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LSE by O’Donnell + Tuomey Video

9-Oct-2014 | By

Stirling Prize video: The AJ and the Concrete Centre present a video study of O’Donnell + Tuomey Architects’ Stirling Prize-shortlisted Saw Swee Hock Student Centre

Stirling Prize video: Aquatic Centre by Zaha Hadid Video

6-Oct-2014 | By

The AJ and the Concrete Centre present a video study of Zaha Hadid’s Stirling Prize-shortlisted Aquatic Centre


Video: Wilkinson Eyre's Oxford Maggie's Centre Video

6-Oct-2014 | By

Watch the construction of Wilkinson Eyre’s Maggie’s Centre in Oxford which opened last month

Alex Chinneck Covent Garden

Artist completes 'hovering' Covent Garden market Video

3-Oct-2014 | By

London-based artist Alex Chinneck has completed this installation in Covent Garden, which gives the impression the 184-year-old market hall has floated into the air

Alex Chinneck melting house

Artist creates 'melting' house Video

30-Sep-2014 | By

Artist Alex Chinneck has created a house from wax which will gradually melt

Heatherwick's Bombay Sapphire distillery set to open doors Video

18-Sep-2014 | By

Video: Thomas Heatherwick discusses his recently completed Bombay Sapphire distillery ahead of its public opening next month

Video: City of Glasgow College fly-through Video


Watch a video fly-through of Reiach & Hall and Michael Laird’s emerging Glasgow supercampus

Video: Architects for Yes set out case for Scots independence Video

10-Sep-2014 | By

Leading lights of the Architects for Yes campaign explained their stance and the benefits of independence on Monday night (8 September) ahead of the Scottish referendum on 18 September


Video: Foster on his contest-winning scheme for Mexico City Airport Video

4-Sep-2014 | By

Foster + Partners has seen off competition from Zaha Hadid, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners and Pascall+Watson to bag the £1.8billion airport expansion project

Video: Drone reveals construction of Foster's Apple HQ Video

2-Sep-2014 | By

A video shot from a drone has revealed the scale of Foster + Partners’ Californian HQ for technology giant Apple


UN Studio reveals Dutch theatre

20-Oct-2014 | By

UN Studio’s Theatre de Stoep has officially opened in the Dutch town of Spijkenisse

Somers Town in Camden, London. Image by Stephen McKay

Adam Khan, DSDHA and Duggan Morris scoop £40m Somers Town overhaul

20-Oct-2014 | By

Adam Khan, Duggan Morris and DSDHA are among a raft of teams chosen for the £40 million overhaul of Somers Town near St Pancras, London

OS31 has won an open ideas competition for a pop-up restaurant on a frozen river in Canada

British newcomer wins contest for Canadian winter restaurant

20-Oct-2014 | By

OS31 has won an open ideas competition for a pop-up restaurant on a frozen river in Canada

Yorkshire Post headquarters

Sheppard Robson designs emerge for former Yorkshire Post site

20-Oct-2014 | By Jim Dunton

Concept designs for the redevelopment of the former Brutalist Yorkshire Post HQ in Leeds have been submitted as part of an outline planning application

MSMR Ransome Wharf

MSMR's Battersea development given green light

20-Oct-2014 | By Tim Clark

Wandsworth Council has approved plans by MSMR Architects to redevelop Ransome’s Dock in Battersea

Christopher Wren 382nd birthday (20.10.14)

Wren's birthday honoured with Google Doodle

20-Oct-2014 | By

Google has wished Christopher Wren a ‘Happy 382nd birthday’ with an animation depicting St Paul’s Cathedral

Image from Isola Nova by Philippe Calandre at Lichfield Studios. Image: Philippe Calandre.

Photomontage exhibition reimagines Venice

20-Oct-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

An exhibition of works which imagine a new island in the lagoon of Venice has gone on display at Lichfield Studios in London

View along the causeway to Grain Tower Battery. Image: Frank Watson

Thames Estuary: exploring London's forgotten gateway

18-Oct-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

A new collection of images by photographer Frank Watson captures the bleak and haunting dereliction of structures along the Thames Estuary shoreline, writes Rakesh Ramchurn

Meier Taiwan

Meier starts work on pair of Taiwan towers

17-Oct-2014 | By

Richard Meier and Partners has begun work on a two residential towers in Taiwan

Burwell Deakins\' lower refectory proposals

UCL wins planning for £9.3m overhaul

17-Oct-2014 | By

Levitt Bernstein and Burwell Deakins have won planning to transform a refectory and service yard at UCL into a new social space

Circle Housing\'s Orchard Village

Circle Housing picks 24 architects

17-Oct-2014 | By

More than 20 architects including PRP, HTA Design, JM Architects, PCKO and Levitt Bernstein have won places on a housing framework agreement set to deliver 6,000 new homes over the next five years

