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AJ Specification 09.17Subscription
Retrofit and refurbishment: St Fagans National Museum of History by Purcell Architects; 30 Cannon Street office building by Delvendahl Martin Architects; and JP Morgan Media Centre at Lord’s Cricket Ground by David Miller Architects.
07.09.17: Three schoolsSubscription
The latest AJ focuses on three school schemes: in south Wales, Stride Treglown’s all-through Ysgol Bae Baglan takes pupils from nursery through to sixth form; Collective Architecture’s improvements to the confusingly named Toronto School in Scotland include a new gym hall; while Haverstock’s Alexandra Centre for special needs pupils rejuvenates part of Neave Brown’s Camden estate. PLUS we meet Ben Derbyshire who ...
24.08.17: Brits abroadSubscription
The AJ goes on holiday in this issue, profiling the work of British architects abroad: Stanton Williams’ sensitive interventions at the Musee d’arts de Nantes; Antwerp’s zoo-adjacent concert hall by SimpsonHaugh; two projects by Allies and Morrison in downtown Doha; and AHMM’s high-rise for Ghana’s emerging middle class. In news we consider the legacy of the Garden Bridge now it has finally been sunk, ...
03.08.17: Estate RegenerationSubscription
The latest AJ features in-depth studies of three revamped London council estates: at Silchester, Haworth Tompkins has avoided demolition in favour of integrating new buildings; Maccreanor Lavington’s impressive South Gardens replaces part of the Heygate Estate; while Sprunt has created a church and community centre at the heart of the rebuilt Stonegate Estate. We also meet Liz Peace, who is creating a new London suburb ...
20.07.17: The Student IssueSubscription
The AJ’s annual student issue features the results of this year’s student survey, painting a worrying picture of high debt and poor mental health; practitioners review the end-of-year student shows at the top 10 architecture schools as ranked by employability; and we have a comprehensive directory of all 52 UK architecture schools and the courses they offer. PLUS This year’s RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist; Ellis Woodman ...
AJ Specification 07.17Subscription
Colour and texture: Sheffield Children’s Hospital by Avanti Architects; 168 Upper Street by Groupwork + Amin Taha; and The Welding Institute in Cambridgeshire by Eric Parry Architects
The latest AJ has building studies on three private homes: Mole Architects’ nautically themed Houseboat for architect/developer Roger Zogolovitch; Red House, built on the site of a former garage in East Dulwich by 31/44 Architects; and Proctor & Matthews’ Chapter House for retirement home specialist PegasusLife; while Sarah Wigglesworth details her research project where older people were invited to co-design housing schemes. PLUS ...
AJ Specification 06.17Subscription
Building envelope: The University of London’s One Cartwright Gardens by Maccreanor Lavington with tp bennett; Clipper Wharf at London Dock by Patel Taylor; and Sheppard Robson’s New Science Building for the University of Hertfordshire
22.06.17: RIBA National AwardsSubscription
The latest AJ features all 49 winners of this year’s RIBA National Awards, ordered into nine sector categories with cultural and housing projects particularly plentiful; and we speculate as to which schemes might feature in this year’s Stirling Prize shortlist PLUS As revelations continue to emerge of just how preventable the Grenfell Tower tragedy was, we present five questions about the fire that need to be answered; and as the heatwave continues, ...
The latest AJ is the biggest of the year, listing the largest practices in the UK with in depth profiles of the top 10. 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.