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Zaha Bee\'ah

WATCH: 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

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

Video: Why we gave the Woman Architect of the Year Award to Teresa Borsuk Video

27-Feb-2015 | By

Moira Gemmill, Peter Rees, Daisy Froud and Christine Murray on why the Women in Architecture jury awarded Teresa Borsuk the 2015 Woman Architect of the Year Award

Video: Why we gave the Emerging Woman Architect of the Year Award to vPPR Video

27-Feb-2015 | By

Women in Architecture jury members Eva Jiricna, John McAslan, Martha Thorne and Anna Keay on why they gave the 2015 Emerging Woman Architect of the Year Award to the co-founders of vPPR

Video: Why we gave Jane Priestman the Ada Louise Huxtable Prize Video

27-Feb-2015 | By

In this video the AJ Women in Architecture judges discuss why Jane Priestman was recognised with the inaugural Ada Louise Huxtable Prize

Jeremy Foster

New practice: J Foster Architects

27-Mar-2015 | By

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

Hush House offices to residential conversion in Chester by Ian Simpson Architects. Image by Ian Lawson

Ministers baulk at extending office-to-resi relaxation

26-Mar-2015 | By Jim Dunton

Proposals to extend a rule-relaxation allowing offices to be converted into homes without planning permission are absent from a new raft of reforms unveiled by ministers this week

Fitzjames Teaching and Learning Centre by Feilden Fowles

Revealed: 2015 RIBA South West Awards shortlist

26-Mar-2015 | By

Projects by Feilden Fowles, AHR, Glenn Howells and S333 have been shortlisted in the RIBA South West Awards

George Suamerez Smith

Classicist to paint live at AJ/Dulux Trade event Video

26-Mar-2015 | By

Leading Classical architect George Saumarez Smith will be painting a work of art live at a free event on colour organised by the AJ and Dulux Trade next month

Hugh Broughton Architects\' Henry Moore Foundation scheme [March 2015]

Work starts on Henry Moore Foundation archive

26-Mar-2015 | By Keith Cooper

The second phase of Hugh Broughton Architects’ redevelopment of the Henry Moore Foundation’s complex has started on site

Theis + Khan church

Theis + Khan wins planning for church-led housing scheme in Watford

26-Mar-2015 | By

Theis + Khan has been given the go-ahead for a church and housing scheme in Watford

PV panels

Solar could provide 4% of UK power by 2020

26-Mar-2015 | By

Solar power could be responsible for providing four per cent of the UK’s electricity by 2020 thanks to the plunging costs of solar panels

Farrell Bicester

Second phase of Farrell's eco-town gets go-ahead

26-Mar-2015 | By

Planning permission has been granted for the second phase of the Farrell-masterplanned eco-town at North West Bicester

SCALA logo

Local authority architects society set for merger

25-Mar-2015 | By Jim Dunton

A membership body which promotes good architecture and shares knowledge about property services in councils is set to merge with its engineering counterpart

Serpentine pavilion 2015 - SelgasCano

Revealed: first images of 2015 Serpentine Pavilion

25-Mar-2015 | By

Madrid-based SelgasCano has revealed its designs for this year’s Serpentine Pavilion

CoupDeVille Architects\' Home Park Road

CoupDeVille designs semi-submerged London eco-house

25-Mar-2015 | By Tim Clark

CoupDeVille Architects has won planning for this partially submerged eco-house in south London

Zaha Bee\'ah

WATCH: 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

Canada Water scheme for Sellar Developments - designed by David Chipperfield Architects and Maccreanor Lavington

OMA and Chipperfield lined up for Canada Water housing

25-Mar-2015 | By

OMA, David Chipperfield Architects and Maccreanor Lavington Architects have been appointed to a framework covering 1,030 new homes in Canada Water

Adonis protesters

Protesters gather outside RIBA over controversial Adonis report

25-Mar-2015 | By

Protesters campaigning against a new report by Labour minister Andrew Adonis rallied outside the RIBA last night (24 March)

