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AJ Specification 12.17: Doors & windowsSubscription
Doors and windows: Vitsœ Headquarters by Vitsœ with Martin Francis and Waugh Thistleton Architects; The Layered Gallery, London, by Gianni Botsford Architects; and Dunfermline Museum by Richard Murphy Architects
14.12.17: The year in review, the year aheadSubscription
As we near the close of another year, the final AJ of 2017 looks both back and forward. We review the biggest news stories of the last 12 months, while leading figures in the profession make their predictions for the year ahead. We preview five standout projects set to complete in 2018 – and ask you to identify five that were built this year in our Spot the Building quiz. We also put the spotlight on five people ...
07.12.17: AJ Architecture AwardsSubscription
The latest issue features the inaugural AJ Architecture Awards, with 64 pages of winning and shortlisted schemes. There are also building studies of Heatherwick Studio’s Zeitz MOCAA gallery in Cape Town, converted from a disused grain silo; and the Sun Rain Rooms, Tonkin Liu’s house extension and studio for its partners. PLUS Is Manchester’s historic centre under threat from tall buildings? Why architects have overwhelmingly ...
AJ Specification 11.17: Brick & StoneSubscription
Brick and stone: Guildford Lodge refurbishment of Grade II-listed former gatehouse in Surrey by Paul Archer Design; Wilkins Terrace, a new space for University College London by Levitt Bernstein; and Chadwick Hall student accommodation for Roehampton University by Henley Halebrown.
16.11.17: Foster’s Bloomberg HQSubscription
The latest AJ features Foster + Partners’ £1 billion European HQ for business news giant Bloomberg in the City of London; as well as two heritage projects: Dow Jones’s upgrade and extension of London’s Garden Museum; and Featherstone Young’s restoration of a disused granary, Modernist house and iconic windmill on the South Downs in Sussex. PLUS analysis of dRMM’s RIBA Stirling Prize win for Hastings Pier and Richard Murphy’s RIAS Doolan ...
The latest, residential-themed, AJ features two housing schemes: Haddo Yard in Whitstable, Kent, by Denizen Works; and Bell Phillips Architects’ two pilot terrace schemes for the London Borough of Newham; as well as a 1980s house imaginatively transformed by Checa Romero Architects. PLUS we analyse a new salary survey that shows architects’ pay is stagnating; David Adjaye and Ron Arad’s winning proposal for the national Holocau
19.10.17: RIBA Stirling Prize 2017Subscription
The latest AJ celebrates this year’s six Stirling Prize finalists, with building studies of Amin Taha’s Barrett’s Grove housing; RSHP’s British Museum extension; Reiach and Hall and Michael Laird’s City of Glasgow College City Campus; Baynes and Mitchell’s Command of the Oceans visitor centre; dRMM’s Hastings Pier; and 6a’s photography studio for Juergen Teller. Each ...
AJ Specification 10.17Subscription
Lighting: Diss Corn Hall by Hudson Architects; The Word, National Centre for the Written Word by FaulknerBrowns; and theMayflower lobby of a Manhattan apartment by John Puttick Associates.
05.10.17: Offsite constructionSubscription
The AJ looks at the latest wave of offsite construction, seen as a way to tackle both the housing crisis and the skills shortage. We investigate whether it will invigorate the profession – or destroy it. There are related building studies on HKR’s modular homes for Pocket Housing; Dalston Works mixed-used scheme by Waugh Thistleton; and Eric Parry’s 4 Pancras Square in King’s Cross PLUS also in King’s Cross, Duggan Morris’s ...
14.09.17: Green and wellbeingSubscription
The latest AJ features AHMM’s long-awaited White Collar Factory, heralded as the first in a new generation of office buildings and with impressive green credentials. There are also building studies of the University of Birmingham’s Health and Fitness Centre by Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands, and David Chipperfield’s Carmen Würth Forum, an events and concert venue in Germany. PLUS the winners of this year’s AJ Retrofit Awards; ...