Wednesday07 October 2015

Cameron conference

PM demands 'housing crusade' as he rips up affordable homes rules

7 October 2015

Cameron to change planning obligations to incentivise affordable homes to buy rather than to rent

Amanda Baillieu

Protesters are wrong to target Neo Bankside and hipsters eating cereal

7 October 2015

We should be less worried about gentrification than about the complete failure to provide for communities like Barking Riverside, says Amanda Baillieu

Gareth Hoskins' propsal for the Royal High School on Calton Hill in Edinburgh

Hoskins and Murphy pitted against each other over Edinburgh landmark

7 October 2015

Scottish architects appointed to design rival schemes for Greek revival Royal High School

AL_A's Maggie's Southampton

Amanda Levete submits plans for Southampton Maggie's

7 October 2015

AL_A to design latest centre for cancer patients

Design Engine's bridge in Reading

Design Engine bridge over Reading completes

7 October 2015

New foot and cycle crossing built to knit Reading together

Redbrick Estate

Levitt Bernstein's Old Street homes given green light

7 October 2015

Work will include retail and improving public space

Manchester Victoria station

BDP's £48m Manchester Victoria revamp unveiled

7 October 2015

Upgraded station opens to the public

Hyde Park Barracks

Heritage architect hired by MoD for Hyde Park Barracks work

6 October 2015

Donald Insall helped prepare MoD’s request for immunity from listing

Battersea Power Station - rebuilt South West chimney reaches 25m

Final Battersea chimneys approved for demolition

6 October 2015

First chimney to be rebuilt reaches crucial halfway mark

Nicholas Hare Architects - UCL Student Centre

Nicholas Hare wins planning for UCL student centre

6 October 2015

Bloomsbury project valued at £25m

Amanda Levete and AL_A complete MPavilion in Melbourne

Amanda Levete's Australian pavilion completes

6 October 2015

Temporary structure is second in a planned series of four

Market square

Landmark, Nieuw-Bergen, the Netherlands, by Monadnock

6 October 2015

Monadnock’s new landmark building, cast at the centre of a pedestrianised regeneration of Nieuw-Bergen, purposefully creates a focal point for the Dutch town, without reverting to civic or religious type

Andrew Adonis

Adonis to chair Tories' new infrastructure body

5 October 2015

Chancellor to launch new infrastructure commission at Conservative party conference today

Gagarin Tower on Southwark Street rising above the Menier Chocolate Factory

Gagarin rocket flats damned by planners

5 October 2015

30-storey Southwark tower would be tribute to first man in space

Stanhope Gate Architecture's Serris-Disneyland Paris scheme - aerial view

Stanhope Gate wins housing competition by Disneyland Paris

5 October 2015

Traditional practice chosen to design homes in Serris new town

Jean Nouvel's Tours Duo in Paris

Jean Nouvel's leaning towers for Paris approved

5 October 2015

Tours Duo could be completed by 2020

HAT Projects - Gasworks in Vauxhall

HAT Projects' Gasworks expansion opens

5 October 2015

Victorian building has launched careers of Turner nominees

istock London

How architects' confidence in future workloads plummeted in a month

2 October 2015

Sky-high optimism among architects over the summer has tumbled. What is going on, asks David Rogers

Hyde Park Barracks, from the Sir Basil Spence Archive. Copyright RCAHMS

Anger at decision not to list Spence's Hyde Park Barracks

2 October 2015

Twentieth Century Society criticises culture minister

Garden Bridge trees and plants

Garden Bridge 'to allow Pooh sticks'

2 October 2015

Announcement follows media storm

Peter Morrison, chief executive of RMJM

RMJM told to pay missing HK wages

2 October 2015

Bosses fined for breaking labour rules

Herzog and de Meuron's Vancouver Art Gallery concept

Herzog & de Meuron proposes timber tower for Vancouver Art Gallery

2 October 2015

Architect beat Diller Scofidio & Renfro, Sanaa and Tod Williams Billie Tsien to job

Temple of Baalshamin, Palmyra, Syria, in 2005. Dating from the second century BC, it was rebuilt 131AD. Destroyed by IS in August this year

IS's attack on humanity's shared origins exposes the weakness of its ideology

1 October 2015

Blowing up Palmyra is about power and money not cultural cleansing, says Eleanor Jolliffe

Neo Bankside by Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners

Stirling Prize ceremony targeted by social housing activists

1 October 2015

Campaigners object to shortlisting of Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners’ luxury Neo Bankside flats

