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The Wood Awards
The Wood Awards
The Wood Awards Call for Entries 2014 - in association with media partner RIBA Journal. The national Wood Awards is the UK’s premier award scheme with over 40 years of supporting excellence in architecture and furniture in the world’s only naturally sustainable material is calling for entries...
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Overt operation
Overt operation
There’s nothing undercover about the imposing Scottish Crime Campus by BMJ Architects and Ryder Architecture, which brings the country’s crime agencies under one roof
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Aquatic

Aquatic spectacular

Relieved of its controversial wings, Zaha Hadid’s Aquatics Centre has broken free as the cresting wave it was always meant to be. 
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Battered
Battered but unbowed
Windswept and blown off the rail network, Plymouth is undaunted, with big plans for growth. Read Full Story
EYELINE 2
Enter the RIBA Journal's drawing competition
When we launched Eye Line last year, 250 of you entered, from all over the world. Clearly our idea – that this award should recognise the pure art of architecture, as distinct from functionality or buildability – struck a chord... Read Full Story
Schueco Excellence Awards for Design & Innovation
Schueco Excellence Awards for Design & Innovation
The awards have been launched to recognise and celebrate the architects, fabricators and subcontractors that Schueco has collaborated with in developing and realising Schueco facade, window and door systems for successful buildings. Read Full Story
 
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Empire Builders: British Architects Abroad 1750 – 1950
Two centuries of imperially driven design from Arts & Crafts house by Charles Voysey built for an English doctor in the heart of the Egyptian desert in 1905, palaces in the Crimea and Parliament House in Melbourne. Pictured Arthur Shoosmith’s design for Garrison Church, New Delhi, India (1933).
1 December 2013 to 15 June 2014
V&A + RIBA Architecture Gallery, Room 128a, V&A, Cromwell Road, London 

www.vam.ac.uk


 
Sensing Spaces
Architects take over the Royal Academy’s main galleries, monumental structures, casting from the galleries. Considering architecture from the angle of the human encounter are Grafton Architects (Ireland); Kengo Kuma (Japan); Li Xiaodong (China); Pezo von Ellrichshausen (Chile); Eduardo Souto de Moura and Álvaro Siza (Portugal). The combined influences of Burkina Faso and Germany come together in the work of Diébédo Francis Kéré (pictured). 
25 January to 6 April 2014

www.royalacademy.org.uk/sensingspaces
 
Martin Creed: What's the point of it?
The first major survey of work by Turner Prize winning artist Martin Creed brings together the full range and scale of Creed’s work, spanning its most minimal moments – a spot of blu-tack  – to extravagant room-sized installations, neons, sequential sculptures, kinetic installations, films, and vibrant portrait paintings.
29 January – 27 April 2014
Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX


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Custom and practice: the new housing sector talior-made for architects
Britain needs to build new homes as never before. Private volume housebuilders can only do as much as their shareholders and land holdings will allow – and their products are variable to say the least...
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Hugh Pearman
24th March 2014