The former PRP chairman, an adviser to the Ministry for Housing Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) for over two years, has been announced as the government’s new head of architecture. The AJ caught up with von Bradsky at the Better Design for Better Places conference to talk about his new £61,000-per-year post
Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Neo Bankside vs Tate Modern verdict • Final cost of Garden Bridge • Gehry’s Wimbledon concert hall • Council rejects biscuit factory redevelopment
The AJ looks at new university buildings with studies of Walters & Cohen’s Dorothy Garrod building for Newnham College, Cambridge; the Bayes Centre at the University of Edinburgh by Bennetts Associates; and University College Dublin’s Confucius Institute by Robin Lee Architecture. But do these mark the tail end of the higher education gold rush? We investigate whether work on university estates is drying up. PLUS ...
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