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Jo Wright

FCBS partner Jo Wright jumps ship for Arup Associates

28-Jan-2015 | By

A key partner of Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios (FCBS), Jo Wright, has left the company after 27 years to take over the helm at Arup Associates

Liz Diller

Liz Diller: 'We're considering opening a UK office'

28-Jan-2015 | By

Elizabeth Diller of high-profile US practice Diller Scofidio + Renfro talks about her practice’s new LA gallery, the advancement of women architects and the influence of the High Line

30 Cannon Street by Whinney, Son & Austen Hall

Fourteen post-war offices listed

28-Jan-2015 | By

Secretary of State for for Culture, Media and Sport has listed commercial buildings across the country following an 18-month English Heritage study

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Investigation launched into Dundee V&A costs fiasco

27-Jan-2015 | By

Dundee City Council has appointed John McClelland, chairman of the Skills Development Scotland, to investigate how the construction budget for the city’s proposed V&A museum rocketed from £49m to £80m

Asif Khan

Asif Khan joins starchitects on list of UK's 'most influential figures'

27-Jan-2015 | By

Upcoming star Asif Khan has joined Norman Foster, Richard Rogers, Zaha Hadid and David Chipperfield on Debrett’s list of the UK’s most influential figures

Zaha Hadid\'s Al Wakrah Stadium scheme in Qatar

Zaha donates libel case settlement money to workers’ rights charity

26-Jan-2015 | By

Zaha Hadid has donated the settlement cash from her lawsuit against the New York Review of Books to an unnamed labour rights organization

Architects directly employed by housebuilders

Third of biggest housebuilders don't employ own architects

26-Jan-2015 | By Colin Marrs

More than a third of the UK’s biggest housebuilders don’t employ a single ARB-registered architect, research has revealed

Peter Shaw and Keith Griffiths

Aedas snaps up RHWL

26-Jan-2015 | By

Aedas has bought up 54-year-old architectural stalwart RHWL together with the Arts Team, its specialist cultural and public building arm

Women In Architecture discrimination survey

AJ survey reveals rise in workplace sex discrimination

23-Jan-2015 | By

Three quarters of the 430 women architects surveyed in the AJ’s 2015? Women in Architecture Survey said they had suffered discrimination - a rise from two thirds of those polled in 2014

Rachel Haugh

Rachel Haugh: 'The name change is not going to change me'

23-Jan-2015 | By

It has taken 28 years for Rachel Haugh to get her name over the door at the practice she co-founded with Ian Simpson. Why has it taken so long?

WIA shortlists 2015

Revealed: finalists in Women in Architecture Awards

22-Jan-2015 | By

The AJ can reveal the finalists for both the 2015 Woman Architect of the Year and the Emerging Woman Architect of the Year awards

New proposals: Kengo Kuma\'s Dundee V&A scheme in its new, inland position (October 2012)

Kuma's V&A Dundee cost debacle 'creates public distrust in architects'

22-Jan-2015 | By

The ‘fiasco’ surrounding the ballooning costs on Kengo Kuma and Associates’ proposed V&A museum Dundee ‘creates public distrust in the profession’, according to one of the architects originally shortlisted for the job

BBC New Broadcasting House

Spending watchdog slams running costs of BBC's Broadcasting House

21-Jan-2015 | By

The National Audit Office (NAO) has criticised the running costs of the BBC’s headquarters at Broadcasting House, claiming they are nearly three times higher than the average UK office

Viñoly tipped for Manchester Graphene centre

21-Jan-2015 | By

Rafael Viñoly Architects is understood to be working on a new £60 million Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre at Manchester University

Hopkins\' 100 Liverpool Street proposals - January 2015

Hopkins submits plans for latest Broadgate revamp

21-Jan-2015 | By Colin Marrs

Hopkins Architects has revealed plans to refurbish and extend a major 1980s building at Broadgate, London

HHbR Moorgate mansard roof

Fobert in, as HHbR walks from contentious City scheme

21-Jan-2015 | By Colin Marrs

Henley Halebrown Rorrison has walked away from a controversial heritage scheme in the City of London after a row over the design

Wright & Wright Royal Academy of Engineering

Wright & Wright wins Royal Academy of Engineering job

21-Jan-2015 | By

Wright & Wright Architects has been appointed to design the new Enterprise Hub at the John Nash-designed headquarters of the Royal Academy of Engineering

Terry Farrell unveils Gatwick airport expansion video Video

20-Jan-2015 | By Tim Clark

The architect behind a proposed expansion of Gatwick has released a new animation of what a rebuilt twin-runway airport would look like