Everyman Theatre by Haworth Tompkins

'Major surprise': bookies clean up after Everyman's RIBA Stirling Prize victory

17-Oct-2014 | By

Bookmaker William Hill has admitted last night’s RIBA Stirling Prize victory for Haworth Tompkins’ Everyman Theatre was a ‘great result’

Haworth Tompkins picks up the Stirling Prize for the Everyman Theatre in Liverpool

Stirling Prize 2014: the profession reacts Video

16-Oct-2014 | By

The industry reacts to the news that Haworth Tompkins’ ‘daring and bold’ Everyman Theatre in Liverpool has won the this year’s RIBA Stirling Prize

New homes

Lyons Housing Review backs key Farrell proposal

16-Oct-2014 | By Jim Dunton

An eagerly-awaited report on the nation’s housing crisis has given its backing to a key Farrell Review proposal on urban design.


In pictures: The AJ's Architecture Tomorrow exhibition at MIPIM

16-Oct-2014 | By ,

These are the first photographs of the AJ’s Architecture Tomorrow exhibition at the inaugural MIPIM UK

Library of Birmingham by Mecanoo

Mecanoo’s Library of Birmingham tops AJ reader Stirling Prize poll

16-Oct-2014 | By

The AJ’s readers are backing Mecanoo’s Library of Birmingham to win the RIBA Stirling Prize 2014 tonight (16 October)


John Pardey reveals Lutyens inspired house

16-Oct-2014 | By

John Pardey Architects has submitted plans under the country house clause for this 1,430m² home in rural Surrey

25 - 33 Berners Street by Derwent

Derwent London wins planning to replace early Seifert building

15-Oct-2014 | By Jim Dunton

Derwent London has won planning permission to demolish an early building by Seifert & Partners and replace it with a 9,755m2 mixed use scheme Piercy & Co

Maria Smith

Niall McLaughlin and Maria Smith to speak at AJ Small Projects Awards launch Video

15-Oct-2014 | By

Niall McLaughlin and Maria Smith will be speaking at an event to launch this year’s AJ Small Projects Awards on the 29 October

Croydon 2020

Croydon 2020: images of changing skyline revealed

15-Oct-2014 | By

Images have been revealed showing how the London Borough of Croydon is set to change over the next six years


Mobile Studio reveals King's College pop-up

15-Oct-2014 | By

Mobile Studio Architects’ pop-up ‘folly’ for the Arts & Humanities Festival at King’s College London (KCL) has opened today (15 October)

The Nandor Hidegkuti Stadium in Budapest

AZPML vying for Budapest stadium overhaul

15-Oct-2014 | By

Alejandro Zaera-Polo’s practice AZPML is among twelve teams shortlisted to regenerate the Nandor Hidegkuti Stadium in Budapest

Rafael Viñoly’s 432 Park Avenue skyscraper in New York

Viñoly tops out Western Hemisphere’s tallest residential building

15-Oct-2014 | By

Rafael Viñoly’s 432 Park Avenue skyscraper in New York has reached its full height of 425 metres

William Lyttle\'s former home in Hackney

Adjaye lodges plans for 'Mole Man' house

15-Oct-2014 | By Jim Dunton

David Adjaye-designed proposals to rebuild a north London home that previously belonged to a notorious amateur tunneler have been submited for planning

Osbourne House

Gov't ‘to push ahead’ with English Heritage breakup

14-Oct-2014 | By Jim Dunton

The government has confirmed it will split English Heritage into two new organisations, despite fears over funding and remits for the new bodies

Restored interior of the Grade II* listed Fitzrovia Chapel by conservation architects Caroe & Partners.

Grade II* Fitzrovia Chapel 'a major challenge to restore'

14-Oct-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

Caroe & Partners’ project architect Touseer Ahmad speaks to the AJ about his work on the refurbishment of the Grade II* listed Fitzrovia Chapel

Pasila in Helsinki. Image by JP Karna

Helsinki announces skyscraper design contest

14-Oct-2014 | By

Helsinki is planning a design and build competition for a series of city centre skyscrapers

Burd Haward Mottisfont

Burd Haward reveals contest-winning Mottisfont Abbey scheme

14-Oct-2014 | By

Burd Haward has revealed this competition-winning design for a new visitor centre at the National Trust’s Mottisfont Abbey in Hampshire

Adam Sims

Adam Sims: 'We have a dream for Leeds'

14-Oct-2014 | By

Adam Sims, managing director of One Leeds, on plans to build a ‘game-changing’ £1 billion development south of the city centre

Hugh Broughton

Cycle Superhighways will make London 'fit for the future' say architects

14-Oct-2014 | By

Richard Rogers, Patrik Schumacher and Terry Farrell have written a letter to London Mayor Boris Johnson in support of the proposed new Cycle Superhighways