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TDO unveils Peckham car park pavilion Video

14-Jul-2014 | By

TDO Architecture has completed a temporary pavilion at Frank’s Cafe on the rooftop of a car park in Peckham, London

Mount Pleasant opposition reveals video of alternative scheme Video

8-Jul-2014 | By

Campaigners mooting alternative plans for the Royal Mail site have released this video of their proposals


Serpentine Pavilion: construction timelapse

25-Jun-2014 | By

Watch a video of the Chilean architect Smiljan Radic’s Serpentine Pavilion being constructed

Video: Shigeru Ban picks up the Pritzker Video

13-Jun-2014 | By

Watch the Pritzker Prize ceremony from Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum, where Shigeru Ban received the prestigious accolade on Friday

DSDHA draws up plans to transform Tottenham Court Road Video

5-Jun-2014 | By

Camden Council has unveiled a £26million scheme by DSDHA to transform London’s Tottenham Court Road

Bartlett creates animation of London's evolution Video

27-May-2014 | By

The Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis has created a digital animation that maps the development of London

Revealed: Video walkthrough of Wolfgang Buttress' Milan pavilion Video

19-May-2014 | By

The government has revealed a video walkthrough of the UK pavilion for the 2015 Milan Expo designed by a team led by artist Wolfgang Buttress and including BDP


Watch the casting of Chipperfield's King's Cross columns Video

15-May-2014 | By

Video: Cast-iron column-casting at the Hargreaves Foundry

Video: Zaha's Hong Kong tower opens its doors Video

13-May-2014 | By

A video has been revealed showcasing Zaha Hadid Architect’s recently completed Jockey Club Innovation Tower at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Pam Alexander: 'I’m often the only woman’ Video

16-Apr-2014 | By Max Thompson

Last week Pam Alexander was appointed the new chair of CABE. She reveals her goals for the design watchdog and inspirations

Arena Island site in Bristol

Allies and Morrison appointed to Bristol's Arena Island

25-Jul-2014 | By Sean Kitchen

Allies and Morrison is to lead the ‘design vision’ for Bristol’s Arena Island - the future home for a £91million, 12,000-capacity horseshoe-shaped arena

Erno Goldfinger\'s Trellick Tower

Haworth Tompkins to design housing beneath Trellick Tower

25-Jul-2014 | By

Haworth Tompkins has been appointed to design a new housing scheme at the foot of Erno Goldfinger’s Trellick Tower

Powell Dobson Architects\' visions for Cardiff Central Station

Powell Dobson reveals vision for Cardiff Station

25-Jul-2014 | By

Powell Dobson Architects has revealed plans for the transformation of Cardiff’s Central Station

North Quay

Canary Wharf rethinks Pelli office scheme as part of resi drive

25-Jul-2014 | By Jim Dunton

Canary Wharf Group is considering a change of plan on a yet-to-be-built high-rise office scheme by Pelli Clarke Pelli, it has emerged.

Invisible Skylines by vPPR Architects

Place: Light First – Invisible Skylines by vPPR Architects


The fifth of the AJ/iGuzzini Place: Light First proposals imagines a radical answer to the current concerns about the impact tall buildings are having on London’s skyline

WINNER: Matthew Webb\'s Kennermerland Visitor Centre & Conservation Laboratory in the Netherlands

De Montfort student wins 2014 3DReid prize

24-Jul-2014 | By

A student from Leicester School of Architecture has won the 2014 3DReid Student Prize


Fletcher Priest’s £3.5bn Silvertown Quays goes in for planning

24-Jul-2014 | By Jim Dunton

Proposals to create an ‘innovation quarter’ with 3,000 new homes and a purpose-built showcase space for leading brands at east London’s Royal Docks have been submitted to Newham Council.

Hopkins\' designs for a new research centre at London\'s Royal Free Hospital

Hopkins designs £42m research building for Royal Free Hospital

24-Jul-2014 | By

Hopkins Architects has revealed designs for a new research building at the Royal Free Hospital in north London

The cathedral in Christchurch following the earthquake

Contest opens for Christchurch earthquake memorial

24-Jul-2014 | By

An international design competition has been launched for a £3.5 million memorial to the 185 victims of the Christchurch earthquake

Alison Brooks Architects\' proposal for Peabody\'s Archway site

Revealed: Peabody names new major projects panel

24-Jul-2014 | By

Architects including 2014 Stirling Prize-shortlisted practices Haworth Tompkins and Mecanoo among nine named to deliver 5,000 new homes