Alexandra Estate

Adonis: Hundreds of 'city villages' could be created from council estates

24-Mar-2015 | By Keith Cooper

Council estates could make way for hundreds of new ‘city villages’ across London, according to a controverial new think-tank report

Aerial photo of The Settlement Edinburgh of the Seven Seas

RIBA contest opens for world’s remotest inhabited island

24-Mar-2015 | By

The RIBA has launched an international competition to overhaul government buildings on the remote island of Tristan in the South Atlantic Ocean


Belsize unveils £4.9m Saudi scheme

24-Mar-2015 | By

[First look +plans] Belsize Architects has unveiled this 9,000m² office and retail scheme in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Richard Rogers

Rogers welcomes architecture portfolio 'promotion'

24-Mar-2015 | By

Richard Rogers has described the government’s plans to ‘beef-up’ the architecture portfolio as ‘good news’ but has taken a swipe at the DCLG and Quinlan Terry and Rogers Scruton in the process

Burwell Deakins Plymouth arts centre

Burwell Deakins completes £4.3m Plymouth University arts centre

24-Mar-2015 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA] Burwell Deakins has completed this £4.3 million performing arts centre in for Plymouth University


Last chance to book:  AJ Spec Live on cladding and curtain walling

23-Mar-2015 | By

Book your seat now to hear from Arup, Aukett Swanke, Scott Brownrigg and Pattern at this month’s upcoming AJ Spec Live

Highly commended: We Build Bath Again - Matt Somerville

Winners of city of Bath ideas contest revealed

23-Mar-2015 | By

The winners in a RIBA-run ideas contest for radical concepts for the future of Bath have been revealed

Cousins & Cousins Clerkenwell Pavilion

Cousins & Cousins reveals ‘jewel-like’ Clerkenwell Pavilion designs

23-Mar-2015 | By

Cousins & Cousins has revealed its designs for the pavilion which will sit on St John’s Square for Clerkenwell Design Festival 2015

Battersea Arts Centre fire

Battersea Arts Centre thrown £1m lifeline Video

23-Mar-2015 | By

Battersea Arts Centre has been thrown a £1million lifeline by the Treasury to help put its redevelopment project back on track following the recent fire

FaulknerBrowns Derby Arena

FaulknerBrowns completes £25m Derby Arena

23-Mar-2015 | By

[FIRST LOOK] FaulknerBrowns has completed this multi-sport arena next to Derby’s Pride Park stadium

Otford Road, community centre - Bat & Ball.

dRMM and McChesney shortlisted for Sevenoaks conference centre

23-Mar-2015 | By

dRMM and Ian McChesney feature among five teams shortlisted for a community and conference centre in the Bat & Ball area of Sevenoaks, Kent

Avanti Architects\' competition-winning project to rebuild the Old Walworth Town Hall and Newington Library

Avanti wins Old Walworth Town Hall rebuild contest

23-Mar-2015 | By

Avanti Architects has won the contest to rebuild the Old Walworth Town Hall and Newington Library buildings which were struck by fire two years ago

Radic\'s Serpentine Pavilion - now in Somerset

London's 2014 Serpentine Pavilion arrives in new rural home

23-Mar-2015 | By Michaila Hancock

Chilean architect Smiljan Radic’s 2014 Serpentine Pavilion has been re-erected in its new long-term home in Somerset

Niall McLaughlin\'s proposals for Jesus College - approved March 2015

Niall McLaughlin bags planning for Jesus College plans

23-Mar-2015 | By

Niall McLaughlin Architects has won planning permission for the first phase of an ‘ambitious redevelopment’ programme at Jesus College, Cambridge

Takeley Primary School by Sarah Wigglesworth Architects

#GREATSCHOOLS: Take the AJ’s school building survey

20-Mar-2015 | By

Working in school design? Take the AJ’s anonymous survey to help us uncover the realities of designing schools

Wilkinson Eyre University of Oxford’s Weston Library

Wilkinson Eyre's £80m Oxford University library completes

20-Mar-2015 | By

[FIRST LOOK] Wilkinson Eyre has completed this renovation of Oxford University’s Weston Library