Archial staff try to follow Alsop

October 19, 2009,AEDT

Building Design reports Will Alsop’s move to RMJM took on a new twist this week after it emerged that staff at his former firm Archial were looking to follow him, with at least one major client considering following suit. RMJM’s group finance director Declan Thompson revealed that former colleagues of | Read More

Will Alsop to take the reins at RMJM’s London studio

October 2, 2009,AEDT

Will Alsop OBE, one of Britain’s most renowned architects and winner of the coveted Stirling Prize, has announced that he is to create a studio called ‘Will Alsop at RMJM’ as part of the RMJM worldwide architectural firm. Will Alsop’s appointment completes the recent management reorganisation at RMJM’s base in | Read More

St.Petersburg could lose its UNESCO status *UPDATE*

September 3, 2009,AEDT

St. Peterburg, Russia could lose its UNESCO status as a World Heritage Centre if the plans of the world’s biggest natural gas company to build a 396 metre (1,299 ft) skyscaper go ahead. The $3 billion building designed by RMJM has still not been approved by the local government. SOURCE: | Read More

Struggling RMJM secures China deal – Scotsman.com Business

July 13, 2009,AEDT

Struggling RMJM secures China deal – Scotsman.com Business RMJM, the Scottish architects recently forced to lay off 60 staff, has sealed a contract to design a $30m (£18.5m) sporting complex in north-east China. The firm, which is best known for its work on the controversial Scottish Parliament building, has been | Read More

Giant glass panels arrive for the leaning tower of Abu Dhabi – Building

March 2, 2009,AEDT

Building.co.uk reports “The world’s biggest flatbed delivers diamond-shaped glazing panels for the RMJM-designed Capital Gate building Monster glass panels for Abu Dhabi’s ‘leaning tower’ development have arrived on what the project team claims is the world’s biggest flat bed truck. The panels are for the Capital Gate building, which architect | Read More