Thursday30 March 2017

No 1 Poultry

No 1 Poultry owner targets ‘creatives’ with refurb

29 March 2017

Buckley Gray Yeoman-designed alterations set to complete by end of year


Bush Theatre, London by Haworth Tompkins

29 March 2017

In its renovation of west London’s Bush Theatre, Haworth Tompkins was asked to make the building and the theatre it contains accessible and approachable to all the local community. The result, says Ike Ijeh, is full of twists and turns

Aerial view of 22 Bishopsgate

Aircraft rules see three storeys cut from PLP tower

29 March 2017

City of London approves reduced-height block despite “diminished” design quality

Manasseh index

Tributes as Leonard Manasseh dies at 100

29 March 2017

Postwar practitioner and tutor responsible for National Motor Museum and modern schools remembered

Architect's drawing board.

Architects' confidence slips as new year optimism wears off

29 March 2017

Score stays positive but back below pre-EU referendum level

Collado Collins Peckham

Housing plan for south London brownfield site

29 March 2017

Collado Collins scheme being developed in Peckham

Gillian Darley index

First rate art centres, second rate art

28 March 2017

New art centres are too focussed on restaurants, shops and the visitor experience rather than the exhibitions, says Gillian Darley

Mann Island

RIBA sets opening date for new Liverpool architecture centre

28 March 2017

City Gallery set to stage first show in June after sign-off issues delay opening by 10 months


Locals get first dibs on Metropolitan Workshop Croydon housing

28 March 2017

New homes for first time buyers also boost affordable element

Parliament square

Westminster begins consultation on building heights

28 March 2017

London council says protecting World Heritage Site is ‘paramount’

Herzog One Park Drive

Herzog & de Meuron eyes City tower scalp

27 March 2017

Swiss practice unveils designs for 58-storey resi tower in London’s Docklands

Victorian Society

Why Parliament should stay at the Palace of Westminster

27 March 2017

Keeping Parliament at the Palace of Westminster would be better for Britain and cheaper too, argues Christopher Costelloe

21 Moorfields

Wilkinson Eyre City block facing changes if Land Secs inks Deutsche deal

27 March 2017

Developer says talks with German bank over 21 Moorfields will see “alterations” at scheme

Terry Farrell

Farrell backs countryside group's land plea

27 March 2017

Architect attacks ‘woeful’ lack of proactive spatial planning in new projects

Wymondham - JTP - urban extension

JTP gets OK for Norfolk town's homes plan

27 March 2017

Scheme will be built at Wymondham

Sir Howard Bernstein

Manchester's council boss says tall towers pose ‘huge challenge’

24 March 2017

Outgoing chief makes comments after footballers admit Make tower in city needs rethink

3D visualisation tool

Five trends reshaping design

24 March 2017

The rapid advance of digital tools and performance analysis systems is certainly helping the design process - but how much of an architect’s work are they set to take over? Ike Ijeh reports

Shepherds Bush Palladium - Flanagan Lawrence

Shepherd's Bush Palladium saved from wrecking ball

24 March 2017

Deverloper’s U-turn will see historic venue’s facade and historic details preserved

110 North Wacker Drive

Goettsch’s Windy City tower cleared for lift-off

24 March 2017

Proposals for 51-storey office block approved by Chicago Plan Commission


Teddington affordable homes plan gets OK

24 March 2017

Scheme by Wimshurst Pelleriti built next to conservation area

Geffrye Museum

Geffrye nets £12m in lottery cash for Wright & Wright expansion

23 March 2017

East London museum says boost means 90% of the project cost is now secure

Martyn Evans

Why we need a new Houses of Parliament

23 March 2017

A new parliament building would be more suited to a modern, forward looking Britain. It would also be cheaper and showcase Britains creative skills to the world says Martyn Evans

