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The AJ picks out the architectural highlights of the three-day-long creative festival
Beatrice Fraenkel and Richard Parnaby have been re-elected unopposed to their positions at the helm of the Architects Registration Board (ARB).
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FAT’s final project – a collaboration with artist Grayson Perry for Living Architecture – has finally completed
Paul Morrell, the former government chief construction adviser, has warned that professional bodies in the sector are in danger of becoming ‘irrelevant within five to 10 years’
The University of London has hired BDP to create a blueprint to revitalise its estate, centred around its landmark Senate House building in the capital’s Bloomsbury district
The RIBA has opened a three-week window for submissions to its 2015 President’s Awards for Research, designed to recognise academic and professional achievement across the industry
Satish Jassal Architects has completed this small brick house in Haringey, North London
Duggan Morris Architects has scooped permission for this ground-breaking retirement development in the grounds of a grade II-listed house in Sevenoaks, Kent
The John Soane Museum in London has opened the architect’s private apartments and model room to the public for the first time in more than 160 years
The Architecture Foundation (AF) is on the hunt for the next wave of emerging architectural talent for the third volume of its New Architects book series
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Controversial proposals by Hall McKnight to redevelop King’s College London’s Strand campus have been put on hold while ministers probe the scheme, it has emerged
The value of work in the UK construction industry fell by 1.1 per cent in the first quarter of 2015 compared with the last three months of 2014, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has said
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Chairman and founder of Burrington Estates Mark Edworthy tells the AJ about his plans for the Grimshaw-designed former Western News HQ in Plymouth
Developer Igloo Regeneration and Nick Brown Architects have published new plans for a 73-home scheme in Leeds’ Holbeck Urban Village
Haverstock has won the go-ahead for a new adult learning centre in the grade II*-listed Alexandra Road Estate in Camden
The AJ can exclusively reveal the schemes by the finalists in the contest to design a new community and conference centre next to Bat & Ball railway station in Sevenoaks, Kent
The chancellor has outlined his plans to transfer power and cash to English cities as part of plans to ‘build a northern powerhouse’
For many years public perceptions of spy architecture have been dominated by the work of GCHQ ‘doughnut’ designer Gensler and Terry Farrell – the architect of James Bond’s towering MI6 HQ.
Students at the Glasgow School of Art have hit back at orders to not affix anything to the walls of Steven Holl’s Reid Building
The £3 billion Chelsea Barracks redevelopment is on the move again. The scheme’s original architect, Richard Rogers, was famously thrown off the overhaul of the redundant barracks site in 2009 following a headline-grabbing intervention by Prince Charles.
Carsten Höller’s giant slides, which were erected at Tate Modern in 2006, are set to make a return
Gareth Hoskins takes the prize for most unusual comment made by an architect about themselves after saying he was ‘not tall enough to be Godzilla’.
Grimshaw’s threatened Ship building in Plymouth could be handed a last-minute lifeline by rare birds.
The charity behind plans for London’s controversial Garden Bridge launched a new PR offensive last week.
As the wraps come off Zaha Hadid Architects’ long-awaited Middle East Centre at the University of Oxford it appears the curved, funnel-like addition to St Antony’s College has received a harsh verdict from the local wildlife.
The French government passed a law this week requiring rooftops on new buildings in commercial zones to be partially covered in plants or solar panels.
It’s been a rollercoaster month for the Battersea Arts Centre, which – during the final phases of a £13.3 million restoration led by Haworth Tompkins – saw its Grade II*-listed Grand Hall wrecked by fire.
Conductor Simon Rattle’s comment that London lacks a truly world-class music venue will have irked the capital’s leading concert auditoriums, not least the Royal Festival Hall.
An interesting new theory has emerged about Stonehenge and how it could have supported a circular, wooden platform on top of the monolithic stones