Thursday29 September 2016

ZHA Port House Antwerp

Antwerp Port House, by Zaha Hadid Architects

28 September 2016

Zaha Hadid Architects’ spaceship-like extension over the Belgian port’s old fire station is, the practice claims, a response to the site’s context and history. Ike Ijeh is unconvinced

125 Shaftsbury Avenue DSDHA

Developer turns down chance to build 'inappropriate' 30-storey tower

28 September 2016

Almacantar settles on refurbishment of 30 year old building instead

Hawkins Brown University of Central Lancashire

Hawkins Brown trumps rivals to land Preston student centre

28 September 2016

Scheme for University of Central Lancashire to complete in 2019

HLM Architects' Swanley scheme for U+I

U+I appointed architects for 1,000 build-to-rent homes

28 September 2016

Plans for £250m worth of rental homes in Kent and Surrey

Chester Northgate's Market Square by ACME

Green light for Acme's £300m Chester cultural quarter

28 September 2016

Chester Northgate development will see shops, restaurants and leisure facilities

Upper Orwell Crossings, Ipswich

Foster's and Wilkinson Eyre lead chase for Ipswich bridge

27 September 2016

Winner on RIBA organised competition due early next year

Richard Meier & Partners - Engel & Völkers HQ - HafenCity - Hamburg

Richard Meier wins planning for HafenCity tower

27 September 2016

US architect beat Foster and Hadid to Hamburg job

Whiteacres in Warwickshire - designed and developed by Emma Vergette

How to leave your job and become a developer - by someone who's already done it

27 September 2016

Many architects dream of being their own client, but how easy is it in reality? Emma Vergette did it and says you (probably) won’t look back

Make's Wynyard Place scheme

Make launches Sydney office

27 September 2016

Practice launches Down Under after string of project wins

Sheppard Robson's New Victoria Manchester

Manchester's New Victoria scheme gets green light

27 September 2016

Sheppard Robson wins planning for £185m mixed-use development in city centre

London skyline

Arup 'to cut London jobs'

26 September 2016

Firm set to make 90 redundancies, according to report

Manchester Kampus

£200m Manchester canal scheme approved

26 September 2016

Mecanoo and Shedkm get planning green light

Philip Webb's Red Barns in Redcar

Bid to rescue Philip Webb's threatened Redcar gem

26 September 2016

Architectural competition for childhood home of Gertrude Bell could follow feasibility study by Purcell


One million homes by 2020: Can it be done?

26 September 2016

The government wants to see one million homes built in England by 2020, but while some housing experts think a little tinkering will get us there, others countenance a far more radical plan

Dubai Expo Grimshaw design

Grimshaw to design Dubai Expo's sustainability pavilion

26 September 2016

Practice lined up to design pavilion for 2020 World Expo

Birmingham University library

Associated's Brum library opens

26 September 2016

Scheme for Birmingham University built at Edgbaston campus

Hopkins - planned refurb at Park Lane Hilton viewed from Hyde Park

Hopkins' Park Lane plans approved

26 September 2016

Architect wins planning for second luxury hotel scheme at Hyde Park Corner

Neil Kinnock

Infrastructure body ‘wrecked’, says Kinnock

23 September 2016

Lack of statutory independence for National Infrastructure Commission will mean it cannot take long-term decisions, says former Labour leader


A Tale of Two Parliaments

23 September 2016

The renovation of Canada’s parliament, where both architecture and legislature has been based on our own, could provide some pertinent lessons for Westminster’s imminent refurbishment, says Ike Ijeh

London skyline Cheesegrater

Architects' confidence back up, despite London's Brexit gloom

23 September 2016

Workload barometer back in the black but firms in capital still fretting

Knight Architects - Helsinki Crown Bridges project - Kruunuvuorensilta

Knight wins go-ahead for Finland's longest bridge

23 September 2016

Helsinki authorities approve €259m Crown Bridges project

Arena Central Make

Make submits second building in Birmingham development

23 September 2016

Arena Central scheme has £400m price tag

Unité d’Habitation

Architects talk about the buildings that inspired them

23 September 2016

Niall McLaughlin, Peter Barber, Cany Ash and Sarah Featherstone at Twentieth Century Society event

Garden Bridge

Mayor of London orders inquiry into Garden Bridge

22 September 2016

Margaret Hodge to conduct £25,000 investigation

View from Tate Modern Switch House into Neo Bankside

Tate boss tells Neo Bankside residents: 'Get some net curtains'

22 September 2016

Nicholas Serota steps into privacy row

Herzog & de Meuron Chelsea

Chelsea scrambles plan to deal with bat threat

22 September 2016

Premier League club’s plan for £500m new stadium threatened by endangered animals

Niall McLaughlin portrait

Niall McLaughlin wins RIBA Charles Jencks Award

22 September 2016

Architect’s work ‘exemplifies spirit’ of RIBA award

Martyn Evans

Can we justify stand-alone libraries any more?

