Architects more positive

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has published the October results of its monthly Future Trends Survey.

Maggie's Centre wins 2009 Stirling Prize

Maggie's Centre, a beautiful cancer care sanctuary in west London by Richard Rogers' practice Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has won the coveted RIBA Stirling Prize 2009.

Fretton favourite for 2009 Stirling Prize

Bookmaker William Hill have put Tony Fretton's Fuglsang Kunstmuseum , as the favourite to win the RIBA Stirling Prize 2009.

RIBA to freeze membership rates for 2010

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced that it will freeze all of its membership rates for 2010, as part of its drive to support its members through the recession.

Architects still gloomy

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the August results of its monthly Future Trends Survey.

RIBA unveil manifesto

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) will unveil its manifesto for architecture, Buildings Matter, at the first of its party conference events on Tuesday 22 September 2009.

RIBA appoints first female president

Ruth Reed has become the first female President of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA),which this year celebrates its 175th anniversary.

RIBA calls for new housing standard

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has called for national minimum space standards in all new-build housing.

RIBA Council election results 2009

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the results of the RIBA Council Elections 2009.

Whitworth Art Gallery design list

The RIBA has announced the architects being considered for the remodelling and redevelopment of Manchester's Whitworth Art Gallery.

Stirling Prize shortlist announced

The six building projects which have made it onto this year's shortlist for the RIBA Stirling Prize 2009 have been announced.

RIBA appoints new chief executive

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has appointed Harry Rich as its new chief executive.

RIBA "dismay" at Chelsea Barracks decision

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has responded to Qatari Diar's decision to withdraw its current planning application to develop the Chelsea Barracks site.

Riba launch London Bridge competition

The RIBA has announced the launch of an ideas competition which is being organised to mark the 800th anniversary of the opening of the first London Bridge in 1209AD.

Architects more optimistic

There is still a lot of gloom about, but for the first time architects are beginning to anticipate a modest recovery in workload - at least according to the RIBA's latest trade survey.

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