Gatti Routh Rhodes' Bethnal Green Mission Church

AYA 2019 shortlists: Young Architect of the Year

2019-04-23T06:00:00+01:00By Pamela Buxton


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AYA 2019 shortlists: Best Architect Employer of the Year

2019-04-18T06:00:00+01:00By Pamela Buxton2 comments


Architecture Initiative's London Screen Academy

AYA 2019 shortlists: Refurbishment Architect of the Year

2019-04-17T06:00:00+01:00By Pamela Buxton


Knight Architects' footbridge in Ulm

AYA 2019 shortlists: Infrastructure Architect of the Year

2019-04-15T06:00:00+01:00By Pamela Buxton1 comments

A look at the three practices that have been shortlisted for the AYA infrastructure category


AYA 2019 shortlists: Interior Architect of the Year

2019-04-10T06:00:00+01:00By Pamela Buxton

A look at the eight practices that have been shortlisted for the AYA interior architecture category

Lucy Carmichael

Gender pay: Why it's time to close the gap

2019-04-09T06:00:00+01:00By Lucy Carmichael

RIBA director of practice Lucy Carmichael explains why you should care - and what you can do

IPT Architects

AYA 2019 shortlists: Sustainability Architect of the Year

2019-04-08T06:00:00+01:00By Pamela Buxton

A look at the five practices that have been shortlisted for the AYA sustainability category

Guy Holloway

AYA 2019 shortlists: Retail and Leisure Architect of the Year

2019-04-05T06:00:00+01:00By Pamela Buxton

A look at the six practices that have been shortlisted for the AYA retail and leisure category

Graham Haworth of Haworth Tompkins

There is simply no justification for excluding certain children from playgrounds

2019-04-03T06:00:00+01:001 comments

Haworth Tompkins co-founder Graham Haworth urges the GLA and London boroughs to stamp out the practice

Haworth Tompkins Battersea Arts Centre

AYA 2019 shortlists: Public Building Architect of the Year

2019-04-01T07:00:00+01:00By Pamela Buxton1 comments

A look at the eight practices that have been shortlisted for the AYA public realm category

East Eltham High Street

AYA 2019 shortlists: Public Realm Architect of the Year

2019-03-29T07:00:00+00:00By Pamela Buxton2 comments

A look at the five practices that have been shortlisted for the AYA public realm category

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Bracing for Brexit: How prepared are architects?

2019-03-04T07:00:00+00:00By Jim Dunton3 comments

With potentially just 25 days to go before a no-deal exit from the European Union, Jim Dunton talks to two specialists with their ears to the ground


The Tulip: Will it ever be built?

2019-02-27T07:00:00+00:00By 5 comments

It’s beginning to seem nothing is too bizarre for the City, but some say Fosters’ Tulip has gone too far. Ike Ijeh asks if it could still win planning


In pictures: Famous observation towers around the world

2019-02-27T07:00:00+00:00By 1 comments

If the Tulip is ever built, it will enter a rarefied group of high-profile observation towers across the world


London's new £288m symphony hall and why concert halls are so often late and over budget

2019-02-13T07:00:00+00:00By 5 comments

Will Diller Scofidio & Renfro’s planned Centre for Music face the problems that dog so many major cultural projects?

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With skills like yours, you shouldn’t be working for an architect

2019-02-11T07:00:00+00:00By Jerónimo van Schendel Erice

Businesses that stitch design into their DNA are the most successful, but they need help. Isn’t it time you applied?


Analysis: When will we see wooden skyscrapers?

2019-01-23T07:00:00+00:00By 2 comments

Timber frames have begun to break into commercial and higher-rise uses thanks to technological breakthroughs. Ike Ijeh speaks to the pioneers


Analysis: Righting the wrongs of Canary Wharf


As Canary Wharf turns 30 a residential community is being introduced for the first time. Ike Ijeh assesses Wood Wharf and its parent

Andrew Mellor of PRP

Analysis: Is Hackitt a turning point for the profession?

2018-05-30T06:00:00+01:00By 2 comments

After decades of marginalisation, the Hackitt review is the chance for architects to claim back territory

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Redundant city centre car parks: repurpose or demolish?


The city centre multi-storey car park is rapidly becoming redundant. Can they be repurposed?

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The new London Plan has got it wrong on density

2018-01-09T07:00:00+00:00By Duncan Bowie3 comments

Scrapping London’s density matrix could actually worsen the housing crisis, argues Duncan Bowie

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Interview: Lee Polisano on towers and ten years of PLP

2018-11-08T07:00:00+00:00By 3 comments

As the 10th anniversary of PLP and the looming storm of Brexit approach, Lee Polisano looks into the future

Marie-Jose Van Hee

Interview: Marie-José Van Hee

2018-07-06T06:00:00+01:00By Hugh Strange

Hugh Strange talks to Marie-José Van Hee about her approach to architecture and the importance of the domestic in projects of all scales

Roger Zogolovitch and Simon Allford

Interview: Roger Zogolovitch and Simon Allford

2018-02-21T07:00:00+00:00By Amanda Birch1 comments

What happens when two of the biggest names in architecture collaborate?

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'Inside this strict format, anything can happen'

2018-01-30T07:00:00+00:00By Hugh Strange

Hugh Strange talks to Barcelona practice MAIO about the challenges of practising architecture in Spain

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'Surrealism sounds very far away, but it’s not at all'

2017-11-24T07:00:00+00:00By Hugh Strange

Hugh Strange talks to Jan de Vylder of architecten de vylder vinck taillieu about playing with building elements, the beauty of raw finishes and why Belgian architects have to deal with strange realities

Neave Brown with his wife Janet Richardson at home in their Dunboyne Road house

Interview: Neave Brown on Grenfell, Thatcher and the future of housing

2017-10-02T06:00:00+01:00By 1 comments

As he receives his Royal Gold Medal at the RIBA today, the celebrated architect tells Elizabeth Hopkirk how to get housing right

Tom de Paor

'The creative act is making the rules up until they break'

2017-07-24T08:00:00+01:00By Hugh Strange1 comments

Hugh Strange talks to Wicklow-based architect Tom de Paor about his most significant projects, his polymathic approach to architecture and his ‘paradise garden’ on an abandoned farm


'We're very happy with the term magic realism'

2017-04-27T07:59:00+01:00By Hugh Strange

Job Floris and Sandor Naus of Monadnock talk to Hugh Strange about the mixed legacy of the Superdutch generation and the importance of creating new stories from old traditions

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