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Wright & Wright\'s Geffrye Museum proposals

Wright & Wright reveals new plans for Geffrye Museum revamp

21-Oct-2014 | By

New images have been revealed of Wright & Wright’s £15 million proposals for the Geffrye Museum in Hackney, East London

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Public inquiry launches into Simpson's 'stunted black glass stub'

21-Oct-2014 | By

A public inquiry begins later today (21 October) into the future of a controversial, half-built glass and metal walkway by Ian Simpson Architects behind Manchester town hall

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Grimshaw lands $950m Lima airport expansion

21-Oct-2014 | By

Grimshaw has been appointed to work on the massive expansion of Peru’s main international airport in Lima

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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

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Ellis Miller to refurb grade II*-listed John Winter house

20-Oct-2014 | By

Ellis Miller Architects has been appointed to refurbish and upgrade a Grade II*-listed modernist house by John Winter in Highgate, north London

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Fosters' turnover and profits back in growth

17-Oct-2014 | By

The AJ100’s leading practice Foster + Partners has seen both its turnover and profits return to growth

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Gehry and Foster’s Battersea 'high street' approved

17-Oct-2014 | By

Frank Gehry and Norman Foster’s new ‘high street’ at Battersea Power Station has won planning

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Haworth Tompkins’ ‘theatre for the people’ wins 2014 RIBA Stirling Prize

16-Oct-2014 | By

Haworth Tompkins’ ‘daring and bold’ Everyman Theatre in Liverpool has won the this year’s RIBA Stirling Prize

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Loyn & Co’s 'brave' Stormy Castle bags 2014 Manser Medal

16-Oct-2014 | By

Loyn & Co’s ‘brave and contemporary’ house on the Gower Peninsula has been named ‘Britain’s best new home’

Industrious spaces: Manchester School of Art by FCBS

Manchester Metropolitan University crowned 2014 Client of the Year

16-Oct-2014 | By

Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) has been crowned this year’s RIBA Client of the Year

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Hebridean house wins 2014 Stephen Lawrence Prize

16-Oct-2014 | By

Denizen Works’ House No7 on Tiree has won the 2014 Stephen Lawrence Prize

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Cambridge Laboratory by Stanton Williams voted best ever Stirling winner

16-Oct-2014 | By

Stanton Williams’ Cambridge Laboratory has been voted the AJ readers’ favourite ever RIBA Stirling Prize-winning building

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Starchitects team up for Olympicopolis bids

16-Oct-2014 | By

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, Heatherwick, Adjaye in the running as smaller firms cry foul

Peter Barber\'s Mount Pleasant proposals

Hadid and Barber propose Mount Pleasant alternatives

16-Oct-2014 | By

Opposition to the Royal Mail’s housing scheme at its Mount Pleasant site in Clerkenwell has mounted after locally based architects Peter Barber and Zaha Hadid both expressed interest in developing alternative design

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Police 'lockdown' MIPIM UK as protestors gather

15-Oct-2014 | By

Angry protesters have gathered outside MIPIM UK, the inaugural UK property fair, campaigning about the housing crisis

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Boris: London's new skyline is 'strange and exotic'

15-Oct-2014 | By

London Mayor Boris Johnson has likened the new wave of buildings emerging on the capital’s skyline to ‘strange and exotic’ flora in a David Attenborough documentary

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Niall McLaughlin wins Jesus College contest

15-Oct-2014 | By

Niall McLaughlin Architects has won a contest for a new development at Jesus College, Cambridge

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Garden Bridge attempts to appease concerns with updated imagery

15-Oct-2014 | By

The backers of the Thomas Heatherwick-designed Garden Bridge across the Thames have revealed updated visuals of the proposed link to allay fears it could block protected views

David Chipperfield\'s Palais Varnhagen residential scheme in Berlin, Germany

Chipperfield unveils £31m Berlin apartment scheme

21-Oct-2014 | By

[First look + project data] David Chipperfield has revealed plans for a 10,000m² luxury residential scheme in Berlin

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McChesney wins commission to design Granary Square benches

21-Oct-2014 | By

Ian McChesney has been appointed to design eight large benches for Granary Square in King’s Cross, London

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Hyde + Hyde wins go-ahead for 'quietly monumental' house

21-Oct-2014 | By Tim Clark

Hyde + Hyde Architects has won planning permission for this 250m² home in Penarth, south west of Cardiff

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Birmingham Centenary Square contest launches

21-Oct-2014 | By

The RIBA has offically launched an international design competition for the regeneration of Centenary Square in Birmingham

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McGonigle McGrath wins planning for rural house

21-Oct-2014 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA + PLANS] Belfast-based McGonigle McGrath has won planning for a 525m2 house in Magherafelt, Northern Ireland

Zaha Hadid\'s Jumeirah Nanjing project in China

Hadid and Foster picked for China hotel schemes

21-Oct-2014 | By

Zaha Hadid and Norman Foster have been chosen to design a pair of new hotel schemes for Jumeirah Group in China

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Garden Bridge attempts to appease concerns with updated imagery

15-Oct-2014 | By

The backers of the Thomas Heatherwick-designed Garden Bridge across the Thames have revealed updated visuals of the proposed link to allay fears it could block protected views

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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