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Allies and morrison's Leamouth South proposals

Allies and Morrison reveals new east London tower plans


Allies and Morrison has submitted plans for a new high-rise development on the southern part of Leamouth Peninsula, east London


Last chance to enter the Housing Design Awards


The deadline for this year’s Housing Design Awards has been extended to 4 March

Farshid Moussavi's Fenchurch Street scheme - approved February 2015

Farshid Moussavi wins planning for Fenchurch Street office block


Farshid Moussavi Architecture has won planning for a new office block at 130 Fenchurch Street in central London

Saw Swee Hock Student Centre by O’Donnell + Tuomey

O’Donnell + Tuomey’s LSE in last five for Mies van der Rohe Prize


O’Donnell + Tuomey’s Stirling Prize-shortlisted Saw Swee Hock Building is the only UK project named among the finalists for the biggest award in European architecture

Advocates Close by Morgan McDowell Architects

2015 RIAS Awards entry deadline looms


The deadline to enter schemes into this year’s RIAS Awards is Thursday 26 February

The Mackintosh Building, Glasgow School of Art

Project manager appointed for Mack restoration


Gardiner and Theobald has been appointed as project manager on the restoration of Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s fire-damaged Glasgow School of Art

Torch tower

Towering inferno: escaping from the Torch tower


An eye-witness account of the fire which destroyed 100 of the 676 flats in Dubai’s Torch tower - once the world’s tallest residential building

Green infrastructure

UK-GBC calls for more green infrastructure in the built environment


The UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) has called on developers to stop downplaying green infrastructure as ‘a fluffy optional extra’ and include roof gardens, streets trees and woodlands in every scheme

Steven Holl, Maggie's Centre at Barts, Smithfield

Holl’s Maggie’s centre approved – again


Steven Holl’s revised plans for the Maggie’s Centre at St Bart’s Hospital have been approved by City of London planners today (24 February)

Hopkins' designs for a new research centre at London's Royal Free Hospital

Hopkins wins go-ahead for £42m Royal Free Hospital research building


Hopkins Architects has won planning for a new research building at the Royal Free Hospital in north London

Video: Putting together Bystrup’s T-pylon


Watch Bystrup’s RIBA competition-winning pylon design being manufactured in the UK

Asda supermarket store 2

Asda plans £600m investment in new stores and refurbs


Asda has announced it will invest £600m to expand and improve its store estate in the coming year.


Buckley Gray Yeoman completes boarding school refurb


Buckley Gray Yeoman has completed this refurbishment of grade II-listed boarding houses at Roedean school near Brighton

Wilkinson Eyre Wellcome Collection stair

Wilkinson Eyre reveals ‘dramatic’ new Wellcome Collection stair


Wilkinson Eyre has completed a new stairway as part of the Wellcome Collection’s £17.5 million revamp of its Euston Road headquarters

Video: HASSELL’s £1.1bn hospital in Perth opens its doors


[VIDEO + FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA] HASSELL has completed this 140,000m² hospital in Perth, Australia

Steven Holl, Maggie's Centre at Barts, Smithfield

Take three: Holl's revised Maggie's scheme set for approval


The City of London’s planning committee is set to approve revised plans for a Steven Holl-designed Maggie’s Centre at St Bart’s Hospital


Revealed: all 74 schemes vying for new Nine Elms bridge


All 74 entries in the competition to design a new Thames crossing at Nine Elms in south London have been unveiled

Bishopsgate Goodsyard

Hackney Mayor launches petition against Bishopsgate plans


The Mayor of Hackney has waded into the row surrounding the proposed redevelopment of Bishopsgate Goodsyard by launching his own petition against the scheme

Ian Athfield

Niall McLaughlin pays tribute to 'rebel' Ian Athfield


Niall McLaughlin remembers New Zealand architect Ian Athfield (1940 - 2015)

Festival of Architecture

Scottish Architecture Festival receives funding boost


The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) has been handed £50,000 funding towards its 2016 Architecture Festival


'Forth' time lucky for UNESCO World Heritage Site bid?

6-Mar-2014 | Updated: 7-Mar-2014

Those behind the bid to bag UNESCO World Heritage Site status for the Forth Bridge appear to be supremely confident in the structure’s cultural merits

David Adjaye, of Adjaye Associates

Adjaye's burrower renovations


David Adjaye is set to revamp the Hackney house which once belonged to ‘Mole Man’

Julie Leonard Crossrail Bond Street Station

Crossrail’s picture rail


Crossrail has employed artist Julie Leonard to document the infrastructure project’s construction


Fox Hill back in motion


Almost a decade since Dutch firm Mecanoo started its first project in the UK at Fox Hill in Sheffield, the stalled scheme looks set to start again on site


End of the road for RIBANet


This Friday (28 February) marks the end of the road for RIBANet, when the self-help, closed-door internet forum for members is officially shut down


Viollet-le-Duc's birthday honoured with Google Doodle


Google celebrated the 200th anniversary of Eugène Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc’s birthday today (27 Janaury) with a gothic revival adaptation of their logo

Garden Bridge

Lords brand Heatherwick's garden bridge 'BoJo vanity project'


The government’s pledge to stump up £30m towards the cost of Thomas Heatherwick’s proposed Garden Bridge across the Thames has, it seems, not been well received in the other ‘House’.


Bang on the money: Populous' Sochi Olympic stadium appears on 100 rouble note


The Bank of Russia has unveiled a commemorative 100 rouble note that features Populous’ 2014 Winter Olympic main stadium


Who’s got the BIGest…


In his latest review for the Observer Rowan Moore draws attention to the amusing name one of the world’s most well-known young architects has chosen for his website

Park Hill

Profession backs Park Hill to win 2013 Stirling Prize


A third of AJ reader’s want Hawkins\Brown’s Brutalist housing project to win the Stirling Prize

Richard Rogers' AA report

Rogers the no-hoper


Among the artefacts at the Royal Academy’s exhibition focusing on the work of Richard Rogers is the starchitect’s scathing 1958 school report from the Architectural Association

Hodder Grange over Sands

Council belly-flop


Miserable news from the North West. Hodder Associates’ award-winning Berners Pool in Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, will finally be demolished this year

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