Thursday02 July 2015

Shell Centre

George Turner on his Shell Centre defeat: 'I did what I could'

11 June 2015

Decision will deter public from engaging with planning system, warns campaigner in his first interview after the Appeal Court judgement

Herzog and de Meuron - Triangle tower Paris

Herzog's Paris Triangle 'will be first of many towers'

2 July 2015

Architects predict Triangle Tower will be joined by others after famously low-rise capital dropped height restriction

Gatwick Airport by Farrells

Farrell insists Gatwick is 'only deliverable' option for airport expansion

2 July 2015

Foster and Farrell go head to head on Davies Commission

76 Portland Place

Work completes on Theis & Khan's new RIBA HQ

2 July 2015

Architect beat off competition from 30 rivals

The Garden Rooms - winning Hauser & Wirth proposal by Alex Bank, Sam Casswell and Tom Graham

London Met graduates win Hauser & Wirth shed competition

2 July 2015

Competition was for architecture students and graduates

CEIP 215 school

CEIP 215 school, Girona, Spain by H Arquitectes

2 July 2015

This refurbishment of a 1980s school in the small Catalonian village of Vidreres prioritises durable, low-cost construction while instilling a greater sense of space that values daylighting and a stronger relationship with the outdoors

Airports Commission backs third runway at Heathrow

1 July 2015

Davies Commission unanimously picks Heathrow

The High Line in Manhattan

The High Line has a lot to answer for

1 July 2015

Hank Dittmar questions whether landscape urbanism offers cities anything more than window dressing

Thomas Heatherwick talking about the garden bridge at the NLA annual lecture

Heatherwick reveals his next project could be housing

1 July 2015

Designer also defends garden bridge, saying London ‘needs extraordinary things in it’

Buckley Gray Yeoman's proposal for One Poultry

Original No1 Poultry design team condemn 'insulting' proposals

1 July 2015

Stirling’s colleagues back Twentieth Century Society’s listing bid

Cardiff central interchange by Foster + Partners

Foster & Partners wins Cardiff interchange competition

1 July 2015

Project is part of architect’s wider Central Square masterplan

Karen Holmes, new registrar and chief executive of the Arb

Arb announces new registrar

1 July 2015

Karen Holmes was deputy for eight years

Buckingham Gate

SimpsonHaugh & Partners' Buckingham Gate scheme wins planning

1 July 2015

Practice gets green light for residential building near Buckingham Palace

Selling the Dream at the Architecture Foundation

When architects only tell one side of the story

30 June 2015

Are architects complicit in creating narratives that ultimately serve to line developers’ pockets? Joanna Day was at an Architecture Foundation debate on the subject

A workman unblocking the drain in the cafe space inside SelgasCano's Serpentine Pavilion where a large puddle collected after Sunday's downpour

Serpentine Pavilion sold for more than £500,000 as Los Angeles arts venue

30 June 2015

Meanwhile back in London… summer weather causes trouble for SelgasCano’s chrysalis

Smithfield General Market

Museum of London launches design competition for Smithfield move

30 June 2015

Mayor approves £200,000 funding to launch architectural contest for new home

Leadenhall Building

City of London pledges infill projects to ease housing crisis

30 June 2015

Corporation chief admits it has ‘not been taking the lead’ - as rising housing costs damage London’s competitiveness

Manchester vertial village towers by Child Graddon Lewis

Child Graddon Lewis unveils 50-storey vertical village

30 June 2015

Practice designs high-density mixed-use scheme in Manchester

Einstein Tower, Potsdam, Germany

Getty Foundation awards $1.75m to conserve 20th-century icons

30 June 2015

Getty Foundation awards second round of funding for important modern buildings around the globe

Heygate Estate, Lend Lease, Elephant park, elephant and castle

Architects call for NPPF reform over 'viability' concerns

29 June 2015

Planning system ‘unwittingly unleashed industrial-scale affordable housing avoidance’

One Blackfriars

Many London towers will never be built, predicts Ian Simpson

29 June 2015

Architect talks of ‘battle’ to build his One Blackfriars skyscraper

Foster + Partners 425 Park Avenue, New York

Foster's 425 Park Avenue breaks ground

29 June 2015

Tower is first on Park Avenue for 50 years

Gatwick by Farrells

Farrell unveils new Gatwick images as campaign ramps up

29 June 2015

Airports Commission’s recommendation due this summer

St Mary of Eton

St Mary of Eton, Hackney Wick by Matthew Lloyd Architects

29 June 2015

With its ancillary buildings converted into new flats, the main building of this 1892 Hackney Wick church has been refurbished and retained as a place of worship - creating a unique ecclesiastical blend for new residents

