AJ in the media
Stories and campaigns in the AJ that have been picked up elsewhere in the press and broadcast media
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