Eric Parry Architects\' scheme for Birmingham\'s Paradise Circus

Parry wins contest for major building at Birmingham’s Paradise Circus

24-Jul-2014 | By

Eric Parry Architects has won the competition to design a key building in the first phase of Birmingham’s Paradise Circus redevelopment

Brandon Lewis

New housing minister: ‘We must maintain momentum on housebuilding’

24-Jul-2014 | By

In his first interview since becoming the new joint planning and housing minister, Brandon Lewis talks about his role, council housebuilding and what can be learned from Stirling Prize-winning schemes

Collective Architecture Empire Cafe

Collective Architecture designs Glasgow slave trade exhibition

23-Jul-2014 | By

Collective Architecture has designed a new installation at Glasgow’s Briggait exploring Scotland’s relationship with the slave trade

Contemplating Community by Archivate

Archivate completes pop-up installation in Kensington

23-Jul-2014 | By

Archivate – a collective of architectural designers, musicians and film-makers – has completed this pop-up installation in the grade II-listed Kensington Central Library

Emirates Arena including the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome. Photography by Alan McAteer

Venue guide: Glasgow Commonwealth Games

23-Jul-2014 | By

As the 2014 Commonwealth Games gets under way in Glasgow tonight (23 July), the AJ takes a tour of the venues


New practices: Archivate Collective

23-Jul-2014 | By

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

Torre de David in Caracas. Image by Saúl Briceño

Venezuela evicts Torre de David squatters

23-Jul-2014 | By

Venezuelan officials and soldiers have started evicting thousands of residents living inside the half-completed Torre de David skyscraper in Caracas

PAD Studio Lane End

PAD Studio submits £450,000 eco-home for planning

23-Jul-2014 | By

[FIRST LOOK + DRAWINGS + PROJECT DATA] PAD Studio has revealed plans for this 158m2 eco-home in East Sussex

Studio Seilern

Studio Seilern reveals plans for Kensington office revamp

23-Jul-2014 | By

Studio Seilern Architects has submitted plans to overhaul an office building in Kensington, west London

Leigh Dimelow

TP Bennett opens Manchester office

22-Jul-2014 | By Jim Dunton

Architecture and design practice TP Bennett has opened a regional office in Manchester to target business growth in the north

Jerusalem, Israel. Image by Acroll

Growing pressure on RIBA over 'dismissed' Israel motion

22-Jul-2014 | By

The RIBA is facing renewed pressure ‘to resurrect’ its motion against the Israeli Association of United Architects amid escalating tension in the region

Peter Barber Architects\' Kiln Place

Peter Barber reveals plans for Gospel Oak housing scheme

22-Jul-2014 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] Peter Barber Architects has revealed plans for a mixed-tenure housing scheme in Gospel Oak, north London

Shell centre

Campaigner launches Shell Centre legal challenge

22-Jul-2014 | By

An opponent of the Squire and Partners’ £1.3billion Shell Centre redevelopment has launched a high court claim against the decision to give the project the green-light


Mont Saint-Michel causeway opens to pedestrians

22-Jul-2014 | By

Dietmar Feichtinger Architects has completed this 760m-long link connecting the historic Mont Saint-Michel to the French mainland opened to the public today (22.July)

AStudio\'s Spotlight Youth Centre

Astudio's £7million East London youth space opens

22-Jul-2014 | By

Astudio has completed this £7million youth space in Poplar, East London

Haworth Tompkins\' Chichester Theatre revamp

Haworth Tompkins completes Chichester Theatre revamp

22-Jul-2014 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] Haworth Tompkins has completed the £13million restoration of the Brutalist grade II-listed Chichester Festival Theatre

Maggie\'s Culture Crawl

Starchitect-designed buildings to open for Maggie’s Culture Crawl

21-Jul-2014 | By

Buildings by Norman Foster, Richard Rogers and Zaha Hadid are all set to open their doors as part of Maggie’s annual Culture Crawl

Dan Safarik

Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat: ‘There's a lack of metro-wide guideline consistency’


Daniel Safarik, from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, explains why the London skyline is similar to New York’s and the lessons from Singapore

Hilary Benn

Hilary Benn: ‘We want more housebuilders coming into the market’

21-Jul-2014 | By Tim Clark

Shadow communities and local government secretary Hilary Benn MP on the role of architects in housebuilding and on protecting the green belt

Marks Barfield\'s competition-winning primary school scheme in Cambridge

Marks Barfield’s contest-winning school lands planning

21-Jul-2014 | By

[First look] Marks Barfield has won planning permission for this primary school scheme in Cambridge