Wednesday05 August 2015

The Pinnacle

City approves demolition of 'the Stump'

5 August 2015

Demolition of the core of former Pinnacle tower to make way for Lipton Roger’s 22 Bishopsgate

Maggie's Yorkshire by Heatherwick Studio

Heatherwick wins planning for Yorkshire Maggie's centre

5 August 2015

Heatherwick wins planning for £5m building which resembles giant container garden

Robin Hood Gardens

Bid to list Robin Hood Gardens fails

4 August 2015

Campaign to list Robin Hood Gardens appear doomed after heitage minister decides to renew Certificate of Immunity for estate

Jack the Ripper museum in East London

Jack the Ripper museum architect 'duped' into plans

4 August 2015

Founder of Waugh Thisleton vents anger over being ‘duped’ into designing ‘Women’s History museum’ that instead chronicles exploits of Jack the Ripper

British library

British Library granted Grade I listing status

4 August 2015

Library once derided as ‘ugliest building in world’ given listing status by DCMS

BDP Bloomsbury masterplan

University set to unveil BDP Bloomsbury masterplan

4 August 2015

Blueprint aims to restore Senate House as institution’s academic hub

GRID Architects' Hornsey scheme

Work starts on GRID's Hornsey scheme

4 August 2015

Mixed-use scheme in north London boasts 270 homes and new supermarket


Dokk1 by Schmidt Hammer Lassen

4 August 2015

Based at the heart of a regeneration of Denmark’s second city Aarhus, Dokk1 library rejects tradition for innovative design that borders on science fiction. But is this the library of the future?

Wilkinson Eyre tower in City of London

Wilkinson Eyre gets green light for City tower

4 August 2015

Practice wins planning consent for new 40-storey mixed-use tower in City of London

Aukett Swanke's proposal for Pimlico Road shops and Newson's Yard

Aukett Swanke appointed to convert oldest timber yard into shops

3 August 2015

Proposal likened to ‘scowl in a row of smiling faces’

Millbrook House Cardiff by Loyn and Co

Loyn & Co wins top Wales architecture prize for second year running

3 August 2015

Private house is Cardiff practice’s third Eisteddfod Gold Medal winner

Beatrice Fraenkel

Number of registered architects hits record high

3 August 2015

Arb registration increased in 2014 despite new peak in removals for non-payment

Adjaye museum in Harlem

Adjaye puts Harlem arts project in for planning

3 August 2015

$122m project will provide new home for New York’s Studio Museum

The Gallaudet University campus in Washington DC

Design competition announced for leading US university

31 July 2015

Pioneering deaf college seeks architect to revamp historic campus in Washington DC

Carbuncle Cup 2015

Carbuncle Cup: Whittle Building, Peterhouse, University of Cambridge

31 July 2015

This John Simpson Architects-designed neo-gothic student accommodation makes up the fourth side of historic Gisborne Court

Gensler proposal for Shoreditch High Street - Fairchild Street

Gensler submits plans for City fringe tower

31 July 2015

Mixed-use building lined up for Shoreditch site

Allies and Morrison Friargate office

Allies & Morrison wins second Coventry city commission

31 July 2015

Design competition planned for next buildings

Loyn & Co Porth Teigr

Loyn & Co wins planning for Cardiff dockland housing

31 July 2015

Consent marks first residential phase of scheme at Welsh capital’s creative hub

Here East - Olympic press and broadcast centre - Hawkins Brown / Laing O'Rourke

Bartlett to open research facilities in former Olympic press centre

30 July 2015

Hawkins\Brown appointed to design UCL’s Here East outpost

David Chipperfield house for Tracey Emin on Bell Lane in Spitalfields - from Artillery Lane

First pictures of David Chipperfield's house for Tracey Emin

30 July 2015

Conservationists object to demolition of locally listed Spitalfields flats

bblur architecture's proposal for a helter skelter at the Orbit

Bblur Architecture to convert Orbit into Europe's longest helter skelter

30 July 2015

£1m plan aims to boost visitor numbers - one every 37 seconds

John McAslan and Partners - Millbank Tower proposal - aerial view

McAslan consults on plan to make Millbank Tower taller

30 July 2015

International architecture competition on cards for Holocaust memorial

Sheppard Robson Newcastle University conference centre

Sheppard Robson wins £20m Newcastle University commission

30 July 2015

New conference centre will form part of city’s showpiece science development


Puukuokka Housing, Jyväskylä, Finland, by Anssi Lassila

30 July 2015

The first building to be completed in Anssi Lassila’s three-block development in Jyväskylä may now be the tallest apartment tower in Finland, but it’s the building’s innovative construction system that’s the real talking point, writes Hugh Strange

