Saturday27 August 2016

Garden Bridge trees and plants

Government cuts its Garden Bridge support by £6m

25 August 2016

Warm words and a time-unlimited guarantee - but minister caps financial backing for controversial project

Stamford Bridge

Planners scold Chelsea FC over Herzog & de Meuron stadium application

26 August 2016

Council wants more detail on how £500m Stamford Bridge scheme will affect bats and cemetery

The Futurist Cinema

Liverpool’s regeneration: Fate of the Futurist ignites row over city’s past

26 August 2016

The demolition of Lime Street’s neo-baroque Futurist cinema highlights the misguided attitude to heritage and economic growth that prevails in Liverpool’s corridors of power, writes Ike Ijeh. The irony is that few cities offer better examples of what can be done when conservation-led regeneration is harnessed to high-quality contemporary architecture

Ordinary Architecture York

Ordinary Architecture unveils York artwork

26 August 2016

Scheme is part of new garden at city’s art gallery

Tolworth today with the Seifert-designed Tolworth Tower

We Made That appointed to Tolworth masterplan

26 August 2016

Seifert tower is focal point of road-dominated suburb earmarked for regeneration

Austin Smith Lord Lime Street

Lime Street buildings set for wrecking ball next week

26 August 2016

News comes as developer reveals Austin-Smith:Lord plans to convert second cinema

Deptford Market Yard

The secret behind a chain-free high street

25 August 2016

Deptford Market Yard in south London is an example of a large developer deliberately avoiding the big brands and taking a risk with untested tenants

Cosford RAF Museum First World War exhibition

Buttress to masterplan RAF museum

25 August 2016

Shropshire museum to be redeveloped as part of air force’s centenary celebrations

London mews

dMFK turns taxi garage into mews housing

25 August 2016

Project reinterprets a traditional London mews

85 Customs Street Auckland New Zealand Mott MacDonald

Architect scoops one of Auckland's tallest towers

25 August 2016

Mixed-use 187m tower will soar over harbour

Lai Sun Development properties Leadenhall

SOM picked to design new City tower

24 August 2016

Skyscraper to rise alongside Cheesegrater and Gherkin

1 Leadenhall next to Leadenhall market

Make's 37-storey Leadenhall tower in for planning

24 August 2016

New images released of City skyscraper


Carbuncle Cup: Lincoln Plaza, London by BUJ Architects Subscription Required

24 August 2016

Yet another high-rise luxury London residential tall building opts for dubious cladding and incoherent form

Sadiq Khan

Khan recruits specialist team to scrutinise viability reports

24 August 2016

Mayor also announces Homes for Londoners board

GreatfIelds School Barking Surface to Air

Surface to Air lands £35m Barking school

24 August 2016

School forms part of regneration plan for the Gascoigne Estate

John Robertson OK'd for Smithfield hotel

24 August 2016

Premier Inn will have more than 320 beds

office stairs

We need to get serious about tackling discrimination in construction

23 August 2016

Today’s Institute of Fiscal Studies finding that women earn 18% less than men is just the latest blow for diversity. Architect Holly Porter puts the construction industry in the dock

Lendlease tower thumb

Deal sealed on KPF's 50-storey Jenga tower

23 August 2016

Run of green lights for Nine Elms after Allies & Morrison and second KPF project cleared for take-off

Architect's drawing board.

Developers’ confidence undimmed by Brexit vote

23 August 2016

No reduction in number of planning applications submitted since referendum

Gillian Darley index

What former Soviet republics can teach us about ruin porn and pizza chains Subscription Required

23 August 2016

Britain’s attitude to buildings no longer wanted is hit and miss, Gillian Darley finds

West End Gardens, Northolt by Stitch

Stitch wins planning for new residential street

23 August 2016

Mixed community of 15 homes replaces maisonettes in Northolt

Senate House North Block atrium for SOAS - Rock Townsend, Mace and Donald Insall

Contractor-as-architect roofs over London uni courtyard

23 August 2016

Mace teamed up with Rock Townsend to convert Senate House into SOAS home

Quadram Institute

NBBJ gets green light for £64m Norwich research lab

23 August 2016

Project includes five-storey development

Edinburgh hospital

Collapse of concrete contractor delays £150m HLM hospital

22 August 2016

Edinburgh children’s hospital faces six-month delay after Dunne Group enters administration

US Embassy

Chipperfield plans 'will damage' US Embassy

22 August 2016

Twentieth Century Society says scheme will harm listed building

Herman Hertzberger

Why can’t architects write in a language normal people can understand?

