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A new House of Lords report has called for a moratorium on any new ‘frightening and intimidating’ shared space schemes
Students from the Bartlett School of Architecture have created a new urban garden in the centre of Argent’s King’s Cross redevelopment in London
Growing AJ120 practice Sheppard Robson has become the latest firm to pick up work on Newcastle University’s Science Central campus
Planning permission for new homes in England has passed the 200,000 mark in the past year – the first time since early 2008
John McAslan & Partners has revealed its plans to convert the grade II-listed Millbank Tower - once London’s tallest building - into 200 flats
Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP) has revealed its latest designs for a new home for the International Spy Museum in Washington
Jonathan Connerney, a student at Queen’s University in Belfast has picked up the 2015 RIBA AHR Stephen Williams Scholarship
Sheppard Robson has unveiled designs for a new 12,000m2 office building for construction firm Interserve
The RIBA has revealed the results of this year’s council elections
Former FAT director Sam Jacob has won the go-ahead to install a 1:1 replica of a standing stone at the top of Milton Keynes’ Midsummer Boulevard
Bartlett student Joanne Preston has picked up the inaugural Hoare Lea Part 2 student bursary
The two-stage contest to design a £4 million bridge at Tintagel Castle in north Cornwall has received 137 submissions from 27 countries
A new museum designed by Zaha Hadid for famous mountaineer Reinhold Messner has opened on the top of the Kronplatz peak, in the South Tyrol, Italy
Norwegian firm Snøhetta has won a competition to design a new cable car in Bolzano, Italy
The AJ and Curtins has launched a new prize for architecture graduates
RCKa has won planning for an affordable housing scheme for micro-housing specialist Pocket Living
Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) has revealed designs for a new sports and science building at Brighton College
Roz Barr Architects has been beaten in a competition to design a Norweigan church – losing out to the same practice in a similar competition in 2012
The government has launched a £20 million fund aimed at putting the UK at the forefront of the driverless vehicle market
High Speed 2 chairman David Higgins has hit back at criticisms regarding his planned use of standardisation as a means to boost efficiency
Richard Rogers may be nearly 82 years old but he’s still up for a game of sport. The architect turned up at Regent’s Park recently when it was the Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners team’s turn to compete against RCKa in the London architectural softball league.
Campaign queen Barbara Weiss – the mastermind behind both Skyline and Women in Architecture – must have been conflicted by news that a female architect was behind London’s newest skyscraper, PLP’s 20 Bishopsgate
Those seeking a novelty dining experience closer to home will be excited to learn that the BT Tower’s revolving restaurant is set to open to the public again for the first time in 35 years. The opening will mark the building’s 50th anniversary.
At the opening of the Serpentine Pavilion the assembled press were treated to the sight of culture minister Ed Vaizey taking to the stage to express his admiration for the project.
The University of Cambridge is on the hunt for a professor of Lego. But architects hoping for a career move that will let them build from the plastic blocks all day long may be disappointed.
The design world once again descended on Sheffield’s Park Hill last weekend when the housing estate played host to a party kicking off the city’s design week.
Last Tuesday saw one of the RIBA’s busiest events when more than 900 people showed up to the launch of Turner Prize-shortlisted Assemble’s Brutalist Playground.
It is safe to say Joanna Lumley’s proposed Garden Bridge across the Thames has split opinion – not least because of the large amounts of money needed for what some regard as a ‘vanity project’.
A top secret scheme for King’s Cross was given a cheeky airing at Mossessian Architecture’s 10 year anniversary celebrations last week.
Film director Wes Anderson, best known for his lavishly eyecatching production design, has turned his hand to interiors, designing a café inside OMA’s recently completed Fondazione Prada in Milan.
Is Thomas Heatherwick about to take a leaf from Zaha Hadid’s book by appointing a chief executive?
Cold weather, wind and rain didn’t stop architects turning out in force for the launch of the London Festival of Architecture last week.