Sir Michael Bear chairman RIO

Government agency in talks with foreign funders on £5bn of projects

28-Jan-2015 | By Robyn Wilson

The government’s Regeneration and Investment Organisation (RIO) is in discussions with overseas investors on more than £5billion-worth of UK projects, its chairman has revealed

Arquitectonica\'s plans for its first UK scheme on Whitcomb Street, central London. Designed with Brisac Gonzalez

Miami's Arquitectonica set to make UK debut after planning victory

28-Jan-2015 | By

US practice Arquitectonica has won planning for its first UK scheme – a 22-home, mixed-use project for developer Hobhouse in Whitcomb Street, central London

Bank House by Building Design Partnership

English Heritage: why these 14 post-war offices deserved listing

28-Jan-2015 | By

English Heritage tells the AJ why the 14 post-war office buildings just listed by the government were worthy of protection

Soar Island in the River Soar, Leicester

RIBA launches Soar Island ideas contest

28-Jan-2015 | By

The RIBA has launched an ideas competition to regenerate Soar Island in Leicester

Stanton Williams\' Cambridge key-worker housing

Stanton Williams gets go-ahead for Cambridge key-worker housing

28-Jan-2015 | By

Stanton Williams has won planning for key-worker homes as part of the North West Cambridge extension

The Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park in Toronto. Image by Neal Jennings

Alsop vying for Toronto ferry terminal overhaul

28-Jan-2015 | By

Will Alsop’s practice ALL Design has been shortlisted to regenerate Toronto’s Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Harbour Square Park

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Investigation launched into Dundee V&A costs fiasco

27-Jan-2015 | By

Dundee City Council has appointed John McClelland, chairman of the Skills Development Scotland, to investigate how the construction budget for the city’s proposed V&A museum rocketed from £49m to £80m

A ruined fort on nearby St Michael\'s Isle. Image by Kevin Rothwell

Metropolitan Workshop scoops £20m Isle of Man hotel regeneration

27-Jan-2015 | By

Metropolitan Workshop has won a design competition for a new boutique hotel and residential development near Castletown on the Isle of Man

Russ Edwards of Pocket. Image by Tom Heycock\Archiboo

Pocket: ‘We want to diversify our canon of architects’

27-Jan-2015 | By

Russ Edwards, design director at affordable housing developer Pocket is seeking a raft of new practices to deliver compact housing schemes in the capital

McGonigle McGrath\'s Home from Home

Work starts on McGonigle McGrath’s £750k ‘home from home’

27-Jan-2015 | By

Work has begun on McGonigle McGrath’s conversion of a listed townhouse in Belfast into a new home for cancer charity Clic Sargent

London Southern Powerhouse

Thames City would create 40 new garden cities, says report

26-Jan-2015 | By

A Conservative-backed report has proposed creating a new ‘Thames City’ - an expanded London zone featuring 40 new garden cities on brownfield sites surrounding the capital

Work starts on Mather and Conran’s Centre Point revamp Video

26-Jan-2015 | By Tim Clark

Work has begun on the £350 million overhaul of London’s iconic Centre Point tower by Rick Mather Architects and Conran & Partners

Greenwich Painted Hall. Image by Steve Cadman

Architect sought for Greenwich Painted Hall restoration job

26-Jan-2015 | By

The Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College is on the hunt for an architect to overhaul its iconic Painted Hall

Zaha Hadid\'s Al Wakrah Stadium scheme in Qatar

Zaha donates libel case settlement money to workers’ rights charity

26-Jan-2015 | By

Zaha Hadid has donated the settlement cash from her lawsuit against the New York Review of Books to an unnamed labour rights organization

Cliffords Tower in York

Hugh Broughton bags York Castle job

26-Jan-2015 | By

Hugh Broughton Architects has won a publicly tendered contract worth £144,000 to overhaul York’s iconic Cliffords Tower

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Work starts on Mather and Conran’s Centre Point revamp Video

26-Jan-2015 | By Tim Clark

Work has begun on the £350 million overhaul of London’s iconic Centre Point tower by Rick Mather Architects and Conran & Partners

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Carl Turner Architects - floating house

Free to download: Carl Turner puts plans for floating home on website

22-Jan-2015 | By Colin Marrs

Brixton-based practice Carl Turner Architects has made blueprints for a floating home available for free via an open-source architecture website

Football for Hope, Cameroon

Profession shocked as Architecture for Humanity shuts

17-Jan-2015 | By

The humanitarian organisation Architecture for Humanity has shut its doors but local chapters have vowed to carry on its work

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