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Videos: How Wilkinson Eyre's Weston Library was put together Video

17-Apr-2015 | By Michaila Hancock

Watch a timelapse and a fly-through of the revamp of Weston Library in Oxford

Foster Jeddah

Video: Foster + Partners' vision for Jeddah Metro project Video

2-Apr-2015 | By Michaila Hancock

Foster + Partners has released this video showing its vision for the huge new transport network in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

VIDEO: Adam Richards Architects' Ditchling Museum Video

26-Mar-2015 | By Michaila Hancock

The Timber Research and Development Association has released this video of Ditchling Museum of Art by Adam Richards Architects

Video: Animation of Zaha Hadid's Bee’ah HQ Video

25-Mar-2015 | By Michaila Hancock

Middle East waste management company Bee’ah has released this animation of its proposed Zaha Hadid-designed HQ in the United Arab Emirates

Video: Piano joins Rogers on Barangaroo skyscrapers job Video

13-Mar-2015 | By

Renzo Piano Building Workshop (RPBW) has won an international competition for three luxury residential towers in Sydney’s £3 billion Barangaroo regeneration district

Video: BDP’s Croydon Boxpark Video

12-Mar-2015 | By

[VIDEO] Boxpark has released this flythrough of its planned new BDP-designed Croydon pop-up  

Video shows construction of RSHP's £160m cancer centre Video

11-Mar-2015 | By

[VIDEO] Work is progressing on Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners’ competition-winning new cancer centre at Guy’s Hospital in London

Video: Why we gave the Jane Drew Prize to Grafton Architects Video

2-Mar-2015 | By

Women in Architecture jury members on why they gave the 2015 Jane Drew Prize to Grafton Architects’ co-founders Shelley McNamara and Yvonne Farrell

Video: Women in Architecture Luncheon 2015 Video

2-Mar-2015 | By

Guests at the annual AJ Women in Architecture Luncheon tell us why the event is one of the most important for women in the profession

North Bayshore interior - proposed new Google HQ at Mountain View by Heatherwick and BIG

Video: a first look at Google's proposed new HQ Video

27-Feb-2015 | By

Watch this video explaining the design concepts behind Heatherwick Studio and BIG’s proposed new headquarters building for Google in Mountain View, California


Milan Design Week 2015 - New ideas: Surfaces, Materials and Technologies

17-Apr-2015 | By Zaira Magliozzi

Zaira Magliozzi reports from Milan Design Week - today: Surfaces, Materials and Technologies

St Mary Magdalene C of E School sketch by Penoyre & Prasad

Penoyre & Prasad wins Greenwich Peninsula school contest

17-Apr-2015 | By

Penoyre & Prasad has won a competition to expand the St Mary Magdalene Church of England Primary School on the Greenwich Peninsula in south east London

aj120 grimshaw

AJ120 Awards: New Member and Fastest Growing Practice finalists named

17-Apr-2015 | By Emily Booth

From emerging stars to established names – the AJ can reveal the firms vying for the AJ120 New Member of the Year and Fastest Growing Practice awards.

Hall McKnight\'s Kings college scheme

Contentious Hall McKnight plans set for approval

17-Apr-2015 | By

Planners are set to approve a contentious scheme for King’s College London by Hall McKnight, which objectors say would ‘erode a significant element of glory’ from neighbouring Somerset House

Adams + Sutherland Highlands community centre [April 2015] - model shot

Lottery cash win for Adams & Sutherland's community centre plans

16-Apr-2015 | By Keith Cooper

Adams & Sutherland has bagged £1.4million of lottery funding to build this new community centre in the Scottish Highlands

Zaha Hadid Cambodia

AJ120 Awards: International Practice of the Year finalists revealed

16-Apr-2015 | By Emily Booth

Foster + Partners and Zaha Hadid Architects feature in a prestigious eight-strong shortlist for this year’s AJ120 International Practice of the Year award


More evidence unearthed of Le Corbusier's fascist tendancies

16-Apr-2015 | By Keith Cooper

Further evidence of Le Corbusier’s support of fascism and anti-Semitic beliefs have been revealed in two books published in advance of a major exhibition of the architect’s work

John Simpson Architects\' competition-winning scheme to regenerate the Royal College of Music (RCM) in South Kensington

John Simpson wins £25m Royal College of Music revamp

16-Apr-2015 | By

New Classicist John Simpson Architects has won a design competition for a £25 million regeneration of the Royal College of Music (RCM) in South Kensington

Lateral North

New practice: Lateral North


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

Luta Bettonica

Milan Design Week 2015: Euroluce

16-Apr-2015 | By Zaira Magliozzi

Zaira Magliozzi reports from Milan Design Week - today: Lighting

Nigel Farage of UKIP

UKIP would axe HS2 and reward brownfield site development

16-Apr-2015 | By Keith Cooper

The UK Independence Party (UKIP) would axe plans for an HS2 rail link and offer developers five-figure sums for each home they build on brownfield land, its manifesto reveals

