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Museum of London

Museum of London to launch contest for new Smithfield home

30-Mar-2015 | By

The Museum of London has said it wants an internationally renowned name to design its proposed new home at Smithfield Market

Housing standards

Space standards adopted in radical shake-up for homes

30-Mar-2015 | By

The long-awaited national space standards, dubbed the ‘biggest change in housing standards in a generation’, have been given the go-ahead

Nicholas Grimshaw

Grimshaw: 'Demolition of The Ship would be a great loss to me'

30-Mar-2015 | By Jim Dunton

Nicholas Grimshaw talks to the AJ about proposals to demolish his award-winning former Western Morning News headquarters in Plymouth

Abbey Wood Housing Zone Boundary

Peabody selects teams for 1,000s of new homes at Thamesmead

27-Mar-2015 | By

Leading housing association Peabody has appointed Proctor and Matthews Architects to spearhead the massive regeneration of South Thamesmead in south-east London

Museum of London

Museum of London commits to Smithfield move

27-Mar-2015 | By

The Museum of London has confirmed it intends to move out of its Powell & Moya-designed home at the Barbican and into empty buildings at Smithfield Market

Polling Station

RIBA: election prompts jitters over public sector work

26-Mar-2015 | By Jim Dunton

Uncertainty over the outcome of next months’ general election is driving down forecasts for public-sector work among architects, according to the latest RIBA Future Trends survey

Nicholas Hare\'s Stratford School Academy scheme in east London

Priority School programme 'goes against best practice'

26-Mar-2015 | By Keith Cooper

Ministers’ bid to slash the cost of school building projects with formulaic designs has delivered little more than ‘functional’ boxes with sub-standard features that may in some cases increase bullying and vandalism

Morphosis\' proposed 7132 Tower in Vals, Switzerland

Alpine fantasy? Morphosis reveals Europe's tallest skyscraper in Switzerland

25-Mar-2015 | By

Super-tall tower by Thom Mayne’s practice proposed next to Peter Zumthor’s legendary Therme Vals spa

Boris Johnson and Joanna Lumley

Boris refuses independent audit of Garden Bridge procurement

25-Mar-2015 | By

London mayor likens Heatherwick to Michelangelo as he is forced to respond to AJ’s FOI revelations


Q&A with Small Projects winners Carmody Groarke

25-Mar-2015 | By

Carmody Groarke founders Andy Groarke and Kevin Carmody talk to the AJ about what it means to win the Small Projects Prize 2015

Crewe HS2 Superhub by Farrells

Lords report: case for HS2 ‘not proven’

25-Mar-2015 | By Jim Dunton

The government has failed to demonstrate a ‘convincing case’ for the investment of £50bn in a new high-speed rail network, according to a House of Lords report

RIBA Education Debate

RIBA moves to scrap Part 3 Video

25-Mar-2015 | By

RIBA councillors have voted through a suite of proposals to reform architectural education and potentially end the current Parts 1, 2 and 3 system

Canada Water scheme for Sellar Developments - designed by David Chipperfield Architects and Maccreanor Lavington

OMA and Chipperfield lined up for Canada Water housing

25-Mar-2015 | By

OMA, David Chipperfield Architects and Maccreanor Lavington Architects have been appointed to a framework covering 1,030 new homes in Canada Water

The World War 2 era SC 250kg German Bomb  Photo: Sgt Rupert Frere RLC/Crown Copyright

Unexploded bomb causes Bermondsey architects to leave office

24-Mar-2015 | By

Michael Trentham Architects (MTA) evacuated from its office after huge Second World War bomb is found next door

Cathy Slessor

End of an era: Catherine Slessor leaves the AR

24-Mar-2015 | By

Catherine Slessor has left The Architectural Review (AR) after 23 years on the world’s leading monthly architecture magazine

Grafton Architects’ competition-winning scheme for a new ‘flagship building’ at Kingston University - auditiorium

Council rejects Grafton's contest-winning Kingston University scheme Video

24-Mar-2015 | By

Kingston Upon Thames council has thrown out Grafton Architects’ competition-winning scheme for a new ‘flagship building’ at Kingston University

