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Capco and Bold Rocket offices / D+DS architecture office

Architects: D+DS architecture office
Location: London, UK
Year: 2014
Photographs: Courtesy of D+DS architecture office…

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Number of Women Architects on the Rise in the UK

The number of women becoming architects in the UK is increasing, according to the latest figures by the UK’s Architects Registration Board (ARB). Now, 7,538 female architects are registered with the ARB, up nearly 74% from just 10 years ago,… Sigue leyendo

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RIBA To Launch Retrospective of Edwin Smith’s Photography

To coincide with the opening of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)’s new Architecture Gallery at their headquarters in London’s Portland Place, the first major retrospective of Edwin Smith will open next month. Smith, one of Britain’s foremost 20th century photographers, was considered… Sigue leyendo

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Video: First Look Inside Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partner’s “Cheesegrater”

In a short film for The Guardian Lead Architect and Partner of Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, Graham Stirk, tours Robert Booth around the almost-complete Leadenhall Building. The building is referred to as a relative of it’s neighbour, Lloyds of London, which was completed by Richard Rogers‘s practice… Sigue leyendo

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Search for the 2014 Young Architect of the Year Begins

The search for the 2014 Young Architect of the Year Awards… (YAYA), organised by BDOnline, has begun. Now in its 16th year, YAYA “recognises the most promising new architectural practice in the European Union.” Open to fully qualified architects who Sigue leyendo

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Influential Scottish Architect Andy MacMillan Dies Aged 85

Professor Andy MacMillan, one of Scotland‘s most important post-war architects, died suddenly this weekend during this year’s Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) Andrew Doolan Awards visits. Macmillan was a professor at the Glasgow School of Art from 1973 to 1994, and a partner at Gillespie, Kidd & Coia in 1966. More on MacMillan’s legacy after the break.

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In Discussion With David Adjaye

In an interview with Rowan Moore for The Observer, British born architect David Adjaye discusses his work, personality and ambitions as head of the one of the fastest growing internationally operating practices. With Moore’s immersive descriptions and expertly written narrative, the “breadth of Adjaye’s vision” becomes apparent. Featuring precise descriptions of some his upcoming projects, including the designs for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture and a number of smaller buildings in London, Moore’s discussion ultimately explores Adjaye’s early (and successful) steps into the African architectural market.

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The Bluecoat / Hans van der Heijden Architect

Architects: Hans van der Heijden Architect
Location: School Lane, Liverpool, Merseyside L31, UK
Architect In Charge: Hans van der Heijden Architect
Design Team: Theo van de Beek, Marjolein van Eig, Hans van der Heijden, Helen Webster, Rick Wessels
Year: 2008…
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