Danish architects CF Møller appointed to the latest phase of the Robin Hood Gardens estate regeneration. Previously Swan Housing Association submitted a planning application to Tower Hamlets for Phase 2 of the Blackwall Reach Regeneration Project in Poplar, east London, with designs by British architects Metropolitan Workshop and Haworth Tompkins
Flanagan Lawrence Architects news
The University of St Andrews, Scotland, has finalised plans for an £8m music centre building. It is located at Queen’s Terrace and work could begin by the end of 2017. The external envelope is conceived as a series of vertical sliding planes orientated in a north south direction
Grand Award for Architecture news – £10,000 prize shared by two winners: Herzog & De Meuron and Lord Rogers of Riverside ; Exclusive architectural review of the world’s largest open submission exhibition. The Architecture Gallery will be curated by Farshid Moussavi RA.
Benoy announce multiple promotions within the company. Signalling the architecture firm’s continued success, the 37 promotions are across the global studios, including the recently formed London Campus plus the Newark, Dubai, Singapore, Shanghai and Hong Kong offices.
UNStudio architects news – Architektur & Wohnen appoints UNStudio ‘A&W Architect of the Year 2017’. The jury honoured Ben van Berkel for his body of work and expressed its appreciation for “the unique approach of the office that results in exciting buildings that are always either in harmony or in animated discourse with their surroundings”.
AA Projects Review 2017
“The narrow spaces of The Architectural Association at 36 Bedford Square seem incapable of containing the exuberance of drawings, models and installations produced by students during the AA’s 2016/17 academic year.”
Design: REX, Architects
YIBD “Project R6” is located in Yongsan Business District, alongside a series of major new buildings designed by world-famous architects. All units command great views and the building forms a gateway from Hangang-ro.
New Delhi Architecture Tours – key buildings include the Lotus Temple with its 27 free-standing marble-clad petals ; the Red Fort, The Old Fort and the Tughlakabad fort ; the Jama Masjid and Nizzamudin Mosque ; plus Humanyun’s tomb and Safdarjung Tomb.
Design: Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture
A pair of landmark supertall towers for the new Yongsan International Business District in Seoul. The buildings, which include residential, “officetel” and retail elements, consist of slender, sharply angled mini-towers cantilevered around a central core. The highly contemporary design aesthetic is informed by aspects of traditional Korean culture.
Design: NEX, Architects – New London Architecture Awards 2017 news
This visually distinctive destination arises from a strong site-specific historical context. Located on the Kings Road, Chelsea, the new Cadogan Cafe is defined by a spiralling wall that ties this contemporary creation with its prevalent past.
Architects: Jean Nouvel
The National Museum, designed by world-renowned French architect Jean Nouvel, is inspired by the desert rose. The upcoming museum will combine historic objects and contemporary influences, opening up a dialogue around the impact of rapid change.
The Architecture Centre brings the biggest, broadest and boldest ever festival of Bristol’s built environment to you this September. Expect four days of dawn to dusk activity, with over a hundred opportunities to see Bristol’s buildings from above, below and within.