22 August 2016

A good book on a great architect is let down by its impenetrable prose, laments Balazs Endrodi

Norton Priory Museum, Cheshire - Buttress

Buttress completes historic priory project

22 August 2016

£4.5m scheme incorporated priory ruins into museum

Pier Arts Centre in Stromness - by Reiach & Hall

Vote shows pride in Scotland's contemporary architecture

22 August 2016

More than half the nation’s top 10 buildings are from last 35 years

Type 3 Norwich

London practice completes Canaries work

22 August 2016

Type 3 behind new homes at Norwich City site

Garden Bridge winter

'We need your support,' anxious Garden Bridge bosses tell minister

19 August 2016

Trust chairman admits it is ‘crucial time’ for scheme, adding it would be ‘tragic’ if government pulled funding plug

Aukett Swanke Royal Exchange

Victorian Society opposing Royal Exchange revamp

19 August 2016

Heritage group says Aukett Swanke plan will damage historic murals

Wellington Hotel, by Kohn Pedersen Fox

De Niro hotel gets Westminster planners purring

19 August 2016

Work on KPF scheme set to start next year

ThomsonAdsett concept home

Smart floors: Step-by-step care

19 August 2016

Sensor technology embedded in floors could be about to revolutionise patient monitoring in elderly care and dementia homes

New York skyline

US billings continue recovery

19 August 2016

But AIA flags up worries over upcoming presidential election

CGI of the public realm at Sellar and Piano's Paddington Cube - view from Paddington Station

Sellar wants Renzo's new look Paddington Cube to repeat King's Cross success

18 August 2016

Developer says plans will transform the area

Buckley Gray Yeoman - plans for South Kensington Tube station - Thurloe Street, arcade and bullnose

Buckley Gray Yeoman plans South Ken Tube development

18 August 2016

Architect is latest to have a go at Victorian station

Ben Flatman

Birmingham’s planners display a shocking lack of care for their city

18 August 2016

Birmingham needs to wake up to its own worth if it’s going to turn things around, says Ben Flatman

Arne Jacobsen’s Danish Embassy in London

Arne Jacobsen's Danish Embassy to open doors

18 August 2016

National Trust announces three embassies to welcome public

Centre Parcs Ireland Holder Mathias

Holder Mathias gets OK for Centre Parcs' first village in Ireland

18 August 2016

Leisure company hopes to open outpost in 2019

barbour report logo

Barbour ABI's August market review is out now

17 August 2016

Barbour ABI’s Economic & Construction Market Review for August is now available to download

Richard Waterhouse, chief executive of RIBA Enterprises

VAT man’s £1.6m demand hits RIBA Enterprises' profits

17 August 2016

Commercial arm of RIBA disputing HMRC bill

Carbuncle Cup 2016

Carbuncle Cup: 5 Broadgate by Make Architects Subscription Required

17 August 2016

Big and brash, this building dominates the public space at the heart of London’s Broadgate development

JTP AYA 2016 masterplanning

Investing in proactive planning ‘could alleviate Brexit uncertainty’

17 August 2016

Three-quarters of planners say government meddling and cuts have made their job harder

Simpson Haugh and Partners - Leeds office-to-hotel project on Bridge Street

Simpson Haugh wins planning for Leeds hotel conversion

17 August 2016

Tower project is first phase of wider plan to expand city centre

Pollard Thomas Edwards - winning design for Finsbury Leisure Centre

Pollard Thomas Edwards wins Finsbury Leisure Centre contest

16 August 2016

Architect beats Rogers Stirk Harbour and Hawkins Brown

Helen Hayes

Helen Hayes: My priorities for the new housing minister

16 August 2016

Ex-Allies & Morrison partner urges Gavin Barwell to understand human cost of housing crisis

Amanda Baillieu

Will this government fail at regional development like all the rest?

16 August 2016

Brexit exposed our country’s deep divide between London and the regions but we don’t have any detail on how Theresa May’s team plans to heal it

One Nine Elms new thumb

Surge in luxury flat approvals - but prices start to fall

16 August 2016

New research suggests parts of central London facing oversupply

Friends and Company - Victoria and Albert Museum shop - View of new west lane looking to the Cromwell Road main entrance and Pocket Workshop

Friend and Company scoops V&A shop win

16 August 2016

Team beat Ab Rogers Design and Jamie Fobert Architects

MLA G107 competition China

MLA+ wins China highway competition

16 August 2016

Contest focused on industrial area along Shenzhen highway

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