Issue : 27 November 2003
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Cedric Price Memorial winnerSubscription
SA + BM has won the AJ Cedric Price Memorial competition with its design for a set of rubber stamps that introduce themes of time, interval and periods of usefulness into architectural drawings. The full range of stamps is shown on the opposite page
Prince and Prescott look eastSubscription
Prince Charles' theories on urbanism are set to be the driving force behind the massive Thames Gateway housebuilding programme, John Prescott has revealed.
Sheard 'overcome' by World Cup FinalSubscription
HOK Sport principal Rod Sheard has compared the emotion of watching the Rugby World Cup Final in the stadium he designed to 'how Jonny Wilkinson felt when he scored the winning points'.
Newcastle College has appointed RMJM to design three projects worth £16 million for its Rye Hill campus as part of a plan to consolidate its entire programme on to one site. The £8.8 million Beauty, Sport and Tourism School (left) will have a black facade pierced by a series of windows.
CABE has teamed up with the Royal College of Nursing to kick off a campaign for radical improvements to hospital design.
English Heritage has published research into the state of Britain's historic building stock, which rubbishes government proposals to hand responsibility for Grade II listings to local authorities.
The Health and Safety Executive has made a further demand for designers and architects to do more to eliminate deaths in the construction industry.
Oliver Flindall, a student at Kingston University School of Architecture, designed this headquarters building for a construction-industry guild at London's King's Cross. Juxtaposing concrete with a dot pattern micro-texture and copper with the same pattern used for dimples and perforations, it won the architectural student design prize in the Copper in Architecture Awards.An 'information corridor'uses perforated copper to provide a dappled canopy that animates the space throughout the ...
Bennetts Associates has produced a masterplan for the redevelopment of City Road Basin in Islington, north London, which has gone out for public consultation.The scheme, which involves redevelopment of a semi-derelict site, will provide private and affordable housing, a boat club, shops and cafes, and a park.There are two residential towers, one of about 30 storeys, designed by Squire and Partners, and a lower one that Bennetts has designed.An exhibition of the proposals runs until ...
California hampers recognition dealSubscription
The success of the proposed mutual recognition agreement with the United States is in doubt following talks between the Architects' Council of Europe and its counterpart in North America.