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Friday29 August 2014

Hammersmith flyunder

Will the Hammersmith 'flyunder' take off?

11 April 2014

The latest tunnel project for west London will need to overcome enormous economic and infrastructural obstacles before it is delivered, says Ike Ijeh

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

‘It’s not just a breathing space, it’s a social space’

4 April 2014

Landscape architect James Corner has created a promenade of public play spaces dotted around the main venues of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Ike Ijeh speaks to the designer as the park re-opens to the public

Hempsted Green

Custom build: Give us the tools

25 March 2014

Once trumpeted as a way of raising housing output by as many as 50,000 homes a year, custom build was responsible for barely a fifth of that figure last year. So what’s the hold-up and can anything be done to reinvigorate the market?

Peter Rees

Peter Rees: 'I'm a one-off'

24 March 2014

Peter Rees’ 29 years as head of planning in the Square Mile have been nothing if not controversial. In his first interview since announcing his departure, he talks about his legacy of transforming the City

Royal Docks competition: Move the river

On the waterfront: Royal Docks green design competition

3 March 2014

Ecobuild and the Landscape Institute launched a competition for ideas on how to turn the Royal Docks into a green infrastructure space for east London. Thomas Lane reports on some of the top proposals

Edinburgh

Where are architecture’s Bravehearts?

21 February 2014

Talk of independence omits Scotland’s built environment

New dawn for UK architecture and construction

Contractors share architects' optimism

3 February 2014

Construction industry confidence in economy grows

Caruso St John's Newport Street gallery for Damien Hirst

2014 preview: a slow start for the new landmarks

31 December 2013

The legacy of the recession means the new year will be about architectural beginnings rather than completions

West Bay towers in Doha, Qatar.

Can your practice get a kick out of Qatar?

26 November 2013

Here’s how British architects can share in the Doha boom

Katara Towers, Qatar

Doha shoots for World Cup goal

18 November 2013

Qatar’s hotel-building boom is good news for architects, but how long can it last?

Universal Design Studio’s Ace Hotel

Designer hotels find room for local character

14 November 2013

Universal Design Studio’s Ace Hotel London in Shoreditch typifies an alternative approach to the blank, homogenised feel of many international chains

Basil Spence's University of Sussex

Whatever happened to student housing?

7 November 2013

With university accommodation now defined by the developers’ desire to cram students in as densely as possible, high-quality design may be too much to ask, says Owen Hatherley

Why is it so hard to keep non-EU architecture students in the UK?

Why is it so hard to keep non-EU architecture students in the UK?

7 October 2013

Are the Home Office’s migration policies affecting the education of foreign students?

Aecom's masterplan for the Rio 2016 Olympic Park

Aecom: don’t be scared of the giant

25 September 2013

Aecom may be a huge company but it likes smaller partners, reports David Rogers

BuckleyGrayYeoman's 10 Bloomsbury Way

Keep it cool: designing for the TMT market

23 September 2013

Architects must get inside the heads of their design-conscious media and technology clients

Occupy London at St Paul's

Power to the architects

19 September 2013

Sarah Wigglesworth calls on the profession to stop kowtowing to clients and start setting the political agenda

Frank Gehry, Fish Chair

Would you pay $90,000 for this chair?

20 August 2013

Rare items of furniture by living architects are fetching small fortunes at auction

Lubetkin’s Spa Green Estate in Clerkenwell,

Will councils find their way home?

2 August 2013

Mark Wilding reports on signs that architects are set to be key players in the nascent public housing boom

Elderly housing

Elderly demand better homes

22 July 2013

Britain’s demographic may be ageing, but the market for housing to suit older people is far from mature

The Wintles, Bishops Castle, Shropshire

Squaring the circle

4 July 2013

With its ‘garden cities’ plan gone to seed, Andrea Klettner asks what is the coalition’s latest idea to stimulate housebuilding

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