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LOBBY #2: Projecting Forward, Looking Back

From Vitruvius to Le Corbusier, words and writing have always played an essential role in architectural discourse. One could argue that crafting words is akin to orchestrating space: indeed, history’s most notable architects and designers are often remembered for their… Sigue leyendo

Warner Music UK HQ / Woods Bagot

Interior Designers: Woods Bagot
Location: Wrights Lane, Kensington, London W8 6TA, UK
Photographs: Gareth Gardner

Project Manager : Capita Property and Infrastructure
Quantity Surveyor: Capita Property and Infrastructure
M&E Engineer: Medland Metropolis
Contractor: Overbury
Furniture Dealer: Dovetail
Move Manager: Merit …
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RIBA Agrees Upon Major Changes To UK Architectural Education

Today, @RIBA Council aproved the structures to modernise architectural education pic.twitter.com/Iwt9tpGKt0
— RIBA Education (@RIBAEducation) March 24, 2015

Exactly one year ago an important event took place. A gathering of seventy student delegates, organised by the Architecture Students Network (ASN), met… Sigue leyendo

New London Architecture Reveals The Latest Figures in The City’s Tall Building Boom

“If London doesn’t grow up, it will need to grow out.” Following last year’s report, New London Architecture (NLA) in cooperation with GLHearn (an independent property consultancy) have released the results of their annual London Tall Buildings Survey. In 2014,… Sigue leyendo

RSHP Wins Planning for Massive LSE Redevelopment

The Westminster City Council has granted Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners planning permission for their competition-winning scheme to redevelop part of The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) campus. The largest project in the school’s 120-year history, the “Center… Sigue leyendo

Fresh Bid To Save Robin Hood Gardens From Demolition

It has been reported that London’s Robin Hood Gardens housing estate, which was thought to be finally condemned in March 2012, has re-entered a state of flux due to governmental indecision. The former UK Culture Secretary, Andy Burnham, gave the housing scheme an immunity… Sigue leyendo

4 Teams Shortlisted In Nine Elms Bridge Competition

Four teams including Hopkins Architects, Amanda Levete‘s practice AL_A and two separate teams from Ove Arup & Partners have been shortlisted in the competition to design a new bridge in London spanning the Thames from Nine Elms to Westminster. The competition for the £40 million bridge, part… Sigue leyendo

First Images of David Adjaye’s £600 Million Piccadilly Redevelopment Plan

Images have been released of what will be one of Adjaye Associates’ largest UK commissions – London’s £600 million Piccadilly Redevelopment. The competition-winning scheme, selected over proposals by Rem Koolhaas, Jean Nouvel and Frank Gehry, will replace a post-war office building on… Sigue leyendo

London’s Battersea Arts Centre Goes Up in Flames

A major fire has broken out at the Battersea Arts Centre. The tower of the Grade-II listed building, known as a leading independent theater and arts venue in South London, has reportedly collapsed. Thankfully no one has been injured.
Firefighters… Sigue leyendo

Call For Entries: World Architecture Festival 2015

Now in its eighth year, the forthcoming 2015 World Architecture Festival …Awards (WAF) will take place in Suntec in central Singapore following three days of intensive live presentations and judging. Following a $180 million modernisation programme, the redesigned space will host Sigue leyendo