22 September 2016

John McAslan’s Camberwell library is a beautifully considered building but with a price tag of £2m perhaps it should have been part of a mixed-use scheme

Dubai Expo rail link Weston WIlliamson

Weston Williamson wins £2.2bn Dubai Expo rail link

22 September 2016

Practice chosen for 15km Dubai rail project

barbour report logo

Barbour ABI's September market review is out now

22 September 2016

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

Andy Harris, John McAslan + Partners

McAslan brings in new directors

22 September 2016

Internal appointees James Dixon and Andy Harris join main board

Liverpool Waters

Falconer Chester Hall set for Liverpool resi towers

21 September 2016

Practice wins consent for two towers on city’s waterfront

Occupy the Cass

Cash concerns led to Cass move, minister told

21 September 2016

Drop in student numbers cited as reason in January meeting with then culture minister Ed Vaizey

Stonyhurst College

Cassidy & Ashton OK'd for more work at Arthur Conan Doyle school

21 September 2016

Latest scheme at £33,500 a year public school is Christian retreat

Ben Flatman

Why Cambridge is beating Oxford in the planning race

21 September 2016

Oxford’s housing crisis is down to its inability to plan for growth. Cambridge on the other hand is actively engaged with urban expansion, says Ben Flatman

Wilkinson Eyre, Dyson Campus, Malmesbury

Wilkinson Eyre reveals £250m Dyson HQ expansion

21 September 2016

Work includes new sports hall and café

os31 norfolk road

Sheffield firm gets green light for mixed-use job

21 September 2016

Scheme involves resi and workspace

Amanda Baillieu - home page index

Why the London Festival of Architecture struggles to make the headlines

20 September 2016

The LFA fails to tap into the huge public appetite for inspiring design – the London Design Festival shows us how it can and should be done

HTA Duggan Morris Aylesbury

Communities secretary throws out Aylesbury Estate CPO bid

20 September 2016

Council vows to press on with £1.5bn redevelopment as Javid sides with residents

The Reynolds Jury team which is moving across to Purcell

Purcell snaps up protégée's practice

20 September 2016

Regional architect merges with Norwich office of conservation specialist

Mayfield in Manchester - Studio Egret West axo sketch from the north

Studio Egret West lands £850m Manchester redevelopment

20 September 2016

Other designers set to be appointed

Alan Vallance

Alan Vallance named new RIBA chief executive

19 September 2016

Former Law Society boss has been at RIBA for a year in temporary positions

money cash

Give us cash and we’ll back building schemes, public tells government

19 September 2016

Poll says £5,000 enough to secure backing

The Duchy of Cornwall's proposal for Tamarisk on the Scilly Isles

Prince's bungalow to be turned into chocolate box cottage

19 September 2016

Charles accused of creating a pastiche from 1960s holiday home


Let's use Brexit as a springboard to transform the creative sector

19 September 2016

There’s no point regretting what’s happened - what we need now is an open debate about how to seize the opportunities, argues Alastair Donald

Wood Green proposal by Jan Kattein Architects and Meanwhile Space

Jan Kattein to turn car park into creative hub

19 September 2016

Derelict Wood Green site to offer offices, exhibition space, allotments and a cafe

Viceroy's House, New Delhi by Edwin Lutyens, 1912

Competition launched for war museum in New Delhi

19 September 2016

Museum will face Indian president’s residence designed by Lutyens

Riverwalk by Stanton Williams

Stanton Williams completes MI6 flats

19 September 2016

Riverside flats are first venture by Gerald Ronson’s new outfit

Howard Bernstein

Howard Bernstein retires after 19 years leading Manchester

16 September 2016

Council chief executive will step down next spring

Scrapped design proposal for new Bangkok Museum

Bangkok Museum design scrapped over plagiarism claim

16 September 2016

Proposal withdrawn after resemblance to Foster & Partners’ Crystal Island pointed out

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