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Eric Parry wins next phase of Chelsea Barracks

22-May-2015 | By

Eric Parry Architects has landed the next phase of the £3 billion Chelsea Barracks development in Belgravia, London

Brandon Lewis

Brandon Lewis confirmed as 'minister for architecture'

21-May-2015 | By Jim

Brandon Lewis has been given the ‘architecture policy’ brief in the new Conservative government but will not have responsibility for listing historic buildings, AJ has learned

Buckley Gray Yeomna\'s proposals for No 1 Poultry [plans submitted May 2015]

Buckley Gray Yeoman submits plans for No1 Poultry revamp

21-May-2015 | By

Buckley Gray Yeoman has submitted plans to revamp the iconic No 1 Poultry in the City of London designed by James Stirling and Michael Wilford & Partners

Hall McKnight\'s Kings College scheme on the Strand [resolution to approve April 2015]

Historic England changes tack on King's College Strand plans

21-May-2015 | By Jim Dunton

Historic England has revised its stance on Hall McKnight’s plans to redevelop King’s College London’s Strand campus - deciding the controversial scheme will result in ‘substantial harm’

RIAS Convention

RIAS convention: Dundee heralds a pragmatic devolution

21-May-2015 | By Penny Lewis

This year’s RIAS convention celebrated Dundee’s rebirth, as well as a hearing Reinier de Graaf’s more critical take. Penny Lewis reports

Assemble Brutalist playground

Assemble plans to transform RIBA into ‘Brutalist playground’

21-May-2015 | By

Turner Prize-nominated Assemble has revealed plans to transform the RIBA’s architecture gallery into a ‘Brutalist playground’ as part of a new exhibition

Allies and Morrison\'s Olympicopolis proposals - contest win (May 2015)

Revealed: winner in Olympicopolis competition

20-May-2015 | By

A team led by Allies and Morrison, with O’Donnell & Tuomey and AJ’s 2013 Emerging Woman Architect of the Year Olga Felip’s studio, has been chosen to design the new Olympicopolis

Future Systems Lords

Future System’s Lord’s media centre to get makeover

20-May-2015 | By

Future System’s Stirling Prize-winning media centre is set for a £4 million refurbishment

Heatherwick Garden Bridge

Coalition of critics slams the Garden Bridge

19-May-2015 | By

Packed meeting in Waterloo hears from objectors ranging from architects and cycling campaigners to the Tax Payers’ Alliance

The Foundry by Architecture 00

RIBA London Awards: Social justice centre in Vauxhall named capital's best building

19-May-2015 | By

Architecture 00’s social justice centre has been chosen ahead of schemes by Stirling-winners Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, Haworth Tompkins and Stanton Williams to land RIBA London’s Building of the Year Award

Central London office construction up 24% in six months

19-May-2015 | By Jim Dunton

The amount of office space under construction in London’s core business areas has risen by almost one-quarter in the six months from October to March, according to a new survey

AJ120 Awards, employer of the year finalist: Make

Staff numbers up but turnover dips at Make

18-May-2015 | By

Ken Shuttleworth’s practice Make has increased its staff numbers by 14 per cent in the last financial year, according to the company’s latest accounts

WINNER - UC Innovation Centre, Chile by ELEMENTAL

Design of the Year award: O’Donnell + Tuomey’s LSE misses out, again

17-May-2015 | By

O’Donnell + Tuomey’s London School of Economics’ student centre has missed out to a Chilean university building in the architecture category of the Design Museum’s Design of the Year Award

Granby Four Streets by Assemble

Assemble and the Turner Prize: 'A rebuke to a profession that has sold its soul'

15-May-2015 | By ,

Sean Griffiths, Vicky Richardson, Will Alsop and Pippa Nissen react to the shock inclusion of art/architecture collective Assemble on this year’s Turner Prize shortlist

Boris Johnson

Boris rejects Assembly calls for more scrutiny over tall buildings

15-May-2015 | By Jim Dunton

The Mayor of London has overruled London Assembly members and insisted the capital does not need a new body to assess the design quality and viability of scores of new skyscrapers

Prince Charles. Image by Dan Marsh

'Black spider' memos confirm Charles’ heritage lobbying

14-May-2015 | By

Correspondence between the Prince of Wales and government ministers has revealed how the heir to the throne lobbied for the protection of heritage buildings

Zaha Mexico

Zaha reveals Mexican debut Video

13-May-2015 | By

Zaha Hadid Architects is set to build its first project in Mexico – a high-density housing scheme in the country’s third largest city, Monterrey

