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Archive

Selected 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

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Hertzberger on the slow track

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

From the Archives: Van Doesburg's L'Aubette [AJ 16.11.06]

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

From the Archive: Highpoint One by Berthold Lubetkin, 1985

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

From the Archive: Trellick Tower by Ernö Goldfinger

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.

From the Archive: Centre Point by Richard Seifert

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.

From the Archive: Royal College of Physicians by Denys Lasdun, 1960

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

From the Archive: Royal College of Physicians by Denys Lasdun, extension 1994

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

From the Archives: Dulwich Picture Gallery by Sir John Soane

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

From the archives: Rossi wins the Pritzker Prize 1990

On the anniversary of his death in 1997, The Architects’ Journal remembers Aldo Rossi and his Pritzker Prize win.

From the Archives: La Tourette by Le Corbusier, 1960

Read the AJ’s original verdict on Le Corbusier’s Dominican Monastery in this article published in the AJ on October 20, 1960.

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From the archive: DSDHA/Paradise Park

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)

From the archives: Palestra by Will Alsop

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

ARCHITECT OBITUARIES

Edward Bennett

Tributes paid to architect killed in scooter accident

Family and friends have paid tributes to architect Edward Bennett, who died earlier this month after his scooter collided with a car in south London

Andrew Griffiths of PKS Architects

Emerging architect killed in motorway accident

A 32-year-old architect, hailed as a future star by his practice, has been killed in a road accident

Jack Rodin

Obituary: Jack Rodin (1926 – 2014)

Jack Rodin, who played a leading role in BDP during the 1970s and 80s, has died aged 88

Paul Katz

KPF president Paul Katz dies

KPF president and managing principal Paul Katz has died aged 57 following a short battle with cancer

David Mackay Hon FRIAS and wife Roser - Athens 2014

Leading architects pay tribute to David Mackay

Richard Rogers, John McAslan and Roger Zogolovitch have paid tribute to the ‘inspirational’ David Mackay who died earlier this week aged 80

David Mackay

'Pre-eminent' architect and city planner David Mackay dies

Architect and urban designer David Mackay, best known for his influential work in Barcelona and for masterminding the city’s 1992 Olympic Village, has died aged 80

Bryan Jefferson

Former RIBA president Bryan Jefferson dies

Former RIBA president Bryan Jefferson, described as ‘the last architect to have any influence in government’, has died aged 86

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