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The life and work of the personalities within the profession

Alejandro Aravena. Image by Cristobal Palma

AJ interviews Venice Biennale director Alejandro Aravena

The curator of the 2016 Venice Biennale and founder of Elemental, talks to Richard Waite about ethics, housing and the problem-solving role that architecture increasingly plays

Paul Littlefair

Northumberland's Arch: 'We want the best for the North, and only the best will do'

Paul Littlefair, director of project management at Northumberland County Council’s development company Arch, on its ‘quality-first’ approach


Interview with AHMM: 'We were starting to think it might never be our day'

Paul Monaghan and Simon Allford of AHMM alongside headteacher Helen Dorfman talk about their Stirling Prize victory for the highly accomplished Burntwood School in Wandsworth

HIlla Becher

Obituary: Hilla Becher (1934-2015)

Hilla Becher, known for her painstaking photography of industrial buildings and structures, has died aged 81

Alec Gillies

Obituary: Alec Gillies (1957-2015)

Bob Wallbridge pays tribute to the ‘truly great’ Hampshire County Council architect Alec Gillies who has died, aged 58, after a short and sudden illness


Jonathan Sergison pays tribute to Woolf

Jonathan Sergison pays tribute to architect and friend Jonathan Woolf who died, aged 54, last weekend

Jonathan Woolf

Obituary: Jonathan Woolf (1961 – 2015) 

Jonathan Woolf, described as ‘one of the most significant architects of his generation’, has died aged 54

David Hutchison (1937-2015) - co-founder of HLM

HLM co-founder Hutchison dies

David Hutchison, one of the founders of Hutchison Locke and Monk (HLM) has died aged 78.

James Gowan

Wilford: 'Gowan was a major inspiration and mentor'

Michael Wilford pays tribute to fellow post-war architect James Gowan who died last week, aged 92

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University of Westminster

Senior Lecturer in Architecture

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