Heidi Ancell's articles

  • The area of the masterplan
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    Heneghan Peng shortlisted for Manchester masterplan

    2008-01-25T00:00:00Z

    Dublin-based practice Heneghan Peng is in the running against KPF, BDP and Arup Design to masterplan an 8ha site in central Manchester.

  • Network Rail says it is “comfortable” with the structural safety of Smithfield’s General Market
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    Network Rail supports Smithfield

    2008-01-18T00:00:00Z

    The battle over London’s Smithfield Market took a new twist this week after Network Rail failed to back the City of London’s assertion that the General Market building needs to be demolished in order to replace unsafe railway tunnels below.

  • Where the new pavilion will be sited at Headingley.
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    Delays mean Alsop pavilion at Headingley misses Ashes

    2008-01-18T00:00:00Z

    A proposed £17 million cricket pavilion designed by Will Alsop for Headingley Carnegie cricket stadium in Leeds will not be ready for next year’s Ashes series following a series of delays and design changes.

  • Aaron Betsky
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    Aaron Betsky to curate Venice Biennale

    2008-01-17T14:43:00Z

    Aaron Betsky has been appointed director of the 2008 Venice Architecture Biennale. Betsky, director of the Cincinnati Art Museum in the United States and former director of the Netherlands Architecture Institute of Rotterdam, will curate the festival on the theme “Architecture Beyond Building”. The eleventh international architecture exhibition will include ...

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    Ferguson blasts KPF's "gargantuan" Smithfield plans

    2008-01-11T17:40:00Z

    Former RIBA president George Ferguson has thrown his weight behind English Heritage’s objections to the redevelopment of Smithfield Market. Giving evidence on Wednesday at the public inquiry into KPF's controversial scheme, Ferguson blasted proposals to demolish the General Market building and replace it with a structure he described as “gargantuan” ...

  • The original (left) and the amended design, which spins the tower by 25 degrees.
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    Foster’s fails to win round Ealing tower opponents

    2008-01-11T00:00:00Z

    Foster & Partners has failed to convince English Heritage and local residents to back plans for a controversial suburban skyscraper after altering its designs.

  • MJP's BBC Broadcasting House
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    MacCormac Jamieson Prichard reveals loss

    2008-01-09T12:12:00Z

    MacCormac Jamieson Prichard operated at a loss last year following its sacking from the flagship BBC Broadcasting House project. Accounts posted with Companies House reveal the practice made a loss of £329,699 in the year to March 2007 — a drop of 130% from the previous year when it made ...

  • Foster's amended version of its proposed tower for Ealing.
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    Foster changes to proposed Ealing skyscraper fail to win over critics

    2008-01-07T11:52:00Z

    Foster & Partners has failed to convince English Heritage and local residents to back plans for a controversial suburban skyscraper, despite altering its designs. It emerged this week that the practice had amended its plans for the 40-storey “penny whistle” tower in Ealing following strong criticism by the heritage body. ...

  • KPF's office development proposed at the site of Smithfield's General Market building
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    English Heritage accuses Smithfield opponent of "character assassination"

    2007-12-21T15:39:00Z

    Quango's London director criticises questioning of public inquiry witness Eric Reynolds

  • Architecture minister Margaret Hodge
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    Architecture minister defends dropping of Stonehenge visitor centre

    2007-12-19T12:00:00Z

    Denton Corker Marshall's £65 million proposal was "unviable" Margaret Hodge tells MPs