Architecture firm astudio model on UK housing crisis exhibited at the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition. The architects view modern modular housing as key solution to lack of affordable housing in the UK.
Grenfell Inquiry expert witness controversy – Architects Registration Board (ARB) investigates complaint that an expert witness described himself as an architect despite not being on the register for 10 years, report Building Design.
145 Kensington Church Street by SPPARC, a 17,000 sqft mixed-use development: three floors of office space occupied by Savills plus four luxury residential apartments.
A project bringing buildings of cities across the world to musical life: from 2 June seven new songs can be found at seven buildings in London, including Southwark Cathedral, the Hopton’s Almshouses, Tate Switch House and Faraday Memorial.
LLI Design have recently completed a total refurbishment of a 3 storey Victorian townhouse on a leafy residential road in Highgate, a desirable residential area of North London.
London architecture news – No1 New Oxford Street by architects Orms ; Tolworth Mental Health Hospital by Danish design office C.F. Møller Architects ; Camberwell College of Arts Building ; Architectural Association AA Director Shortlist.
Paul Street building – Stiff + Trevillion completd a mixed-use development in South Shoreditch that integrates the remnants of a Grade II listed ecclesiastical building that they have preserved and repaired.
Tishman Speyer complete first phase of renovation at 23-27 St James’s Street, Alison and Peter Smithson’s last remaining building in London. The Grade II*-listed ‘The Economist Plaza’ complex renamed ‘Smithson Plaza’ to celebrate the architects.
Q&A with AECOM design team for annual Pavilion commission, a key event on the cultural calendar. Past Pavilions have included designs by Herzog & de Meuron and Ai Weiwei, Frank Gehry, the late Oscar Niemeyer and Zaha Hadid.
The Royal Academy of Arts will hold a week of events in July 2018 to celebrate its increased commitment to architecure, with a lecture by Japanese architect Itsuko Hasegawa, plus discussion panels and presentations by students and educators.
RIBA Competitions launch a ‘Competitive Procedure with Negotiation’ for a multi-disciplinary design team for a proposed joint eye care, research and education facility for Moorfields Eye Hospital and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology.
London Festival of Architecture news – 6 designs shortlisted for LFA and Wandsworth Council competition to improve the appearance and feel of Thessaly Road Railway Bridge on show as part of the festival’s programme of events this June.
Tintagel House, The Office Group (TOG)’s new flagship flexible workspace on Albert Embankment in Vauxhall, has opened following a major refurbishment by architects Stanton Williams and interior design by Universal Design Studio.
Set within Wembley Park, London, Flanagan Lawrence’s Alto development is a large-scale residential development for Quintain. Inspired by the adjacent stadium’s leading-edge design, the development forms a key part of one of the UK’s most ambitious regeneration projects.