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Old Court at Clare College

Witherford Watson Mann lands £20m Cambridge college refurb

21-Aug-2014 | By Jim Dunton

Clare College in Cambridge has appointed Stirling Prize-winning architect Witherford Watson Mann to lead on the £20million refurbishment of its grade I-listed Old Court building

Andy MacMillan at Our Lady of Good Counsel

Platt on MacMillan: 'He never left the Mac and the Mac never left him'

21-Aug-2014 | By Chris Platt

Head of the Mackintosh School of Architecture Chris Platt remembers the Scottish architect and academic Andy MacMillan who died earlier this week

scottish parliament image by Keith Hunter  Arcaid

Scottish architects launch yes campaign

20-Aug-2014 | By

A new campaign group of pro-independence architects is set to launch tomorrow (21 August)

Sainsbury\'s Greenwich by Chetwoods Architects

Stirling-shortlisted supermarket listing bid rejected

20-Aug-2014 | By

A bid to list the Greenwich Sainsbury’s eco-store, which was launched by Paul Hinkin who died earlier this week, has failed

Battersea Power Station chimney

Revealed: first image of Battersea Power Station chimney disassembly

20-Aug-2014 | By

The first image showing Battersea Power Station’s iconic chimneys being dismantled has been revealed

Andy MacMillan with Isi Metzstein at Gillespie Kidd and Coia

Tributes pour in for Scottish architect Andy MacMillan Video

18-Aug-2014 | By

Tributes have poured in for academic and architect Andy MacMillan, who died at the weekend aged 85

Andy MacMillan at Our Lady of Good Counsel

Obituary: Andy MacMillan (1928-2014)

18-Aug-2014 | By

‘Post-war architecture great’ Andy MacMillan has died, aged 85

View of the new amended Athlone House scheme submitted in 2013

Adam defends Athlone House vision, as plans derail again

18-Aug-2014 | By Tim Clark

Architect Robert Adam has defended controversial proposals to demolish Athlone House in Highgate and replace it with a new mega-mansion, after plans for the site were thwarted for a second time

Heatherwick\'s Garden Bridge

War of words over Heatherwick Thames garden bridge proposal

15-Aug-2014 | By

Warnings by the City of London that Thomas Heatherwick’s proposed £175 million Thames Garden Bridge could block protected views have triggered a heated debate about the scheme’s merits

1st Thomas Heatherwick

Heatherwick to resurrect King’s Cross ‘glass’ bridge

15-Aug-2014 | By Sarah Townsend

Thomas Heatherwick has been appointed by Argent to resurrect plans for a signature bridge at King’s Cross which was shelved during the recession

David Adjaye, of Adjaye Associates

Stephen Lawrence Centre has ‘failed’, says Adjaye

14-Aug-2014 | By Rob Sharp,

David Adjaye has admitted the Stephen Lawrence Centre, which he designed and completed in 2007, has ‘failed’

Ealing Broadway Station by Bennetts Asscoiates

Contentious Ealing Crossrail station approved by planners

14-Aug-2014 | By Tim Clark

Ealing Council has given the go-ahead for Bennetts Associates’ reworked Crossrail station at Ealing Broadway, despite complaints the application had been rushed through

Wilkinson Eyre\'s designs for the Science Museum\'s new Medicine Galleries

Science Museum selects Wilkinson Eyre for £24m medical galleries

14-Aug-2014 | By

Wilkinson Eyre has been chosen to design the Science Museum’s new £24 million Medical Galleries – three years after its more ambitious overhaul of the west London attraction was shelved

Ealing Broadway Station by Bennetts Asscoiates

New row erupts over Ealing's Crossrail station plans

13-Aug-2014 | By

A fresh row has broken out over controversial proposals for a West London Crossrail station after it emerged that the local council will consider the plans this week – the height of the holiday season

Ian Simpson\'s competition-winning masterplan to redevelop the Granada Studios site in Manchester

Ian Simpson wins contest for Granada Studios overhaul

13-Aug-2014 | By

Ian Simpson Architecture has won the competition to redevelop the iconic Granada Studios in Manchester

scottish parliament image by Keith Hunter  Arcaid

Survey: How would Scottish independence impact architects?

