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Charleston South Exterior - proposed new Google HQ at Mountain View by Heatherwick and BIG

Revealed: Thomas Heatherwick and BIG's proposed new Google HQ

27-Feb-2015 | By

The first images of Thomas Heatherwick and BIG’s proposed new headquarters for Google in California have been released

Teresa Borsuk picking up her award after being crowned Women Architect of the Year 2015

Teresa Borsuk crowned Woman Architect of the Year 2015

27-Feb-2015 | By

Pollard Thomas Edward partner Teresa Borsuk has won this year’s Woman Architect of the Year Award

vPPR Architects

vPPR trio named Emerging Woman Architect of the Year 2015

27-Feb-2015 | By

The co-founders of blossoming London-based practice vPPR have picked up the 2015 Emerging Woman Architect of the Year Award

Jane Priestman

Jane Priestman: 'I could deliver HS2 with my eyes shut'

27-Feb-2015 | By

The winner of the inaugural Ada Louise Huxtable Prize tells Laura Mark how she found Norman Foster a job on Stansted Airport and got Nicholas Grimshaw for Waterloo Station’s international terminal

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Scrapped: Crystal Palace rebuild proposals ditched

26-Feb-2015 | By

Bromley Council has confirmed it has ripped up its deal with Chinese developer ZhongRong Group for the proposed redevelopment of Crystal Palace

Grimshaw Western News HQ

C20 Society in last ditch listing bid to save Grimshaw’s Ship

26-Feb-2015 | By

The Twentieth Century (C20) Society warns demolishing Grimshaw’s award-winning The Ship in Plymouth would be a ‘significant loss to the region’

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International competition launched for Preston bus station

25-Feb-2015 | By

The RIBA’s competition office has begun an international search for a team to create a new youth centre in Preston’s grade II-listed Brutalist bus station

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Doubts cast over Nine Elms bridge contest as Westminster objects

25-Feb-2015 | By

Westminster councillors have said they don’t want a new bridge between Nine Elms and Pimlico, just hours after all 74 entries in the high-profile design contest were revealed

Brent Cross Cricklewood South

Argent team named preferred bidder on Brent Cross Cricklewood South

25-Feb-2015 | By

Argent, working with Allies & Morrison, Liftschutz Davison Sandilands and Glenn Howell Architects, has been chosen to deliver the 7,500-home Brent Cross Cricklewood South scheme for Barnet Council

Grimshaw Western News HQ

Grimshaw’s Plymouth ‘Ship’ threatened with demolition

25-Feb-2015 | By

Grimshaw’s award-winning Western Morning News headquarters and printworks in Plymouth is threatened with demolition

Cardiff University. Image by Stan Zurek

Cardiff to restart student union contest

24-Feb-2015 | By

Cardiff University is to re-launch its design contest for a new £80 million student union amid criticism of its procurement process

Ken Shuttleworth talking at CIBSE event

Shuttleworth attacks 'arrogant' and 'egotistical' architects

24-Feb-2015 | By ,

A controversial speech given by Ken Shuttleworth to an audience of engineers has been criticised by FCBS boss Keith Bradley

Royal High School - Interior Debating Chamber View [Gareth Hoskins Architects]

Edinburgh's World Heritage status 'threatened' by Hoskins' scheme

24-Feb-2015 | By

Gareth Hoskins Architects plans to convert an empty Edinburgh landmark into a hotel have come under fire from Unesco

Winner: Carols Nahuel Recabarren, Martinez Catalan, Manuelk Alberto and Franco Morero - UNESON Bamiyan winner

Protest over Unesco Buddha contest decision Video

23-Feb-2015 | By

A petition has been launched against Unesco’s ‘unfair and unprofessional’ choice of winner in the competition for a new cultural centre in Bamiyan, Afghanistan

New Bermondsey scheme

Nine of London's new housing zones announced

23-Feb-2015 | By Michaila Hancock

London mayor, Boris Johnson has today announced the first of 20 new housing zones across the city

Royal Academy

Cash prizes return for Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

22-Feb-2015 | By

The Royal Academy (RA) has announced the return of the cash prizes for the best architectural submissions at its 2015 Summer Exhibition

Design Museum

Delays force Design Museum to push back Thames closure

20-Feb-2015 | By

The Design Museum has pushed back the closure of its current home in Shad Thames as a result of delays to work on its proposed new HQ inside the Commonwealth Institute

Replacement for Pinnacle - concept design [ as appeared on the Londonist].

