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
Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners (RSHP) has paid tribute to Amo Kalsi, a long-standing director at the practice who played an influential role in Lloyd’s of London, the Millennium Dome and Heathrow Terminal 5.
Longstanding Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners practice director Amarjit Kalsi, who worked on Lloyds, the Millennium Dome and Heathrow T5, has died aged 57
AJ critic-at-large Ellis Woodman assesses the legacy of Andy MacMillan, a driving force at post-war legends Gillespie Kidd & Coia
A founding partner of Arup Associates, Philip Dowson, has died, aged 90
Howard Day writes about the life and career of his father, Maurice Day, who has died aged 84
Head of the Mackintosh School of Architecture Chris Platt remembers the Scottish architect and academic Andy MacMillan who died earlier this week
Eco-architect and founder of Black Architecture Paul Hinkin has died, aged 49