AJ in the media
Stories and campaigns in the AJ that have been picked up elsewhere in the press and broadcast media
The Observer runs a leader focusing on the London Skyline campaign: The Observer’s view on London’s skyline
The Telegraph picks up on the AJ’s WSP roundtable: We don’t have a housing crisis (as long as you don’t mind living above a prison)
Evening Standard picks up the AJ’s report that Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners was planning a move into the recently completed, Rogers-designed Leadenhall Building: Cheesegrater architect Richard Rogers plans to move firm into the skyscraper.
The Guardian covers the AJ’s story of the legal claims faced by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners due to problems at the Oxley Woods housing estate: Architect Richard Rogers faces £5m legal claim over leaky houses.
Acting deputy editor Will Hurst contributes to a story in The Times which picks up on the AJ’s report of legal action mounted against Roger Stirk Harbour + Partners due to problems at Oxley Woods housing estate: Drip, drip of bad news for Rogers and partners.
Evening Standard picks up on the AJ’s report that Thomas Heatherwick was planning two major touring exhibitions of North America and Asia: 2012 cauldron designer Thomas Heatherwick to tour the world
- ArchDaily interviews Julia King, referencing the fact that she won the AJ’s Emerging Woman Architect of the Year 2014 award: Introducing “Potty-Girl,” The Architect of the Future?
- Will Hurst, acting deputy editor of the AJ, in the Evening Standard on the controversy over Kidbrooke Village in south east London: MP attacks ‘greed’ of huge Kidbrooke Village plan in south east London
- ArchDaily picks up on AJ’s story about the World Health Organisation launching a competition to redevelop its 1966 Geneva headquarters: WHO Launches Competition to Extend Geneva Headquarters
- Rory Olcayto, AJ’s acting editor, is quoted in The Independent in a story on the decision by the Design Museum to present the Design of the Year Award 2014 to Zaha Hadid for the Heydar Aliyev Cultural Centre in Baku.
- A feature in the Financial Times on Prince Charles’s views on architecture references the AJ/Observer Skyline campaign: The Prince of Wales’s views on architecture over three decades
- Private Eye (issue 1369) picks up on Laura Mark’s report into problems at Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners Oxley Woods scheme in Milton Keynes. In the same issue, the Private Eye prints letter from Laura Lee, chief executive of Maggie’s, defending Stephen Holl’s design for a Maggie’s Centre at Barts, referencing the fact that Holl’s Seona Reid Building for Glasgow School of Art was named Building of the Year in the AJ100 awards 2014.
- Michel Mossessian in the Financial Times discusses issues brought up by London Skyline campaign: Are office campuses a threat to cities?
- Property Week picks up on London Skyline debate: Campaign for a new commission to oversee London’s towering skyline gathers pace
- ArchDaily reports on Skyline Campaign: London Skyline Debate Taken to City Hall
- Simon Jenkins writes a comment piece in the Evening Standard picking up on London Skyline campaign: ‘Towers blight London — just let us live low-rise’
- Will Hurst, acting deputy editor of the AJ, contributes to a piece in the Evening Standard with Jonathan Prynn on TfL’s plans to sell its Grade-I listed headquarters at 55 Broadway: TfL to press on with plan to sell listed Art Deco HQ to luxury flat developers
- Edwin Heathcote in the Financial Times discusses the results of the AJ100 and quotes Rory Olcayto, acting editor of the AJ: Foster & Partners win architecture earnings crown for third year
- Daily Mail picks up on Laura Mark’s report into problems with Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners Oxley Woods scheme in Milton Keynes and references the Architects Journal: Curse of the botched new-build eco homes: They were Prescott’s flagship scheme to solve our housing crisis but many are riddled with problems
- The Telegraph picks up on Laura Mark’s report into problems at Oxley Woods housing scheme by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners: Labour’s £60,000 homes ‘are rotting’
- Laura Mark’s story on problems at Oxley Woods housing scheme picked up in the Financial Times: Lord Prescott’s £60,000 homes ‘are rotting’
- London Loves Business on issues brought up by the Skyline debate: ‘Dirty Russian money’ drives Londoners out of the capital
- Rowan Moore writes a comment piece in the Observer on the Skyline debate: ‘Boris, we agree London is a great city. So help us keep it that way’
- Dave Hill on Skyline campaign in The Guardian: ‘London’s skyline is less important than the people living in it’
- Oliver Wainwright on the Skyline debate in The Guardian: Horror storeys: the 10 worst London skyscrapers
- Owen Hatherley discusses issues brought up by London Skyline in The Guardian: ‘London’s skyline needs more tower blocks, not more luxury flats’
