The AJ has been named the International Building Press’ weekly Magazine of the Year, for the second time in three years
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AJ acting editor Rory Olcayto collected the accolade, sponsored by Marley Eternit, at an awards dinner held at London’s Four Seasons Hotel last night (27 November).
The judges described the magazine as ‘good looking, authoritative [and] campaigning with a modern, open feel’.
The jury added: ‘It isn’t afraid to challenge authority…. The magazine is stylish, feels good to handle and it is a good read.’
The AJ, which won the title for the first time in 2012, was shortlisted in the category against Building and Inside Housing.
Meanwhile Richard Waite, picked up the news reporter of the year award.
The judges commended him for his ‘high-profile stories, challenging major institutions [and] pointing out shortcomings in line with the magazine’s long standing campaigns.’
The AJ had been shortlisted for five awards.
FEATURE WRITER OF THE YEAR
Rakesh Ramchurn, The Architects’ Journal
NEWS REPORTER OF THE YEAR [WINNER]
Richard Waite, The Architects’ Journal
ARCHITECTURE WRITER OF THE YEAR
Ellis Woodman, The Architects’ Journal
MAGAZINE (WEEKLY) OF THE YEAR [WINNER]
The Architects’ Journal
MULTI-MEDIA JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR
Will Hurst, The Architects’ Journal