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Walls, ceilings and partitions: Case studies of projects by Coffey Architects, FaulknerBrown Architects and Jonathan Hendry Architects
18.06.20: Climate changeSubscription
The AJ submits its RetroFirst campaign to government; Building studies of projects by Practice Architecture and Lacol arquitectura cooperativa; Results of a new in-depth survey by the AJ on what Architects Declare has achieved
AJ Specification 05.20: Natural materialsSubscription
Natural materials: Case studies of projects by Delvendahl Martin Architects, Ian O’Brien Studio and Tikari Works
21.05.20: Adaptation + WorkplaceSubscription
Building studies of projects by AHMM and PUP Architects; Design’s role in post-pandemic schools and offices; Learning lessons from Zaha Hadid Architects’ cyber attack
AJ Specification 04.20: Kitchens & bathroomsSubscription
Kitchens and bathrooms: Shelter From The Storm homeless accommodation in London by Holland Harvey Architects; Bumpers Oast house in Kent by ACME; St Albans Place serviced flats in Leeds by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios
23.04.20: Heritage buildingsSubscription
Our heritage building studies in this issue are Walmer Castle visitor centre by Adam Richards Architects, and Lincoln’s Inn Great Hall and Library by MICA Architects. PLUS Brick By Brick ramps up Croydon’s infill housing programme; our second coronavirus survey paints a grim picture of an industry grinding to a standstill; and we reveal the latest supporters of our RetroFirst campaign.
09.04.20: Cultural buildingsSubscription
The latest AJ features two cultural buildings: Glenn Howells’ new home for English National Ballet in London’s Docklands; and stephenson STUDIO’s Oglesby Centre rehearsal facility for Manchester’s Hallé orchestra. PLUS We investigate how architecture students are coping with the coronavirus shutdown; Feilden Fowles wins its biggest project to date – an entrance hall for York’s National Railway Museum; and we launch ...
AJ Specification 03.20: Façades & 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 ...
Chiltern Street by Maich Swift ArchitectsSubscription
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.
The AJ looks at community architecture with a building study on Croydon Youth Zone by John Puttick Associates; five case studies of community-led schemes – from cooking and teaching facilities in London to affordable homes on micro-sites in Bristol; a small architectural intervention to create a social space in Glasgow; and filmmaker-turned-architect Clare Richards talks about her mission ...
The AJ focuses on the UK’s second-largest city with a study of Graeme Massie Architects’ reworking of Centenary Square; Joe Holyoak evaluates 10 years of Birmingham’s Big City Plan; we examine the impending regeneration of the Ladywood estate; West Midlands mayor Andy Street explains how HS2 could have a transformational effect on the city; and we hear the views of five Birmingham practices: APEC, BPN,
AJ Specification 11.19: Fire & insulationSubscription
Fire and insulation: Cork House, south London, by nimtim architects; Max Fordham House by bere:architects; and Second Home London Fields by Estudio Cano Lasso.
21.11.19: AJ Architecture AwardsSubscription
The issue features the winners of the 2019 AJ Architecture Awards with 70 pages of winning schemes covering 18 building categories, including the Manser Medal – AJ House of the Year, as well as the overall Design of the Year, Architect of the Year and Editor’s Choice prizes. PLUS Building studies of Hoskins Architects’ Aberdeen City Art Gallery extension and Architype’s Passivhaus-standard secondary school, Harris Academy ...
07.11.19: Houses and housingSubscription
The issue features four residential building studies: Bell Phillips’ three housing schemes for Sutton Council; Collective Architecture’s refurbishment of Glasgow’s Cedar Court high rise blocks; Alma-nac’s House Within a House extension in south-east London; and Nithurst Farm on the South Downs by Adam Richards Architects. PLUS The findings of the first phase of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry; the launch ...
24.10.19: Old and newSubscription
The issue features building studies of Dow Jones Architects’ restoration and extension of St Mary Magdalene Church in Paddington; David Chipperfield Architects’ James Simon Galerie on Berlin’s Museum Island; and the refurbishment of Goldfinger’s Balfron Tower in east London by Studio Egret West and Ab Rogers Design. PLUS High-rise housing – should we spruce it up or tear it down? A new salary survey ...
AJ Specification 10.19: LightingSubscription
Lighting: Fairfield Halls, Croydon, by MICA Architects; Drayton Green Church by Piercy & Company; 77 Parkway by Sheppard Robson
10.10.19: Leisure and retailSubscription
The latest AJ features building studies of Peter Zumthor’s Secular Retreat holiday home in Devon; Invisible Studio’s glazed gym at Hadspen House in Somerset; and Wright & Wright’s Library and Study Centre for St John’s College, Oxford. PLUS The human cost of building Istanbul Airport – we report from the construction site where at least 55 workers have died; we talk to Yvonne Farrell, co-founder of Grafton ...
