Issue : September 2008
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Housing minister Grant Shapps has written to Liverpool Football Club demanding a quick decision on plans for the club’s future home
Sheppard Robson has landed planning permission for this 25,000m² office scheme in the City of London
Hire or fire?Subscription
The AJ answers your questions on recruiting in the credit crunch
Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has hit back at claims by CABE that its massive, high-rise Wood Wharf scheme on the Isle of Dogs in East London could create a ‘ghetto’.
Preview of the Turner Prize 08 exhibition Subscription
'Is it all a fix?' read the placard belonging to art group, The Stuckists, who were yesterday handing out leaflets reading 'The Turner Prize is crap' outside the Tate Gallery's Turner Prize Exhibition. The mannequins on the loo, collages of other artist's work and a film of an elegantly-maniqured lady smashing bone china that are part of the four shortlisted artists work, will ensure that The Turner Prize continues to be controversial. Before you make up your own mind about the work, ...
Studio BAAD’s controversial ‘wonky’ homes scheme in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, which sparked an intimidation campaign against the firm, has been rejected by the local authority.
The fire that ripped through the Cutty Sark last May was started by electrical equipment being left on over the weekend.
Scottish government to review design watchdogSubscription
The Scottish government has announced it will carry out a review of the country’s design watchdog, Architecture and Design Scotland (A+DS).
Thinking about geo-engineeringSubscription
The participants on the Cape Farewell voyage were asked to respond to a talk by David Keith at Ted.com about geo engineering. Sunand's response was as follows.
Discussing white balance with Lemn SissaySubscription
On the chartered plane on the way to Kangerlussuac to meet the boat I am sitting next to the Lemn Sissay, who writes witty and beautiful poetry amazingly quickly. He is reading poetry and I am reading my new camera manual, which sums up a few things.