A major row has broken out on the Barbican Estate over Nicolas Hare Architects’ plans for a school expansion, which residents claim will be ‘a major threat to the architectural heritage’ of the listed complex
Simon Aldous’s take on the big architectural stories of the week: Gustafson Porter + Bowman wins Eiffel Tower competition • Housing department calls in ZHA Vauxhall scheme • Snug wins Wall of Answered Prayer contest
The latest AJ features three Manchester projects: SimpsonHaugh Architects’ No 1 Spinningfields office building; Roof Gardens low-rise, high-density housing by Ollier Smurthwaite; and BDP’s extension and refurbishment of the Alliance Manchester Business School. And we investigate whether Manchester City Region can meet its ambitious carbon target while continuing to grow upwards and outwards. PLUS The architects who ...
Retrofit and refurbishment: St Fagans National Museum of History by Purcell Architects; 30 Cannon Street office building by Delvendahl Martin Architects; and JP Morgan Media Centre at Lord’s Cricket Ground by David Miller Architects.
The National Portrait Gallery will no longer take a £1 million Sackler Trust donation for its major Jamie Fobert-designed revamp following protests over the philanthropic body’s links to the US opioid crisis
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