Malcolm Fraser, right, with David Halliday, MD of Halliday Fraser Munro

Malcolm Fraser joins Scottish practice

1 October 2015

Architect to start this week


Metropolitan Workshop, Mae and Haworth Tompkins join up for Brixton work

1 October 2015 | Updated: 2 October 2015

Scheme will include 300 new homes

John Assael

Assael to open first overseas office

1 October 2015

Dubai outpost to open next year

Regent's Park Estate - HS2 replacement homes by Matthew Lloyd Architects - Hampstead Road

Matthew Lloyd and Mae get green light for HS2 replacement homes

30 September 2015

Architects designed 116 homes across eight sites near Euston station

V&A Dundee by Kengo Kuma

V&A to commemorate Moira Gemmill with new gallery

30 September 2015

Scottish design gallery to be opened in Kengo Kuma’s Dundee museum

Chamberlin Powell Bon

Is brutalism the new Victoriana?

30 September 2015

Do National Trust tours of brutalist icons mark a yearning for the return of 1960s and 70s socialist utopias or is the brutalist revival simply down to fashion?

Wilkinson Eyre Copenhagen bridge

Wilkinson Eyre sparkles with profits leap

30 September 2015

135% hike in pre-tax profits as revenues head north

New York skyline

US billings slump

30 September 2015

AIA calls fall ‘temporary step backwards’

Birmingham New Street station

Birmingham New Street Station by AZPML

29 September 2015

It was never going to take a lot to improve on the squalid eyesore of the 1960s incarnation of Birmingham New Street Station. Shame though about the whiff of fakery

David Chipperfield

Jam tomorrow, promises Chipperfield as profits hit again

29 September 2015

Practice cuts staff but says it will ‘grow steadily’ in coming years

Garden Bridge trees and plants

Pooh sticks banned from Garden Bridge

29 September 2015

List of 30 prohibited activities drawn up

Tanner Street in Barking, designed by Peter Barber and Jestico and Whiles. Social housing for rent is dotted around the mixed-tenure scheme and everyone has a balcony

Pepper-potting social and private housing 'improves social cohesion'

29 September 2015

Report also disproves claim that social housing drags down value of private homes - as long as it is well-designed

Hawkins Brown Manchester University

Hawkins Brown unveils Manchester Uni scheme

29 September 2015

New four-storey building proposed

Optimism for the suburbs? Brooms aloft for the riot clean-up in Clapham

Contemplating the bother of suburbia

28 September 2015

Generations of planners and architects have tried to ‘solve’ the suburbs. They’d have been better off enlisting the locals, the Architecture Foundation’s Doughnut festival heard

Bjarke Ingels

RIBA elevates a raft of fellows

28 September 2015

Grayson Perry, Bjarke Ingels and Peter Märkli among those honoured

Grosvenor's site in Bermondsey

Karakusevic Carson and Cottrell & Vermeulen nab biscuit factory job

28 September 2015

AHMM also appointed to 5ha redevelopment of Bermondsey biscuit factory

Foster and Partners' Mars 3D-printed settlement - NASA finalist

Foster vies with US and Chilean architects to be first on Mars

28 September 2015

Architect is one of 30 finalists in $2.25m NASA competition

Bishopsgate Goodsyard

Bishopsgate Goodsyard and Norton Folgate called in

28 September 2015

Architects hoping for green light include Stanton Williams, PLP and DSDHA

Groves Natcheva house

The architectural rendering is dead - literally

25 September 2015

Groves Natcheva Architects has made a film. Here Adriana Natcheva argues architecture needs dramatists as much as it needs draughtsmen.

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

Council breaks ranks with Garden Bridge over who pays for it

25 September 2015

Lambeth leader unhappy with amount of public cash going into £175m scheme

Alejandro Zaera-Polo

AZPML accuses client of 'serious strategic mistake' over New Street procurement

25 September 2015

Putting construction manager in charge of design was error, says architect

Architects scramble for places in Obama competition

25 September 2015

David Adjaye said to be a front-runner despite US bias

Morpeth Road homes in Hackney by Urban Salon, for Peabody housing association

Urban Salon wins planning for Hackney Peabody scheme

25 September 2015

Homes emerge from continuous ‘garden wall’

Al Wakrah stadium - Qatar

Zaha Hadid walks out of Today interview

24 September 2015 | Updated: 24 September 2015

Gold Medal winner objects to questions about Qatar and Japan’s Olympic stadium

Zaha index

Zaha Hadid awarded 2016 Gold Medal

24 September 2015

Citation likens her to tennis player John McEnroe

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