Canada Court

PRP nets planning for 743-home Wembley development

23 March 2017

Councillors back plans for stadium-side housing scheme with 26-storey tower

OMA's first project in Dubai, the arts space Concrete

OMA completes first Dubai project

23 March 2017

Rem Koolhaas-designed arts and events space in downtown Dubai opens doors

Proposals for Aarhus School of Architecture

Fledgling practice wins Danish architecture school commission

23 March 2017

Vargo Nielsen Palle pips BIG and Sanaa to prize

Inner Temple Library

Heritage group blasts Inner Temple Library proposals

22 March 2017

Save says Hugh Broughton plan is “butchery” of historic City of London facility


Studio RHE launches prefab house spin-off

22 March 2017

Richard Hywel Evans-designed three-bedroom “nHouse” debuts at Mipim

Serie Architects - Dubai arts centre

Serie Architects reveal Dubai arts centre

22 March 2017

New centre will be in city’s culture village

Brentwood Cabe

Essex council hooks up with Cabe for town centre revamp

22 March 2017

Levitt Bernstein working on Brentwood scheme

St Paul’s from Ludgate Circus

What next for London’s protected views?

22 March 2017

A spate of east London towers, and renewed concern from the mayor’s office, have reopened the debate about the scope of the capital’s viewing corridors. David Blackman reports

Make's proposed masterplan for Newcastle's Science City

Newcastle’s Ryder wins hometown commission

22 March 2017

Practice selected to deliver first office block at city’s Science Central development

Feilden Fowles Homerton

Feilden Fowles bests bigger names to land plum college job

21 March 2017

Up and coming firm takes Cambridge Uni scheme

Landmark House

Rogers cooks up Hammersmith tower plans

21 March 2017

Mixed-use scheme would double height of 70s blocks on prime west London site

Amanda Baillieu - home page index

The battle for No 1 Poultry: a history

21 March 2017

A RIBA exhibition on the development of the No 1 Poultry site in the City of London has some fascinating insights into ambition, fashion and politics says Amanda Baillieu

Nabila Zulfiqar

Arb board names new chair

21 March 2017

Nabila Zulfiqar elected to succeed Peter Coe at industry watchdog

Carmody Groarke - Burgh Island - Pool House - from clifftop

Carmody Groarke gets OK for Burgh Island hotel

21 March 2017

Architect beats three others to Devon scheme last year

Steve Sanham

Chance to work with resi developer up for grabs

21 March 2017

Architects invited to submit ideas for working with Hub


Call to strip councillors from planning decisions

20 March 2017

New report by Housing Forum calls for planning officers to replace councillors as final decison most smaller housing schemes

Cheesegrater - Leadenhall Building

Towers will soon be built off-site, predicts Laing O'Rourke boss

20 March 2017

Contractor’s technical director says space shortages and client demands will lead to shift

Angel Meadow

Plans for 41-storey Manchester high-rise unveiled

20 March 2017

Landmark would feature among four-block Angel Meadow Park development


Historic England launches funding boost for listed buildings

20 March 2017

£6m scheme to help bring structures back to life

Precast concrete frame

City Campus, Glasgow by Reiach and Hall and Michael Laird Architects

20 March 2017

Reiach and Hall and Michael Laird Architects’ last project for City of Glasgow College nearly ran off with the Stirling Prize. Would the same team be able to repeat the trick at the college’s massive new campus? Ike Ijeh finds out

FCH Aigburth Road plans

Falconer Chester Hall gets go-ahead for Liverpool flats

20 March 2017

Suburban scheme delivers new apartment block and converts Victorian villa

Garden Halls

Technical study: Garden Halls, London

17 March 2017

TP Bennett and Maccreanor Lavington’s elegant stepped facades in the heart of Bloomsbury show how off-site methods can help student accommodation to raise its game. Amanda Birch reports

Great Arthur House, Golden Lane Estate, London

Residents warn of Golden Lane Estate threat

17 March 2017

Anger over plans for new school and homes on the edge of postwar modernist landmark

Lin Cousins

High-density living ‘not unpopular', London Assembly told

17 March 2017

But inquiry hears new high-rise development is not viable everywhere in the capital

Renzo Piano's Paddington Cube

Javid decides not to call in Sellar's Paddington Cube

17 March 2017

Decision clears way for Renzo Piano-designed £775m scheme

Union Terrace Gardens in Aberdeen

LDA's Union Terrace Gardens gets Aberdeen OK

17 March 2017

Proposal narrowly approved by council

Rashid Ali Architect's manchester islamic centre

London firm behind Manchester mosque

17 March 2017

Centre will be built at former textile factory

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