Tag : 18.06.20
Working with the future residents of the La Borda social housing complex in Barcelona, Lacol arquitectura cooperativa designed a tall CLT building that promotes a low-impact way of life. Photography Lacol, Lluc Miralles, Anna Bosch Miralpeix, and Chopo
It’s crunch time for Architects DeclareSubscription
We must now consider what are the real hurdles to practising the kind of architecture that genuinely reflects a commitment to fighting climate change, says Duncan Baker-Brown
Architects Declare has attracted significant support in the profession and is changing building design, says Emily Booth
Film director-turned-hemp farmer Steve Barron commissioned Practice Architecture to help him ‘grow’ a prototype house using his own crop. The result is Flat House, an ultra-low embodied carbon building the team is now looking to reproduce at scale. Rob Wilson interviewed Paloma Gormley, partner at Practice Architecture, to find out more. Photography by Oskar Proctor
A new survey of AJ readers suggests most of the 900-plus practices which have signed up believe it has changed their business. But is this really the ‘paradigm shift’ the movement calls for?
Astragal: There’s a lot to fix at the RIBASubscription
… but is there any point in a new president even trying?
Sketchbook: Catherine HennessySubscription
How are you filling your time in the lockdown? The AJ’s Sketchbook series is a showcase of housebound architects’ sketches and concept drawings. Today’s sketches are by ACME’s Catherine Hennessy
The AJ can reveal the nine practices competing to be crowned the AJ100 Practice of the Year for 2020
Construction has finished on a new timber-frame Maggie’s centre, designed by Heatherwick Studio, in the grounds of St James’s University Hospital, Leeds
AJ100 Building of the Year 2020 shortlist revealed Subscription
The AJ can announce the nine buildings in the running for the prestigious AJ100 Building of the Year award