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This is the eagle restored to its former glory by archaeology experts after being found buried in London

Roman eagle rises again in London after 2,000 years

Sculpture probably adorned the tomb of an important figure

Here's what the decommissioned Battersea Power Station currently looks like

Frank Gehry to co-design Battersea Power Station redevelopment

The acclaimed architect will work on the project alongside Lord Foster

Mount Rushmore

Science takes architectural history to another dimension

Millionaire is using 3D laser scans to make a digital blueprint of 500 structures and ruins across the globe

Interior shot of Bishop Edward King Chapel, Ripon College, Cuddesdon

The sacred wow-factor! Take a look at the best churches from recent decades

Architects creating Britain’s most eye-catching places of worship are part of a group at the cutting edge of modernism in the last 60 years

Apple’s glass doughnut

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Sun Microsystems and many other profitable tech companies saw their winning streaks diminish after building lavish corporate-village HQs

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Architecture needs you! 'Heritage army' enlisted for big survey of England’s 345,000 Grade II listed buildings

English Heritages' annual 'at-risk' survey has found 5,700 listed buildings or sites deemed to be imperilled by neglect or decay, a fall of 131 from the previous year

Parkroyal on Pickering by WOHA, Singapore: A flowing design in the festival’s host city, which incorporates planting and landscape as a seamless part of the overall design. This combination of the manmade and the natural is a trend across Asia and beyond. The WAF judges admired the bravura approach.

Intriguing new hotels feature in the World Architecture Festival

This year's festival is gearing up to celebrate the best buildings on the planet

Astley Castle harbours a holiday home within its ruins

Stirling Prize 2013: Astley Castle in Warwickshire wins architecture award

Royal Institute of British Architects commends 'exceptional' redesign of ancient monument, which is now a holiday home

Curve your enthusiasm: the Serpentine Sackler Gallery in Hyde Park

The new Serpentine Sackler Gallery: A modern classic takes shape

Zaha Hadid's new creation is unveiled tomorrow. It shows how to update but not upstage a revered building, says Jay Merrick

Preston Bus Station is described as great example of Brutalist architecture

Preston bus station gets listed status

Preston’s under-threat brutalist bus station has been given Grade II-listed status by the Government.

Sheffield electricity substation

Brutal and bleak, England’s modern architectural gems join heritage list

A Sheffield substation and a Cold War bunker get Grade II* status

Rafael Vinoly has claimed its design flaws are due to a surfeit of consultants on the £200m project

Walkie Talkie skyscraper: Faulty tower's architect points finger of blame at 'consultants'

Uruguayan launches attack on layers of bureaucracy in design process

Cast, Doncaster

Doncaster signals its cultural aspirations with new £22m Cast arts centre

Doncaster has long shouldered an unwanted notoriety for failing children’s services, political corruption and industrial decline. To add to this unholy trinity of woes it was recently ranked 347 out of 354 local councils in England for participation in the arts.

A man reacts to a shaft of intense sunlight reflected from the glass windows of the new

Walkie Talkie skyscraper: Faulty tower given sunscreen to stop it frying neighbourhood

Glass facade of the unfortunate curved building to be covered up as temperatures set to soar to 29C in the capital

A woman walks through the shaft of intense sunlight reflected from the glass windows of the new

Walkie Talkie City skyscraper renamed Walkie Scorchie after beam of light melts Jaguar car parked beneath it

Developers have promised urgent action to “cover up” the Walkie Talkie skyscraper in the City after an ultra-bright light reflected from the building melted a Jaguar car on the streets below.

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