Laura Lee

Q&A with Small Projects-winning client Maggie's

24-Mar-2015 | By

Maggie’s chief executive Laura Lee talks to the AJ about the Small Projects Award-winning temporary cancer care centre at Clatterbridge


New London School of Architecture opens for applications

23-Mar-2015 | By

The long-awaited, campus-less London School of Architecture (LSA) has opened for applications

Wimbish Passivhaus by Parsons + Whittley

It’s official: goodbye Code for Sustainable Homes

30-Mar-2015 | By

The government has officially put an end to eco-housing yardstick, the Code for Sustainable Homes

Carmody Groarke, Glyndebourne Art Pavilion

Carmody Groarke designs Glyndebourne art pavilion

30-Mar-2015 | By

The winners of this year’s AJ Small Projects Award Carmody Groarke has revealed plans for this temporary art gallery at Glyndebourne in East Sussex

Nicholas Grimshaw

Grimshaw: 'Demolition of The Ship would be a great loss to me'

30-Mar-2015 | By Jim Dunton

Nicholas Grimshaw talks to the AJ about proposals to demolish his award-winning former Western Morning News headquarters in Plymouth

Phil Holden [Pascall + Watson]

Change at the top as Pascall + Watson chief retires

30-Mar-2015 | By

Transport specialist Pascall + Watson has appointed Steve West to replace outgoing managing director Phil Holden

Croydon College Green - and Fairfield Halls - by Rick Mather Architects

Rick Mather takes on Fairfield Halls revamp

30-Mar-2015 | By

Rick Mather Architects has become the latest practice to have been given the task of revamping Croydon’s Fairfield Halls

Beach House by Dualchas Architects

RIAS/RIBA 2015 Awards shortlist revealed


Schemes by Steven Holl, Malcolm Fraser, Dualchas, Reiach and Hall, and Page\Park are among those shortlisted for the 2015 RIAS Awards

Museum of London

C20 Society: 'We won't call for Museum of London listing'

27-Mar-2015 | By

The Twentieth Century Society has told the AJ it will not call for Powell & Moya’s 1976 Museum of Building at the Barbican to be listed

Cefn Castell, Criccieth by Stephenson: ISA Studio

Revealed: RSAW Awards shortlist

27-Mar-2015 | By

The buildings in the running for the RIBA/RSAW Wales Awards have been revealed

Sutherland Hussey Harris

Sutherland Hussey rebrands

27-Mar-2015 | By

Edinburgh-based Sutherland Hussey Architects has changed its name to recognise the contribution of long-term equity partner Colin Harris

Sutherland Hussey Harris Sessay Pavilion [March 2015]

Sutherland Hussey Harris submits Sessay Pavilion

27-Mar-2015 | By

Newly rebranded practice Sutherland Hussey Harris has submitted plans for its competition-winning community hub and sports pavilion in Sessay, North Yorkshire

Jeremy Foster

New practice: J Foster Architects

27-Mar-2015 | By

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

Hush House offices to residential conversion in Chester by Ian Simpson Architects. Image by Ian Lawson

Ministers baulk at extending office-to-resi relaxation

26-Mar-2015 | By Jim Dunton

Proposals to extend a rule-relaxation allowing offices to be converted into homes without planning permission are absent from a new raft of reforms unveiled by ministers this week

Fitzjames Teaching and Learning Centre by Feilden Fowles

Revealed: 2015 RIBA South West Awards shortlist

26-Mar-2015 | By

Projects by Feilden Fowles, AHR, Glenn Howells and S333 have been shortlisted in the RIBA South West Awards

Horizon – Priestman Goode

Revealed: finalists' designs in RIBA’s Tomorrow’s Train contest

26-Mar-2015 | By

The three finalists in the RIBA competition to design the train carriage of the future have been announced

Hugh Broughton Architects\' Henry Moore Foundation scheme [March 2015]

Work starts on Henry Moore Foundation archive

26-Mar-2015 | By Keith Cooper

The second phase of Hugh Broughton Architects’ redevelopment of the Henry Moore Foundation’s complex has started on site


VIDEO: Adam Richards Architects' Ditchling Museum Video

26-Mar-2015 | By Michaila Hancock

The Timber Research and Development Association has released this video of Ditchling Museum of Art by Adam Richards Architects

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