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CoupDeVille Architects' Home Park Road

CoupDeVille designs semi-submerged London eco-house


CoupDeVille Architects has won planning for this partially submerged eco-house in south London

VIDEO: Animation of Zaha Hadid's Bee’ah HQ


Middle East waste management company Bee’ah has released this animation of its proposed Zaha Hadid-designed HQ in the United Arab Emirates

Canada Water scheme for Sellar Developments - designed by David Chipperfield Architects and Maccreanor Lavington

OMA and Chipperfield lined up for Canada Water housing


OMA, David Chipperfield Architects and Maccreanor Lavington Architects have been appointed to a framework covering 1,030 new homes in Canada Water

Adonis protesters

Protesters gather outside RIBA over controversial Adonis report


Protesters campaigning against a new report by Labour minister Andrew Adonis rallied outside the RIBA last night (24 March)

Alexandra Estate

Adonis: Hundreds of 'city villages' could be created from council estates


Council estates could make way for hundreds of new ‘city villages’ across London, according to a controverial new think-tank report

Aerial photo of The Settlement Edinburgh of the Seven Seas

RIBA contest opens for world’s remotest inhabited island


The RIBA has launched an international competition to overhaul government buildings on the remote island of Tristan in the South Atlantic Ocean


Belsize unveils £4.9m Saudi scheme


[First look +plans] Belsize Architects has unveiled this 9,000m² office and retail scheme in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Richard Rogers

Rogers welcomes architecture portfolio 'promotion'


Richard Rogers has described the government’s plans to ‘beef-up’ the architecture portfolio as ‘good news’ but has taken a swipe at the DCLG and Quinlan Terry and Rogers Scruton in the process

Burwell Deakins Plymouth arts centre

Burwell Deakins completes £4.3m Plymouth University arts centre


[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA] Burwell Deakins has completed this £4.3 million performing arts centre in for Plymouth University


Last chance to book:  AJ Spec Live on cladding and curtain walling


Book your seat now to hear from Arup, Aukett Swanke, Scott Brownrigg and Pattern at this month’s upcoming AJ Spec Live

Highly commended: We Build Bath Again - Matt Somerville

Winners of city of Bath ideas contest revealed


The winners in a RIBA-run ideas contest for radical concepts for the future of Bath have been revealed

Cousins & Cousins Clerkenwell Pavilion

Cousins & Cousins reveals ‘jewel-like’ Clerkenwell Pavilion designs


Cousins & Cousins has revealed its designs for the pavilion which will sit on St John’s Square for Clerkenwell Design Festival 2015

Battersea Arts Centre fire

Battersea Arts Centre thrown £1m lifeline


Battersea Arts Centre has been thrown a £1million lifeline by the Treasury to help put its redevelopment project back on track following the recent fire

FaulknerBrowns Derby Arena

FaulknerBrowns completes £25m Derby Arena


[FIRST LOOK] FaulknerBrowns has completed this multi-sport arena next to Derby’s Pride Park stadium

Otford Road, community centre - Bat & Ball.

dRMM and McChesney shortlisted for Sevenoaks conference centre


dRMM and Ian McChesney feature among five teams shortlisted for a community and conference centre in the Bat & Ball area of Sevenoaks, Kent

Avanti Architects' competition-winning project to rebuild the Old Walworth Town Hall and Newington Library

Avanti wins Old Walworth Town Hall rebuild contest


Avanti Architects has won the contest to rebuild the Old Walworth Town Hall and Newington Library buildings which were struck by fire two years ago

Radic's Serpentine Pavilion - now in Somerset

London's 2014 Serpentine Pavilion arrives in new rural home


Chilean architect Smiljan Radic’s 2014 Serpentine Pavilion has been re-erected in its new long-term home in Somerset

Niall McLaughlin's proposals for Jesus College - approved March 2015

Niall McLaughlin bags planning for Jesus College plans


Niall McLaughlin Architects has won planning permission for the first phase of an ‘ambitious redevelopment’ programme at Jesus College, Cambridge

Takeley Primary School by Sarah Wigglesworth Architects

#GREATSCHOOLS: Take the AJ’s school building survey


Working in school design? Take the AJ’s anonymous survey to help us uncover the realities of designing schools

Wilkinson Eyre University of Oxford’s Weston Library

Wilkinson Eyre's £80m Oxford University library completes


[FIRST LOOK] Wilkinson Eyre has completed this renovation of Oxford University’s Weston Library


Ear-popping treat for open house


Double celebration at the BT Tower as its marks half century


An outbreak of Meades


Has Jonathan Meades becomes a muse for street artists?

Boris Garden Bridge selfie

Crowding out the garden bridge


Crowd funded legal challenge for the garden bridge

Wren conversion

No ding-dong over Wren conversion


A disused Christopher Wren church tower gets second life

Finsbury Health Centre

Your very good health


The Finsbury Health Centre is 76-years young and, it seems, is as much loved today as it was when it opened in 1938

Niall McLaughlin houseboat

Floating an idea


Speaking at the AJ Small Projects Awards launch last week, Niall McLaughlin recalled his early contest-winning designs for a radical houseboat


Red not dead


Where is Jean Nouvel’s 2010 Serpentine Pavilion?


Shanghai pavilion’s fate is a seedy affair


At a recent talk held in aid of the Maggie’s Cancer Care centres, designer Thomas Heatherwick shed some light on what happened to his Lubetkin Prize-winning Seed Pavilion after the 2010 Shanghai Expo closed

Photo via Twitter: @gamblingecon

Fire Brigade called to blaze inside Olympic Stadium


The London Fire Brigade (LFB) was called to the Queen Elizabeth Park this morning (29 October) after a fire was reported at Populous’ Olympic Stadium

Christopher Wren 382nd birthday (20.10.14)

Wren's birthday honoured with Google Doodle


Google has wished Christopher Wren a ‘Happy 382nd birthday’ with an animation depicting St Paul’s Cathedral

AKTII football wins 2014

The winner of the architects' football league... an engineer


Pity the profession - why is it that architects can’t even win their own football league?

RIBA Shanghai windows cyborg

RIBA's window dressing


The RIBA attempts to promote British practices in Shanghai

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