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The AJ100 is the definitive list of the biggest UK architectural practices. Here you can find the results of our comprehensive business and employee survey, the practices shortlisted for the AJ100 Awards and highlights from our AJ100 Club events. Click here to view historic data for the AJ100.
Foster + Partners is still the UK’s largest employer of architects but second-placed BDP continues to narrow the gap, the latest AJ100 data shows
Craft skills and cutting-edge computer technology co-exist happily in contemporary practice
Overseas earnings continue their upwards trajectory, with Fosters still leading the way
Brexit concerns were marginally reducing by the end of 2019
The profession is becoming more female, but black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) architects remain hugely under-represented in the great majority of AJ100 firms
Asked to award points to seven business priorities, AJ100 firms valued design quality most highly
Salary stagnation continues – except for those at the top or at the bottom
Fee income, along with earnings per architect and earnings per member of architecture staff, continued to rise in 2019
The AJ100 survey presents a snapshot of a resilient and optimistic profession prior to the pandemic
In response to the climate emergency, this year’s AJ100 survey includes a detailed look at architects’ approaches to sustainability. The results shed new light on how the profession is tackling this critical issue