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    September 22nd/23rd - Open House London 2012

    This year’s theme for Open House London ‘The Changing Face of London’ explores issues that are relevant to local communities and how the built environment is evolving – including the design of homes, the impact of climate change...
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    RIBA planning to abolish Plan of Work stages A-L

    Architects Journal is reporting that RIBA is planning to abolish it's Plan of Work stages A-L. The RIBA have undertaken a comprehensive review of the RIBA Plan of Work and have decided to replace the letter system in the current plan and in it's...
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    London’s best new home extensions and small offices revealed

    A larch-clad extension to a Victorian terraced house in Wandsworth, a suburban garden studio In Enfield and a converted container at Hackney City Farm have been announced overall winners of New London Architecture's (NLA’s) third annual ‘Don’t...
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    Inbuilding survey shows lack of public awareness about the role of an architect

    A survey commissioned by this website has found that the majority of British adults have little idea what architects do. As part of the survey, which was carried out by YouGov , respondents were asked to select things that they think an architect does...
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    Hospital - Birmingham

    Birmingham Children’s Hospital's new Teenage Cancer Trust Ward , designed by architects Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands, Photograph courtesy Sika-Trocal, whose single ply roofing membrane was specified by specialist contractor Metclad .
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    London architect struck off for lying

    The ARB's Professional Conduct Committee has found London architect Mr Stephen Harty guilty of unacceptable professional conduct and removed him from the Register of Architects. Mr Harty practised under the name POD Architects and had been engaged...
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    £70 million fund available for empty homes

    Ninety five housing associations, local authorities and other providers are set to deliver over 5,600 new affordable homes, as the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) confirm successful organisations for its £70m of Empty Homes funding. This is...
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    New bus station in Slough

    New bus station in Slough, designed by Bblur Architecture . Main contractor, McClaren Construction . Photograph courtesy of building envelope specialist Lakesmere .
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    Architect in hot water over letterhead

    The ARB's Professional Conduct Committee has found Mr Thomas Delahunt of County Down, Northern Ireland guilty of unacceptable professional conduct for calling his firm 'Architects' on company letterhead. The Committee heard that ARB had...
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    RIAS/RIBA announce shortlist for 2015 awards

    The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) has announced a 24 strong shortlist for its 2015 awards. The judging panel for this year, chaired by Iain Dickson PPRIAS, also includes Julia Barfield, Marks Barfield, London (representing the...
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    New glazed atrium at 200 Aldersgate, London

    New glazed atrium for regeneration of 200 Aldersgate, London designed by architects MoreySmith . Main contractor, MITIE . Photograph supplied courtesy of Oag who delivered the glass facade, as well as a new curtain wall facade, glass roof light and...
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    New school in Sheffield

    Newfield and Talbot school in Sheffied, designed by HLM architects . Main contractor Taylor Woodrow . Photograph courtesy of Leaderflush Shapland who supplied the doors and doorsets.
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    £250k prize for the design of a new Garden City

    The 2014 Wolfson Economics Prize is to be awarded to the entrant who offers the best answer to the question “How would you deliver a new Garden City which is visionary, economically viable, and popular?” The case for garden cities is overwhelming...
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    Derbyshire architect fined £1000 for accusing planners of corruption

    The ARB’s Professional Conduct Department has found Mr Adrian Russell of Bakewell, Derbyshire guilty of unacceptable professional conduct and fined him £1000. Mr Russell was alleged to have made representations about the Peak District National...
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    BBC looking for architects

    The BBC is looking for architects to help them with professional services. The services they're after include submitting planning approvals, interior design, space planning, external architecture and space analysis. The estimated total value of...
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    New student village at the University of Bradford

    New student village, The Green, at the University of Bradford, designed by GWP Architecture . Main contractor, GB Building Solutions . Photograph courtesy of Balfour Beatty Engineering Services , who were part of the build team that acheived the highest...
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    Affordable Housing - London

    Designed by Alan Camp Architects for housing and regeneration agency LHA – Asra , this £16 million, 20 storey project was delivered by Galliford Try Partnerships . The building provides usable space for both public sector and commercial organisations...
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    Construction output jumps 2.2%

    The Office for National Statistics has estimated that in July 2013 the volume of monthly construction output increased by 2.2% when compared with the previous month. This increase was predominantly due to a rise in new work of 3.2% coupled with a small...
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    Community for architects rebuilt on state-of-the-art platform

    Inbuilding.org, the information-sharing and networking community for architects, has been redesigned and rebuilt on a state-of-the-art software platform used by some of the biggest companies in the world. Arlo Guthrie, the Publishing Editor said: "We've...
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    Queens College calls for entries to Florey Building competition

    The Queens College Fellows are looking for a dedicated team to update James Stirling's Florey Building, provide modern facilities and achieve exemplary energy design. This is a two-stage competition. The first stage invites an expression of interest...
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    TRADA report gives Accoya a 70 year service life

    Accsys has announced that its modified wood product, Accoya, has been independently tested by TRADA Technology and reported to have a 70 year service life when used for joinery in the UK and Europe. Bryan Crennell, Director of Sales and Marketing at...
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    Astley Castle wins RIBA Stirling Prize 2013

    Astley Castle, a groundbreaking modern holiday home inserted into the crumbling walls of an ancient moated castle in Warwickshire, by Witherford Watson Mann Architects, has won the RIBA Stirling Prize 2013 for the best building of the year. It the...
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    RIBA Nationwide Sustainable Housing competition winners announced

    Nationwide Building Society has announced the winners of the third Nationwide Sustainable Housing Competition, in partnership with RIBA Competitions . This year’s theme was 'Regeneration' and judges were looking for affordable housing designs...
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    Judge's ruling means collateral warranties may be subject to adjudication

    Inbuilding.org's legal expert, Kit Harvey from Temple Bright has highlighted a recent court ruling which means that collateral warranties may, in certain circumstances, be considered 'construction contracts' and may therefore be subject to...
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    London architect suspended for serious disregard of client's interests

    At a hearing of the ARB’s Professional Conduct Committee, Mr Abid Qureshi of Mitcham, South London has been found guilty of unacceptable professional conduct and suspended from the Register of Architects for two years. The Committee heard that...