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Squire lands planning for £3m sixth form centre in west London


Squire and Partners has won planning for a new £3 million sixth form centre at St James Senior Girls’ School in west London


BBC Wales HQ misses out on listing


The Welsh Government has decided not to list the 1966 Broadcasting House site in Cardiff against the recommendations of heritage advisors Cadw

BDP's international business school project for Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University in Suzhou, China

BDP lands Suzhou business school job


[FIRST LOOK] BDP has been appointed to design a 30,000m² international business school for Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University in Suzhou, China

Hawkins\Brown's Oily Cart

Hawkins\Brown completes 'playful' children's theatre


[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] Hawkins\Brown has completed this £350,000 children’s theatre in an annexe of a Victorian Grade II-listed primary school in Tooting, London

Stallan-Brand's masterplan for a new University of Oil and Gas in Basra, Iraq

Stallan-Brand floats Basra University vision


Stallan-Brand has revealed plans for a new University of Oil and Gas in Basra, Iraq

Inga Saffron

US architecture critic bags Pulitzer


An American architecture critic has won one of journalism’s most prestigious prizes - the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for criticism


Rafi Segal backs RIBA's controversial motion


Israeli architect Rafi Segal has backed RIBA’s decision to call for the suspension of Israeli architects from the International Union of Architects (UIA)

Winner: David Chipperfield Architects' 'Nobelhuset' contest entry for Stockholm’s new Nobel Centre

Heritage row erupts over Chipperfield’s Nobel Centre


Heritage campaigners have branded David Chipperfield Architects’ Nobel Centre proposal in Stockholm a ‘monument to themselves, at our expense’


Retrofit Awards call for entry


The AJ has launched its annual Retrofit Awards, championing the best in the creative re-use of buildings and construction

The Shard spire

Londoners vote Shard top tower


A recent poll has revealed that most Londoner’s think the Shard has changed the capital’s skyline for the better

Douglas and King's Cricklewood apartment scheme

Douglas and King wins planning for Cricklewood apartment block


[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] Douglas and King has won planning permission for an apartment building on a corner plot in Cricklewood, north-west London

Fulmodeston housing development by Mole Architects

Private housing work to increase by a fifth


The number of private houses beginning construction will soar by a fifth this year, according to the Construction Products Association

Shortlisted: S333's proposed scheme for new housing in Bègles, Bordeaux

S333 vies with Swiss firm for Bordeaux housing scheme


S333 is competing against Switzerland’s Local Architecture for a new housing scheme in the south west of France city

Library of Birmingham by Mecanoo

Revealed: Winners of RIBA West Midlands Regional Awards


Three new schools are among the eight winners of this year’s RIBA West Midlands Regional Awards

The Red Road towers in North Glasgow. Image © John Young

Glasgow academics weigh in on Red Road flats demolition


Academics from Glasgow School of Art (GSA) have slammed the ‘poor taste of making a spectacle out of the Red Road flats demolition’

Hawkes Architecture perspective

Hawkes wins planning for another PPS7 Passivhaus


Hawkes Architecture has won the green-light for this £750,000 ‘county house clause’ scheme in the Kent countryside

HAT Gasworks

HAT wins planning for £2m arts centre refurb


Emerging practice HAT has won planning permission for a major refurbishment of contemporary arts venue in South London

Park Hill  Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire Client: Urban SplashArchitect: Hawkins Brown | Studio Egret WestDeveloper: Urban Splash

Debt refinance hailed as 'watershed moment' for Urban Splash


Struggling developer Urban Splash has formed a new joint venture with property group Pears as part of a move to refinance £135million of its existing debts

AJ100 2013 Awards

AJ100 Awards: Practice of the Year shortlist announced


The list of practices in the running for this year’s AJ100 Practice of the Year Award has been revealed


AJ100 Awards: International Practice of the Year finalists revealed


Big-hitters HOK and Populous have bagged a place on this year’s shortlist for the AJ100 International Practice of theYear Award


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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