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Astudio Summit House

Astudio submits plans for Summit House revamp


Astudio has submitted plans for the redevelopment of a 1980s office block in the City of London

Gareth Hoskins' Firrhill - external

Go-ahead for Gareth Hoskins' Scottish health centres


Gareth Hoskins Architects has won planning for two new health centres in Lothian, Scotland

Santiago Cirugeda on the site of the new classroom at La Floresta. Image: Al Jazeera.

Rebel Architect #1: Santiago Cirugeda, Spain's 'guerrilla architect'


A new series on radical architects begins with Seville-based ‘guerrilla’ Santiago Cirugeda who reclaims unused or abandoned spaces for community-focused interventions

Mark Physsas

New practices: Mark Physsas Architects


The latest in a series of practice profiles looking at architects who have recently decided to go it alone

5plus reworked designs for the Axis tower (August 2014)

Manchester's Axis office tower re-emerges as homes


Stalled plans for a 18-storey office block in Manchester have been brought back to life by 5plus Architects - as a 28-storey residential tower

Pennyfathers Lane

Duggan Morris gets go-ahead to rework Medd-designed house


Duggan Morris Architects has won permission to remodel a grade II-listed house designed by leading, post-war school architects David and Mary Medd

Sketches by Mike Oades of Atomik Architecture

Architects sketch the city for Article 25


Last weekend a gaggle of leading architects sketched the City of London as part of Article 25’s annual 10x10 Drawing the City event

Julie Futcher

Julie Fulcher: 'We cannot assess skyscrapers in isolation'


Architect Julie Fulcher, a member of the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers, on the effects skyscrapers have on energy use in cities

Pitman Tozer

Pitman Tozer completes girls school retrofit


[FIRST LOOK + PROJECT DATA] Pitman Tozer has completed the conversion of a grade I-listed boarding house into a sixth form centre

Textile House

BuckleyGrayYeoman unwraps Burberry factory development


BuckleyGrayYeoman (BGY) has completed a £30million redevelopment of Burberry’s former textile factory in Hackney.

Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, London School of Economics by O’Donnell + Tuomey Architects

Book early: 800 buildings lined up for Open House London 2014


Open House London (OHL) has revealed its full programme of buildings and events


Derwent unveils two new West End schemes


Stirling Prize-winner Stanton Williams and Piercy & Company are designing two new schemes in London’s West End, the AJ can reveal

Nick Boles

Move over Hancock - Boles takes on construction business brief


Former planning minister Nick Boles has taken on a new departmental responsiblity for construction within the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills.

Topstar’s stand in the Workplace section at last year’s event. Image: Theo Cohen

Preview: 100% Design


An overview of the products, seminars and new installations at this year’s design event

McLaren Construction King William

AHMM’s £28m One King William Street refurb set to start


Work on AHMM’s refurbishment of the grade II-listed One King William Street in The City is set to start later this month

Deltalight survey logo

Survey: which architect would be the ideal party guest?


Lord Rogers, David Adjaye, Zaha Hadid – who would you most like to invite to a party?

Wilkinson Eyre's and Ralph Appelbaum's Carlsberg visitor attraction project in Copenhagen, Denmark

Wilkinson Eyre reveals Carlsberg visitor attraction vision


Wilkinson Eyre has revealed the first images of its proposed Carlsberg visitor attraction project in Copenhagen, Denmark

Film still from 'Greening the City', part of Rebel Architecture series. Image: Al Jazeera.

Interview: what makes a rebel architect?


The AJ interviews Dan Davies, series producer of Rebel Architecture, on what makes a rebel architect and the social and economic challenges they face

RSHP British Museum

Delay hits RSHP's British Museum truck lift


A huge new truck lift within Roger Stirk Harbour + Partners’ recently completed British Museum extension is still not fully operational, despite the galleries and offices having already been handed over

Roz Barr Bayford Mews

Roz Barr wins planning for Hackney live-work unit


[FIRST LOOK + PLANS] Roz Barr Architects has won planning for this live-work unit in Hackney, East London after a lengthy planning battle


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


Dizzying heights


Multiply-bespectacled architect Rafael Viñoly has been swanning about in New York claiming that his slender 432 Park Avenue apartment skyscraper will be the tallest in Manhattan.

UCL's proposed new campus in east London

UCL looks east


Last month University College London walked away from controversial plans to build a £1 billion campus on the 9-hectare Carpenters Estate site, overlooking the former Olympic Park in Stratford


All rise for the Stirling Prize


The ‘old-style seated dinner’ at the annual Stirling Prize shindig has bitten the dust

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners' 1986 Lloyd's Building in London. Image by Martin Charles

Rogers' Lloyd’s building set for £260m sale


Richard Rogers’ Lloyd’s building in London is reportedly in line to be sold for nearly £260 million


Bye bye Helter Skelter - Pinnacle to be redesigned


Sad news - the Helter Skelter as we once knew it is officially no more

Draw your own Festival Wing

Design your own Festival Wing


The AJ invites architects to sketch their own extension to the Southbank centre

The Hepworth Gallery by David Chipperfield Architects received the Special Award

Pritzker for Chipperfield?


AJ readers believe it is time David Chipperfield won the Pritzker Prize, according to an online survey

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