Former RIBA president Angela Brady has criticised a United Kingdom Trade & Investment (UKTI)-organised trade mission to Palestine and Israel as ‘insensitive and out of kilter
Nearly two-fifths (38.4 per cent) of architects work at least 10 hours of overtime every week, most of it unpaid, according to the results of a major new survey
Architects’ willingness to work long hours for ‘their art’ – and the expectation they will continue to do so – are the main factors behind the profession’s overtime predicament, according to commentators
Thomas Heatherwick’s proposed £175million bridge across the River Thames is facing a new round of criticism after details of entry restrictions for the planned ‘public’ structure emerged.
Former Foster + Partners’ chief executive Mouzhan Majidi is to join Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA)
Forensic archaeologists have started the ‘painstaking work’ of excavating the remains of the Mackintosh Library at the Glasgow School of Art (GSA)
Grimshaw and Australia’s Andrew Burges Architects have won an international contest for a new park and leisure centre in Sydney’s Green Square district
Manchester City Council has approved plans for another city centre residential tower - a 28-storey, 174 home block in Deansgate Locks by 5plus Architects
The UK’s cities and regions need to even more powers to close the north-south divide, a cross-party group of MPs and peers has demanded
The government has said there ‘remained a case’ for the ‘light-touch’ regulation of the architectural profession based on protection of title
Institute’s Palestinian counterpart threatens to cease co-operation in protest at its recent delegation to the region
Plans to devolve more power to England’s cities represent a huge opportunity for architects and the wider development community, leading figures including Bristol’s mayor George Ferguson said this week.
Communities secretary Eric Pickles has decided not to ‘call in’ a 51-storey KPF-designed skyscraper, it has emerged
Richard Rogers, John McAslan and Roger Zogolovitch have paid tribute to the ‘inspirational’ David Mackay who died earlier this week aged 80
Architect and urban designer David Mackay, best known for his influential work in Barcelona and for masterminding the city’s 1992 Olympic Village, has died aged 80
The RIBA’s delegation to Israel and the West Bank has been branded a ‘disgrace’ by the council member who seconded the resolution to suspend the institute’s Israeli counterpart from the International Union of Architects (UIA)
World-famous Danish practice BIG is finally set to make its UK debut after winning a contest to design a key new square at Battersea Power Station
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has approved the £1billion extension of London Underground’s Northern Line, which includes two new Grimshaw-designed stations.
The London Assembly has launched an investigation into a £1 billion deal for a business park in the Royal Docks masterplanned and designed by Terry Farrell
National Grid is to construct a test-run of the next-generation T-Pylons for use across the British countryside over the coming months, it has announced.
The new Reid building by Steven Holl Architects and JM Architects has been handed the Glasgow Institute of Architects’ (GIA) Supreme Award for 2014
Building industry analyst Glenigan has forecast a 7.3 per cent increase in the number of construction starts for the coming year - a boom driven by a burgeoning commercial sector
Hampshire-based Re-Format has won planning for this £1.5million house near Farnham, Surrey
Architects including Ted Cullinan, Piers Gough, Alison Brooks and Chris Wilkinson have donated artworks for an auction in aid of cancer care charity Maggie’s
Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners’ [RSHP] proposed new £227 million terminal at Geneva airport has been given the green light
Zaha Hadid and Robin Partington & Partners have designed customised statues for a charity promotion connected with the upcoming Paddington film.
Herzog & de Meuron’s £430 million ‘triangle tower’ proposal for Paris has been turned down
The Architects Registration Board (ARB) has found two architects guilty of unprofessional conduct in separate cases involving domestic work
Pollard Thomas Edwards (PTE) has won planning for a £30 million mixed-use, housing-led scheme in London’s King’s Cross
DRDH Architects’ competition-winning £126million concert hall and library in Bodø, Norway have been officially opened
Twelve Architects has revealed its competition-winning scheme for a new airport at Rostov on Don in southern Russia
TFP Farrells has taken the wraps off this 38-storey banking headquarters in Phnom Penh – Cambodia’s first skyscraper
Danish practice BIG, the architect behind the proposed new square at Battersea Power Station, has revealed its plans to overhaul Washington’s Smithsonian campus