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
Hilla Becher, known for her painstaking photography of industrial buildings and structures, has died aged 81
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 architect and friend Jonathan Woolf who died, aged 54, last weekend
Jonathan Woolf, described as ‘one of the most significant architects of his generation’, has died aged 54
David Hutchison, one of the founders of Hutchison Locke and Monk (HLM) has died aged 78.
Michael Wilford pays tribute to fellow post-war architect James Gowan who died last week, aged 92
Tributes have poured in for ‘hugely significant architect’ Charles Correa who died yesterday, aged 84