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AJ100 2011

The Architects' Journal's exclusive survey of Britain's 100 most successful architecture firms

AJ100 analysis

AJ100 2011: Analysis

As the profession surely knows, 2010 was a challenging year for architects. The good news is that while the industry is still contracting, it is at least doing so less quickly than before, says Bruce Tether

AJ100 Regional Shortlist & Winners

These eight awards recognise the achievements of practices by region. Chiefly based on the AJ100 employee satisfaction survey, over 700 AJ100 staff were asked a number of questions, including how happy they are in their place of work

Corby Cube by Hawkins\Brown

AJ100 Practice of the Year: Hawkins\Brown

‘There is a fantastic supportive atmosphere. Everyone is very positive and does great work, with each project approached from first principles. The biggest motivator is great work.’

Velodrome for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, by Hopkins Architects

AJ100 Building of the Year 2011: Olympic Velodrome

Velodrome for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, by Hopkins Architects is this year’s AJ100 Building of the Year

Angel Building by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

AJ100 Sustainable Practice of the Year: AHMM

Allford Hall Monaghan Morris has won this year’s Sustainable Practice of the Year award for the way in which it has integrated sustainability into project delivery across the office

Rolfe Judd Sainsburys Nine Elms

AJ100 Fastest Growing Practice: Rolfe Judd

Eighty-seven to sixty-three. That 24-place jump up the AJ100 rankings tells a story in itself as the international firm of architects, town planners and interior designers ended 2010 with over a third more architects on its payroll than it had at the start of the year

Royal College of Surgeons of England by Nicolas Hare Architects

AJ100 Highest New Entrant: Nicholas Hare Architects

This year Nicholas Hare Architects wins the prize for the practice entering the AJ100 in the highest position thanks to its impressive mid-ranking debut in joint 50th place

AJ100 International Practice of the Year: RTKL UK

The International Practice of the Year award is based on key business data from the international AJ100 survey, such as the practice’s percentage growth in fees and the increase year-on-year in the number of architects employed in overseas markets

architecture plb on a site visit

AJ100 Employer of the Year: architecture plb

It’s official – architecture plb is still a great place to work. This two-time winning practice has scooped the Employer of the Year award for the second time running

Kroon Hall, Yale University, Connecticut, USA, by Hopkins Architects

AJ100 2010 Building of the Year: Kroon Hall, Yale University, Connecticut, USA, by Hopkins Architects

Hopkins Architects’ elegant Kroon Hall houses Yale University’s brightest ecological thinkers in suitably green surroundings. Hattie Hartman assesses the AJ100 Building of the Year. Photography by Morley von Sternberg

Christine Murray introduces the AJ100 for 2011

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