Olga Primary School

Olga Primary School in East London

Architecture Initiative’s new school in east London has opened its doors to over 700 primary school pupils. Designed for Tower Hamlets School Ltd and London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Olga Primary School envisions a ‘garden oasis’ in the heart of the capital city.

Old Street Roundabout Contest design proposal by EPR Architects, London

London Architecture News

London architecture news – Old Street Roundabout Competition longlisted design concepts shortlisted for the £1m transformation, a selection of 39 design proposals shown, by Hawkins\Brown, Nicholas Hare Architects and EPR Architects.

Royal Academy of Arts Coin by architect David Chipperfield

Royal Academy of Arts Coin

The Royal Academy of Arts and The Royal Mint invited architect David Chipperfield RA to design a commemorative £5 coin in celebration of the RA’s 250th anniversary in 2018. David Chipperfield is the first architect to ever design a coin with The Royal Mint.

Qantas Lounge at Heathrow Terminal 3 cocktail bar

Qantas Lounge at Heathrow Terminal 3

Qantas’ latest international lounge, has opened at Heathrow Terminal 3. Designed collaboratively by Woods Bagot’s London and Sydney studios, the Qantas London Lounge showcases global interior design and world-class service.

Whiteleys Building Development

Whiteleys Building Development, London

£1bn mixed-use scheme designed by Architects Foster + Partners back in with planners for approval. This building from 1911 contains a collection of chain retailers in a former department store, plus a cinema, gym and bowling alley. Initial plans for the Grade II-listed building renewal had been approved previously despite opposition.

Birmingham Curzon Street HS2 Station building design

HS2 Station Designs

Architects Grimshaw and WilkinsonEyre each win pair of major High Speed 2 railway station designs: London Euston, Birmingham Curzon Street, Birmingham Interchange & Old Oak Common. The rapid rail link forms the largest new UK station-building programme since the Victorian age. All four HS2 stations are due to open in 2026. Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, Foster + Partners miss out.