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One Kemble Street – the “CAA Building”

If the Centrepoint tower had curves, then One Kemble Street is what it would look like -- a pillar of repeating concrete shapes slightly hidden from casual view.

Tickets Alert: Sir Peter Hendy’s City of London Routemaster Bus Tour

An architecture tour with a difference next month, as a Routmaster bus offers a tour around the City of London focusing on preparations for the Elizabeth line.

Crossrail’s Farringdon site being turned into offices

The building site next to Farringdon Station is to be turned into an office block once Crossrail vacate it later this year.

Inside North Korea… inside Foyles

Inside that Mecca to reading can be found a glimpse behind the curtain of one of the world's most repressive regimes.

Tickets Alert: Tours of Lambeth Palace Library

This is a rare opportunity to see behind the scenes at Lambeth Palace Library, along with the Great Hall, and parts of the Palace building itself.

New skyscraper to sit next to Leadenhall Market

Leadenhall in the City isn't exactly short of a skyscraper, or five, and now one is planned that will sit right next to the famous Victorian market building.

Disappear Here – Playing with your perspectives at RIBA

The display space inside architectural head office for RIBA has been given over to to the notion of perspective.

Kew Garden’s remarkable concrete bridge

It doesn't look like much, but the train station at Kew Gardens has a remarkable survivor of early reinforced concrete -- and most people have no idea that the shabby looking footbridge is it.

Over 3,000 buildings opening their doors for Heritage Open Days 2018

Heritage Open Days, the (two) weekends of the year when lots of buildings open their doors to the public has published its initial list of properties.

The dragons have returned to Kew’s Great Pagoda

Famous for its long since removed dragons, the Great Pagoda in Kew has rarely been open to the public. Until now. And the dragons are back.

A second cheesgrater skyscraper for London

The City of London has granted planning permission to a tower that will become the third tallest in London, and is already being nicknamed "Cheesegrater 2" thanks to its shape.

Plans to revamp Olympia exhibition hall shown off

Plans to revamp the Olympia Exhibition Centre could see the main road outside pedestrianised and the facade restored, but also several extra stories added to the office block next door to pay for it.

Win a chance to sleep the top of the BT Tower

A chance to visit the top of the BT Tower is pretty high up most people's "bucket list" of things to do in London, but how about spending the night sleeping there?

Prince of Wales’s London home opens to the public

In August there will be a chance to go inside Clarence House, the official residence of The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall.

Competition to design a railway footbridge

Network Rail has opened a competition to design a new footbridge that can be used to improve accessibility at stations and level crossings.