Hank Dittmar

London needs a walker's charter

29 July 2015

The first two London mayors championed buses and bikes. The next one should put pedestrians first, argues Hank Dittmar

Rafael Vinoly’s Walkie Talkie tower sky garden

Walkie Talkie owner could be ordered to rebuild Sky Garden

29 July 2015

City of London report says public space was not built according to approved plans

zaha hadid stadium

Zaha Hadid says Tokyo stadium cost warnings were ignored

29 July 2015

Practice defends design and says warnings over cost rises ‘not heeded’ by authorities

OMA sport and sciences building for Brighton College

OMA's Brighton College scheme in for planning

29 July 2015

Rem Koolhaas’ practice designs project aiming to break down barriers between sport and science

RCKa's new Pocket Homes scheme in Lewisham

RCKa wins planning for Pocket warehouse conversion

29 July 2015

Architect wins planning consent for £4m scheme to convert warehouse into flats

York Art Gallery: The original building features a grand Victorian facade

York Art Gallery by Ushida Findlay and Simpson & Brown

28 July 2015

Architects working on the £8m refurbishment of York Art Gallery have peeled away decades of callously inappropriate interventions to unlock a wonderland of architectural secrets

Sam Jacob Studio - MK Menhir

Sam Jacob wins planning for full-size 'techno' Avebury stone

28 July 2015

Ex-FAT man creates huge iridescent menhir for Milton Keynes

Elsie Owusu

RIBA Council election results announced

28 July 2015

Elsie Owusu and Eden Project co-founder among winning candidates

Granada TV

Search launched for architect for Manchester's £110m Factory

28 July 2015

Council announces £9.5m design tender for major new arts venue

1-5 Great Scotland Yard

Martin Brudnizki picked for Great Scotland Yard hotel

28 July 2015

Client dazzled by meal at designer’s refurbished Ivy restaurant

A Made City Builders workshop

Shaping the next generation of city builders

27 July 2015

A project that broadens access to the built environment professions is having some success in the Midlands. But it’s a constant struggle to keep the programme afloat, writes David Tittle

Boris Johnson

Developers getting away with viability dodges, admits mayor

27 July 2015

Johnson expresses frustration over ‘dark art’

Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios - Brighton Dome phase one

Feilden Clegg lands £15m Brighton Dome work

27 July 2015

Grade I arts centre to undergo conservation and adaptation

Brandon Lewis, housing and planning minister

Planning minister warns councils to produce local plans by 2017 - or else

27 July 2015

Brandon Lewis says government will take over local plan-making in ‘early 2017’

New York skyline

US billings continue to grow

27 July 2015

All regions growing for first time this year

Salisbury Cathedral

Ken Shuttleworth's inspiration: Salisbury Cathedral

24 July 2015

The founder of Make on a building with more lessons for him than any from the 20th century

Millharbour Village by Studio Egret West and Hawkins Brown

Hawkins\Brown and Studio Egret West sent back to drawing board

24 July 2015

Canary Wharf towers thrown out days after phase one sold out in record time

Sadie Morgan

Sadie Morgan hunts for HS2 design talent

24 July 2015

30-strong design panel will guide mammoth rail project

Anna Liu from Tonkin Liu

RIBA announces design contest for new medal - and the people who could win it

24 July 2015

Tonkin Liu, Walter Menteth and Robert Adam on research awards shortlist

Julie Hirigoyen

Government axes Green Deal finance

24 July 2015

Deal dead in water, says UK Green Building Council

barbour report logo

Barbour ABI's July market review is out now

23 July 2015

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

Carbuncle Cup 2015

Carbuncle Cup: Woodward Hall, North Acton, London

23 July 2015

Our nominator despised this Careyjones Chapmantolcher-designed student halls of residence so much he stood for Parliament to oppose inappropriate development

The Ship Grimshaw

Grimshaw's Ship is listed by new heritage minister

23 July 2015

Western Morning News building is youngest on register

tower cranes

Future Trends rockets to all-time high

23 July 2015

RIBA index shows staff busier than ever

Penoyre & Prasad South Kilburn

Penoyre & Prasad added to list of firms working on South Kilburn revamp

23 July 2015

Practice appointed by Brent council for 235 home scheme


TfL mulls plans for east London cycle bridge

23 July 2015

Cycling charity Sustrans drawing up feasibility study

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