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AJ100 Analysis & data

This year’s AJ100 data proves just how resilient and resourceful UK architects have been. It’s remarkable that the gang is (almost) still all here, writes Bruce Tether

New University of the Arts London Campus for Central Saint Martins at King’s Cross, Stanton Williams (winner)

AJ100 Building of the Year


Winner: Central St Martins Arts Campus by Stanton Williams - An award for quite simply the finest building completed by an AJ100 practice in the past year

Paul Davis + Partners

AJ100 Practice of the Year


Winner: Paul Davis + Partners - This prestigious honour is awarded on the basis of employee satisfaction, business growth, design quality and fees per architect


Practice of the Year: Regions


Practices are awarded based on the survey responses of more than 1,000 AJ100 employees, who were asked about where they would most like to work, staff satisfaction, benefits, salaries and HR achievements

Zaha Hadid Architects

New Member of the Year


Winner: Zaha Hadid Architects - Practices that have entered the AJ100 for the first time, or after five years’ absence, are eligible for the New Member of the Year Award, based on business success and the quality of the practice’s work

Aukett Fitzroy Robinson

AJ100 International Practice of the Year


Winner: Aukett Fitzroy Robinson - Judging for this award is based on key business data from the AJ100 survey, such as the practice’s percentage growth in fee earnings and the increase year-on-year in the number of architects it employs overseas


AJ100 Employer of the Year


Winner: John Thompson & Partners - An award for the best employer in the AJ100, judged on staff satisfaction, workplace culture, benefits and staff turnover

Paul Davis + Partners

AJ100 Sustainable Practice of the Year


Winner: Paul Davis + Partners - This award is for a practice’s outstanding commitment to sustainable design, based on evidence of exemplar built work, research, commitment to building performance monitoring and other initiatives

Eric Parry Architects

AJ100 Fastest Growing Practice


Winner: Eric Parry Architects - Awarded to the practice that increased its fee earnings and the number of qualified architects among its employees by the highest percentage. Eric Parry Architects was judged to have excelled on both counts

David Chipperfield

AJ100: Contribution to the Profession


Winner: David Chipperfield - Over 1,000 AJ100 employees were asked to nominate one person they thought should be recognised for his or her services to architecture - they chose David Chipperfield

Wilkinson Eyre

AJ100 Clients' Choice Award


Winner: Wilkinson Eyre - We asked the clients: which practice have you worked with this year and would like to work with again or would like to work with in the future?

The Olympic Delivery Authority

AJ100 Client of the Year


Winner: The Olympic Delivery Authority - Nominated by the AJ100 practices, Client of the Year is awarded to an architectural client that has made the greatest contribution to UK architecture over the year

Christine Murray introduces the AJ100 for 2012

The AJ100 has proved remarkably hardy and nimble. Congrats to members and winners

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