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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

Milford on Sea beach huts. Image by Toby

Local architects blast ‘totally inappropriate’ beach huts PQQ

20-Jan-2015 | By

A raft of small local practices have called on New Forest District Council (NFDC) to rewrite its tender documents for new beach huts at Milford-on-Sea

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

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

Costs balloon on Kengo Kuma's V&A Dundee outpost

16-Jan-2015 | By

Kengo Kuma and Associates’ proposed V&A museum Dundee is to cost an extra £31million and open three years later than first predicted

21 Madryn Street (property owned by SAVE) and 23 Madryn Street

Pickles stops 'Pathfinder II'

16-Jan-2015 | By

Communities secretary Eric Pickles’ has halted controversial plans to demolish nearly 400 terraced houses in Liverpool

Alton Estate

Councils to turn developers as Treasury backs '£20bn' housebuilding drive

16-Jan-2015 | By Keith Cooper

English local authorities will be at the forefront of a new wave of housebuilding with a Treasury review set to recommend more councils establish their own development companies

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

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

Gort Scott Canadian House

Gort Scott wins planning for Canadian home

26-Jan-2015 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS] Gort Scott has won the go-ahead for a 1,000m² private home in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

PRP\'s approved plans for Lewisham [Muse Developments] - January 2015 - view

PRP wins planning for 169-home Lewisham towers

26-Jan-2015 | By Colin Marrs

London Borough of Lewisham has approved two tower blocks designed by PRP Architects as part of its Lewisham Gateway regeneration project

Coppin Dockray

Coppin Dockray completes £2million bathroom showroom

23-Jan-2015 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA] London-based Coppin Dockray has completed this ‘futuristic’ bathroom showroom in south east London

Threatened: Paolozzi murals at Tottenham Court Road

Architects agree to meet campaigners over threatened Paolozzi murals

23-Jan-2015 | By

Hawkins\Brown agrees to talk with campaigners over threatened Eduardo Paolozzi murals on Tube

Edward Bennett

Tributes paid to architect killed in scooter accident

23-Jan-2015 | By

Family and friends have paid tributes to architect Edward Bennett, who died earlier this month after his scooter collided with a car in south London

ARB

Nearly half of 1,824 architects kicked off ARB register rejoin

22-Jan-2015 | By

Almost half of the 1,824 architects kicked off the ARB register earlier this month for failing to pay the £107 annual retention fee have rejoined

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

RIBA. 66 Portland Place, London

Fees stagnant despite growing workloads

22-Jan-2015 | By

The recovery in fee levels remains ‘somewhat elusive’ despite a growing market for architects’ services, according to the RIBA

Groves Natcheva Franklyn Road

Groves Natcheva completes £205k London home

22-Jan-2015 | By

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS] London-based Groves Natcheva has completed this 146m² home in Walton-on-Thames, south-west London

Urbed Uxcester expansion

Wolfson winner already 'in talks' over urban extensions

22-Jan-2015 | By Colin Marrs

Masterplanner URBED is working with councils and landowners on a number of projects based on the principles of its Wolfson prize-winning entry

Stage One, UK Pavilion Milan Expo 2015, test section of hive

Under construction: first pictures emerge of UK's Milan Expo pavilion Video

21-Jan-2015 | By Colin Marrs

Manufacturer Stage One has released the first images of the hive-like structure designed by Wolfgang Buttress which will form the centrepiece of the UK Pavilion at this year’s Milan Expo

Unemployment figures - January 2015

Unemployment levels fall to lowest levels since mid-2008

21-Jan-2015 | By

The number of unemployed architects has fallen to the lowest level since the middle of 2008

Formation\'s proposals for former Cambridge City stadium

Formation nets planning for homes on Cambridge City FC ground

21-Jan-2015 | By Colin Marrs

New images have been released of a recently-approved housing development on the former ground of Cambridge City FC

Interact

Video: Ash Sakula shows off East London plans in new animation Video

23-Jan-2015 | By Tim Clark

Ash Sakula has released a new video to showcase a new canal-side, mixed-use quarter on the edge of London’s Olympic Park in Hackney Wick, East London

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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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