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Discrimination starts in the studio

The Women in Architecture survey shows discrimination is more rife in the office than on site, says Rory Olcayto


The AJ is taking a long, hard look at the state of British house-building Video

There is little discussion of the role architects can play in solving the UK’s housing crisis, says Rory Olcayto


Unpaid overtime needs to be challenged

20-Nov-2014 | By

Architecture’s culture of unpaid overtime may be embedded but it needs to be challenged, writes Will Hurst


Tell us what independence would really mean for Scottish architects

29-Aug-2014 | By

No one disputes there are ideological differences either side of Hadrian’s Wall, writes Will Hurst

Paul Finch

Letter from London: Actions as ever speak much louder than words

We need to find out why more women are not making it onto architecture’s career ladder, says Paul Finch

David Cameron

London lessons: Show the public just how good our cities could be

We need a major exhibition to show what bold urban design on a grand scale could achieve, writes Paul Finch

Heatherwick\'s Garden Bridge

The Garden Bridge is not London's answer to the New York High Line

Promoting the Garden Bridge as London’s answer to the New York High Line is spurious, writes Hattie Hartman

US embassy

Join us at the Royal College of Physicians for the second AJ Footprint Live conference

The AJ’s second annual Footprint Live conference, will take place on November 20 at the Royal College of Physicians, writes Hattie Hartman

AJ Portcullis House, Hellman files 155

The Hellman Files #155

5-Jan-2015 | By Louis Hellman

A trawl through Hellman’s archives, in which we uncover gems that are as relevant now as they were then

Las Vegas

Hatherley: 'What happened in Vegas should have stayed in Vegas'

8-Jan-2015 | By Owen Hatherley

Let’s stop ‘learning from’ and start ‘working with’, says Owen Hatherley


The worm is cast

14-Jan-2015 | By

Ian Martin’s plans for a tunnel beneath the Thames take a turn for the worse

Sofie Pelsmakers

Sofie Pelsmakers on ARB strike offs: 'We're treated as if we do this on purpose'

13-Jan-2015 | By Sofie Pelsmakers

Architect Sofie Pelsmakers was one of 1,824 architects recently thrown off the ARB register for non-payment. She tells the AJ about her frustrating ordeal

Timber framed construction

Safety first when designing timber-framed construction projects

14-Jan-2015 | By Geoff Wilkinson

The HSE’s new policy on timber frame construction places responsibility for fire safety within the design phase, warns Geoff Wilkinson