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Zaha: ‘Our Tokyo stadium designs cannot be improved’ Video

27-Aug-2015 | By

Zaha Hadid Architects has released a new video explaining why the Japanese government was wrong to scrap its proposed £1.3 billion Olympic Stadium in Tokyo

Rest and Be Thankful visitor centre - proposed - August 2015 by KennedyTwaddle

Plans revealed for Scottish mountain pass visitor centre Video

27-Aug-2015 | By Michaila Hancock

Scotland and London-based practice KennedyTwaddle has revealed plans to create a visitor attraction overlooking the old Military Road at the Rest and Be Thankful

Designer crowdfunds to build pods for homeless Video

25-Aug-2015 | By

Architectural designer James Furzer has launched a crowdfunding campaign for a modular homeless shelter which would hang off the sides of buildings

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Grimshaw completes £180m energy-from-waste facility Video

25-Aug-2015 | By

Grimshaw Architects has completed this £180 million power plant in Great Blakenham, Suffolk

Video: How Zaha's contest-winning Danjiang bridge will be built Video

14-Aug-2015 | By

Watch this video showing how Zaha Hadid Architects’ competition-winning cable-stayed bridge over the Tamsui River in Taiwan will be constructed

Video: See the construction of Zaha’s Messner Museum Video

11-Aug-2015 | By

Watch how Zaha Hadid Architects constructed a museum on a mountain-top in this timelapse video

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Video: Radić and Fujimoto launch Serpentine's search for UK’s young architects Video

5-Aug-2015 | By Michaila Hancock

To celebrate the 15th birthday of the Serpentine Pavilion commission, the gallery has launched a new competition for young architects to design and build a pavilion

RH Partnership\'s revamp of the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts

Grade II*-listed Basil Spence arts centre gets a revamp Video

4-Aug-2015 | By

Britain’s first university campus arts centre, designed by Basil Spence, has undergone a revamp

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Video: ORMS's Uppingham School Science Centre Video

31-Jul-2015 | By Michaila Hancock

This short film takes a look inside and around Uppingham School Science Centre, a year on from its opening

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Video: Original competition judges visit Bystrup's T-pylon Video

31-Jul-2015 | By Michaila Hancock

The judges, who selected the Bystrup-designed T-pylon as the winner of the 2011 RIBA-backed contest, have visited the new design in Nottinghamshire

Squire and Partners Department Store proposals

Squires gets go-ahead for new Brixton HQ development

2-Sep-2015 | By Jim Dunton

Squire and Partners has won permission to overhaul a group of buildings in south London to provide a new headquarters for the practice

Gareth Hoskins Architects\' revised proposals for the Royal High School site on Calton Hill in Edinburgh - submitted for planning in September 2015

Hoskins reveals 'fundamental' redesign of Calton Hill scheme

2-Sep-2015 | By Jim Dunton

Hoskins Architects has unveiled new images of plans to convert one of Edinburgh’s most sensitive landmarks, the historic Royal High School on Calton Hill, into a 147-room hotel

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Leading deaf university opens £40m public realm contest

2-Sep-2015 | By

Gallaudet University has launched an international contest to regenerate its historic 40 hectare campus in Washington DC

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University unveils Viñoly designs for graphene innovation centre

2-Sep-2015 | By Jim Dunton

The University of Manchester has revealed Rafael Viñoly Architects’ designs for its £60 million Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre.

Glenigan Index - Sept 2015

Private sector work on the up

2-Sep-2015 | By Colin Marrs

The UK’s private sector construction sector is showing signs of life, but is being held back by stagnation in the public sector market, according to new figures

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Activists launch counter-regeneration whistleblowing site

2-Sep-2015 | By Colin Marrs

Activists are set to launch a ‘whistleblowing’ website allowing architects to anonymously leak information about development projects

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FCBS's Southbank revamp wins £4.9m funding

2-Sep-2015 | By Colin Marrs

The Southbank Centre in London has scooped a £4.9 million grant, paving the way for the refurbishment of the Hayward Gallery, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Purcell Room

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Hyde + Hyde wins planning for Welsh home

2-Sep-2015 | By

Hyde + Hyde has won planning for a new house on the Llyn Peninsula in North Wales

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New images reveal extent of ISIS destruction at Palmyra

1-Sep-2015 | By Colin Marrs

Satellite images have confirmed the destruction of the Temple of Bel - the largest building in the ancient city of Palmyra - by terrorist outfit ISIS

BDP\'s Northern Bank Head office, in Belfast

Raft of buildings listed in Belfast Video

1-Sep-2015 | By Colin Marrs

BDP’s 1976 Northern Ireland headquarters for Danske Bank is among 19 new buildings in Belfast granted listed status