Designs emerge for Pinnacle as skyscraper site snapped up

19-Feb-2015 | By

The first images of the proposed PLP-designed replacement for KPF’s stalled Pinnacle tower in central London have emerged

Video: Why we gave the Woman Architect of the Year Award to Teresa Borsuk Video

27-Feb-2015 | By

Moira Gemmill, Peter Rees, Daisy Froud and Christine Murray on why the Women in Architecture jury awarded Teresa Borsuk the 2015 Woman Architect of the Year Award

Video: Why we gave the Emerging Woman Architect of the Year Award to vPPR Video

27-Feb-2015 | By

Women in Architecture jury members Eva Jiricna, John McAslan, Martha Thorne and Anna Keay on why they gave the 2015 Emerging Woman Architect of the Year Award to the co-founders of vPPR

Video: Why we gave Jane Priestman the Ada Louise Huxtable Prize Video

27-Feb-2015 | By

In this video the AJ Women in Architecture judges discuss why Jane Priestman was recognised with the inaugural Ada Louise Huxtable Prize

Shell Centre scheme - June 2014

Shell Centre legal challenge thrown out

27-Feb-2015 | By Keith Cooper

The redevelopment of the landmark Shell Centre on the London’s South Bank has cleared a major hurdle after the High Court dismissed a legal challenge which had delayed the controversial project.

Initial concept of a tree house for spa retreat

New practice: Holt Architecture

27-Feb-2015 | By

The latest in a series of practice profiles looking at architects who have recently decided to go it alone

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31/44 wins planning for £400k infill house

26-Feb-2015 | By

London-based 31/44 Architects has won planning for this new-build, infill house in south east London

Video: BIG tests smoke ring blower for €470 million waste-to-energy ski slope Video

26-Feb-2015 | By

This new video reveals how a new system will blow out ‘reminder’ smoke rings from BIG’s €470 million waste-to-energy ski slope in Copenhagen

RIBA

RIBA report: Practices struggling to find experienced staff

26-Feb-2015 | By

Practices are finding it increasingly difficult to recruit experienced staff, according to the latest RIBA Future Trends survey

The Shard by Catherine Drea

Ian Martin: 'Let’s renationalise air'

26-Feb-2015 | By ,

The AJ’s columnist Ian Martin has made a stinging attack on the relentless privatisation of London’s air, space and skyline

Video: A celebration of Preston Bus Station Video

26-Feb-2015 | By Michaila Hancock

A must-watch film for anyone thinking of entering the recently launched contest for Preston’s iconic building

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DK-Architects completes £1.8m thatched office

26-Feb-2015 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA] Liverpool-based DK-Architects has completed this £1.8 million thatched office in Merseyside

Green Sky Thinking launch 2014

Architects’ role is bigger than ever in green sky thinking

26-Feb-2015 | By

Architects will host almost a third of the events at this year’s Green Sky Thinking Week (20-24 April)

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Plans approved to demolish Glasgow's 'iconic' Royal Concert Hall steps

26-Feb-2015 | By Athlyn Cathcart-Keays

The steps outside Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall are to be torn down to make way for a £390 million, BDP-designed extension of the neighbouring shopping centre

The Bauhaus Dessau. Image by Dr Volkmar Rudolf Tilman2007

Second Bauhaus Museum contest to launch next month

26-Feb-2015 | By

An international competition for a new Bauhaus Museum in Dessau will open next month – three years after a previous competition for a separate museum in Weimar concluded

Glenn Howells Eastside Birmingham

Work begins on Glenn Howells’ £30m Eastside scheme

25-Feb-2015 | By

Work is set to start on this 21,405m² student flats scheme in Birmingham designed by Glenn Howells Architects

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Video: a first look at Google's proposed new HQ Video

27-Feb-2015 | By

Watch this video explaining the design concepts behind Thomas Heatherwick and BIG’s proposed new headquarters building for Google in Mountain View, California

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Video: BIG tests smoke ring blower for €470 million waste-to-energy ski slope Video

26-Feb-2015 | By

This new video reveals how a new system will blow out ‘reminder’ smoke rings from BIG’s €470 million waste-to-energy ski slope in Copenhagen

Green Sky Thinking launch 2014

Architects’ role is bigger than ever in green sky thinking

26-Feb-2015 | By

Architects will host almost a third of the events at this year’s Green Sky Thinking Week (20-24 April)

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