- Observer article on Skyline debate: English Heritage: ‘We don’t support Boris Johnson’s London towers’
- Rowan Moore on the Skyline debate in Observer: ‘Boris Johnson must build a proper case for transforming London’s skyline’
- The AJ’s acting deputy editor Will Hurst and news editor Richard Waite write a news story for the Evening Standard on the Skyline debate: Inferior high-rises are trashing London’s skyline, claims City planner
- Hugh Pearman discusses Skyline debate in The Sunday Times: ‘Wild animals’ rip up London skyline
- Observer article on the Skyline campaign: London’s skyline: planners and politicians still disregard residents’ feelings
- BBC London 94.9 picks up on Skyline debate in episode of the Robert Elms Show
- Story by Jonathan Prynn, consumer business editor of the Evening Standard discusses implications of Skyline debate: London’s new towers ‘creating a Gotham City skyline’
- Mayor of London Boris Johnson addresses some of the issues brought up by London Skyline campaign in a comment piece for the Evening Standard: Boris Johnson: London’s skyline must evolve as our city grows
- Sam Jacob discusses implications of Skyline campaign in Dezeen: ‘We’ve got 99 problems but architecture ain’t one’
- Skyline campaign picked up in Providence Journal: David Brussat: A bit late to cry for London’s skyline
- Mary Dejevsky discusses the debate on the London Skyline campaign in The Independent: The proliferation of skyscrapers in the capital is getting completely out of hand
- Xan Brooks picks up on London Skyline debate in The Guardian: ‘The best views of London are tucked away in unprepossessing suburbia’
- Skyline campaign discussed on BBC Radio 4 in PM with Eddie Mair
- Simon Jenkins discusses the implications of the Skyline campaign in the Evening Standard: Simon Jenkins: Taking action now over our skyline is too little too late
- Local Government Chronicle on the Skyline campaign: Only politicians have legitimacy to determine skylines
- Plymouth Herald picks up on the AJ’s Small Projects Awards
- Skyline campaign picked up in a comment piece by Amanda Baillieu in BD Online: Is the tall tower debate all out of proportion?
- Planning Resource picks up on Skyline campaign: Cultural figures fight to protect London’s skyline
- ITV News covers the AJ/Observer Skyline campaign: Campaign to stop changes to London’s skyline
- Original Observer article launching AJ/Observer Skyline campaign: Campaigners fight to save London skyline from 230 more skyscrapers
- Laura Mark, technical reporter of the AJ, interviewed in a podcast by OCD: Designcast, on the BBC’s decision to digitally remove Patty Hopkins from a photo used to promote The Brits Who Built the Modern World
- Archilovers reports on issues raised by Women in Architecture campaign:Women in Architecture: what is happening in UK?
- Laura Mark, technical reporter of the AJ, interviewed in Archilovers on issues raised by Women in Architecture campaign:Woman in Architecture: what is happening in UK?
- The AJ/Turkish Ceramics Kiosk challenge was picked up in the Evening Standard: The Kiosk design challenge: new drinking fountains for London
- Josephine Fairley discusses the Women in Architecture awards and issues raised by the Women in Architecture campaign in The Telegraph: Sexism in architecture: Remember what Kathryn Findlay said? ‘Women, don’t be put off by the aggression of men’
- Laura Mark, technical reporter of the AJ, interviewed in a podcast by OCD: Designcast on the implications of the Women in Architecture survey.
- Rory Olcayto, acting editor of the AJ, paid tribute to Kathryn Findlay on BBC Radio 4’s Last Word programme
- Women in Architecture awards picked up in Harpers Bazaar: The Women in Architecture Awards: A look at the nominees
- The Irish Times picks up on Women in Architecture awards shortlist: Irish architects building a reputation
- Sourceable.net reports on the results of the AJ’s 2014 Women in Architecture survey: Architecture Survey Reveals Rise in Discrimination
- ArchDaily leads on the AJ’s Women in Architecture survey 2014: AJ’s Women in Architecture Survey Reveals Discrimination and a Pronounced Pay Gap
- ArchDaily reports on shortlist for Women in Architecture awards: AJ Releases Shortlist for 2014 Woman Architect of the Year
- The Telegraph reports on issues raised by the AJ’s Women in Architecture survey 2014: ‘Lack of respect’ and sexism is daily reality for female architects, survey finds
- The Independent picks up on issues raised by the AJ’s Women in Architecture survey 2014: Sexism means women still can’t break the glass ceiling in architecture
- The Guardian reports on the results of the AJ’s Women in Architecture survey 2014: Sexism in architecture: on the rise
- Issues raised by AJ’s Women in Architecture campaign discussed in a podcast by OCD: Designcast
- Huffington Post reports on shortlists for Woman Architect of the Year and Emerging Woman Architect of the Year: 16 Women Architects You Should Know