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Kettle Collective unveils plans for £1m cancer charity home

1-Sep-2015 | By

Kettle Collective has revealed its designs for a £1 million holiday home for the families of children with cancer

Image by The Official White House Photostream

Obama begins search for presidential library architect

1-Sep-2015 | By

The Barack Obama Foundation has launched its hunt for an architect to design a new presidential library in Chicago’s Southside

Andy Munro, former chief financial officer at the RIBA

RIBA's chief operating officer exits

1-Sep-2015 | By

RIBA director Andy Munro, the institute’s chief operating officer, has left by ‘mutual agreement’

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Feilden Fowles joins Yorkshire Sculpture Park rollcall

1-Sep-2015 | By

Up-and-coming practice Feilden Fowles has revealed plans for a new £3.8 million visitor centre at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP) near Wakefield

ACME\'s revised Northgate plans. The proposed department store. The design of which is inspired by the various Tudor reliefs typically found throughout Chester [August 2015].

ACME reworks £300m central Chester plans

28-Aug-2015 | By

ACME is set to revise its Northgate masterplan in Chester city centre to include a new four star hotel

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RIBA Future Trends sounds cautionary warning

28-Aug-2015 | By

The latest RIBA Future Trends survey has revealed a drop in both workloads and staffing forecasts

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Allies and Morrison submits plans for Ealing Broadway revamp

28-Aug-2015 | By

AJ120 big hitter Allies and Morrison has submitted plans to redevelop a major site at Ealing Broadway

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Sean Griffiths reveals Distant Drumbeat installation Video

27-Aug-2015 | By Flora Neville

Sean Griffiths, ex director of FAT, has created an architectural art piece for the National Trust’s Lyme Park on the edge of the Peak District

Zaha: ‘Our Tokyo stadium designs cannot be improved’ Video

27-Aug-2015 | By

Zaha Hadid Architects has released a new video explaining why the Japanese government was wrong to scrap its proposed £1.3 billion Olympic Stadium in Tokyo

Rest and Be Thankful visitor centre - proposed - August 2015 by KennedyTwaddle

Plans revealed for Scottish mountain pass visitor centre Video

27-Aug-2015 | By Michaila Hancock

Scotland and London-based practice KennedyTwaddle has revealed plans to create a visitor attraction overlooking the old Military Road at the Rest and Be Thankful

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Pentagon: the world's largest office building - in infographics

27-Aug-2015 | By Michaila Hancock

Sixty years since the death of the Pentagon architect, G Edwin Bergstrom, these jaw-dropping new infographics show the scale of the world’s largest office building

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Is architecture really LGBT friendly?

27-Aug-2015 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

Our industry-wide survey revealed architecture fared better than engineering and contracting for LGBT equality. But what does this really mean for sexual minorities in the profession? Rakesh Ramchurn reports

Palazzo del Lavoro, Turin under construction 1960s Architectural Press Archive/RIBA Collections

Nervi's Palace of Labour hit by arsonists

27-Aug-2015 | By Colin Marrs

Turin’s Palazzo del Lavoro, designed by Pier Luigi Nervi, has suffered serious fire damage after a suspected arson attack

Parliament

Design advisory services sought for Parliament revamp

27-Aug-2015 | By Gavriel Hollander

The first contracts for the restoration of the Palace of Westminster, a job that could cost up to £7 billion, will be awarded next summer

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Architect fined over eco-home costs wrangle

27-Aug-2015 | By Jim Dunton

An architect who failed to tell his clients the conversion of a 1970s bungalow into an eco-home was not achievable on their budget has been found guilty of unacceptable professional conduct and fined £4,000

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Studio Spicer completes £675k Stratford villas

27-Aug-2015 | By

Studio Spicer has completed this pair of ‘strikingly bold and contemporary’ homes in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

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Conran to turn Barbican youth hostel into luxury flats

27-Aug-2015 | By

Conran and Partners has revealed plans to turn a tower at the Barbican, which was used as a youth hostel, into luxury apartments

Terry Farrell\'s masterplan for Bicester eco-town

Shelter fears Starter Homes will only help high earners

27-Aug-2015 | By Colin Marrs

The Government’s Starter Homes initiative will narrow housing options for the lowest paid while helping mainly higher earners, according to homelessness charity Shelter

David Hutchison (1937-2015) - co-founder of HLM

HLM co-founder Hutchison dies

26-Aug-2015 | By Colin Marrs

David Hutchison, one of the founders of Hutchison Locke and Monk (HLM) has died aged 78.

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Gillespie Yunnie transforms naval base into studios

26-Aug-2015 | By

Gillespie Yunnie has transformed a former naval base in Plymouth into a series of artist’s studios