ArchiveSelected articles from back issues of the Architects' Journal and the Architectural Review. The search box in the top right corner of each page can be used to make specific searches of AJ articles back to 1997
From the archive 1988: Francis Duffy in conversation with Hertzberger reflects on the leading and blunt edges that the Dutch ministry of social welfare headquarters represents
To mark a new exhibition of Van Doesburg’s work at Tate Modern, the Architects’ Journal revisits L’Aubette in an article from 2006 by Isabelle Ewig (translation by Ruth Slavid) with photography by Oliver Godow. Click on the image to see the pdfs
A building study from the AJ, June 1985, of Highpoint One by Berthold Lubetkin. This modernist high rise tower is one of the many buildings that will be open to the public in this year’s Open House London
In this article from the AJ in May, 1999, Paul Hyett remembers Ernö Goldfinger and his high rise building the Trellick Tower. This building is one of the many that will be open to the public in this year’s Open House London.
The AJ’s review of an exhibition of Richard Seifert’s work from November 1984. The exhibition included the Centre Point Tower on New Oxford Street; this is one of the many buildings open to the public at this year’s Open House London.
The original AJ building study of the Royal College of Physicians from June 1960. This building is one of many that will be open to the public as part of this year’s Open House London
In 1994 Denys Lasdun was commissioned to build an extension for the Royal College of Physicians, which he originally designed in 1960. This building is one of many that will be open to the public as part of this year’s Open House London
Read the AJ’s article from 1985 on the Dulwich Picture Gallery. Originally designed by Sir John Soane it was reconstructed post World War II by Russel Vernon, who died on 3 July this year aged 92
On the anniversary of his death in 1997, The Architects’ Journal remembers Aldo Rossi and his Pritzker Prize win.
Read the AJ’s original verdict on Le Corbusier’s Dominican Monastery in this article published in the AJ on October 20, 1960.
Following the failure of London’s first ‘living wall’, the AJ revisits its coverage of DSDHA’s Paradise Park, published in August 2006. (Photography by Mauricio Guillen)
This week Will Alsop announced he is to leave his practice. Here, as part of a retrospective of his projects, is the AJ’s 5 October, 2006 coverage of Alsop & Stormer’s Palestra
The Peabody Essex Museum in Massachusetts has dropped Rick Mather Architects (RMA) just weeks after its founder, Rick Mather, died
American-born, London-based architect Rick Mather has died aged 75 after a short illness
Pioneering Italian-born green architect and environmentalist Paolo Soleri has died at his home in Paradise Valley, Arizona, aged 93
Love her or loathe her, policies ushered in under Margaret Thatcher’s leadership radically changed the shape of Britain’s towns and cities writes Merlin Fulcher
Property tycoon Peter Palumbo has praised Margaret Thatcher’s ‘intense’ interest in construction and support for art and architecture
Nathan Jones, although not yet qualified, will be remembered as a prolific community architect
Architect Howard Liddell has died just days before receiving the OBE he was awarded for services to ecological design.