Durham University's Ogden Centre for Fundamental Physics by Daniel Libeskind

Work starts on Libeskind's £11m Durham physics centre

29 June 2015

World class research centre fo university to complete in 2016

Isomeric Slides by Carsten Holler, part of Carsten Holler's 2015 Decision exhibition at the Hayward Gallery. Courtesy of the artist and LUMA Foundation

Review: Decision by Carsten Höller at the Hayward Gallery

26 June 2015

There’s a lot to enjoy but this disorientating retrospective isn’t quite what it promises, finds Harriet Partridge

Robin Hood Gardens - aerial view

Put Robin Hood Gardens out to market, says Cabe

26 June 2015

Lasdun’s Keeling House was saved in similar circumstances, HE told

New York skyline

US billings recover

26 June 2015

Rise in May follows April fall

David Kohn Architects - New College Oxford winning entry: entrance

David Kohn in recruitment drive after double whammy of wins

26 June 2015

New College Oxford shortlist included Alison Brooks and Kengo Kuma

Eric Parry St James's Square

Eric Parry completes St James's office project

26 June 2015

London project inspired by gentlemen’s clubs

RIBA London's Architecture Open exhibition designed by Henry Milner

Last chance to see Architecture Open as LFA comes to an end

26 June 2015

Talent showcase at Pop Brixton

Amanda Baillieu

Architects have a long way to go to convince the public that Robin Hood Gardens is worth saving

25 June 2015

Out-of-touch dinosaurs are not helping the cause, argues Amanda Baillieu

Robin Hood Gardens

Robin Hood Gardens can be rescued, say Foster and Smithson

25 June 2015

Foster has ‘sympathy’ for residents but backs Smithsons’ son’s call to update building

Old Marylebone Town Hall

Public sector woe dogs architects' optimism

25 June 2015

Forecast covering government spending slips into negative territory

Manchester Tim Groom Architects

Local practice behind Manchester flats

25 June 2015

Scheme for city’s Great Ancoats Street using London space standards

Buro Ole Scheeren tower, Vancouver

Ole Scheeren unveils Vancouver resi tower

25 June 2015

Practice’s first tower in Canada

Tanner Street flats by Baca Architects

Baca Architects wins planning for pub conversion

25 June 2015

Project taps into practice’s flood research for Defra

Northwich Memorial Court leisure centre designed by Ellis Williams Architects

Carbuncle Cup: Northwich Memorial Court leisure centre

24 June 2015

Ellis Williams Architects is the first practice to receive a Carbuncle Cup nomination in 2015

Carbuncle Cup

Call for Carbuncle Cup nominations launched

24 June 2015

The Carbuncle Cup is celebrating its tenth anniversary – who will win this honour?

Simpson Haugh and Partners and Reiach and Hall Architects Central Lancashire

Simpson Haugh and Reiach and Hall chalk up university win

24 June 2015

Scheme at University of Central Lancashire is first under Allies & Morrison masterplan

Telegraph Works Greenwich

AHMM cleared for Greenwich work

24 June 2015

Site of former telegraph cable factory makes way for 272 new homes

Etc Urban Preston

Building with roof for grazing sheep gets planning

24 June 2015

Etc Urban behind scheme near Preston

Sutherland Hussey Sessay cricket

Sutherland Hussey cricket pavilion OK'd

24 June 2015

A North Yorkshire council has given Sutherland Hussey’s RIBA competition-winning plans for a new cricket pavilion the green light.

Guggenheim Helsinki

French practice wins Guggenheim competition

23 June 2015

Firm triumphs out of six-strong shortlist

Gillian Darley index

Scream if you want to go faster

23 June 2015

As Dreamland in Margate reopens, Gillian Darley gets all nostalgic about the future


Campaigners say Bishopsgate towers 'still too tall'

23 June 2015

Group calls on local councils to throw plans out

The Octopus by Make

Make's Octopus building shelved

23 June 2015

Replacement building will be taller and resi-led

Stirling Castle

Stirling plans £200m makeover

23 June 2015

Council to vote this autumn on proposals for new civic and cultural areas

Serpentine Pavilion 2015 by SelgasCano Architects

SelgasCano's Serpentine Pavilion: The verdict

22 June 2015

Ike Ijeh reviews this year’s Serpentine Pavilion, which opens to the public on Thursday

Mcgrath Road by Peter Barber Architects - sketch

First Look: McGrath Road by Peter Barber Architects

22 June 2015

London council project reinvents back-to-back housing

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