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In this special retrofit issue we launch our new RetroFirst campaign championing reuse in the built environment. We also announce the winners of the AJ Retrofit Awards 2019 covering 18 different categories; as well as building studies of two retrofit projects: Orms’ conversion of council offices into a hotel in Camden, north London; and Flower Michelin Architects’ Shingle House renovation and extension of a seaside ...
The latest AJ features building studies of three schools projects: Allies and Morrison’s van Hasselt Centre at Cranleigh School in Surrey; Northampton International Academy by Architecture Initiative; and a new building for Kingswood School in Bath by Stonewood Design. PLUS One year on, is the architecture apprenticeship scheme failing to open up the profession? And as PLP’s 22 Bishopsgate tower nears completion, founding ...
08.08.19: Recycle, Reuse, RevisitSubscription
We profile three sustainable projects in this special issue. Two are in Europe: Resource Rows in Copenhagen by Lendager Group, and Lacaton & Vassal’s Grand-Parc refurb, Bordeaux. We also revisit Hopkins Architects’ Living Planet Centre six years after completion to see how it’s performing. PLUS a news feature looks at how material passports – literally finding value among rubble – may be a gamechanger for construction; ...
25.07.19: Student specialSubscription
This 120-page issue presents the work of students nominated for this year’s AJ Student Prize, with entries from all 51 RIBA-accredited architecture schools, including both undergraduate and postgraduate projects as well as a new sustainability category. We also review 10 of this summer’s student shows; and analyse the results of our annual student survey, which focuses on architecture students’ experiences in the workplace. PLUS The RIBA
AJ Specification 07.19: Doors & windows Subscription
Doors and windows: Orchard House, Kent, by Beasley Dickson Architects; D2 Townhouse, Dublin, by Jake Moulson; Bristol Old Vic by Haworth Tompkins
The AJ homes edition looks at east London’s Fish Island Village featuring housing by Haworth Tompkins, Pitman Tozer and Lyndon Goode; as well as Graeme Nicholls Architects’ twin-block development of flats in Ashtree Road, Glasgow; and we ask whether a slew of factory-built schemes means the modular housing future has finally arrived. PLUS a building study of Marks Barfield’s Cambridge ...
Walls, ceilings and partitions: Wildernesse Restaurant, Sevenoaks, by Morris+Company; North design studio in Clerkenwell by Matheson Whiteley; Eleanor Palmer Science Lab, Camden, by AY Architects
27.06.19: RIBA National AwardsSubscription
The latest AJ features all 54 winners of this year’s RIBA National Awards, ordered into 10 sector categories with housing and infrastructure projects particularly plentiful; and we speculate as to which schemes could feature in this year’s Stirling Prize shortlist. PLUS We meet the founders of the Black Females in Architecture network; examine the PR car crash that marked the launch of this year’s Serpentine Pavilion; and look at the ...
The AJ100 edition is the biggest of the year, listing the largest practices in the UK with in-depth profiles of the top 25. We also announce the winners of the AJ100 awards, including Building of the Year, Practice of the Year and Contribution to the Profession. And we analyse the data from the AJ100 survey, examining areas such as fees, salary levels, international activity and practice diversity. The 144-page issue forms an invaluable almanac for the profession.
The AJ workplace edition examines three very different places of employment: Sheppard Robson’s civic centre for the London Borough of Hounslow, which combines offices with a public library and café; Glyndebourne opera house’s production hub by Nicholas Hare Architects; and the Institute of Physics in London by TateHindle. PLUS The boom in co-working and flexible office spaces; the full shortlists for the 2019 ...