Retrofit and sustainability: STEM Activity Lab at Torriano Primary School, Camden, by Hayhurst & Co; Windsor Road house in Tottenham by Russell Jones; The Green House office space in east London by Waugh Thistleton Architect
26.09.19: RIBA Stirling Prize 2019Subscription
The AJ celebrates this year’s Stirling Prize shortlist with building studies of the six finalists: Cork House by Matthew Barnett Howland with Dido Milne and Oliver Wilton; Goldsmith Street by Mikhail Riches with Cathy Hawley; London Bridge Station by Grimshaw; Nevill Holt Opera by Witherford Watson Mann; the Macallan Distillery and Visitor Experience by Rogers Stirk Harbour ...
In this special retrofit issue we launch our new RetroFirst campaign championing reuse in the built environment. We also announce the winners of the AJ Retrofit Awards 2019 covering 18 different categories; as well as building studies of two retrofit projects: Orms’ conversion of council offices into a hotel in Camden, north London; and Flower Michelin Architects’ Shingle House renovation and extension of a seaside ...
The latest AJ features building studies of three schools projects: Allies and Morrison’s van Hasselt Centre at Cranleigh School in Surrey; Northampton International Academy by Architecture Initiative; and a new building for Kingswood School in Bath by Stonewood Design. PLUS One year on, is the architecture apprenticeship scheme failing to open up the profession? And as PLP’s 22 Bishopsgate tower nears completion, founding ...
08.08.19: Recycle, Reuse, RevisitSubscription
We profile three sustainable projects in this special issue. Two are in Europe: Resource Rows in Copenhagen by Lendager Group, and Lacaton & Vassal’s Grand-Parc refurb, Bordeaux. We also revisit Hopkins Architects’ Living Planet Centre six years after completion to see how it’s performing. PLUS a news feature looks at how material passports – literally finding value among rubble – may be a gamechanger for construction; ...
25.07.19: Student specialSubscription
This 120-page issue presents the work of students nominated for this year’s AJ Student Prize, with entries from all 51 RIBA-accredited architecture schools, including both undergraduate and postgraduate projects as well as a new sustainability category. We also review 10 of this summer’s student shows; and analyse the results of our annual student survey, which focuses on architecture students’ experiences in the workplace. PLUS The RIBA
AJ Specification 07.19: Doors & windows Subscription
Doors and windows: Orchard House, Kent, by Beasley Dickson Architects; D2 Townhouse, Dublin, by Jake Moulson; Bristol Old Vic by Haworth Tompkins
The AJ homes edition looks at east London’s Fish Island Village featuring housing by Haworth Tompkins, Pitman Tozer and Lyndon Goode; as well as Graeme Nicholls Architects’ twin-block development of flats in Ashtree Road, Glasgow; and we ask whether a slew of factory-built schemes means the modular housing future has finally arrived. PLUS a building study of Marks Barfield’s Cambridge ...
Walls, ceilings and partitions: Wildernesse Restaurant, Sevenoaks, by Morris+Company; North design studio in Clerkenwell by Matheson Whiteley; Eleanor Palmer Science Lab, Camden, by AY Architects
27.06.19: RIBA National AwardsSubscription
The latest AJ features all 54 winners of this year’s RIBA National Awards, ordered into 10 sector categories with housing and infrastructure projects particularly plentiful; and we speculate as to which schemes could feature in this year’s Stirling Prize shortlist. PLUS We meet the founders of the Black Females in Architecture network; examine the PR car crash that marked the launch of this year’s Serpentine Pavilion; and look at the ...
The AJ100 edition is the biggest of the year, listing the largest practices in the UK with in-depth profiles of the top 25. 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.
The AJ workplace edition examines three very different places of employment: Sheppard Robson’s civic centre for the London Borough of Hounslow, which combines offices with a public library and café; Glyndebourne opera house’s production hub by Nicholas Hare Architects; and the Institute of Physics in London by TateHindle. PLUS The boom in co-working and flexible office spaces; the full shortlists for the 2019 ...
AJ Specification 05.19: Roofing & DrainageSubscription
Roofing & drainage: Broadway Market Mews workshop and flat in Hackney by Delvendahl Martin Architects; Fitzwilliam College Central Building refurb, Cambridge, by Cullinan Studio; House in a Garden, Notting Hill, by Gianni Botsford Architects.