Disaster relief structures. Image courtesy Shigeru Ban

Shigeru Ban joins Nepal relief as second earthquake strikes

13-May-2015 | By

Pritzker Prize-winner Shigeru Ban has joined the disaster relief effort in Nepal. Meanwhile a second major tremor has struck the country

Superdensity - Hong Kong

Superdensity driven by 'frenzy of avarice'

22-May-2015 | By Keith Cooper

Leading architects have demanded the end to the unbridled rise of ‘super-dense’ developments in London spurred by a ‘frenzy of avarice’ from investors

First Light Pavilion

New FCBS schemes move forward at Jodrell Bank

22-May-2015 | By Jim Dunton

A pair of Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios (FCBS) projects at Cheshire’s Jodrell Bank Observatory have taken significant steps forward

#Great Schools round table

Making the case for #greatschools

21-May-2015 | By

An opportunity exists for an architect-led lobbying effort to promote good design, delivered at low cost, an expert roundtable concluded

Hall McKnight\'s \'yellow pavilion\'

Hall McKnight reveals pavilion for London Festival of Architecture

21-May-2015 | By

Hall Mcknight has revealed plans for a pop-up pavilion to showcase Irish design at next month’s London Festival of Architecture

31/44\'s proposal for Redchurch Street

31/44 wins go-ahead for £1.8m Shoreditch refurb

21-May-2015 | By

London-based 31/44 has won planning for the £1.8 million transformation of a of a building in Shoreditch, East London

The Chapel by a21studio

Last chance to enter: World Architecture Festival Awards 2015

21-May-2015 | By

Architects have until tomorrow (22 May) to submit schemes for this year’s World Architecture Festival (WAF) awards

Lambeth Town Hall model

Cartwright Pickard lodges large-scale Brixton plans

21-May-2015 | By Jim Dunton

Proposals for a multi-building redevelopment of Brixton’s civic quarter, designed by Cartwright Pickard Architects, have been submitted for planning

Scotland studio

Keppie film studio scheme goes in for planning

21-May-2015 | By Jim Dunton

Proposals for a £135 million studio complex and visitor attraction on the outskirts of Edinburgh by Keppie Design,have been submitted for in-principle planning approval.

Studio Octopi\'s Thames Baths near City Hall

Studio Octopi exceeds Thames Baths' crowdfunding target

21-May-2015 | By

Studio Octopi has exceeded its £125,000 crowdfunding target for its proposed Thames Baths floating lido

Ruairidh C Moir of BARD

New practice: BARD

21-May-2015

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

Glaze by Cousins & Cousins

Ben Cousins: 'It's been a challenge to make it look elegant'

20-May-2015 | By James McLachlan

Cousins & Cousins founder Ben Cousins speaks to the AJ about the practice’s glazed pavilion for Clerkenwell Design Week

Burrell Collection

HLF agrees £15m towards Burrell Collection refurb

20-May-2015 | By Jim Dunton

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has handed £15million towards the proposed revamp of Glasgow’s cultural showpiece - Barry Gasson Architects’ Burrell Collection

Charlie Palmer

Sheffield student bags Foster travelling fund

20-May-2015 | By

Sheffield School of Architecture student Charles Palmer has been handed the 2015 RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship

Allies and Morrison\'s Olympicopolis proposals - contest win (May 2015)

Revealed: winner in Olympicopolis competition

20-May-2015 | By

A team led by Allies and Morrison, with O’Donnell & Tuomey and AJ’s 2013 Emerging Woman Architect of the Year Olga Felip’s studio, has been chosen to design the new Olympicopolis

Wright & Wright\'s Geffrye Museum proposals

Geffrye revamp gets funding green-light

20-May-2015 | By

The Heritage Lottery Fund has handed the Geffyre Museum £11 million, meaning Wright & Wright’s proposed revamp can now go-ahead

Interact

LIVE STREAM: The Pritzker Prize ceremony Video

15-May-2015 | By

[FROM 1AM 16 MAY] Watch a live stream of the Pritzker Prize ceremony as it recognises the late Frei Otto

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Studio Octopi\'s Thames Baths near City Hall

Studio Octopi exceeds Thames Baths' crowdfunding target

21-May-2015 | By

Studio Octopi has exceeded its £125,000 crowdfunding target for its proposed Thames Baths floating lido

Ditchingham Passivhaus by Parsons and Whittley

Norwich launches hunt for Passivhaus partners

11-May-2015 | By

Norwich City Council is hunting for teams to form a Passivhaus housing construction framework ‘Fabric First’ framework

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