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

UK: 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

Isle of Skye home shortlisted for RIBA’s Stephen Lawrence Prize

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has named a house on the Isle of Skye on the shortlist for its Stephen Lawrence Prize 2019.

Published 26 July 2019

Social housing development makes Stirling Prize shortlist for first time

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has shortlisted a social housing development for its most prestigious prize for the first time.

Published 22 July 2019

England: Transport infrastructure exacerbating housing crises, say architects

The dire state of the UK’s transport infrastructure is contributing to the housing crisis, according to a new report published by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

Published 19 July 2018