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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
09.02.17: A woman's worthSubscription
Exposing the widening gender pay gap in architecture: In the AJ’s annual women in architecture special, we present the results of the survey. There are also interviews and building studies featuring candidates shortlisted for the Women in Architecture Awards. PLUS Features on Paulo Mendes da Rocha, Richard Burton, Santiago Calatrava, the Smithsons’ Economist Building revamp and a report on council-owned housing developers.
26.01.17: Schools of thoughtSubscription
Five places of learning, from primary to university: building studies of education projects by AOC, Architype, Orms and Walters & Cohen, Wright & Wright and 6a. PLUS A feature on our post-war university buildings under threat of demolition, Will culture fix Hull? and David Chipperfield’s reaction to criticism of his Haus der Kunst plans
12.01.17: Ways of beingSubscription
A look at how we practice, from lone master to executive architect. Featuring an overview of the role of the council architect, a look at community-minded studio Feilden Fowles and an interview with Mole Architects, which has acted as executive architect on some high-profile projects. PLUS a building study of Peter Salter’s Walmer Yard, and we go on site at Peter Zumthor’s secular retreat. News features: the fallout from the Patrik Schumacher email leak; Sadiq Khan’s plans for affordable ...
15.12.16: Review of the YearSubscription
The AJ takes a look at the events that delighted and disrupted the architectural world in 2016. Our month-by-month analysis reveals your top stories, complemented by an in-depth look at the themes which shaped the news. We also present the AJ’s top ten buildings of 2016, including a building study of the Tate Modern Switch House. PLUS seasonal distractions: crossword/dot-to-dot/name the detail/who said what. Merry Christmas!
24.11.16: Four bespoke housesSubscription
In this issue, we present four bespoke homes: Mews House, Highgate, by Russell Jones Architects; Backwater on the Norfolk Broads, by Platform 5 Architects; Le Petit Fort, Jersey, by Hudson Architects; and Oak Lane House, Suffolk, by Cassion Castle. PLUS: The Crown Estate’s Future Office charrette, architects respond to the election of a climate-change denier president, when clients say no to novation, and much more
AJ Specification 11.16Subscription
Brick and stone: Case studies by Henley Halebrown, Stockwool and Mikhail Riches with Cathy Hawley