7N Architects wins competition to shape Britain’s future railways

Network Rail and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) have today announced Edinburgh-based architectural practice 7N Architects as the winner of their railway station design competition.

Published 11 May 2021

RIBA announces new chair elect

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has today announced that architect and past RIBA president Jack Pringle has been selected as chair elect of the RIBA board of trustees.

Published 27 November 2020

Architects urged to prepare for end of EU Exit transition

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the Architects Registration Board (ARB) are calling on architects to prepare for the end of the UK-EU transition period.

Published 17 November 2020

RIBA president elected for 2021

Simon Allford has been elected the next president of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

Published 11 August 2020

England: Planners and architects react to ‘disgraceful’ extension of permitted development rights

Plans by the UK Government to extend new ‘rights’ to alter or replace buildings across England without the need for planning permission risk adding to the country’s already prevalent health and societal inequalities, the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) has said.

Published 23 July 2020

RIBA competition launched to shape Britain’s future railway stations

Network Rail and RIBA Competitions have today launched an international competition to shape the future of Britain’s railway stations.

Published 14 July 2020

Collective Architecture’s Jude Barber launches RIBA presidency bid

Architect Jude Barber has announced a bid to become the new president of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

Published 9 June 2020

Concerns grow as four in ten architects reveal mental health decline

Four in ten architects have said their mental health has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, a new survey has revealed.

Published 29 May 2020

CICV Forum signs up to Conflict Avoidance Pledge

The CICV Forum has added its name to a growing campaign for more collaborative working by signing up to the Conflict Avoidance Pledge (CAP).

Published 18 May 2020

RIBA president Alan Jones referred to Charity Commission over ‘serious incident’

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has contacted the Charity Commission over a “serious incident” in connection with the recent stepping down of the charity’s president Alan Jones.

Published 3 April 2020

Mixed response to Migration Advisory Committee immigration report

Recommendations for a new single skills-based immigration system have been welcomed by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) but condemned by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

Published 29 January 2020

SELECT takes pledge to help avoid costly construction disputes

Scotland’s electrical trade industry body has added its name to the growing list of organisations committed to avoiding costly disputes in the construction sector.

Published 16 December 2019

RIBA publishes guide to building sustainably

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has published a new guide to help its members and the wider sector embed sustainable outcomes into practice.

Published 11 December 2019

Network Rail uses augmented reality to showcase architect footbridge designs

Network Rail has contributed its design data to an app that enables passengers to use augmented reality (AR) to see replacement footbridges at stations.

Published 24 October 2019

Social housing development wins Stirling Prize for first time

A development of council homes in Norwich was last night named the UK's best new building after winning prestigious 2019 Stirling Prize.

Published 9 October 2019