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AJ Specification 05.17Subscription
Roofing and drainage: The Oculus building at Warwick University by Berman Guedes Stretton; Caring Wood country home by Macdonald Wright Architects with Rural Office for Architecture; and Donhead Preparatory School by Phillips Tracey
The latest AJ focuses on the workplace, from a refurbished tailors by Benedetti Architects and a jewellers workshop by DSDHA, to spec offices in Manchester by Cartwright Pickard and in Croydon by shedkm. We also look at the future of office design, with 14 specialist architects sharing their insights. PLUS ‘Naked’ homes – could a no-frills approach help tackle the housing crisis? and Catherine Slessor ...
27.04.17: Buildings that careSubscription
The latest AJ focuses on healthcare buildings: the newly opened Maggie’s Forth Valley cancer care centre by Garbers & James; Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital in Johannesburg by Sheppard Robson with John Cooper Architecture; and Jonathan Clark Architects’ veterinary and training facility for Battersea Dogs & Cats Home. And we examine how hospital design is being influenced by the trend for single-patient ...
AJ Specification 04.17Subscription
Kitchens and bathrooms: Marsh Hill housing in Suffolk by Mole Architects; The Lofts in north-west London by Superfusionlab; and Sunken Bath by Studio 304
13.04.17: Built to rentSubscription
The latest AJ focuses on the build-to-rent sector, with architecture editor Rob Wilson looking at its potential to transform UK housing supply, as well as building studies of GRID Architects’ Vantage Point at Archway, north London; Hodder + Partners’ Cambridge Street development in Manchester; and Newground’s redevelopment of former BBC rehearsal studios in west London. PLUS The AJ’s Life in Practice survey reveals ...
23.03.17: New Scotland YardSubscription
The latest AJ focuses on civic and community buildings, with studies of AHMM’s reworking of New Scotland Yard; Tony Fretton’s major new town hall in the Belgian city of Deinze; and Page\Park’s refurbishment of Glasgow’s Kelvin Hall. PLUS Bell Phillips’ public housing developments in the deprived Essex borough of Thurrock; as the government plans a series of new garden villages and towns, Colin Marrs examines BDP’s revamp of postwar new town Bracknell; how British tenacity vanquished ...
AJ Specification 03.17Subscription
Natural materials: Spheron Architects’ Belarusian Memorial Chapel; Passivhaus housing at Carrowbreck Meadow by Hamson Barron Smith; and Streatham & Clapham High School Sixth Form Centre by Cottrell & Vermeulen
09.03.17: Six housesSubscription
The latest AJ contains no fewer than six building studies of domestic architecture, including Richard Meier’s first ever UK house. PLUS On the eve of his sacking as a government adviser, the AJ spoke to former deputy prime minister Michael Heseltine about housing estate regeneration; with the MIPIM property fair next week, we ask why more architects than ever are making the trip to Cannes; Catherine Slessor examines cinema’s harsh depictions of architects; and Ian Martin reflects on ...
23.02.17: AJ Small Projects 2017Subscription
From house extensions and garden sheds to public squares and a daunting outside toilet, we present the 20 schemes shortlisted for this year’s AJ Small Projects Awards – each built for no more than £250,000. PLUS How Hodder and Partners’ National Wildflower Centre is the latest Millennium project to end in failure, and the new generation of Glasgow architects who, in the face of adversity, are creating a dynamic local scene.
AJ Specification 02.17Subscription
Floors, stairs, lifts and signage: Make Architects’ refurbishment of Harrods’ escalator hall; a new stair and lift at Rainham Hall by Julian Harrap Architects; and a bespoke staircase by Waind Gohil + Potter Architects