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Heatherwick

Thomas Heatherwick: Who is the real Heatherwick?

Despite his modest and soft-spoken manner, the designer is a tireless networker ‘obsessed’ with his work and chasing ever-greater challenges

The crumbling ruins of Gillespie, Kidd & Coia’s St Peter’s Seminary in Cardross

Avanti tipped to win St Peter’s Seminary rescue project - again

Avanti has emerged as favourite to win the long-awaited job to ‘rescue’ Gillespie Kidd & Coia’s St Peter’s Seminary in Cardross

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Exploring the AJ Buildings Library: Coffey on Robinson College

Phil Coffey, founder of Coffey Architects, tells us about Gillespie, Kidd & Coia’s ‘richest work’: Robinson College at the University of Cambridge

Invisible Studio\'s competition-winning design for a new ‘mess’ facility for workers at the National Arboretum in Westonbirt

Double victory for Invisible Studio in West of England

Invisible Studio has won two major design contests in the West of England

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Scottish architects join other business leaders to declare yes vote

More than 200 business leaders, including a number of Scottish Architects, have signed a letter declaring they will vote yes in the Scottish referendum next month

Andy MacMillan with Isi Metzstein at Gillespie Kidd and Coia

Ellis Woodman on the legacy of Andy MacMillan

AJ critic-at-large Ellis Woodman assesses the legacy of Andy MacMillan, a driving force at post-war legends Gillespie Kidd & Coia

Philip Dowson

Obituary: Philip Dowson (1924 – 2014) Video

A founding partner of Arup Associates, Philip Dowson, has died, aged 90

Yes

Tell us what independence would really mean for Scottish architects

No one disputes there are ideological differences either side of Hadrian’s Wall, writes Will Hurst

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Walthamstow Wetlands sets an exemplary precedent for legacy projects at the Olympic fringe

Thames Water’s project is a shining example of that great rarity: joined-up thinking, writes Hattie Hartman

Hampstead Heath

Attacks on the green belt are sinister in their implications

Never forget that it was only the prompt action of concerned citizens that saved Hampstead Heath from spec housing, writes Paul Finch

Video: Building Jeffry's House Video

See a time-lapse video of the construction of the competition-winning thatched folly at the Ards Forest Park in Donegal, Ireland

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29.08.14: Sheer Kahn

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AJ Specification, July 2014

Colour & Texture: Subscribers can view this month’s AJ Specification here

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Digital edition: Atrium Buildings by Richard Saxon

14-Jul-2014 | By Richard Saxon

Richard Saxon’s Atrium Buildings, Design and Development, which was first published in 1983, has now been republished as a digital edition

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Writing prize

Writing Prize 2014: Deadline extended

The deadline for the AJ’s Writing Prize, worth £1,000 to the winner, has been extended until 2 September

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Architype\'s UEA Enterprise Centre

Book your tickets now: AJ Specification Live focuses on green products

Architects from Arup Associates, Architype, Jerry Tate Architects, Barr Gazetas and BBM Sustainable Design will give their tips on green specification at the next AJ Specification Live

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Survey: How would Scottish independence impact architects?

Take the AJ’s survey and tell us what independence would mean for Scottish architects

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