Tag : Astragal
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Despite the success of the Architecture Foundation’s annual Antepavilion commission, Hackney Council has thrown a bureaucratic spanner in the works
Astragal: Water pistols at dawnSubscription
Intriguing news from Scotland where ‘anyone with a water pistol’ has been invited to descend en masse and open fire on Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s 1904 Hill House in Argyll
Those with a gambling bent will have noticed the reversal in the bookmakers’ favourites to win this year’s RIBA Stirling Prize
Apart from buckets and spades, it all seems to have gone quiet on the seafront at Margate
Astragal: BoJo announces more vanity projectsSubscription
AJ cartoonist Louis Hellman predicts new PM Boris Johnson’s next grands projets
Irony has gasped its final breath. It has emerged that Grimshaw’s designs for the expansion of Heathrow Airport will be informed by the principles of climate adaptation.
Astragal: ZHA’s Big Apple dreams dashedSubscription
As Alicia Keys sang, New York is a city of ‘big dreams’ and ‘big schemes’. Sadly for Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) its dream of building a ‘signature loft-like condominium’ block at 220 11th Avenue for the Moinian Group seem to have been dashed.
Much of the backlash over Foster + Partners’ recent RIBA Stirling Prize win has focused on what, if anything, its Bloomberg HQ gives back to the City
Ex-transport minister and disparager of contemporary architecture John Hayes is at it again