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Issue : March 2008

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  • Building Regulations: Czech Republic

    Building regulations: foreign affairsSubscription

    Business20 February, 2009

    UK architects working abroad find that building regulations vary wildly between countries

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    Contemporary Housing TypesSubscription

    Building31 March, 2008

    As part of its series of patternbooks, the AJ has published a set of one- and two- bedroom apartment plans by contemporary UK architects. A selection of plans and site plans are published below and the full pdf is available for download here.

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    Charlotte Road gallery and shop by Stephen Taylor ArchitectsSubscription

    Building31 March, 2008

    Stephen Taylor Architects’ latest completion on Charlotte St in Shoreditch, east London, is a mixed-use building that he originally was going to live in with his family and for which he has acted as the developer. Above the ground floor and basement gallery/commercial unit is a family house, fitted into two floors and with a roof terrace looking across the rooftops of this former warehouse district.Photography by David Grandorge

  • Chipperfield segovia

    Chipperfield wins Spanish city masterplan compSubscription

    News31 March, 2008

    David Chipperfield Architects has won an international design competition for the masterplan of a new art and technology quarter in Segovia, central Spain.

  • Chapman Taylor Grand

    Chapman Taylor shopping centre hit by vandalsSubscription

    News31 March, 2008

    Vandals have targeted Chapman Taylor's recently completed Grand Arcade shopping centre in Cambridge.

  • Modest ambitionsSubscription

    Archive31 March, 2008

    Last week's Japanese godfather sites were examples of the Famous Architect Website.

  • Jean Nouvel

    Jean Nouvel speaks to the AJ about 2008 Pritzker Prize winSubscription

    News31 March, 2008

    French architect Jean Nouvel has won the 2008 Pritzker Prize.

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    Sense of directionSubscription

    Archive31 March, 2008

    Mimoa has been going for a bit more than a year. It's a tad chaotic but you sense that it's the consequence of its promoters, two young Amsterdam architects, Mieke and Naomi, having new ideas for the site and bolting them on.

  • Ecophon

    Free-Hanging Raft SolutionsSubscription

    Specification28 March, 2008


  • Xtralite

    If ‘U’ are looking for value...Subscription

    Specification28 March, 2008

    XtraliteXtralite have produced their lowest U value rooflight ever­—the ‘X One’—with a U value of just 1.3. The ‘X One’ is part of a comprehensive range of rooflights categorised by thermal performance, so specifiers can now chose a bespoke rooflight solution not only by shape, colour, attachment and ventilation, but also by U value.Click here to request more information

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