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    Size matters when specifying fire-resistant ceilingsSubscription

    Opinion29 June, 2020

    Geoff Wilkinson demystifies the task of providing fire protection for ceilings

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    AJ Specification 06.20: Walls, ceilings and partitionsSubscription

    Digital Edition19 June, 2020

    Walls, ceilings and partitions: Case studies of projects by Coffey Architects, FaulknerBrown Architects and Jonathan Hendry Architects

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    The New Steading by Ian O’Brien Studio

    AJ Specification16 June, 2020

    This family guesthouse in Perthshire, by Ian O’Brien Studio, is built within the ruins of an old steading and clad in boards cut from the clients’ own oak tree. Photography by Keith Hunter

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    Rye Apartments by Tikari Works

    AJ Specification8 June, 2020

    With a shingle-clad façade and exposed CLT interiors, Tikari Works has create a sense of warmth and privacy in this housing scheme opposite Peckham Rye Park. Photography by Jack Hobhouse

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    AJ Specification Live Webinar: specification now and post-lockdown VideoSubscription

    AJ Specification3 June, 2020

    What are architects currently specifying – and what are the challenges ahead for specification and working with suppliers in the changing construction landscape post-Covid? AJ architecture editor Rob Wilson, Delvendahl Martin Architects’ associate Stephanie Thum-Bonanno; Ian O’Brien Studio’s founding director Ian O’Brien and Moxon Architects’ Andrew Macpherson talk about recent and current projects, taking live questions from the audience.

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    KH House by Delvendahl Martin Architects

    AJ Specification1 June, 2020

    In this extension to a Grade II-listed farmhouse Delvendahl Martin has used local natural materials, such as flint and oak, at the heart of its design. Photography by Tim Crocker

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    AJ Specification 05.20: Natural materialsSubscription

    Digital Edition21 May, 2020

    Natural materials: Case studies of projects by Delvendahl Martin Architects, Ian O’Brien Studio and Tikari Works

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    St Albans Place by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

    AJ Specification20 May, 2020

    Providing accommodation for nearly 400 students, this scheme for client VITA Student is formed of three towers, the tallest of which stands at 18 storeys. Photography by Will Pryce and Richard Battye

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    Bumpers Oast by ACME

    AJ Specification13 May, 2020

    A nod to the traditional Kent oast house, this four-bedroom home was built with a timber frame and the expertise of local trades and craftsmen. Photography by Jim Stephenson

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    Shelter From The Storm by Holland Harvey Architects

    AJ Specification30 April, 2020

    A homeless shelter centred around a community café and kitchen. This project features a welcoming palate of materials and colours to emphasise comfort and homeliness. Photography by Nicholas Worley.

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    AJ Specification 04.20: Kitchens & bathroomsSubscription

    Digital Edition23 April, 2020

    Kitchens and bathrooms: Shelter From The Storm homeless accommodation in London by Holland Harvey Architects; Bumpers Oast house in Kent by ACME; St Albans Place serviced flats in Leeds by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

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    St Albans Cathedral by Simpson & Brown ArchitectsSubscription

    AJ Specification7 April, 2020

    The original Bovingdon bricks of the cathedral were carefully matched in size, texture, colouring, ratio and distribution to carry out repairs to brickwork and to form the new walls, window openings and quoins as part of this extensive retrofit project. Photography by Giles Rocholl Photography

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    AJ Specification 03.20: Façades & claddingSubscription

    Digital Edition26 March, 2020

    Façades and cladding: Maggie’s at The Royal Marsden by Ab Rogers Design; Leeds Playhouse by Page\Park Architects; The Stratford high-rise housing and hotel by SOM 

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    AJ Specification Awards 2020 winners revealedSubscription

    News26 March, 2020

    The AJ is delighted to announce the winners in the seven categories of the AJ Specification Awards 2020

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    White Rabbit House by Gundry + DuckerSubscription

    AJ Specification16 March, 2020

    Centred around a pill-shaped staircase, the project features a chequerboard patterned floor in marble and terrazzo, cherry timber staircase and a bathroom lined in pink waterproof plaster. Photography by Andrew Meredith

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    Max Fordham House by bere:architectsSubscription

    AJ Specification3 March, 2020

    This house for environmental engineer Max Fordham features unique insulated sliding shutters for enhanced heat demand reduction. Photography by Tim Crocker

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    AJ Specification 02.20: Floors, stairs, lifts & signageSubscription

    Digital Edition26 February, 2020

    Floors, stairs, lifts and signage: White Rabbit House, Canonbury, by Gundry + Ducker; Sophie Hulme shop, Chiltern Street, by Maich Swift Architects; Granary Square Pavilion, King’s Cross, by Bell Phillips Architects 

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    Case study: Corner House by 31/44 ArchitectsSubscription

    AJ Specification19 February, 2020

    This conversion of a Victorian corner plot in south London reinterprets the adjacent terrace’s façade composition to ‘repair the existing out-of-pattern arrangement’. Photography by Rory Gardiner

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    Second Home London Fields by Estudio Cano LassoSubscription

    AJ Specification10 February, 2020

    This project has retained an existing building front by cladding it in a bubble-like façade made from a woven fabric stretched across a free-form frame. Photography by Iwan Baan, Second Home, Estudio Cano Lasso and Taran Wilkhu

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    Case study: York House by dMFK ArchitectsSubscription

    AJ Specification5 February, 2020

    dMFK has completed a refurbishment and extension to a purpose-built 1980s office building in King’s Cross. Photography by Jack Hobhouse

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