Wednesday17 December 2014

Winning entry by Connection

RCA students scoop South Ken tunnel competition

17 December 2014

Three teams declared joint winners

New flats in Jätkäsaari, an emerging neighbourhood in Helsinki's central West Harbour area designed by Jukka Turtiainen Architects

Move over, Guggenheim

17 December 2014

Missed out on that shortlist? No problem. As Helsinki embarks on its biggest building programme in 200 years the opportunities for architects are far bigger than any single project, Elizabeth Hopkirk reports

Stirling coverage on BBC News

Stirling sponsor quits RIBA for Architecture Foundation

17 December 2014

AA also set to benefit from Brockton’s largesse

Mecanoo Oldham

Mecanoo's Oldham theatre in for planning

17 December 2014

Work is due to start in 2016

Nottingham carbon neutral Lab

Work begins to rebuild lab destroyed by fire

17 December 2014

Contractor will rebuild timber-framed structure after autumn blaze

33 Central John Robertson Architects

John Robertson inks City deal

17 December 2014

New office block at northern end of London Bridge

Planning Houses

Reform NPPF to protect communities from developers, MPs urge

16 December 2014

Planning framework must be strengthened, says select committee

Terry Farrell

Profession questions balance of housing design panel

16 December 2014

Terry Farrell, Quinlan Terry and Roger Scruton to lead government body

Squire & Partners' Shell Centre scheme

Shell Centre legal battle starts

16 December 2014

Decision expected early next year

EPR Architects Shredded Wheat factory

New images of EPR's Shredded Wheat factory plan

16 December 2014

Second public consultation on Welwyn Garden City scheme to build 750 homes by Tesco firm

Lujiazui Exhibition Centre in Shanghai by OMA

OMA wins Shanghai exhibition centre

16 December 2014

Design references waterfront site’s maritime history

Mayfield Depot

Bringing buildings back to life

16 December 2014

Amanda Baillieu laments the decision to give a permanent home to a Manchester arts festival held in disused buildings

Marlowe Rd Estate by Stitch

Stitch lands Walthamstow redevelopment

16 December 2014

Architect beats PRP, HTA and PTE

barbour report logo

Barbour ABI's December market review

15 December 2014

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

Silver Hill crop

Opponents vow to press on after Allies & Morrison's Winchester plans approved

15 December 2014

Judicial review set for next month

Heatherwick and Arup's Garden Bridge

Boris to rule on Garden Bridge this week

15 December 2014

Westminster councillor admits he voted against after reading St Paul’s letter


Oxford looks at building on green belt

15 December 2014

City council to review protected land after report highlights shortfall in supply for new homes

Buckley Gray Yeoman Shepherdess Walk

Buckley Gray Yeoman's Old Street office refurb approved

15 December 2014

Scheme involves adding extra storey to 1980s building

Barcelona Pavilion by Mies van der Rohe

Keith Williams' Inspiration: The Barcelona Pavilion by Mies van der Rohe

15 December 2014

Keith Williams explains how Mies’ German Pavilion for the Barcelona Exhibition of 1929 still has the power to enthral

Whitgift Quarter south Square

London's retail growth set to continue

15 December 2014

New report says 1m sq m being planned

Nick Potts/PA Wire

Revealed: The six teams competing for Olympicopolis gold

12 December 2014

Haworth Tompkins and O’Donnell & Tuomey make shortlist

St Paul's Cathedral

‘Garden Bridge should not be built,’ says furious St Paul’s Cathedral

12 December 2014

Church says it wasn’t consulted about the plans

Haworth Tompkins Archway

Haworth Tompkins lands first tranche of Peabody work

12 December 2014

Award-winning practice also lands spot on second deal for housing association

The facade has been upgraded with new glazing designed to replicate the 1950s original

Bikini Berlin redevelopment by Hild und K

12 December 2014

Hugh Strange examines how architect Hild und K brought new life to a grade II-listed icon of post-war West Berlin, balancing historical sensitivity and environmental performance

Helios Plaza CGI: AHMM is redeveloping BBC Television Centre in White City.

