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Rick Mather Architects has been appointed to design the new £21 million Design Academy at Liverpool John Moores University, on a site adjacent to the landmark Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the...
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The largest planned urban expansion in the history of Edinburgh has been given the go-ahead by the City of Edinburgh Council. The Leith Docks Development Framework (LDDF), which will guide the...
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Architecture Week, the annual national celebration of contemporary architecture between 17–26 June, is a joint Arts Council England and Royal Institute of British Architects initiative which aims...
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The 16 members of the advisory board of Architecture and Design Scotland have been announced by Culture Minister Patricia Ferguson. The advisory board will take over the independent design review...
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Allan Murray Architects’ design for the final phase of developer BUREDI’s Coalhill residential development in Leith has been granted planning permission. Coalhill 2 will continue the...
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Cube, Manchester’s architecture centre will close when its current exhibition ‘100 years – 100 chairs’ finishes at the end of April. The centre’s gallery space will be taken over by David...
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The winning ideas for panopticons in Burnley, Hyndburn and Ribble Valley have been unveiled, in a scheme which aims to build a series of six new landmarks in the East Lancashire hills by 2007. The...
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CABE has expressed serious doubts over the quality of the Howarth Litchfield Partnership’s masterplan for Sunderland’s £300million Riverside Park development. The plans for the redevelopment...
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Reiach and Hall’s plans for a new Arts Faculty building for the University of St Andrews have now received planning permission. Due to start on site this summer, and located within the existing...
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A new museum is set to be built on Liverpool’s waterfront after receiving a funding boost from Objective One. The Museum of Liverpool was one of the elements of Will Alsop’s Cloud, or Fourth...
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For 6,000 Miles, an exhibition on Scotland’s coastline opening at The Lighthouse on 25 March, five practices (gm+ad architects, Graven Images, block architecture, Wiszniewski Thomson and...
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Two important CABE positions will soon be filled. The closing dates have just passed for the positions of Tees Valley Design Initiative programme manager, who will “inject design excellence into...
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The Scottish Design Awards judges panel, chaired by Terry Farrell, met in March to select the winning projects. An exhibition of the contenders will be on show on 5 April at the CCA, Glasgow and...
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Manchester architect Arca has submitted plans to Salford City Council for a 62-storey high mixed-use tower that, if it gets the go-ahead, will be the tallest building in Manchester, and the tallest...
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It is not often that you get a chance to see the work of a range of the best architectural students throughout the world brought together in one place, which is why Glasgow should feel particularly...
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Chris Stewart Architects has been selected by Parkhead Housing Association to design a new housing development on Duke Street. The development site, formerly the site of a Mecca Bingo hall, forms a...
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London architect Ian McChesney, working with landscape architect Fenella Griffin, is to design the new Avenham Park Pavilion, in Preston. McChesney’s design was chosen from a shortlist that...
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Northumbria University has announced a £76million investment programme to extend and refurbish its Newcastle City Campus, the University’s largest ever investment in its estate. Architect Atkins...
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Zaha Hadid’s Riverside Museum at Glasgow Harbour has been awarded a £15.9million grant by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Council leader Charles Gordon, welcoming the award, said: “I am absolutely...
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The proposed third tram line from Edinburgh Waverley to Newcraighall is in jeopardy after residents rejected the city council’s congestion charging plans that would have provided funding for the...
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Aedas’s plans for the redevelopment of a former industrial area in Leeds have been submitted for outline planning approval. Proposals for the Kirkstall Forge site would create 1,385 residential...
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Sebastian Tombs is to be the first chief executive at Architecture and Design Scotland. The eagerly awaited appointment was announced by Raymond Young, chair at ADS, at the RIAS/Scottish Executive...
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Manchester-based Richard Drinkwater Architects has won planning approval for a private dwelling in Blackley. The split-level house will sit within a bird sanctuary into the side of a greenfield...
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Plans for around 300 new homes and retirement housing in Dumbarton, designed by Cooper Cromar Architects, have been submitted for planning approval. The scheme will be on the site of the former...

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