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AJ Spec Live

Register now for second AJ Specification Live

Join the Architects’ Journal for the free second monthly AJ Specification Live event on the design of kitchens and bathrooms

Matti Lampila, associate, Piercy & Company

Inaugural AJ Spec Live focuses on glass, granite and fibre cement cladding

Glass specification was the main focus of AJ Spec Live, the first in a new series of events to complement the monthly themes of AJ Specification


Last chance to register for AJ Specification Live

Join the Architects’ Journal for the free inaugural AJ Specification Live conference featuring speakers from Zaha Hadid, Wilkinson Eyre and Stanton Williams


New mapping service works with any browser

The AJ has joined forces with .MAP by GroundSure to offer architects detailed digital Ordnance Survey maps and a range of planning reports and intelligence

This month in AJ Specification

Bennetts Associates’ New Street Square, brought up to date by lighting design GIA Equation, with downlights, wall washing and a new ceiling

Lighting & Signage: Shine on show time

Leaps in lighting technology have brought spectacular effects to traditional and modern theatres, and striking features to retail, office and leisure settings, writes Felix Mara




GKD mesh provides glistening touches to the Student Activities Center at UCLA


Nick Schumann

Specification is the guardian of quality

Specification ensures clients get value for money and what they paid for, explains Nick Schumann

Digital issue

AJ Specification, March 2014

AJ Specification, March 2014

Cladding and curtain walling: Subscribers can view this month’s AJ Specification here



CPD: Materials for corrosion resistant and hygienic drainage

This CPD is sponsored by ACO Building Drainage. It aims to help specifiers gain knowledge allowing them to avoid specification risks associated with drainage elements for corrosion resistant and hygienic applications.