Revised plan for AHMM's Television Centre approved

12 December 2014

Scheme now includes more new build office space


3XN unveils images of its IOC plans

12 December 2014

Firm beat 11 others to Olympic HQ job

Curators Wouter Vanstiphout and Sam Jacob - A Clockwork Jerusalem

Bumper numbers visit FAT's British Pavilion

12 December 2014

More than half of visitors to Venice Biennale saw A Clockwork Jerusalem

Malaysia Square at Battersea Power Station

Bigging up Battersea: a progress report

11 December 2014

Bjarke Ingels’ ‘urban canyon’ power station entrance repeats the mistakes of 1960s planning, warns Hank Dittmar

Silver Hill view 3 - opponents' render

Protester commissions CGIs in bid to sink Allies & Morrison scheme

11 December 2014

Rival images remove ‘distractions’ such as trees to show more of scheme’s architecture

elizabeth house

Chipperfield's Elizabeth House gets Lambeth green light for second time

11 December 2014

Decision follows Westminster council’s failed legal action earlier this year

AL_A Mumbai City Museum entry - main view

Revealed: Amanda Levete's second-placed Mumbai museum entry

11 December 2014

AL_A was runner-up to Steven Holl

Wood Wharf Allies Morrison master plan

Boris paves way for Canary Wharf expansion

11 December 2014

Wood Wharf scheme gets mayor’s backing

Skinners School Bell Phillips

Bell Phillips OK for grammar school work

11 December 2014

Work on Tunbridge Wells school starts next year

David Gianotten

OMA names new head

10 December 2014

David Gianotten in charge of firm’s daily business

The tree of life for the Italian Pavilion at the Milan Expo 2015

Italian designer dismisses Wilkinson Eyre's plagiarism claim

10 December 2014

Architect says Milan Expo symbol bears resemblance to key element of Gardens by the Bay

After: Patrick Gwynne's Past Field in Henley with Studio Octopi's alterations

Studio Octopi wins consent for Gwynne alterations

10 December 2014

Architect will demolish final extention to listed house

Central Hill Estate, Gipsy Hill - PRP

PRP to redevelop low-rise 1970s estate

10 December 2014

Architect working on nuclear bunker estate

Dorsett Hotel

Dorsett Hotel, west London by Flanagan Lawrence

10 December 2014

Flanagan Lawrence has skilfully recaptured the golden age of cinema with the sensitive renovation of the derelict, grade II-listed Shepherd’s Bush Pavilion

Studio Verve Wembley

Studio Verve gets OK for Wembley house

10 December 2014

Work starts next year

Steven Holl's winning Mumbai City Museum entry

Steven Holl scoops 'Indian V&A' contest

9 December 2014

Zaha Hadid and Amanda Levete miss out

Network Housing Group

London housing group names framework architects

9 December 2014

Haworth Tompkins and PCKO among those on the list

Broadway Malyan MD Gary Whittle

Broadway Malyan hikes profits

9 December 2014

Firm says it is ‘actively pursing’ £1.7m bad debt in Turkey

ARB logo

Architect hit with Arb reprimand

9 December 2014

Case relates to failed building regulations application

AYA party 2014

Photo gallery: AYA 2014 ceremony and party

9 December 2014

Catching up with the fun at this year’s Architect of the Year Awards

Nine Elms bridge

Competition launched for Nine Elms footbridge

9 December 2014

Shortlist for £40m scheme due early next year

Helsinki South Harbour - view from the site of market and cathedral

To have or have not

8 December 2014

Finns are proud of their home-grown designers, but that doesn’t mean they could never embrace a foreign architect for the Helsinki Guggenheim, says Elizabeth Hopkirk

Stephen Hodder, RIBA president 2013–2015

Hodder pins hopes on U-turn to heal RIBA's Israel wounds

8 December 2014

‘We got it wrong and our reputation has been damaged,’ RIBA president admits

Bishopsgate towers

We have no option but to build high, says Bishopsgate developer

8 December 2014

Joint venture says site constraints mean it has to go tall

Derwent residential scheme in Savile Row by Stanton Williams

Stanton Williams gets green light for Savile Row flats

8 December 2014

Scheme for Derwent will replace developer’s own HQ

Brentford Waterside

Boris OK's plan to revamp west London wasteland

8 December 2014

Glenn Howels and Maccreanor Lavington working on scheme

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