By continuing to use the site you agree to our Privacy & Cookies policy

Your browser seems to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser.


Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.


School design and school architecture

Subscribe to the AJ for the latest in contemporary school design and you'll receive 47 issues a year, and floorplans of more than 200 schools in the AJ Buildings Library, all for £3 per week


RIBA Stirling Prize 2015 finalist: NEO Bankside by RSHP with John Robertson Architects

The influence of NEO Bankside will trickle down to more prosaic schemes, says Owen Pritchard


Matthew Lloyd and Mae win planning for HS2 'decant' homes

Matthew Lloyd Architects and Mae have won planning for 116 homes across Camden which will replace those lost due to the new HS2 line


Shortlist for £40k self-build contest revealed

Schemes by architects from Rural Office for Architecture, MSA,  and More Architecture are among those shortlisted in the 2015 National Custom and Self Build Association-run (NaCSBA)‘Self Build on a Shoestring’ competition

London skyline

Councils 'blocking one-in-five office-to-resi requests'

Local authorities are refusing 20 per cent of applications to convert offices into homes under the government’s temporarily ‘relaxed’ planning regime, according to new research

John McAslan

McAslan’s ten point plan to solve the housing crisis

John McAslan has called for homes to be built around transport hubs and urged for more use of alternative models of housing including micro-homes, co-housing, and mid-rise development to solve the housing crisis

Belsize Oxford

Belsize Architects wins planning for Oxford student housing

North London-based Belsize Architects has won the go-ahead for a new student housing scheme in Oxford

Basil Spence’s Hyde Park Barracks in west London. Image credit RCAHMS

Listing refused: Minister ignores HE on Spence’s Hyde Park Barracks

Culture minister Tracey Crouch has rejected proposals to list Basil Spence’s Hyde Park Barracks in central London, despite the bid’s endorsement by Historic England


Corbyn pledges 'a decent home for everybody’

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has vowed that the Labour Party will provide ‘a decent home for everybody’

Shoreditch’s cereal café attacked by anti-gentrification protesters

A cereal café in East London’s Shoreditch has been targeted by protesters campaigning for affordable housing


Metropolitan Workshop-led team reveals Brixton homes plan

London Borough of Lambeth has submitted plans for a mixed use scheme in Brixton comprising 303 new homes designed by a consortium of architects and ‘shaped’ by local residents

The searchable digital buildings archive with drawings from more than 1,500 projects

AJ newsletters