Barbara Brownlee

Barbara Brownlee: It is crucial we prioritise design quality to persuade others

16-Apr-2015 | By Barbara Brownlee

Barbara Brownlee, Thurrock Council director of housing, discusses the local authority’s plans to deliver 18,500 new homes by 2021

Bennetts Royal College Opthalmologists

Bennetts completes Royal College of Ophthalmologists revamp

16-Apr-2015 | By

[FIRST LOOK] Bennetts Associates has transformed a former Victorian warehouse near Euston Station into a HQ for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Howick Place

Coffey and Ab Rogers to design Dev Sec's new home

16-Apr-2015 | By Colin Marrs

Ab Rogers and Coffey Architects have been appointed to design a new headquarters for property giant Development Securities and its subsidiary Cathedral Group

Orms Commonwealth House

Orms wins go-ahead for Commonwealth House refurb

15-Apr-2015 | By Colin Marrs

Orms has gained planning consent for the refurbishment and extension of 1930s art deco office block Commonwealth House in London

Milan Design Week 2015

Milan Design Week 2015: Workplace 3.0

15-Apr-2015 | By Zaira Magliozzi

Zaira Magliozzi reports from Milan Design Week - today: workplace

GMW\'s new 150,000m² passenger terminal at the Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Medina

GMW completes £680m Medina Airport overhaul

15-Apr-2015 | By

[First look + project data] GMW has completed a new 150,000m² passenger terminal at the Prince Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Medina

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg at NHBC’s Annual Lunch last week

LibDem manifesto: 10 garden cities and 300,000 new homes a year promised

15-Apr-2015 | By Colin Marrs

The Liberal Democrat 2015 general election manifesto has promised to pump up housebuilding to levels last seen in the 1970s while imposing 21st century standards for energy efficiency

Fulton Centre, New York City by Grimshaw

AJ120 Awards: Building of the Year shortlist announced

15-Apr-2015 | By Emily Booth

From a distillery in Scotland to a yacht club in Monaco – the AJ can reveal the 12 projects in the frame for the AJ120 Building of the Year award

Instead of admitting to having got it wrong, David Cameron has been boasting about scrapping green regulation

Right to Buy pledge could make housing associations 'unfundable'

15-Apr-2015 | By Colin Marrs

Experts have voiced doubts that Conservative proposals to extend the Right to Buy to housing association tenants could create the promised housebuilding bonanza

Proposed third unway at Heathrow Airport

Survey: 60% of London firms back Heathrow expansion over Gatwick

15-Apr-2015 | By Robyn Wilson

London’s top businesses have overwhelmingly backed the expansion of Heathrow airport over another runway at Gatwick

Hall McKnight Victoria Road

Hall McKnight shows off County Down home

15-Apr-2015 | By

Belfast and London-based Hall McKnight has revealed more photographs and plans of this recently completed house in County Down

Janet Turner

Obituary: Janet Turner (1936 - 2015)

15-Apr-2015 | By Neil Baxter

One of the UK’s leading architectural lighting designers, Janet Turner has died, after a short illness, aged 78

Reiach and Hall NDA

Reiach and Hall gets green-light for £20m nuclear archive

15-Apr-2015 | By

Reiach and Hall has been given the go-ahead for a new archive building in the Scottish Highlands for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority

Russ + Henshaw Clerkenwell Pavilion

Russ + Henshaw reveals Clerkenwell Design Week pavilion

15-Apr-2015 | By

Russ + Henshaw has revealed its designs for a pavilion for architecture charity Article 25 at Clerkenwell Design Week

Squire and Partners - 1 Park Place, Canary Wharf

Squire and Partners wins go-ahead for Canary Wharf tower

15-Apr-2015 | By

Tower Hamlets has approved plans for Squire and Partners’ 29-storey tower at 1 Park Place, Canary Wharf, east London

David Cameron

Conservatives reveal 2015 manifesto

14-Apr-2015 | By Jim Dunton

New measures to create housing on brownfield sites, a pledge to build 500 new free schools, and giving housing association tenants the right to buy their homes are all included in the Conservative Party’s election manifesto for 2015

Natalie Bennett

Green Party showcases 'radical' manifesto

14-Apr-2015 | By Jim Dunton

Scrapping the NPPF, ending ‘right to buy’ for social housing and bringing around 350,000 vacant homes back into use all feature in the Green Party’s general election manifesto


Enter Going Underground competition: deadline 8 May

14-Apr-2015 | By Emily Booth

The clock is ticking for entries to be submitted to our Going Underground ideas competition for a radical underground structure - so get creative!

Richard Rogers, Graham Stirk and Ivan Harbour

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners sets up new studio structure

14-Apr-2015 | By

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP) has formalised its structure into three studios as the practice continues to implement its long-term succession plan