13-Aug-2014 | By

Take the AJ’s survey and tell us what independence would mean for Scottish architects

Estuary airport

Foster + Partners launches last ditch bid for Estuary Airport

12-Aug-2014 | By

Foster + Partners has made a final plea for a Thames Estuary airport, responding to a series of reports which claimed the scheme would be ‘costly, challenging and risky’

ARB

Bogus architect slapped with £1,000 fine

11-Aug-2014 | By Tim Clark

A fraudulent attempt by a Cheshire-based man to register as an architect has been thwarted by the Architects Registration Board (ARB)

A crane lifts steel roof sections.

Nash gem's roof project nears completion

21-Aug-2014 | By Jim Dunton

Work to replace a roof on a grade I-listed John Nash stately home in Shropshire is nearing completion

House building

England sees largest growth in housing starts since 1976

21-Aug-2014 | By Charlie Schouten

Figures released by the government today show housing starts are up by 22 per cent year on year

Mac fire May 2014 - photograph by Gunnar Groves-Raines

Glasgow School of Art finds temporary home

21-Aug-2014 | By

Glasgow School of Art has confirmed plans to move into the city’s Tontine East Building whilst work is carried out at the fire-damaged Mac

Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid to be awarded Goldsmiths fellowship

21-Aug-2014 | By Tim Clark

Zaha Hadid is set to be awarded an honorary degree and fellowship by Goldsmiths College during its annual graduation ceremony next month

Atmos

Atmos reveals Camden Roundhouse light installation

21-Aug-2014 | By

Atmos Studio has unveiled a new ‘tree-like’ light installation in Camden’s Roundhouse

The elevated walkway at London Zoo\'s new lion enclosure

London Zoo wins planning for Ray Hole-designed lion exhibit

20-Aug-2014 | By Tim Clark

London Zoo has won planning for a new lion enclosure designed by Ray Hole Architects

Sun Met Life stadium

HOK buys US firm 360 Architecture

20-Aug-2014 | By Tim Clark

The newly expanded global outfit is set to go head-to-head against Populous - once its own sports division

FalknerBrowns Swansea

Atkins joins design team for Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon

20-Aug-2014 | By Jim Dunton

Atkins Global has been appointed to provide design and engineering support for the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon

wonderground

Maps to Memorials: Exploring the work of MacDonald Gill

20-Aug-2014 | By Rakesh Ramchurn

A new exhibition explores the works of architect and designer MacDonald Gill, known for his colourful ‘Wonderground’ poster and his collaborations with Edwin Lutyens.

Thomas Phifer\'s competition-winning scheme for MOMA, Warsaw

New York-based practice wins Warsaw MOMA contest

20-Aug-2014 | By

Thomas Phifer and Partners has seen off a list of international stars to win the contest to design Warsaw’s new £50million Museum of Modern Art complex

Frank Gehry\'s Louis Vuitton Foundation

Frank Gehry’s Louis Vuitton Foundation nears completion

20-Aug-2014 | By

Frank Gehry’s new building for Louis Vuitton in Paris is nearing completion

Brandon Lewis

Housing minister Brandon Lewis calls for more ‘bungalow love’

19-Aug-2014 | By Jim Dunton

The new housing and planning minister Brandon Lewis has called for the nation – and particularly builders – to love bungalows ‘a little bit more’

Roz Barr King Fahad School theatre

Roz Barr completes new school theatre

19-Aug-2014 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS] London-based Roz Barr Architects has completed this conversion of an assembly room into a theatre for a secondary school in West London

Keppie Design\'s Ronald McDonald House

Keppie gets green light for McDonald’s hospital project

19-Aug-2014 | By Jim Dunton

[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA + PLANS] Keppie has won planning permission for a new accommodation centre to house parents of sick children at South Glasgow Hospitals Campus

House

Housebuilder calls for green-belt development reform

19-Aug-2014 | By Jim Dunton

The chief executive of housebuilder Persimmon has called for a relaxation of rules on developing green-belt land as the company announced increased sales and profits

Interact

Video: Paul Stallan on what’s next for Glasgow Video

14-Aug-2014 | By

Stallan-Brand director Paul Stallan talks about designing the 2014 Commonwealth Games Village and Glasgow’s history of demolition and revival

The searchable digital buildings archive with drawings from more than 1,500 projects

FalknerBrowns Swansea

Atkins joins design team for Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon

20-Aug-2014 | By Jim Dunton

Atkins Global has been appointed to provide design and engineering support for the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon

Sainsbury\'s Greenwich by Chetwoods Architects

Stirling-shortlisted supermarket listing bid rejected

20-Aug-2014 | By

A bid to list the Greenwich Sainsbury’s eco-store, which was launched by Paul Hinkin who died earlier this week, has failed

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