks designed by PRP Architects as part of its Lewisham Gateway regeneration project

Coppin Dockray

Coppin Dockray completes £2million bathroom showroom

23-Jan-2015 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA] London-based Coppin Dockray has completed this ‘futuristic’ bathroom showroom in south east London

Threatened: Paolozzi murals at Tottenham Court Road

Architects agree to meet campaigners over threatened Paolozzi murals

23-Jan-2015 | By

Hawkins\Brown agrees to talk with campaigners over threatened Eduardo Paolozzi murals on Tube

Edward Bennett

Tributes paid to architect killed in scooter accident

23-Jan-2015 | By

Family and friends have paid tributes to architect Edward Bennett, who died earlier this month after his scooter collided with a car in south London


Nearly half of 1,824 architects kicked off ARB register rejoin

22-Jan-2015 | By

Almost half of the 1,824 architects kicked off the ARB register earlier this month for failing to pay the £107 annual retention fee have rejoined

Carl Turner Architects - floating house

Free to download: Carl Turner puts plans for floating home on website

22-Jan-2015 | By Colin Marrs

Brixton-based practice Carl Turner Architects has made blueprints for a floating home available for free via an open-source architecture website

RIBA. 66 Portland Place, London

Fees stagnant despite growing workloads

22-Jan-2015 | By

The recovery in fee levels remains ‘somewhat elusive’ despite a growing market for architects’ services, according to the RIBA

Groves Natcheva Franklyn Road

Groves Natcheva completes £205k London home

22-Jan-2015 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS] London-based Groves Natcheva has completed this 146m² home in Walton-on-Thames, south-west London

Urbed Uxcester expansion

Wolfson winner already 'in talks' over urban extensions

22-Jan-2015 | By Colin Marrs

Masterplanner URBED is working with councils and landowners on a number of projects based on the principles of its Wolfson prize-winning entry

Stage One, UK Pavilion Milan Expo 2015, test section of hive

Under construction: first pictures emerge of UK's Milan Expo pavilion Video

21-Jan-2015 | By Colin Marrs

Manufacturer Stage One has released the first images of the hive-like structure designed by Wolfgang Buttress which will form the centrepiece of the UK Pavilion at this year’s Milan Expo

Unemployment figures - January 2015

Unemployment levels fall to lowest levels since mid-2008

21-Jan-2015 | By

The number of unemployed architects has fallen to the lowest level since the middle of 2008

Formation\'s proposals for former Cambridge City stadium

Formation nets planning for homes on Cambridge City FC ground

21-Jan-2015 | By Colin Marrs

New images have been released of a recently-approved housing development on the former ground of Cambridge City FC

Alison Brooks Architects\' Severn Place

Alison Brooks submits Cambridge mixed-use scheme

21-Jan-2015 | By

Alison Brooks Architects has submitted plans for this mixed-use scheme in Cambridge

Threatened: Paolozzi murals at Tottenham Court Road

Paolozzi murals at Tottenham Court Road tube face demolition

20-Jan-2015 | By

Twentieth Century Society seeks urgent meeting with architect over fate of two ‘key’ 1980s mosaics

Crispin Kelly

New Open City chair Kelly aims to 'triple income'

20-Jan-2015 | By Colin Marrs

Crispin Kelly wants to ‘double or triple’ contributions to the charity which organises Open House London, following his appointment to chair its board of trustees

Featherstone Young Habitat housing

Featherstone Young reveals Cotswolds eco-housing

20-Jan-2015 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA + PLANS] Work has started on the first home to by Featherstone Young to be built on the Lower Mill Estate

Dominic McKenzie Architects\' Dalston House proposals

Dominic McKenzie wins go-ahead for one-bed Dalston house

20-Jan-2015 | By Colin Marrs

Hackney Council has granted permission for this ‘small but beautiful’ one-bedroom home in a Dalston, east London by Dominic McKenzie Architects.

Himley Village_Illustrative Masterplan_PenoyrePrasad_large.jpg

Penoyre & Prasad submits plans for new eco-town

19-Jan-2015 | By Colin Marrs

A masterplan by Penoyre & Prasad covering more than a quarter of a planned new eco-town in Bicester has been submitted for planning.

The Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney. Image by Siegfried Nugent

Chipperfield out of race for £250m Sydney gallery expansion

19-Jan-2015 | By

David Chipperfield Architects has failed to make the shortlist in a high-profile contest to extend the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney

Studio Weave\'s Paleys upon Pilers timber installation in Aldgate, London

Studio Weave’s Paleys upon Pilers dismantled

19-Jan-2015 | By

Studio Weave’s timber structure in Aldgate has been dismantled in preparation for its move to the nearby Minories redevelopment

Jean Nouvel\'s Philharmonie de Paris

Nouvel boycotts opening of own Philharmonie de Paris

19-Jan-2015 | By Colin Marrs

French architect Jean Nouvel last week boycotted the opening of the new Philharmonie de Paris building, claiming that it was opened prematurely

RSHP Lewisham

RSHP reveals £4.3m demountable Lewisham home scheme

19-Jan-2015 | By

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP) has unveiled plans for a new, portable modular homes scheme in south east London