Tag : Shop
AJ Specification 03.20: Façades and claddingSubscription
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
26.03.20: AJ Small ProjectsSubscription
The latest issue features the 20 schemes shortlisted for the AJ Small Projects award. Now in its 25th year, the award celebrates schemes realised for no more than £250,000. This year’s shortlist includes an artist’s studio, exhibition cabinets, beauty-spot shelters and, intriguingly, a bedroom for a ‘thruple’. PLUS as the coronavirus pandemic takes hold of Britain, an AJ poll shows a widespread shift to home-working but longer-term worries about a business ...
This store interior for fashion designer Sophie Hulme features floors, walls and furniture made of natural and renewable materials with subtle variation in pattern, tone and finish. Photography by Maich Swift Architects
12.03.20: Council housingSubscription
The AJ looks at recent housing schemes with studies of two HTA Design infill projects for the Croydon Smaller Sites Programme; two schemes for downsizers in Barking & Dagenham by Peter Barber Architects; and the latest fruits of Doncaster Council’s housing programme, designed by its in-house team. We also examine the resurgence of council house-building. PLUS designs from the Liverpool’s Forgotten Spaces charrette;
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
27.02.20: RetroFirst and the Circular EconomySubscription
The AJ focuses on its RetroFirst campaign to prioritise reuse of existing buildings. We meet Maarten Gielen of Belgian circular economy-focused design practice Rotor; and visit Civic Architects’ LocHal library – a converted train depot in the Netherlands. As Historic England backs the campaign’s call to slash VAT on retrofit, we look at the barriers the heritage sector faces to reusing buildings; we talk to four developers about ...
The AJ goes west, featuring interviews with five Bristol practices – Cryer & Coe, Emmett Russell, Smith Maloney, Connolly Wellingham and 3|10 Studio – focusing on a key infill or retrofit scheme each is working on; as well as a building study of Barefoot Architects’ Cor-ten Courtyard House in the city. PLUS Pitman Tozer Architects completes the first new homes for ...
30.01.20: Higher educationSubscription
The AJ looks at three university schemes: Grafton’s Town House and Haworth Tompkins’ refurbished school of art, both for Kingston University, and Grimshaw’s retrofit of its own 1970s furniture factory into a new home for Bath Schools of Art and Design; and we investigate whether it’s time for a new approach to designing student housing. PLUS Walters & Cohen Architects looks back ...
16.01.20: In practiceSubscription
The AJ features three architecture firms that have recently designed their own studios: HAT Projects in Colchester; Gort Scott in south London; and Moxon in the Cairngorms. We also look at Feilden Clegg Bradley’s transformation of an 18th-century cotton mill at Ancoats in Manchester. PLUS We meet architecture’s poet in residence LionHeart; the growing calls to slash VAT on building ...
AJ Specification 12.19: Brick & stoneSubscription
Brick and stone: Corner House, south London, by 31/44 Architects; York House, King’s Cross, by dMFK Architects; and St Albans Cathedral Welcome and Learning Centre by Simpson & Brown.