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AHMM returns to Barbican to design new shopSubscription
Stirling Prize-winning practice Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM) has won the go-ahead to replace a Barbican ticket desk with a new shop
Moxon wins go-ahead for Fraserburgh council hubSubscription
Moxon Architects was won permission to convert two historic civic buildings in Fraserburgh into a new town-centre hub for Aberdeenshire Council
Three London towers and a new Maggie’s centre in Falkirk are among the projects facing an uncertain future following the collapse of contractor Dunne Group
Heathrow Airport has chosen Grimshaw to draw up concepts for a ’hub airport of the future’ as part of its ambitious £16 billion growth plans
The Architects Registration Board (ARB) registered 2,279 architects in 2015 – the largest annual increase since the register was created in 1997
Little-known Croydon MP Gavin Barwell has become housing and planning minister, replacing Brandon Lewis who moves to the Home Office after just two years
Camden Council has approved plans by Piercy & Company for a pair of new buildings in King’s Cross featuring a mix of homes, office space and shops
Incoming prime minister Theresa May has created a new department of Business, Energy and Industrial strategy
Do you agree with the bookies and think the Blavatnik School of Government by Herzog & de Meuron will be victorious? Or do you want Loyn & Co’s Outhouse to become the first private home to win the prestigous accolade? Vote for your favourite to win this year’s Stirling Prize in the AJ’s online poll
Zaha Hadid Architects has won planning approval for this 54-storey mixed-use tower in Melbourne, described as a ’series of stacked vases’