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Alton Estate

Architects condemn collapse in social housing

Architects have voiced alarm after new figures revealed the full extent of the ‘devastating’ collapse in social housing provision brought about by the coalition government

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

Brady demands rethink on ‘unfair’ Canada Water framework

Past RIBA president Angela Brady has called on Notting Hill Housing and Sellar Design to rethink a £15 million Canada Water framework criticised for excluding small practices

David Chipperfield's Palais Varnhagen residential scheme in Berlin, Germany

Chipperfield unveils £31m Berlin apartment scheme

[First look + project data] David Chipperfield has revealed plans for a 10,000m² luxury residential scheme in Berlin

MSMR Ransome Wharf

MSMR's Battersea development given green light

Wandsworth Council has approved plans by MSMR Architects to redevelop Ransome’s Dock in Battersea

Circle Housing's Orchard Village

Circle Housing picks 24 architects

More than 20 architects including PRP, HTA Design, JM Architects, PCKO and Levitt Bernstein have won places on a housing framework agreement set to deliver 6,000 new homes over the next five years

Rafael Viñoly’s 432 Park Avenue skyscraper in New York

Viñoly tops out Western Hemisphere’s tallest residential building

Rafael Viñoly’s 432 Park Avenue skyscraper in New York has reached its full height of 425 metres

Detailed architectural design by Levitt Bernstein defines the first square of the Gascoigne Estate masterplan

Green light for 1,600 home Barking housing scheme

Barking and Dagenham Council has approved plans for this 1,575 home regeneration scheme on the eastern side of the 1960’s Gascoigne Estate

Grimshaw’s Pontio project in Bangor, Wales

Grimshaw arts complex hit with new delays

Bangor University has pushed back the opening of its Grimshaw Architects’ designed Pontio arts complex - again

Aylesbury Estate (planning submitted October 2014) - View from Westmoreland Square: Design team HTA, mae and Hawkins/Brown

Plans submitted for overhaul of London’s 1970s Aylesbury Estate

HTA, Hawkins\Brown and mæ have submitted plans for the ‘heroic but human-scale’ overhaul of the 1970s Aylesbury Estate in Walworth, south east London

New figures reveal fall in housing starts

The value of UK housing starts has registered its first drop in 18 months because of a decline in social-housing new build, according to a leading industry tracker.

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