The latest AJ features three Manchester projects: SimpsonHaugh Architects’ No 1 Spinningfields office building; Roof Gardens low-rise, high-density housing by Ollier Smurthwaite; and BDP’s extension and refurbishment of the Alliance Manchester Business School. And we investigate whether Manchester City Region can meet its ambitious carbon target while continuing to grow upwards and outwards. PLUS The architects who ...
AJ Specification 04.19: Kitchens & BathroomsSubscription
Kitchens & bathrooms: Janus House home extension by Office S&M; Southgrove Road bespoke kitchen by From Works; Streatham and Clapham High School dining (phase 2) by Cottrell & Vermeulen.
25.04.19: Health and wellbeingSubscription
The latest AJ looks at two healthcare projects – an interim Cardiff Maggie’s Centre by Dow Jones Architects; and the Institute in the Park research centre by Hopkins Architects for Liverpool’s Alder Hey Hospital – as well as Mole Architects’ Marmalade Lane co-housing, which focuses on its residents’ wellbeing. PLUS The winning schemes in the AJ Small Projects 2019 awards; on site at the transformation of Smithfield ...
11.04.19: Cultural buildingsSubscription
Four building studies are packed into our cultural special issue: 6a architects’ MK Gallery; Carmody Groarke’s Windermere Jetty Museum; Foster + Partners’ Norton Museum of Art in Florida; and Feilden Fowles’ Yorkshire Sculpture Park visitor centre. PLUS Sergison Bates’ Pompidou Brussels goes in for planning; is the Tulip the most controversial planning approval this century?; and the ...
28.03.19: AJ Small ProjectsSubscription
The latest AJ features the 20 low-budget schemes shortlisted for this year’s AJ Small Projects awards, including a boathouse, a museum café, a library extension, an artist’s studio, a hospital chapel and a holiday hide‑out. PLUS Igloo Regeneration brings six Glasgow practices together to rethink terraced house design; and issues and insights from this year’s MIPIM property fair in Cannes.
AJ Specification 03.19: Façades and claddingSubscription
Façades and cladding: Mapleton Crescent, modular residential tower in Wandsworth by Metropolitan Workshop; Luxembourg housing by Andrew Phillips; and Pocket House in East Dulwich by Tikari Works
The latest AJ examines three rural homes: Hampshire House by Níall McLaughlin Architects and ‘country-house clause’ schemes Black Barn in Suffolk by Studio Bark and Barrow House on the Lincolnshire Wolds by id architecture PLUS The first in a series on new ways of working looks at community land trusts; and five sustainability leaders each highlight one thing architects could do tomorrow to limit climate change.
28.02.19: Climate Change specialSubscription
The AJ’s Climate Change special issue features building studies of three highly sustainable developments: Goldsmith Street housing in Norwich by Mikhail Riches; the 800-home Climate Innovation District in Leeds by Citu with White Arkitekter; and the Virido development in Cambridge by Pollard Thomas Edwards. PLUS We investigate what architects can do to mitigate the huge impact of construction on global warming; Paul Finch stresses the ...
Floors, stairs, lifts and signage: Science and Technology Centre at Sevenoaks School by Tim Ronalds Architects; The Silver Building, creative workspace in London’s Royal Docks, by SODA Studio; Holistic Office, Birmingham, by Studio Ben Allen PLUS Winners of the AJ Specification Awards 2019
14.02.19: Women in ArchitectureSubscription
The AJ’s Women in Architecture issue features interviews with Elizabeth Diller, co-founder of Diller Scofidio + Renfro and winner of this year’s Jane Drew Prize; and architectural photographer Hélène Binet, who has won the Ada Louise Huxtable Prize for women working in the wider industry. PLUS We revisit O’Donnell + Tuomey’s Saw Swee Hock LSE student centre to see how it is faring five years on; the AJ’s Working in Architecture ...
31.01.19: Higher educationSubscription
The AJ looks at new university buildings with studies of Walters & Cohen’s Dorothy Garrod building for Newnham College, Cambridge; the Bayes Centre at the University of Edinburgh by Bennetts Associates; and University College Dublin’s Confucius Institute by Robin Lee Architecture. But do these mark the tail end of the higher education gold rush? We investigate whether work on university estates is drying up. PLUS ...
17.01.19: Amin TahaSubscription
The latest AJ focuses on the work of Groupwork + Amin Taha including an interview with its founder, a full timeline of the practice’s work, and building studies of two mixed-use projects in Islington: the controversially stone-fronted 15 Clerkenwell Close and a residential/retail block at 168 Upper Street. PLUS Will architects cut down on concrete after a report says it is responsible for 8 per cent of global CO2 emissions;